Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Saturday July 9

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Saturday July 9.

Saturday, 9th July 2016, 12:00 am
Updated Saturday, 9th July 2016, 12:17 am
The Fringe desk outside Buxton Opera House, a host of Buxton Festival performances. Photo: Donald Judge.


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 - LAURA DAWES (74) (B)

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

12pm to 12:45pm - MILKSHAKE!: Seska (10) (FF)


12pm to 1:00pm - STORYTELLING: Beneath The Stars (86) (SW)

1:00pm to 2:00pm - EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE ORDINARY LIVES: Egriega (10) (M)

1:00pm to 4:00pm - BUXTON CARNIVAL PROCESSION: Buxton Festival Fringe (47) (ST)

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

2:00pm to 3:00pm - SIMON BRADLEY (74) (B)

2:00pm to 3:00pm - STORYTELLING: Beneath The Stars (86) (SW)

2:30pm to 3:30pm - DECLINING THE FUTURE: Ashrow Theatre (55a) (Th) *

2:30pm to 3:30pm - GOD SAVE THE TEEN: Andrew Graves (10) (SW)

2:45pm to 4:00pm - BLOODY LOVE SONGS: Darren Poyzer (10) (M)

4:00pm to 5:00pm - KATHRYN HARKUP & HUGH FRASER (74) (B)

4:00pm to 5:00pm - STORYTELLING: Beneath The Stars (86) (SW)

4:15pm to 5:15pm - BARBARIANS: Ben Van der Velde (10) (C)

4:30pm to 5:30pm - CREED: Shadow Syndicate (10) (Th)

5:45pm to 6:45pm - HARRIET KEMSLEY: THE GIRL ON THE WRONG TRAIN: Harriet Kemsley (10) (C)

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

6:00pm to 7:00pm - MRS OSCAR WILDE: WildWolfe Productions (10) (Th)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - JERRY SADOWITZ: COMEDIAN, MAGICIAN, PSYCHOPATH!: Jerry Sadowitz (74b) (C)

7:15pm to 8:15pm - DECLINING THE FUTURE: Ashrow Theatre (55a) (Th) *

7:15pm to 8:15pm - THE TITLE OF THE SHOW IS TOO LONG FOR THE BROCHURE (1 HR SHOW): Stuart Laws (10) (C)

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

7:30pm to 8:15pm - RABBITS AND FERRETS: Beth Webb (10) (Th)

7:30pm to 9:30pm - SEASONS OF SONG: Ladybrook Singers with Chapel High School Choir (40) (M) *

8:45pm to 9:30pm - NONSENSE & SENSIBILITY by Tom Crawshaw: Three’s Company & Anonymous Is A Woman (10) (Th)

9:00pm to 10:00pm - NICK HALL: SZGRABBLE!: Nick Hall (10) (C)

9:00pm to 10:30pm - THE VERSATILITY SERENADERS (33- Cafe) (M)

10:15pm to 11:15pm - HICKORY DICKORY MURDER: The Dead Secrets (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.