Faversham Fringe is a performing arts festival taking place in Faversham, Kent. 2020 was to have been the 5th festival, but sadly the pandemic meant that it was cancelled. Fringe came back in 2021 with a pared-down version – Faversham Fringe-lite – and October 2022 marks a full return for the sixth year.
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – This Seems Ambitious– Part 1 of the debut offering from Breakthrough Comedian of the Year Dan Jones in which he attempts to prove that love exists.
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Ian Lane: How To Get Up In The Morning (work-in-progress) – This stand-up comedy show is about how to get up in the morning. If you’ve never got up in the morning before, this show will teach you how. If you have got up in the morning before, this show will teach you how to do it better.
10:00 pm – 11:00 pm – Adventures of an Old C*** or Living My Dream – Direct from the Camden Fringe, this show is a hilarious, sometimes outrageous and saucy, but inspiring reflection on a life of a woman of an uncertain age. Helen will take you on a journey of life through her curated gallery of art masterpiece. 16+
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Ryan Mold in THE GENERATION GAP – In the mid-80s, at six months old, my grandparents become my legal guardians. They showered me with love, but being guided through life by two 70-year-olds with simply no understanding of modern living was a mixture of confusion and embarrassment.
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm – CHARMIAN HUGHES: SHE! Immortal Horror Queen’s Guide To life – ‘Hammer Horror, Colossal Squids and solidly fantastic stand-up. Charmian Hughes has it all. She is joyfully silly and beautifully condemning, masking satirical quips with an impish charm. A true professional and a pleasure to watch.’ -Binge Fringe (4 stars)
10:00 pm to 11:00 pm – Two Beards? – Good friends David Ferguson and Phil Green present 30 minutes each of their new stand-up solo shows for your viewing pleasure. If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry. David has found that to be the case more than most. Stand-up about self-acceptance and the things in life that get in the way of that.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm – After That – Award-winning writer and performer Amanda Kelleher brings her trademark wit, clowning, and warmth to this tale of adventure that will be equally loved by children and their parents. 8+
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Business as Usual – Looking for political satire, deep insights into the human psyche, the meaning of life? Look elsewhere! However if you want silliness, whimsy and laughs: watch AGM Comedy cram as many jokes, stories and gags as possible into 55 minutes.
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Ilha Formosa (Work In Progress) – “Taiwanese force of nature” (Chortle) Kuan-wen traded his beloved island for the rainy British isles, for “Taiwanese” symbolises generations of migration and shifting identities. As heard and seen on BBC Three, BBC Radio 4 and Comedy Central UK.
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm –ROLL UP, ROLL UP! – It’s circus time and YOU are the performers. Be a Lion Tamer, Clown, Tightrope Walker or Daredevil. Join this completely inclusive, accessible, sensory adventure suitable for ages 4+ and their adults.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm– Jack Hester – Having the Craic – High energy engaging Irish stand-up comedian. Stories and observations from a man who doesn’t take life too seriously.
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Poets Celebrating Home – We are four widely published poets each celebrating our differing notions of home, describing different places and experiences using different ways of writing about them.