Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Saturday July 25

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 25.


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 25

9:00pm to 10:00am - HELEN MORT (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)

10:00am to 4:00pm - THE MAGICAL STORYTELLING YURT: High Peak Community Arts (33) (FF)

10:15am to 11:15am - BILL ODDIE (8) (B)

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

11:00am to 12:30pm - ACAPPELLA AND CAKE: Ordsall Acappella Singers (55a) (M)

11:00am to 5:00pm - BUXTON ART TRAIL 2015: Buxton Art Trail (47) (VA)

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

1:00pm to 2:00pm - COMEDYSPORTZ: CSzUK (10) (FF)

2:00pm to 2:30pm - FRINGE READINGS: Buxton Festival Fringe (31) (SW)

2:00pm to 3:00pm - HENRY MARSH (74) (B)

2:00pm to 3:00pm - MELODY: Unholy Mess (6d) (SW) *

2:30pm to 3:30pm - OLIVER MEECH’S IMPROVISED MAGIC SHOW: Oliver Meech (10) (C)

3:00pm to 3:30pm - FRINGE READINGS: Buxton Festival Fringe (31) (SW)

3:00pm to 4:30pm - ACAPPELLA AND CAKE: Ordsall Acappella Singers (41) (M)

3:15pm to 4:15pm - INNER CITY BRASS (40) (M)

4:15pm to 5:15pm - THE KAGOOLS: Kagools (10) (FF)

4:30pm to 5:30pm - DAVID CRANE (74) (B)

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

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) *

5:45pm to 6:30pm - G&D: Tattyband (10) (Th)

5:45pm to 6:50pm - BORIS: WORLD KING by Tom Crawshaw: Three’s Company & KPS Productions (74a) (C)

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

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

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

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

7:00pm to 8:15pm - TES - TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES RE-IMAGINED: Steve Larkin (10) (Th)

7:00pm to 9:00pm - FEELIN’ GOOD WITH DALEDIVA: DaleDiva chorus (40) (M) *

7:00pm to 9:00pm - JACQUES BREL: UNE VIE A MILLE TEMPS: Far West Theatre (86) (Th)

7:15pm to 9:45pm - LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (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 - NANA & NUNU - THE BIG SNEEZE!: Dame for a Laugh (74a) (FF)

7:30pm to 8:30pm - KING LEAR (ALONE): inamoment theatre company (21) (Th) *

7:30pm to 10:00pm - BELLISSIMO - ITALIAN OPERA HIGHLIGHTS: City of Manchester Opera (6a) (M) *

7:45pm to 9:10pm - TROUBLESOME PEOPLE by Jill Haas: Ashrow Theatre (55a) (Th) *

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

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

8:45pm to 9:45pm - THE DEAD SECRETS PRESENT... THE CURIOSITORIUM: The Dead Secrets (10) (C)

9:00pm to 10:00pm - I AM BEAST: Sparkle And Dark (74a) (Th)

9:00pm to 10:30pm - FROM BERLIN TO BACHARACH (33 - Cafe) (M)

9:00pm to 11:00pm - BIG ROCKIN’ BLUES NIGHT: HerdingCatz Blues Band (21) (M) *

10:30pm to 11:30pm - A FAIR COP STANDS UP: Alfie Moore (10) (C)

10:30pm to 11:30pm - PAUL KERENSA - BACK TO THE FUTON PT2: The Comedy Agency (10) (C)

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.