FRINGE IN 30 SECONDS: The War To End All Wars - VIDEO

Falklands veteran and songwriter Darren Poyzer is bringing his passionate set of First World War-themed musical theatre to the Buxton Fringe.

Described as an up close and personal alternative to Pomp and Ceremony, The War To End All Wars charts Poyzer’s own story and, using a selection of self-penned songs landscaped by authentic video footage, pays breathtaking respect to the 100th anniversary of the start of The Great War.

Darren John Poyzer. Photo: David Parry.

Darren John Poyzer. Photo: David Parry.

Known and respected as one of the finest songwriters in the North West, he has performed live at prestigious festivals and venues across the UK, including Glastonbury and the Edinburgh Fringe.

Originally from Glossop and having spent his childhood in the Peak District, Poyzer makes a very special return to Buxton, having previously graced the Opera House stage in 2009.

The War To End All Wars is recommended for ages 11 and above, and supports Great War learning.

Performances will be held at Underground Venues at The Old Hall Hotel on Sunday July 13 and Saturday July 26, at 4pm. Tickets, priced £6 and £8, are available at, or by calling 0208 144 0070.

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