Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Saturday July 11

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 Saturday July 11.


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)

Saturday July 11

9:00am to 10:00am - F PHILIP HOLLAND (21) (B)

9:30am to 5:00pm - ARTO FUNDUKLIAN - HIS PERSONAL CHOICE: Buxton Museum & Art Gallery (7) (VA)

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

9:30am to 5:00pm - THE SPRINGS STORY SHOP AND BOOK SWAP: The Springs (38b) (OE)

10:15am to 11:15am - A N WILSON (74) (B)

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

12:00pm to 1:00pm - SORAYA MAFI (SOPRANO) & IAN TINDALE (PIANO) (40) (M)

12:00pm to 3:00pm - AMERICAN BLUEGRASS MUSIC: Aprille and the Shower (35) (M)

1:15pm to 2:00pm - FULL CIRCLE: Maxine Jones (10) (C)

1:30pm to 2:15pm - MORGAN & WEST’S UTTERLY SPECTACULAR MAGIC SHOW FOR KIDS (AND CHILDISH ADULTS)!: Objective Talent Management (10) (FF)

2:00pm to 3:00pm - ROBERT DOUGLAS-FAIRHURST (74) (B)

2:00pm to 4:00pm - BUXTON CARNIVAL FLOAT: Buxton Festival Fringe (47) (ST)

2:45pm to 3:45pm - HATS OFF TO LAUREL AND HARDY: Lucky Dog Theatre Productions (10) (Th)

4:00pm to 5:00pm - SELINA HASTINGS (74) (B)

4:00pm to 5:00pm - LET PROGRESS LUCE: LetLuce (10) (C)

4:15pm to 5:30pm - PROTEST SONGS: Darren Poyzer (10) (M)

5:00pm to 5:40pm - THE SMALL THINGS: Two Yolks Theatre (11) (Th)

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

5:30pm to 6:30pm - CAIMH MCDONNELL: BRIDE AND PREJUDICE: Caimh McDonnell (10) (C)

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

6:00pm to 7:00pm - THE DEAD SECRETS PRESENT... THE CURIOSITORIUM: The Dead Secrets (10) (C)

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

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 9:45pm - GIOVANNA D’ARCO (8) (O)

7:30pm to 8:10pm - A CREAM CRACKER UNDER THE SETTEE by Alan Bennett: library theatre touring company (55b) (Th) *

7:30pm to 8:15pm - TO SHE OR NOT TO SHE: Joue Le Genre/Emma Bentley (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) *

8:00pm to 9:00pm - OCEAN GOING IDIOT: Rob Coleman (86) (SW)

8:30pm to 10:00pm - BARREL OF LAUGHS: Underground Venues (10) (C)

8:45pm to 9:30pm - MORGAN & WEST’S UTTERLY SPECTACULAR MAGIC SHOW FOR KIDS (AND CHILDISH ADULTS)!: Objective Talent Management (10) (FF)

9:00pm to 10:30pm - THE ALEX YELLOWLEES BAND (33 - Cafe) (M)

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.