Welcome to the 2024 
Nelson Fringe Festival

14 - 23 March 2024
Nelson Fringe is an annual festival of ideas, experiments, adventures
and general fringey awesomness.

Take a look at our 2024 programme with tickets to all shows
on sale now. Scroll on down, make some decisions, tell your friends,
and we'll see you at the festival!
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Aloha Infinity

Thurs 14 Mar at 6:00pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Human

Thurs 14 & Fri 15 Mar at 9:00pm
Theatre

A Wild Love for the World

Thurs 14 & Sat 16 Mar at 9:05pm
Music
Book tickets

Sad Boi, Funny Guy

Thurs 14 Mar at 7:30pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Report to an Academy

Thurs 14, Fri 15 & Sat 16 Mar at 7:30pm
Theatre

The Trial

Thurs 14, Sat 16 & Mon 18 Mar at 7:35pm
Theatre
Book tickets

Taylor Ruddle Panic! At the Buffet

Thurs 14 & Fri 15 Mar at 9:00pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

I Am

Thurs 14 Mar at 6:00pm
Dance
Book tickets

Dancing with Debra

Thurs 14 & Wed 20 Mar at 6:05pm
Dance
Book tickets

Thomas Chapman Had Potiental

Fri 15, Sat 16 & Sun 17 Mar at 6:00pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

La Primera Tourné

Fri 15 & Sat 16 Mar at 6:00pm; Sun 17 Mar at 7:30pm
Circus
Book tickets

Plucked Straight from the Sleeve

Fri 15 & Thurs 21 March at 9:05pm
Music
Book tickets

New Show, Who Dis?

Fri 15 & Sat 16 Mar at 7:30pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Catfish

Fri 15 & Sat 16 Mar at 6:05pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Medea

Fri 15, Sun 17 & Tues 19 Mar at 7:35pm
Theatre
Book tickets

Ahoy Me Farties 2: Around the World in 80 Farts

Fri 15 at 1:30pm; 16 & 23 Mar at 11:00am
Kids
Book tickets

Love at Times

Sat 16 & Sat 23 Mar at 4:30pm
Film

Creative New Zealand Funding Workshop

Sat 16 Mar at 2:00-3:00pm
Workshop
Book tickets

Soundpainting with Alvaro Moreno

Sat 16 Mar at 4:00 – 5:45pm
Workshop
Book tickets

Zine Making Workshop

Sat 16 & Sat 23 Mar at 11:00am – 1:00pm
Workshop
Book tickets

Chris Lippiatt: I’ve Done My Own Research!

Sat 16 & Sun 17 Mar at 9:00pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Fringe Outdoors

Sat 16 Mar at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Outdoors

Up Late Cabaret

Sat 16 & Sat 23 Mar at 9:00pm
Cabaret
Book tickets

Control Z

Sat 16 Mar at 4:00pm: Sun 17 & Tues 19 Mar at 6:00pm
Kids
Book tickets

The Three Charms

17 Mar at 11:00am & 1:30pm
Kids
Book tickets

Wash Away the Stains

Sun 17 Mar at 7:30pm
Poetry
Book tickets

Forget Me Not

Sun 17 & Mon 18 Mar at 6:05pm
Theatre
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Runaway

Sun 17 Mar at 9:00pm
Music
Book tickets

Sad Songs

Mon 18 & Tues 19 Mar at 7:30pm
Music
Book tickets

Creating Her

Thurs 21 & Fri 22 Mar at 12:00pm & 5:00pm
Performance Art

Whore’s Eye View

Mon 18, Tues 19 & Wed 20 Mar at 9:00pm
Theatre
Book tickets

Nelson String Collective

Mon 18 & Thurs 21 Mar at 6:00pm
Music
Book tickets

The Umbrella Project

Tues 19 Mar at 6:05pm
Theatre
Book tickets

The Most Haunted Comedian in New Zealand

Tues 19, Wed 20 & Thurs 21 Mar at 9:00pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Morgan and Justin Get Ambitious

Tues 19 & Wed 20 Mar at 6:00pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Magnus Steele

Wed 20 Mar at 6:00pm
Improv
Book tickets

In My Own Words

Wed 20 & Thurs 21 at 7:30pm; Fri 22 Mar at 6:00pm
Theatre
Book tickets

Moonbeanz

Wed 20 & Thurs 21 Mar at 7:35pm
Poetry
Book tickets

Dan Bain: Anxiety Knife

Wed 20 & Thurs 21 Mar at 7:30pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

BiMillennial Woman

Thurs 21 Mar at 6:00pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Bluetooth Babydoll

Thurs 21 & Fri 22 Mar at 9:00pm
Music Comedy
Book tickets

Long Ride Home

Thurs 21, Fri 22 & Sat 23 Mar at 6.05pm
Theatre
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Leaning In

Fri 22 Mar at 6:00pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Gormless

Fri 22 at 10:15pm & Sat 23 Mar at 9:00pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Back of the Yearbook

Fri 22 & Sat 23 Mar at 7:30pm
Improv
Book tickets

Snowc*ck

Fri 22 & Sat 23 Mar at 7:30pm
Stand Up
Book tickets

Mind Reader

Fri 22 & Sat 23 Mar at 9:05pm
Magic
Book tickets

False Idol

Fri 22 & Sat 23 Mar at 7:35pm
Music Comedy
Book tickets

SPACE HOLE

Fri 22 at 9:00pm & Sat 23 Mar at 10:15pm
Music Comedy
Book tickets

The Unluckiest Magician

Sat 23 Mar at 6:00pm
Magic
Book tickets

(Not) Cancelled

Sat 23 Mar at 6:00pm
Music Comedy
Book tickets

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