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Nanu and Nanu at Buxton's Pavilion Arts Centre
Nanu and Nanu at Buxton's Pavilion Arts Centre
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Thursday, July 16

Talk. Antonia Fraser talks to Dame Janet Smith about growing up in the 1930s and 1940s, at Buxton Opera House at 10.15am. Tickets £12. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Visual arts. Making Your Garden Grow exhibition/celebration by High Peak Community Arts at Pavilion Gardens conservatory, Buxton, 9.30am to 5pm.

Dance. Cozy, presented by Colin & Yozy, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 2.30pm to 3.15pm.

Comedy. Peter Brush: Older Than The Oldest Dog That Ever Lived, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 5.30pm.

Theatre. Women of the Mourning Fields, presented by Aulos Productions, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 7pm to 8pm.

Opera. Concert performance of Louise, by Charpentier, at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £15-£50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Comedy. Stories About Love, Death and a Rabbit, presented by Charles Adrian Gillott as Ms Samantha Mann, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 8.30pm to 9.30pm.

Friday, July 17

Visual Arts. Arto Funduklian - His Personal Choice, at Buxton Museum & Art Gallery, 9.30am to 5pm.

Talk. Penny Junor, royal family biographer, takes a look at Prince Harry in a talk at Buxton Opera House at 10.15am. Tickets £12. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Theatre. The Raven, presented by Lady M Theatre, at Underground Venues, 2.45pm to 3.30pm.

Street theatre. The Shakespeare Jukebox by Buxton Drama League on Buxton Opera House forecourt, 6pm to 7pm.

Opera. Giovanna d’Arco at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £20-£65. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Fuzzy Felt World play at the Old Clubhouse, Buxton.

Music. Derbyshire City and County Youth Orchestra play at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, 7.30pm to 10pm.

Saturday, July 18

Visual Arts. The Great Dome Art Fair, presented by Peak District Artisans at The Dome, Buxton, 10am to 4.30pm.

Dance. Buxton Day of Dance with Chapel-en-le Frith Morris Men dancing around the town, 10am to 5pm.

Visual arts. Grinlow Art and Storytelling Trail, presented by Grinlow Makers and Creators, at Poole’s Cavern, Buxton, 10am to 6pm.

Comedy. Nathan Cassidy: Back to the Future I & II at Underground Venues, Buxton, 5.30pm to 6.30pm.

Opera. Lucia di Lammermoor at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £20-£65. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Jonathan Kent entertains Buxton Conservative Club.

Theatre. Peaceful by Polis Loizou, presented by The Off-Off-Off Broadway Company, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 10pm to 11pm.

Sunday, July 19

Visual arts. Grinlow Art and Storytelling Trail 2015, presented by Grinlow Makers and Creators, at Poole’s Cavern, Buxton, 10am to 4pm.

Theatre. Together in Electric Dreams, presented by Scytheplays Ltd, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 1.15pm to 2.15pm.

Comedy. Andrew Watts: How to Build a Chap, presented by The Comedy Agency, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 2.30pm to 3.30pm.

Theatre. An evening with Kathy Lette, Ronni Ancona, Maureen Lipman and Meera Syal at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £16, £20. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Concert. Huddersfield Choral Society at St John’s Church, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £25 (reserved), £20 (unreserved). Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Sovereign Saxophone Octet at Buxton Methodist Church, 8pm to 10pm.

Monday, July 20

Talk. Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk, will be talking about her youthful determination to become a falconer, at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 2pm. Tickets £10. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Theatre. Follow/Unfollow, presented by ShinyNewTheatre/Lantern Theatre at Underground Venues, Buxton, 3.45pm to 4.45pm.

Theatre. As You Like It, presented by Butterfly, at Poole’s Cavern, Buxton, 5.30pm to 6.30pm, 7pm to 8pm, 8.30pm to 9.30pm.

Opera. Dido and Aeneas, staged by candlelight, at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £15-£50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www. buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Acoustic Connections with Raintown Seers at Underground Venues, 5.30pm to 6.30pm.

Music. Basin Street Jazz & Blues, The Old Clubhouse, Buxton. 8pm. Tickets are £5 from Buxton Opera House.

Theatre. A Nasty Little Play, presented by Chris Neville-Smith, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 8.30pm to 9.15pm.

Concert. Come Alive Concert, presented by Alexander Arts, at Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 9pm to 10.15pm.

Tuesday, July 21

Theatre. Redaction, presented by Shadow Syndicate, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 1.15pm to 2.15pm.

Talk. Will Hutton, author of The State We’re In, talks about Ending the Mercenary Society and Building a Great Country, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 4.45pm. Tickets £10.50. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Rachel Johnson and Jemima Palfreyman present flute and piano recital at St John’s Church, Buxton, 7pm to 8pm.

Opera. Giovanna d’Arco at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £20-£65. Contact 0845 127 2190. buxtonfestival.co.uk

Comedy. Boris: World King by Tom Crawshaw, presented by Three’s Company & KPS Productions, at Pavilion Arts Centre studio, Buxton, 7.30pm to 8.35pm.

Dance. Clown Macbeth, presented by Makoto Inoue Ind, at Pavilion Arts Centre studio, Buxton, 9pm to 9.45pm.

Wednesday, July 22

Opera. Lucia di Lammermoor at Buxton Opera House at 2.30pm. Tickets £20-£65. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Theatre. Departure Lounge, presented by Sudden Impulse Theatre Company, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 4pm to 5.15pm.

Theatre. Troublesome People, presented by Ashrow Theatre, at United Reformed Church, Buxton, 6.15pm to 7.40pm.

Music. La Serenissima presents Vivaldi concertos, featuring The Four Seasons, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £15-£35. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Families. Nana & Nunu - The Big Sneeze, presented by Dame for a Laugh, at Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 7.30pm to 8.15pm.

Magic. An Evening of Close Up and Stage Magic, presented by High Peak Magic Society, at Palace Hotel, Buxton, 7.30pm.

Comedy. Rhinocerous, by Harry Carr, at Underground Venues, Buxton, 9.45pm to 10.45pm.

* For all the Buxton Festival events and ticket prices, visit: www.buxtonfestival.org.uk

* For all the Buxton Fringe events and ticket prices, visit: www.buxtonfringe.