Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Sunday July 19

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 Sunday July 19.


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)

Sunday July 19

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

10:00am to 4:00pm - GRINLOW ART AND STORYTELLING TRAIL 2015: Grinlow Makers and Creators (94) (VA)

10:00am to 4:30pm - THE GREAT DOME ART FAIR: Peak District Artisans (4c) (VA)

10:15am to 11:15am - MARK BOSTRIDGE (74) (B)

10:30am to 5:00pm - ARTO FUNDUKLIAN - HIS PERSONAL CHOICE: Buxton Museum & Art Gallery (7) (VA)

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

11:00am to noon - FLYING THE NEST: HandMade Theatre (33) (FF)

11:15am to 12:45pm - FESTIVAL MASS (40) (M)

12:00pm to 12:45pm - PUNCH AND JUDY: FoolSize Theatre (10) (FF)

(PIANO) (74) (M)

1:00pm to 2:00pm - THEO THE MOUSE’S CIRCUS SHOW: Dreamshed Theatre (55c) (FF) *

1:00pm to 3:00pm - HISTORICAL FICTION WORKSHOP (91) (B)

1:15pm to 2:15pm - TOGETHER IN ELECTRIC DREAMS: Scytheplays Ltd (10) (Th)

1:30pm to 2:00pm - PRE-OPERA TALK (8) (O)

2:00pm to 3:00pm - HEY HEY 16K: MJ Hibbett (and Steve) (22) (C) *

2:00pm to 3:00pm - LIFE’S WITNESS: From the Mill Theatre Company (55a) (Th) *

2:30pm to 3:30pm - ANDREW WATTS: HOW TO BUILD A CHAP: The Comedy Agency (10) (C)

2:30pm to 5:30pm - LOUISE – A CONCERT PERFORMANCE (8) (O)

2:45pm to 3:30pm - THE RAVEN: Lady M Youth Theatre (10) (Th)

3:00pm to 4:00pm - FLYING THE NEST: HandMade Theatre (33) (FF)

3:00pm to 4:30pm - SUMMER SERENADE: Bel Canto Community Choir (6a) (M) *

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

4:15pm to 5:15pm - PEACEFUL by Polis Loizou: The Off-Off-Off-Broadway Company (10) (Th)

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

5:30pm to 6:30pm - GOD CREATED BRIXTON: Amadeus Martin (10) (C)

5:45pm to 7:00pm - DEPARTURE LOUNGE: Sudden Impulse Theatre Company (10) (Th)

6:00pm to 9:30pm - DR SKETCHY SHEFFIELD AT THE BUXTON FESTIVAL FRINGE: Dr Sketchy Sheffield (21) (VA)

6:30pm to 7:30pm - THE SHAKESPEARE JUKEBOX: Buxton Drama League (8) (ST)

6:30pm to 8:00pm - CHELMORTON FESTIVAL: Chelmorton Village Festival (80) (OE)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - NATHAN CASSIDY: BACK TO THE FUTURE II: Nathan Cassidy (10) (C)

7:15pm to 8:15pm - TWO by Jim Cartwright: Sudden Impulse Theatre Company (10) (Th)

7:30pm to 8:15pm - SKIMMING THE STONES: Tilly Mint Theatre (55b) (Th)


7:30pm to 9:30pm - HUDDERSFIELD CHORAL SOCIETY (40) (M)

8:00pm to 10:00pm - AN EVENING WITH THE SOVEREIGN SAXOPHONE OCTET : Sovereign Saxophone Octet (6a) (M) *

8:30pm to 9:15pm - THE BEST MAN?: Tilly Mint Theatre (55b) (C)

8:45pm to 9:45pm - COMEDYSPORTZ: CSzUK (10) (FF)

9:15pm to 10:15pm - BEHIND THE BLINDS: Dreamshed Theatre * (55c) (Th)

10:15pm to 11:00pm - A NASTY LITTLE PLAY: Chris Neville-Smith (10) (Th)

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.