We are currently working on Fringe events for 2017.

If you would like to become a Fringe Venue or take part in a Fringe Event please email info@monmouthfestival.co.uk


FRINGE Line up 2016


First on stage at this year’s Festival Pollen Count are a quirky force of musical honesty, power and creativity. Members of the band have played with and supported luminaries such as Sir Elton, Joe Cocker, Santana, Robert Plant, Eric Clapton, The Who and Bob Dylan.

The Green Dragon
Friday 22nd July @ 9pm

Scuffed Up Boots

Old Nags Head
Friday 22nd July @ 9pm

Lee Lloyd

A home grown original band creating music that is reminiscent of Led Zeppelin and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Their debut DIY EP ‘Machine Gun Artistry’ was recorded in a Monmouth garage and, along with playing live in some of South Wales’ biggest local venues, has had airplay on BBC and commercial radio.

The Green Dragon
Saturday 23rd July @ 9pm

4 Amigos

The Riverside Hotel
Saturday 23rd July @ 9pm

Creative Art Workshop  Rachel Shilston

Shire Hall
Monday 25th July 10am - 12pm

Gymanfa Ganu

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Methodist Church
Tuesday 26th July 7 - 9pm

Beatboxing Workshop  Beat Technique

Max Weeden wowed the audience with his guitar playing to win Monmouth's Got Talent.  Max has regularly performed solos in school and as lead guitar in his old band but Monmouth Festival will be his biggest audience to date.

Shire Hall
Tuesday 26th July 1.30 -3.30pm


The Punch House
Tuesday 26th July @ 9pm               

Jenny Hallam

The Riverside
Wednesday 27th July 6-8pm

Samba Workshop  UpBeat Music & Art

Shire Hall
Thursday 28th July 9.30 - 11.30am

Ellen Coombe


Green & Jenks
Thursday 28th July 12 - 2pm

West Side Story    Sing Along

Savoy Theatre
Thursday 28th July @ 7.30pm

Craig Wilson

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Green & Jenks
Friday 29th July 6 - 8pm only

     Tumbling Dice

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The Green Dragon
Friday 29th July @ 9pm

New Leaf Gallery  Exhibition

The Roundhouse Kymin
22nd July - 1st August 10am - 4pm   Shuttle bus Saturday 30th July 11 - 3


Mutha Luvin Chimps are an original band playing a refreshing blend of melodic new wave & punk bubblegum pop music. They proudly place themselves in a strangely rare, almost extinct branch of punk but is it “uppy, energised punk” or “Punk with Polish”?

The Green Dragon
Saturday 30th July @ 9pm

Tom C vs JMO EDM After Party


The Riverside
Saturday 30th July 10pm - 1pm

Rock on the Roof   with Juke-boxer


   The Gatehouse
   Sunday 31st July @ 4 - 9pm

Stables to Studios Exhibition

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Monmouth Museum
23rd April - 31st August 11 - 1, 2 - 5 pm Sundays  2 - 5pm only

Mansel Davies

Old Nags Head
Friday 29th July @ 9pm