Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Thursday July 16

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 Thursday July 16.


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)

Thursday July 16

9:00am to 10:00am - CAROLE HILLENBRAND (21) (B) S/O

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)

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

10:15am to 11:15am - ANTONIA FRASER (8) (B)

10:30am to 5:00pm - CHELMORTON FESTIVAL: Chelmorton Village Festival (80) (OE)

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


2:00pm to 3:00pm - ANNE DE COURCY (74) (B)

2:30pm to 3:15pm - COZY: Colin & Yozy (10) (Da)


3:45pm to 4:45pm - MASOUD BANISADR (74) (B)

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

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

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

5:00pm to 6:00pm - DOUGLAS TANG (ORGAN) (40) (M)

5:15pm to 6:30pm - 2084: Steve Roberts and Matt Hill (10) (M)

5:30pm to 6:30pm - PETER BRUSH: OLDER THAN THE OLDEST DOG THAT EVER LIVED: Peter Brush (10) (C)

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

6:00pm to 7:00pm - THE GHOSTHUNTERS’ CLUB: Cul-de-sac theatre (11) (Th)

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

6:30pm to 7:45pm - SOUNDS OF SIXTIES CELLULOID: Hawthorne Clark (21) (M) *

7:00pm to 8:00pm - CHRIS FITCHEW: OOPS!: Chris Fitchew (10) (C)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - WOMEN OF THE MOURNING FIELDS: Aulos Productions (10) (Th)

7:15pm to 10:15pm - LOUISE – A CONCERT PERFORMANCE (8) (O)

7:30pm to 8:45pm - OTHELLO: AN ALL-FEMALE PRODUCTION: Smooth Faced Gentlemen (74a) (Th)

7:30pm to 10:00pm - SUMMER CONCERT: Derby & Derbyshire Schools’ Orchestra (33d) (M) 8:00pm to 9:00pm - ACTING ALONE: Ava Hunt Theatre (22) (Th) *

8:00pm to 9:00pm - SERIOUSLY FUNNY: Dreamshed Theatre (55c) (Th) *

8:00pm to 10:00pm - SUMMER CHAMBER DELIGHTS: Cheshire Chamber Collective (6a) (M)

8:30pm to 9:30pm - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: Uproot Theatre Company (10) (Th)

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

9:00pm to 10:30pm - THE JAMES PEARSON TRIO FEATURING LIZZIE BALL (33 - Cafe) (M) S/O

9:15pm to 10:45pm - AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS: Curious Grin Productions (74a) (Th)

9:30pm to 11:30pm - MUSIC ON TAP: Tap House - Buxton Brewery (23) (M)

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

10:00pm to 11:00pm - TOGETHER IN ELECTRIC DREAMS: Scytheplays Ltd (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.