Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe

Explore BEAF and try something new!

What will be your festival highlight?

Challenge your views of creativity and culture.

Working collectively the people of Bournemouth have come together to present a plethora of innovative and diverse events. This collaborative approach has resulted in Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe (BEAF), Bournemouth’s largest art festival.

500 Artists. 18 days. 150 events. 55 venues.

We’ve performers, singers, musicians, DJs, poets, painters, dancers, comedians, digital artists, illustrators, sculptures, filmmakers, actors, puppeteers, magicians, writers, photographers, kids entertainers and more.

With diverse and accessible range of events suitable for all audiences, including; exhibitions, talks, workshops, performances, live music, poetry and even a film festival, BEAF is a showcase of local emergent artists and creatives.