Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Friday July 10

Festival season in Buxton. Photo: Mohamed El-Fatih.
Festival season in Buxton. Photo: Mohamed El-Fatih.

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Friday July 10.


Daily 9:30am to 4:30pm DERBYSHIRE STONE: High Peak Artists (33f) (VA)

During opening hours (closed Mondays) THE DERBYSHIRE OPEN 2015: Buxton Museum & Art Gallery (7) - Visual Arts

During opening hours (closed Mondays) THE HIGH LINES: Brian Adams (7) (VA)

Friday July 10

9:30am to 5:00pm - MAKING YOUR GARDEN GROW CELEBRATION/EXHIBITION: High Peak Community Arts (33j) (VA)

10:30am to 5:30pm - FRAGILE DREAMS IN SOLID STONE: The Green Man Gallery (86) (VA) 3:30pm to 4:20pm - THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF REVEREND RACCOON: (21) (Th) *

4:15pm to 5:15pm - LIGHTSPEED by Clem Haran: Organised Chaos Productions (10) (Th)

5:00pm to 6:00pm - DRUMMING INTERACTION: Drum Tribe (41) (M) *

5:30pm to 6:30pm - GRIMM TALES: REC Youth Theatre Company (74a) (FF)

6:00pm to 6:45pm - TINA’S PROVERBIALS: Tina Bradshaw (10) (C)

6:00pm to 7:00pm - THE SHAKESPEARE JUKEBOX: Buxton Drama League (8) (ST)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - THE ASH GIRL by Timberlake Wertenbaker: REC Youth Theatre Company (74a) (Th)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - SOUTH AFRICAN VOICES: Tshwane Gospel Choir (41) (M) *

7:00pm to 9:00pm - MURDER WEAPON: Dilate Theatre Company (2a) (Th)

7:15pm to 8:00pm - FULL CIRCLE: Maxine Jones (10) (C)

7:15pm to 8:15pm - SLUT (R)EVOLUTION: NO ONE GETS THERE OVERNIGHT: Cameryn Moore/Little Black Book Productions (10) (Th)

7:30pm to 8:30pm - HIS LETTERS: Dreamshed Theatre (55c) (Th) *

7:30pm to 8:45pm - LIZZY BENNET REMEMBERS: Little Red Hen Theatre (55a) (Th) *

7:30pm to 9:15pm - WRITE YOURSELF FREE: FEMALE FACTS OR MALE FICTION?: Dolls House (21) (Th) *

7:30pm to 9:30pm - ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (8) (M)

7:30pm to 9:30pm - PEAK DISTRICT STRING ORCHESTRA CONCERT: Peak District Music Centres (40) (M)

8:30pm to 9:30pm - A FAIR COP STANDS UP: Alfie Moore (10) (C)

8:45pm to 10:00pm - 2084: Steve Roberts and Matt Hill (10) (M)

10:15pm to 11:15pm - THE END: Max & Ivan (74a) (C)

10:30pm to 11:30pm - ABSOLUTE IMPROV!: To Be Continued... (10) (C)

10:30pm to 11:30pm - SAJEELA KERSHI - SHALLOW HALAL: Comic Angels (10) (C)

Events listed in bold are official Festival events, booking line through the Opera House on 0845 127 2190 or

Events listed in bold italics are in both the Festival and the Fringe.

Fringe events marked * denote advanced bookings can be made from the Opera House Box Office on 0845 127 2190 or online at Letters in brackets refer to categories.


Th (Theatre); M (Music);

C (Comedy); Da (Dance);

V (Visual Arts); F (Film);

FF (For Families); SW (Spoken Word); OE (Other Events/Special Festival events); O (Opera); B (Books). S/O denotes sold out. NB: This is based on available information at time of going to press; other shows may also have sold out.


02 Buxton Community School

04 University of Derby Buxton (Dome)

06 Buxton Methodist Church

07 Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

08 Buxton Opera House/ Forecourt

10 Underground Venues

11 Scrivener’s Bookshop

21 Old Clubhouse

22 Hydro Restaurant and Bar

23 Buxton Tap House

28 Town Hall Piazza

31 Old Hall Hotel

32 The Palace Hotel

33 Pavilion Gardens

34 Poole’s Cavern

35 The Railway

38 The Springs Shopping Centre

40 St John’s Church

41 St Mary’s Church

45 Trinity Church

46 The Source

53 Burbage Institute, Nursery Lane, Buxton SK17 6UL

55 United Reformed Church

62 Spring Bank Arts Centre, New Mills SK22 4BH

66 The Packhorse Inn, Crowdecote SK17 0DB

74 Arts Centre/Studio

86 Green Man Gallery

91 Lee Wood Hotel

94 Grinlow Woods - at Poole’s Cavern

96 St Thomas More School

Visitors are advised to check on the website or with the Fringe Information Desk 01298 73461 where possible. For the Festival see or the Festival Office 01298 70395.