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Based in the heart of the Peak District, surrounded by beautiful countryside, with our venues in their spectacular setting and with hotels, restaurants and bars to suit all budgets, Buxton is a great festival town. We're proud to be the home of Buxton Festival and the new home of The Big Session Festival. 

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The Big Session

Hosted by Oysterband, the cream of English folk gather in the handsome spa town of Buxton in the heart of the glorious Peak District to welc...

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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 runs concurrently with Buxton Festival in July each year and offers a spectacular variety of arts and entertainment including the...

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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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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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