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Based in the heart of the Peak District, surrounded by beautiful countryside but with a wealth of hotels and bars, Buxton makes a great festival town. Already home to the internationally renound Buxton Festival, we're also delighted to be hosting the second Big Session during 2106.

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The Big Session

Friday 28 to Sunday 30 April 2017: 3 days of concerts, sessions, ceilidh, beer festival and exploration in the heart of the Peak District.

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Derby Gilbert & Sullivan

The popular opera company presents a week long festival of musical treats to celebrate their anniversary.

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Buxton Film Festival

Buxton Film is present a feast of great films – a mix of current and classics including a few for families to enjoy together. This year's Fe...

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Buxton International Festival

The Peak District hills host a friendly crowd of opera, music and literature lovers from all over the country during July’s Buxton Festival.

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Buxton Festival Fringe

The Fringe offers a spectacular variety of arts and entertainment including theatre, music, children’s events and street entertainment.

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Buxton Comedy Festival

Welcome to Buxton's very first Comedy Festival, hosted by Buxton Opera House & Pavilion Arts Centre and sponsored by Thornbridge Brewery...

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Buxton Adventure Festival

Guest speakers & featured films for adventurous spirits and minds at the Pavilion Arts Centre.

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This October half-term, join our Learning & Participation team at Pavilion Arts Centre for a host of frighteningly fun activities and gh...

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Buxton Festival Literary Weekend

Buxton Festival’s Literary Weekend brings the magic of the summer Festival’s literary series into the autumn.

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