Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Saturday July 16

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Saturday July 16.

Saturday, 16th July 2016, 12:23 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:01 pm
Alexei Sayle


9:30am to 4:30pm - THE WILD PEAK: High Peak Artists (33f) (V)

9:30am to 5:00pm - THE DERBYSHIRE OPEN 2016: Buxton Museum and Art Gallery (7) (V)

10:00am to 11:00am - ALEXEI SAYLE (8) (B)

10:00am to 4:00pm - THE MAGICAL STORYTELLING YURT: High Peak Community Arts (33) (FF)

10:00am to 5:00pm - THE GREAT DOME ART FAIR: Peak District Artisans (4c) (V)

10:30am to midnight - CHELMORTON VILLAGE FESTIVAL: Chellyfest (80) (OE)

10:30am to 4:30pm - EXPECTATIONS: Louise Jannetta Fine Art (14) (V)

10:30am to 5:30pm - THE GREEN MAN GOES RAMBLING: The Green Man Gallery (86) (V)

11:00am to 12:30pm - ACAPPELLA AND CAKE: Ordsall Acappella Singers (55a) (M)

11:00am to 3:00pm - 2016 ART EXHIBITION: Burbage Art Group (53) (V)

11:00am to 4:00pm - TEA, BROWSE, PAINT: Paula Hobdey (95) (V)

12pm to 1:00pm - ANNE SOPHIE DUPRELS & ANTOINE PALLOC (74) (M)

12pm to 1:00pm - THESEUS & THE MAZE OF THE MINOTAUR: Buxton Drama League (10) (FF)

1:00pm to 1:30pm - WHO THE F**K IS PAOLO FERRARI?!... AL FRESCO: Paolo Ferrari (38a) (ST)

1:00pm to 1:45pm - MEET THE MUSEUM EXPERTS: Buxton Museum and Art Gallery (7) (OE)

1:00pm to 3:00pm - BABY LOVES DISCO: Baby Loves Disco UK (99) (FF) *

1:15pm to 2:00pm - DENNIS POTTER - IN THE PRESENT TENSE: Project Adorno (10) (M)

1:30pm to 2:15pm - GRANNY GRUMP: 2 Boards & A Passion Theatre Company (10) (FF)

2:00pm to 2:30pm - FRINGE READINGS: Buxton Festival Fringe (31) (SW)

2:00pm to 3:00pm - GARETH WILLIAMS (74) (B)

2:00pm to 4:30pm - DALE STORR SOLO NEW ORLEANS PIANO: Dale Storr (21) (M) *

2:30pm to 3:30pm - ACOUSTIC CONNECTIONS WITH RAINTOWN SEERS: Raintown Seers (10) (M)

3:00pm to 3:30pm - FRINGE READINGS: Buxton Festival Fringe (31) (SW)

3:00pm to 3:45pm - THE KAGOOLS: Kagools (10) (C)

3:00pm to 4:30pm - ACAPPELLA AND CAKE: Ordsall Acappella Singers (41) (M)

3:30pm to 5:00pm - KALEIDOSCOPE SAXOPHONE QUARTET (40) (M)

3:30pm to 5:30pm - BABY LOVES DISCO: Baby Loves Disco UK (99) (FF) *

4:00pm to 5:00pm - ALEX KEALY IS AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME: Alex Kealy (10) (C)

4:15pm to 5:00pm - ABSOLUTE IMPROV!: To Be Continued... (10) (C)

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

5:15pm to 6:15pm - OF, OR AT A FAIRLY LOW TEMPERATURE: Lewys Holt (74a) (Da)

5:30pm to 6:30pm - ROMEO AND JULIET UNDERGROUND: Butterfly (34a) (Th) *

5:30pm to 6:30pm - TWONKEY’S MUMBO JUMBO HOTEL: Paul Vickers AKA Mr Twonkey (10) (C)

5:45pm to 6:45pm - NATHAN CASSIDY: 42: The Rat Pack Productions Ltd / Nathan Cassidy (10) (C)

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

6:00pm to 6:30pm - OPERA TALK (8) (O)

6:00pm to 7:00pm - THE SHAKESPEARE JUKEBOX: Buxton Drama League (8) (ST)

6:00pm to 8:30pm - THE WRITING ON THE WALL: Ilsa Elford (86) (V)

6:45pm to 7:30pm - FILM FROM THE MEDIA ARCHIVE FOR CENTRAL ENGLAND (MACE): Buxton Film (74a) (F)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - ROMEO AND JULIET UNDERGROUND: Butterfly (34a) (Th) *

7:00pm to 8:00pm - SKIN OF THE TEETH by Anna Beecher: FAT CONTENT (10) (Th)

7:15pm to 8:15pm - COKEY FALKOW: BLACK SHEEP: The Comedy Agency (10) (C)

7:15pm to 10:00pm - I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI (8) (O)

7:30pm to 8:40pm - MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE by Geraldine Aron: library theatre touring company (55a) (Th) *

7:30pm to 9:00pm - DOLLY’S PLAYLIST: Me, Myself and I Theatre Company (2a) (Th)

7:30pm to 9:30pm - MEGA-BLOCK: Manchester Recorder Orchestra (78) (M)

7:30pm to 10:00pm - AMARETTI AGAIN: Amaretti Chamber Orchestra (45) (M) *

8:00pm to 9:00pm - WHO THE F**K IS PAOLO FERRARI?!: Paolo Ferrari (93) (C)

8:00pm to 10:30pm - DALE STORR SOLO NEW ORLEANS PIANO: Dale Storr (35) (M) *

8:30pm to 9:30pm - ROMEO AND JULIET UNDERGROUND: Butterfly (34a) (Th) *

8:30pm to 9:30pm - SHAKESPEARE’S AVENGERS ASSEMBLETH: AGE OF OBERON: Drake’s Drummers Theatre Company (10) (Th)

8:45pm to 9:45pm - CHARMIAN HUGHES: SOIXANTE MIRTH: Charmian Hughes (10) (C)

9:00pm to 10:30pm - TIR EOLAS (33 - Cafe) (M)

9:30pm to 11:30pm - BIG ROCKING BLUES NIGHT: Herding Catz Blues Band (21) (M) *

9:45pm to 11:15pm - JANE AND LIZZY: Nonesuch Theatre Company (74a) (Th)

10:00pm to 11:00pm - WOMEN WHO W**K: FoolSize Theatre Joanne Tremarco (10) (Th)

10:15pm to 11:15pm - MIKE SHEPHARD: ZAZOU!: Ten in a Bed / Mike Shephard (10) (C)

Events listed in bold are official Festival events, booking line through the Opera House: 01298 72190 or

Events listed in bold italic are in both the Festival and the Fringe.

Fringe events marked * denote advanced bookings can be made from the Opera House Box Office 01298 72190 or online at

Letters in brackets refer to the following 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.

Numbers in brackets refer to venue numbers (see key). Letters after a venue number reflect the fact that some venues house a number of different performance spaces within the same building.

02 Buxton Community School

04 University of Derby

06 Buxton Methodist Church

07 Buxton Museum

08 Opera House forecourt

10 Underground Venues

11 Scrivener’s Bookshop

14 Louise Jannetta Art Studio

20 18 White Knowle Road

21 Old Clubhouse

23 The Buxton Tap House

31 Old Hall Hotel

32 The Palace Hotel

33 Pavilion Gardens

33a Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand

33d Pavilion Gardens – Marquee

33e Pavilion Gardens – Old Bowling Green

34 Poole’s Cavern

35 The Railway

38 Spring Gardens

40 St John’s Church

41 St Mary’s Church

45 Trinity Church

53 Burbage Institute

55 United Reformed Church

62 Spring Bank Arts Centre

74 Arts Centre

78 Buxton Community Church

80 Chelmorton Institute

86 Green Man Gallery

91 Lee Wood Hotel

93 The Cheshire Cheese

95 9 Wye Head, Buxton

99 Level 2 Nightclub

103 The Tea Chest

104 The Masonic Hall

Fringe events in particular are subject to change. Visit or call the Fringe Information Desk on 01298 73461 for more details.