Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Monday July 20

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 Monday July 20.


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)

Monday July 20

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

10:15am to 11:15am - WILLIAM WALDEGRAVE (8) (B)

10:30am to 5:30pm - FRAGILE DREAMS IN SOLID STONE: The Green Man Gallery (86) (VA)

12:00pm to 1:30pm - HALLE SOLOISTS (40) (M)

12:00pm to 1:00pm - WHO THE F**K IS PAOLO FERRARI?!?: Egomental Productions (28) (ST)

12:00pm to 1:15pm - BUXTON CRESCENT AND THERMAL SPA WALK (33 - Bandstand) (OE) S/O

2:00pm to 3:00pm - CHRISTOPHER FRAYLING (74) (B)

3:30pm to 4:30pm - ROSALIND COAD (SOPRANO) & GREGORY DROTT (PIANO)(40) (M)

3:45pm to 4:45pm - FOLLOW/UNFOLLOW: ShinyNewTheatre/LanternTheatre (10) (Th)

4:45pm to 5:45pm - WILL HUTTON (74) (B)

5:00pm to 5:30pm - FRINGE AT FIVE: Buxton Festival Fringe (33a) (ST)

5:15pm to 6:00pm - THE RATS IN THE WALLS: Alexander Arts (10) (Th)

5:30pm to 6:30pm - ACOUSTIC CONNECTIONS WITH RAINTOWN SEERS: Raintown Seers (10) (M)

5:30pm to 6:30pm - AS YOU LIKE IT: Butterfly (34a) (Th) *

6:00pm to 6:10pm - A SONG AT SIX (33 - Bandstand) (M)

6:15pm to 6:45pm - PRE-OPERA TALK (8) (O)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - ANDREW WATTS: HOW TO BUILD A CHAP: The Comedy Agency (10) (C)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - AS YOU LIKE IT: Butterfly (34a) (Th) *

7:00pm to 8:00pm - THE ROOM: THE MUSICAL: Two Spoons Productions (10) (C)

7:15pm to 9:15pm - DIDO AND AENEAS (8) (O) S/O

7:30pm to 8:15pm - CLOWN MACBETH: Makoto Inoue Ind. (74a) (Da)

8:00pm to 10:30pm - A BASIN OF JAZZ & BLUES: Basin Street Jazz & Blues (21) (M) *

8:30pm to 9:15pm - A NASTY LITTLE PLAY: Chris Neville-Smith (10) (Th)

8:30pm to 9:30pm - AS YOU LIKE IT: Butterfly (34a) (Th) *

8:30pm to 9:30pm - STORIES ABOUT LOVE, DEATH AND A RABBIT: Charles Adrian Gillott as Ms Samantha Mann (10) (C)

8:45pm to 9:45pm - WHO THE F**K IS PAOLO FERRARI?!?: Egomental Productions (93) (ST)

9:00pm to 10:15pm - COME ALIVE CONCERT: Alexander Arts (74a) (M)

9:45pm to 11:00pm - AFTER PARTY: Re:Sound (10) (Th)

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

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 www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk. 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 www.buxtonfringe.org.uk or with the Fringe Information Desk 01298 73461 where possible. For the Festival see www.buxtonfestival.co.uk or the Festival Office 01298 70395.