Bambu Beach Bar joins this year's Fringe and brings it's Latin-infused fun times into the fold!

Why not nip along to Bambu this Fringe and join in the festivities at one of their daytime terrace parties - we're already getting in mojito mode!


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Venturing off the High St. today, we come to today's featured #SwanseaFringe venue - The Bucket List Swansea.

With a staggering array of craft beers from all over the world, an outstanding American style diner and the most perfect of private rooms above - I mean, foosball and table tennis! - make sure you pop a mental note into your diary to visit The Bucket List this Fringe!

Just for tasters of what's in store at The Bucket List over the Fringe weekend, the member's only Ball Room will be turned into the Fringe Chill-Out Zone - a perfect place for ticket holders to relax, kick back and generally escape the maelstrom!

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THE BUCKET LIST

A new, vibrant and dynamic creative hub for creative types, Canolfan Morgannwg provides a space for makers and businesses to establish themselves, create and network.

With their keen attitude towards getting involved in all manner of goings on around abouts town, they've already presented an array of events for Morgannwg's Mischief at The Troublemakers Festival this year and they're set for another blinding festival experience at the Fringe!

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Songwriters at the Fringe #2 with Chris Capel, Ian Thomas and David Ian Roberts
Sat. 30th Sept. | 5-6.30pm | Ticketed

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CANOLFAN MORGANNWG

Without a shadow of a doubt, one of our favourite places to nip into in Swansea of an evening, Cinema and Co. is a unique indie film house, live venue and gallery space in the heart of Swansea City Centre.

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The Horizons Stage A series of talks, discussions and live performances from a whole host of Welsh emerging artists, including Trampolene, The Riff, Afro Cluster and We're No Heroes.
Fri. 29th - Sat. 30th Sept | All-day | Ticketed

Kids Club 
Sun. 1st Oct. | 4pm - 6pm | From £10 (through Cinema & Co.)

When Music Videos Ruled The World In a stage interview for the Fringe, Keith Williams, one of the first conceptual artists in the craft of music videos, talks with Mike Kennedy of Welsh Connections abouhis pioneering work in the '80s.
Sun. 1st Oct. | 6.30-8pm | Ticketed

What's The Score?!  An audience with movie director Kevin Allen and film composer, Mark Thomas. 
Sun. 1st Oct. | 8.30-10.30pm | Ticketed
 

CINEMA AND CO.

Craft beer, speciality coffee, artisan food - the perfect outlet for Swansea microbrewery Boss Brewing Company. Their regular music and comedy evenings are a staple of many Swansea'ites monthly calendars!

The fresh, sparkly and bloomin' lovely Copper Bar Swansea, with it's mouth-watering selection of craft beers, stunning food and attentive staff, is guaranteed to be a staple in your Swansea Fringe experience!


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Songwriters at the Fringe #1 with Emi McDade, Aled Rheon and Eleri Angharad.
Friday 29th Sept. | 6.30-8.00pm | Ticketed

Gunslingers Poetry An evening of fast-paced, quick-fire poetry in a competition that promises to wheedle away the contestants until only the sharpest gunslinger in the room remains.
Saturday 30th Sept. | 7.00-10.00pm | Ticketed


COPPER BAR

elysiumgallery is an artist led, not for profit, social enterprise comprising of 60+ studio spaces and a contemporary art gallery over 3 venues in Swansea.

elysiumgallery strives to provide support for emerging and established artists and art organisations as well as encouraging pride and participation in local visual and performing arts in an environment that promotes experimentation, freedom and appreciation in all creative practices.

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A number of years ago, the renowned sculptor and print publisher, Jane Simpson returned to Swansea from the Big Smoke and opened up Galerie Simpson Swansea, a not-for-profit gallery space and publishing house.

Having quickly established itself as a staple in the Swansea artistic community, the Fringe is absolutely delighted to announce Galerie Simpson as a part of the festival going forward!


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Trebanog Projects "Make One Keep One" Pop-Up Shop and Workshop
Fri. 29th - Sat. 30th Sept. | Ongoing | Free


GALERIE SIMPSON

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THE GAMERS' EMPORIUM

Coming soon!

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U & I Radio Presents...  An entire afternoon and evening of carefully selected acoustic artists and small ensembles organised by the keen ear of Big Scott and U & I Radio.
Sat. 30th Sept. | All-day | Free


The Ghost of the Grand Join author and journalist Mark Rees as he launches his new collection of Victorian ghost stories with readings, music and even a seance.
Sat. 30th Sept. | 4-6pm | Ticketed


The Giant Seagull Comedy Hour An hour of quirky, energetic and downright surreal comedy with comedians John Collins, Conor Clarke McGrath and Eleri Morgan.
Sat. 30th Sept. | 7.30-8.30pm | Ticketed

The Bleeding Edge Live The Rhondda has spoken! Against all expectations, the Rhondda has voted to leave the Welsh Union. Join Dylan B. Jones as he leads a cast of comedians and voice actors in recording, live, the new satirical podcast, The Bleeding Edge.
Sat. 30th Sept. | 9.00-10.30pm | Ticketed

THE GRAND HOTEL

Coming soon!

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A Fantabulous Friday  with Lost Tuesday Society, Bigfeat and the Mark Pontin Group
Fri. 29th Sept. | 7-10pm | Premium

A Saturday Spectacular   with Tendons, Andy Collins and The Hangmen
Sat. 30th Sept. | 7-10pm | Premium

A Sensational Sunday with Rag Foundation, Fever Sparks and Steve Balsamo
Sun. 1st Oct. | 7-10pm | Premium


THE HYST

The Last Resort is one of, if not the, newest establishments to open on theHigh St. and they'll be bringing their true, traditional "boozer" style, along with their tasty, new-fangled sensibilities to this year's #SwanseaFringe - we couldn't be happier!

We recommend you get down there over the coming weeks and get to knowthe lay of the land*...

*As well as their extensive craft beer, drinks and food menus...


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Swansea's beautiful and enduring (it's celebrating it's fortieth year this year - go along to the celebrations!) Mission Gallery joins the #SwanseaFringefamily this year.

On the first night of the Fringe, the Mission will be holding their Private View of American artist, teacher and writer, Doug Ashford's, 'Bunker 2' exhibition. What's more, the Mission are bringing together Ashford's visceral and jarring 'Bunker 2' with Swansea-based artist and musician Aled Simons for an exclusive, one-off musical response from People and Other Diseases.

This is going to be something rather bloody special.


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Bunker 2 Private View and Live Audio-Visual Collaboration with People and Other Diseases​
Fri. 29th Sept. | 6-8pm | Free Entry

MISSION GALLERY

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Peppermint Swansea joins the #SwanseaFringe family this year!

A staple of Swansea nightlife, be sure to jot down Peppermint as one of your late-late-night venues during the Fringe - we've a club night (or three) over the festival weekend coming your way!


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One of Swansea's premier live music and alternative venues, The Pit prides itself on hosting some of the best in alternative musical talent from across the UK.

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Into the Pit - Three days of the heaviest, moshiest, catchiest, rock, pop and alternative music that you can find in these parts.
Friday 29th Sept. - Sunday 1st Oct. | All day | Ticketed

Friday Lineup - Straight Lines, Seven Stories High, Calling Apollo, Bandicoot, SUNS, Static Fires, I Digress and The Fens.

Saturday Lineup - Prosperina, Suns of Thunder, The Marks Cartel, The Echo & The Always, False Hope for the Savage, Two Lane Blacktop, Fullr, False Idols, WINDSHAKE, Chris Noir, Jets to Zurich and HalfBlind.

Sunday Lineup - Climbing Trees, The People The Poet, Fire Fences, Winter Coat, Sam Fowke, Rhys Davis, The Harringtons, Head Noise and Reece.

THE PIT

"TechHub Swansea, is a unique environment where technology startups can start up faster. We nurture an international network of like-minded and focused tech entrepreneurs, providing places where they can work, meet, collaborate, network, learn and have fun. By getting the right people together in a physical space, good things happen."

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Weird & Wired - An evening of experimental and boundary pushing music and performance.
Friday 29th Sept. | 5-9pm | Ticketed

A World of Welsh Whisky* - Two sittings of whisky tastings with the Master of Malt, Adam Sillman.
Saturday 30th Sept. | 5-6pm / 6.30-7.30pm | Premium

* Please contact us once you've purchased a Premium ticket to reserve a seat as there is a max. seating capacity of 50.

TECHHUB

Tino's lies at the heart of Swansea's (in)famous Wind Street and provides a serene counterpoint to the beautiful chaos of the area. With regular comedy, poetry and dance events, Tino's have partnered with local readio station Welsh Connections to put on a series of Fringe events!

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Welsh Connections Live at Tino's... with Fil Ziebicki, Paul Nicholas and Rhianedd Adlam
Sat. 30th Sept. | 12-4pm | Free Entry

Welsh Connections Live at Tino's... with Paul Edwards, The Eclectic Shed Experience and Sian Richards
Sun. 1st Oct. | 12-4pm | Free Entry

Welsh Connections & The Spoken Word... with Karen Brewer, Ray "Bunna" Jones and Jeremy Gluck
Sun. 1st Oct. | 6-8pm | Free Entry

TINO'S

An immersive, dynamic arts company, Volcano consistently works to strengthen the vibrant artistic community established on the High St. and Swansea, with credits in running workshops and touring productions alike, we're thrilled to have Volcano on-board for the Swansea Fringe this year!

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VOLCANO

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ZINOSPACE

If you're an event organiser or venue owner and want to be involved, get in touch! 
WHERE YOU WILL BE FREQUENTING
The one weekend ticket gets you access to all Ticketed and Premium* events across the weekend.