Artists Area

Welcome to the Underground Performers' Area!

Applications are now open

We are now accepting applications to our three performances spaces as well as our music and comedy events and Fringe Club slots. Our first application deadline has past, but we often accept a few late submissions.

Performer Sign In

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About Underground

Underground Venues is the most popular venue group on the Buxton Fringe. We will be hosting our 18th season at the 2023 Fringe (5th-23rd July).

How to apply to Underground Venues...

  1. Read Up - first read up about who we are, what we do and how it works, in our "Need To Know" section.
  2. Sign up - sign up as a performer to our website, and fill in some information about your company...
  3. Make your application - once you have signed up, log in and fill in an application form for each show you wish to submit

The deadline for applications is March 19th

What happens next...

  1. Compile information on your show - get together anything that you think we'll find useful / interesting: photographs, videos, reviews, designs, publicity materials, then send it to us at
  2. Keep your contact info up to date - we'll look at your application, then contact you to discuss it, and request any further info we need.
  3. Cross your fingers. Most offers will be made towards the end of March, with exact dates confirmed by late April.