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What’s On guide

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July 21

Talk. Author Paula Hawkins talks about her number one bestseller The Girl on the Train at Buxton Opera House at 10.15am. Tickets £12.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Song. Acclaimed tenor James Gilchrist will be accompanied by Anna Tilbrook at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 12 noon. Tickets £20. Contct 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Opera. Scenes from an Opera: Leonore, presented by Buxton Festival Chorus, at Palace Theatre, Buxton, at 2pm. Tickets £12. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Talk. Naturalist and conservationist Matthew Oates talks about his lifetime devotion to butterflies, in the gardens marquee, Buxton, at 2pm. Tickets £10.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. World-renowned cellist Lionel Handy performs at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 3.30pm. Tickets £15. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Talk. Best-selling author Virginia Bailey talks about love, loss and war’s reverberation down the years, at the gardens marquee, Buxton, at 4.45pm. Tickets £10.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Organist Anna Lapwood performs at St John’s Church, Buxton, at 5pm. Tickets £12. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Families. Arabian Nights, presented by REC Youth Theatre Company, e at the Pavilion Arts Centre studio, Buxton, at 6.15pm. Performances on July 20, 21 and 23 at same time. Suitable for six years upwards. Tickets £9 and £6 (child, concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk

Opera. Tamerlano by Handel at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £21-£68. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Acoustic Connections with Raintown Seeds at Underground Venues, Buxton, at 7.15pm. Tickets £7 and £6 (concessions, child). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk

Comedy. Ms Samantha Mann: You Bring The Agony, I’ll Bring The Aunt, featuring Charles Adrian as Ms Samantha Mann, at Underground Venues, Buxton, at 8.45pm. Performance also on July 23 at 10.15pm. Tickets £8 and £7 (child, concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk Music. Digby Fairweather’s Half Dozen play at the Pavilion Cafe, Buxton, at 9pm. Tickets £20. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

July 22

Music. Nicky Spence, accompanied by Simon Lepper, presents a programme of Shakespeare song at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 12 noon. Tickets £15. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Talk. Anne Sebba looks at what it felt like to be a woman living in Paris during the years 1939-48, at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 2pm. Tickets £10.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. The Marian Constort and actor Finbar Lynch present a musical and theatrical experience on the life and work of composer and murderer Carlo Gesualdo at St John’s Church, Buxton, at 3.30pm. Tickets £20. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Theatre. Wanna Dance With Somebody?, presented by Running Dog Theatre, at Underground Venues, Buxton, at 4.15pm and 8.45pm. Performance also on July 23 at 4.15pm. Tickets £8 and £7 (child and concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk

Dance. Bang en Pointe will be presented by Parker-Knight School of Dance at Rotherham Civic Theatre at 7pm. Tickets £11 and £10 (concessions). Contact 01709 823621 or email: theatre.tickets@rotherham.gov.uk

Opera. Leonore at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £21-£68. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Music. Paprika perform at the Pavilion Cafe, Buxton, at 9pm. Tickets £20. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Comedy. Abi Roberts: Anglichanka at Underground Venues, Buxton, at 10.30pm. Performance on July 23 at 7.15pm Tickets £7 and £6 (child, concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www,buxtonfringe.org.uk

July 23

Talk. Vince Cable talks about the global financial markets and how the British economy has fared since 2008, at Buxton Opera House at 10am. Tickets £12.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Talk. Flora Fraser talks about George and Martha Washington, who were America’s original First Couple, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 2pm. Tickets £10.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Comedy. Beasts, presented by Beasts Comedy, at Underground Venues, Buxton, at 2.45pm. Tickets £9 and £8 (child, concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk.

Talk. Jeremy Lewis, the editor of Oldie, looks back at the life of editor David Astor at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre at 4.45pm. Tickets £10.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Opera. I Capuleti e i Montecchi at Buxton Opera House at 7.15pm. Tickets £21-£68. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Comedy. Ms Samantha Mann: You Bring The Agony, I’ll Bring The Aunt, featuring Charles Adrian as Ms Samantha Mann, at Underground Venues, Buxton, at 10.15pm. Tickets £8 and £7 (child, concessions). Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonfringe.org.uk

July 24

Art. Expectations, an exhibition by Louise Jannetta Fine Art, at Louise Jannetta Art Studio, rear of 24 Dale Road, Buxton, from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Free entry.

Awards. Buxton Festival Fringe Awards 2016 at Old Clubhouse, Buxton, at 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Open to entrants, Fringe Friends and by invitation. Free entry. 


July 25

Theatre. Rehearsal for Murder, starring Mark Wynter, Ben Nealon and Lauren Drummond, at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £22-£29. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Music. Mary Chapin Carpenter at Sheffield Lyceum at 7.30pm. Tickets £30.98. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

July 26

Opera. The Yeomen of the Guard, presented by The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £18-£30 . Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Theatre. Rehearsal for Murder at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £22-£29. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

July 27

Theatre. Rehearsal for Murder at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 2pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £22-£29. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Opera. The Pirates of Penzance will be presented by The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £27-30. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Music. Matt Cardle performs at Sheffield Lyceum at 7.30pm. Tickets £25.50-£99.50. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk