venues

Tickets are required for all performances at these venues.
1 Baptist Hall

The Baptist Hall is at the top end of Boutport Street, next to the Baptist Church. This fine, historic building provides a large enough space to accommodate a generous 60 seat studio theatre, big enough to accommodate large casts, yet intimate enough to present one-person shows. wheelchair accessible

The Baptist Hall is at the top end of Boutport Street, next to the Baptist Church. This fine, historic building provides a large enough space to accommodate a generous 60 seat studio theatre, big enough to accommodate large casts, yet intimate enough to present one-person shows.

wheelchair accessible

2 mainstage@QT

The mainstage at the Queen's Theatre with a limit of 100 audience. The natural venue for dance and large casts but also for intense dramas. Courtesy of Selladoor Venues. wheelchair accessible

The mainstage at the Queen's Theatre with a limit of 100 audience. The natural venue for dance and large casts but also for intense dramas. Courtesy of Selladoor Venues.

wheelchair accessible

3 gallery@QT

A 50-seat studio theatre conjured up in the gallery bar of the Queen's Theatre courtesy of Selladoor Venues. Pleasingly intimate for a range of drama and comedy. wheelchair accessible via lift

A 50-seat studio theatre conjured up in the gallery bar of the Queen's Theatre courtesy of Selladoor Venues. Pleasingly intimate for a range of drama and comedy.

wheelchair accessible via lift

4 The Guildhall

The Guildhall is one of Barnstaple's most picturesque historic building and has been made available to Fringe TheatreFest thanks to Barnstaple Town Council. This atmospheric venue boasts a large performance area and raked seating that holds 80. wheelchair accessible via lift

The Guildhall is one of Barnstaple's most picturesque historic building and has been made available to Fringe TheatreFest thanks to Barnstaple Town Council. This atmospheric venue boasts a large performance area and raked seating that holds 80.

wheelchair accessible via lift

5 Castle Centre

Castle Centre provides a 60-seat end-on venue with a low raised stage. It is a well-focussed venue, presenting farcical comedy, hard-hitting drama and everything in between. This venue has been made available to Fringe TheatreFest through the support of Barnstaple Town Council. wheelchair accessible

Castle Centre provides a 60-seat end-on venue with a low raised stage. It is a well-focussed venue, presenting farcical comedy, hard-hitting drama and everything in between. This venue has been made available to Fringe TheatreFest through the support of Barnstaple Town Council.

wheelchair accessible

6 Golden Lion Tap

The Golden Lion Tap is an old coaching inn that borders The Square. The management have generously made available the large back room that is well-known in the town as a music venue. This will be configured as a studio/cabaret space with room for 60. wheelchair accessible

The Golden Lion Tap is an old coaching inn that borders The Square. The management have generously made available the large back room that is well-known in the town as a music venue. This will be configured as a studio/cabaret space with room for 60.

wheelchair accessible

These venues are for non-ticketed, pay-what-you-will performances.
7 Green Lanes Shopping Centre

Green Lanes Shopping Centre is hosting a range of shows from children's plays to song and dance. Enjoy the food and retail alongside the shows. wheelchair accessible

Green Lanes Shopping Centre is hosting a range of shows from children's plays to song and dance. Enjoy the food and retail alongside the shows.

wheelchair accessible

8 High Street

The High Street is where you will find the festival info gazebo and where you might find The Great Surmo at any time and will definitely find Poor Old Horse on Sat afternoon. wheelchair accessible

The High Street is where you will find the festival info gazebo and where you might find The Great Surmo at any time and will definitely find Poor Old Horse on Sat afternoon.

wheelchair accessible

9 Castle Green

Castle Green is Barnstaple's most extensive in town green space and is the perfect setting for one of the performances of Poor Old Horse. wheelchair accessible

Castle Green is Barnstaple's most extensive in town green space and is the perfect setting for one of the performances of Poor Old Horse.

wheelchair accessible

10 Barnstaple Library

Barnstaple Library always has a lot of activities going. Fringe is adding to the fun. wheelchair accessible

Barnstaple Library always has a lot of activities going. Fringe is adding to the fun.

wheelchair accessible

11 Library Square

A popular gathering place outside the Library - good spot for family fun over the weekend. wheelchair accessible

A popular gathering place outside the Library -
good spot for family fun over the weekend.

wheelchair accessible

12 Castle Mound

Atmospheric tree-topped ancient fortification on the edge of Castle Green. Limited accessibility - a well maintained pathway to the top but fairly steep

Atmospheric tree-topped ancient fortification on the edge of Castle Green.

Limited accessibility - a well maintained pathway to the top but fairly steep

13 Room At The Top

The Queen's Theatre boardroom converted into an intimate theatre space. wheelchair accessible via lift

The Queen's Theatre boardroom converted into an intimate theatre space.

wheelchair accessible via lift

14 St Anne's

St Anne's Arts & Community Centre provides an adaptable 40-seat setting for innovative work. The building itself is well worth a visit, steeped, as it is, in history. The Plough Arts Centre programme St Anne's and they have made the venue available to us. Limited accessibility - on the first floor, fairly wide outdoor staircase, difficult access to toilets

St Anne's Arts & Community Centre provides an adaptable 40-seat setting for innovative work. The building itself is well worth a visit, steeped, as it is, in history. The Plough Arts Centre programme St Anne's and they have made the venue available to us.

Limited accessibility - on the first floor, fairly wide outdoor staircase, difficult access to toilets

14 St Anne's Outside

The grassed areas flanked by St Anne's Arts Centre (originally a Chapel) and St Peter's Church provide an oasis of green in the middle of town. The seagulls like it, the pigeons like it - and so will you! wheelchair access to watch from the pathway

The grassed areas flanked by St Anne's Arts Centre (originally a Chapel) and St Peter's Church provide an oasis of green in the middle of town. The seagulls like it, the pigeons like it - and so will you!

wheelchair access to watch from the pathway

15 Tent on the Strand

The Tent on the Strand is a sturdy structure that belongs to The Common Players and is configured as an informal 50-seat venue located on the Strand outside Queen Anne's Café. wheelchair accessible

The Tent on the Strand is a sturdy structure that belongs to The Common Players and is configured as an informal 50-seat venue located on the Strand outside Queen Anne's Café.

wheelchair accessible

16 Bridge Chambers

The Old Magistrates Court, housed in Bridge Chambers, is possibly the most beautiful hall in Barnstaple. And is rarely open to the public. There are some great shows on offer here, but the room itself also has wow factor and is definitely something not to be missed. Limited accessibility - on the first floor, no lift, large staircase

The Old Magistrates Court, housed in Bridge Chambers, is possibly the most beautiful hall in Barnstaple. And is rarely open to the public. There are some great shows on offer here, but the room itself also has wow factor and is definitely something not to be missed.

Limited accessibility - on the first floor, no lift, large staircase

17 The Square

Soundwave Radio will be on The Square broadcasting live throughout Fringe week from 11am to 8pm, interviewing actors, writers , organisers and audience members about fringe. wheelchair accessible

Soundwave Radio will be on The Square broadcasting live throughout Fringe week from 11am to 8pm, interviewing actors, writers , organisers and audience members about fringe.

wheelchair accessible