Help Guildford Fringe Festival survive Covid-19

by Guildford LIVE #2 in Guildford, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 13th May 2020 we successfully raised £6,993 with 133 supporters in 42 days

Guildford Fringe Festival 2020 has sadly been cancelled. This crowdfund is to get us through so we can come back in 2021, bigger and better.

by Guildford LIVE #2 in Guildford, England, United Kingdom

Guildford Fringe Festival was set up in 2013 and is now Guildford's largest, independent arts festival. We are a multi-arts Festival which runs every July. 

Due to Covid-19 Guildford Fringe Festival 2020 has, sadly, been cancelled.

The two main months of artistic output and financial income at Guildford Fringe are July (Guildford Fringe Festival) and December (Guildford's Adult Panto). Loosing one of these months is incredibly terrifying for us and puts us in a position of uncertainty.

Guildford Fringe is a very small business, run by two full time employees, Nick Wyschna and Charlotte Bateup. It is far more than a full time job. In all honestly it's a pleasure to be part of the community and to add to Guildford's cultural scene but we cannot do this without money. Ticket sales are the bulk of our income and without events there will be zero income.

Any money raised from this campaign will go directly back into Guildford Fringe Festival and ensure that we have a festival in 2021. 


This project offers rewards in return for your donation. Please select a reward below.

£500 or more

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Become Patron of Guildford Fringe Festival

How do you fancy being the top dog at Guildford Fringe Festival? You will join Gyles Brandreth and Jenny Seagrove as Patrons of Guildford Fringe Festival for 2021. Your name will be listed as Patron in the 2021 brochure and on our website. You will be invited to all VIP and press events for the year of 2021.

£8 or more

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Get a virtual hug

You will receive a virtual hug from one of the Guildford Fringe Festival team via Twitter or Instagram

£10 or more

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Enter the prize draw for Adult Panto tickets

You will be entered into a prize draw to win 2 FREE tickets to the next Adult Panto at Guildford Fringe and a bottle of bubbly to enjoy at the show.

£15 or more

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Guildford Fringe Instagram Take Over

Use our platform to show off what you do! Sing, dance, act, recite or just chat to our followers and promote what you do for up to 1 hour!

£15 or more

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Be an angel - receive a personal thank you letter

You will receive a personal thank you card from the Guildford Fringe team in the post along with a wonderful car sticker for your back windscreen to show you support the arts in Guildford.

£25 or more

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Get Branded!

You will receive a rather stylish Guildford Fringe Festival polo next t-shirt to wear around town and show your support of Guildford Fringe Festival.

£50 or more

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Comedy club for 2 and a bottle of bubbly

A little VIP night out at Guildford Gag House Comedy Club at The Back Room of The Star Inn. Your night will include reserved seating for two, a bottle of bubbly upon arrival at the club and a shout out and thank you from the MC of the club.

£108 or more

Become a Friend of the Fringe

Your name will be listed as a Friend of the Fringe in the 2021 brochure and on our website. You will be invited to all VIP and press events as well as Friends socials for the year of 2021.

£150 or more

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Private public speaking class with Nick Wyschna

Do you ever feel you would like to be calmer, clearer or more comfortable when you stand up and speak to a crowd, large or small? Nick Wyschna (our Managing Director) is a trained actor and can help you perform and speak to achieve your goal. This will be a 1 on 1 workshop.

£250 or more

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Dance party with Charlotte Bateup

Charlotte will lead a private dance party for up to 15 people. This could be for a night in with the girls (or boys!) or for a hen party or any other occasion. A great laugh led by the General Manager of Guildford Fringe who is a professionally trained dancer.

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