Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Friday July 11

Buxton Opera House during the festival
Buxton Opera House during the festival

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Friday July 11.


During opening hours (closed Mondays) DERBYSHIRE OPEN 2014: Buxton Museum & Art Gallery (7) (VA)

During opening hours (closed Mondays) TAKEN FROM THE LANDSCAPE: Kate Pheasey (7) (VA)

Daily 10:30am to 5:30pm WITHIN THE FRINGE: Buxton & High Peak Artists (86) (VA)

Daily (except July 25-27) 10:30am to 5:30pm SQUARE ROOTS: The Green Man Gallery (86) (VA)

Daily (except July 9-11) 9:30am to 5:00pm SEA FEVER: High Peak Artists (33f) (VA)


11:00am to 4:00pm - ACRYLIC PAINTINGS - AN EXHIBITION OF ORIGINAL WORK: Paula Hobdey (95) (VA)

2:30pm to 3:15pm - MARK TWAIN’S THE DIARIES OF ADAM & EVE: Bern and Betsy Budd (10) (SW)

* 2:30pm to 3:50pm - SPOONFACE STEINBERG: Freerange Theatre Company (21) (Th)

* 5:30pm to 6:20pm - AN EXTRAORDINARY LIGHT: Breathe Out Theatre (21) (Th)

5:30pm to 6:30pm - WILL HAWTHORNE PERFORMS THE KINKS’ ARTHUR: Will Hawthorne (10) (M)

6:00pm to 7:00pm - GODFREY’S LAST STAND: Talking Stock Productions (10) (Th)

6:00pm to 10:00pm - GRINLOW ART AND STORYTELLING TRAIL 2014: Local Artists, Makers and Creators (94) (VA)

6:30pm to 7:30pm - THE CHAIRS: JM Youth Productions (55a) (Th)

* 7:00pm to 8:00pm - AN EVENING WITH CATHY RIMER: Cathy Rimer (86) (M)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - JOHN COOPER: PICTURES OF CATS: John Cooper (10) (C)

* 7:00pm to 9:30pm - LES MISERABLES SCHOOLS’ EDITION: Mad Hatters Music (96) (Th)

7:30pm to 8:30pm - BOY ON A BED: Organised Chaos Productions (74a) (Th)

* 7:30pm to 8:30pm - HIS LETTERS: Dreamshed Theatre (55c) (Th)

7:30pm to 8:30pm - OLIVER MEECH: WHEN MAGIC & SCIENCE COLLIDE 2.0: Oliver Meech (10) (C)

* 7:30pm to 9:00pm - PHILLIPA & WILL ARE NOW IN A RELATIONSHIP. THE WAKE: Freerange (21) (Th)

7:30pm to 9:30pm - ALL MY SONS by Arthur Miller: Spotlight Theatre (2a) (Th)

8:00pm to 10:00pm MERCEDES-BENZ OPERA GALA (8) (O)

8:30pm to 10:00pm - BARREL OF LAUGHS: Underground Venues (10) (C)

9:00pm to 10:10pm - FASHIONABLY LATE: Ginny Davis Productions (10) (Th)

9:00pm to 10:30pm JOE STILGOE (33 Cafe) (M)

10:30pm to 11:30pm - ABSOLUTE IMPROV!: To Be Continued (10) (C)

10:30pm to 11:30pm - GARY COLMAN: CHUNT* (*THE VERB TO GRUMBLE): Electromouse Comedy (10) (C)

Events listed in bold are official Festival events, booking line through the Opera House: 0845 127 2190 or Events listed in italics are in both the Festival and the Fringe.

Fringe events marked * denote advanced bookings can be made from the Opera House Box Office 0845 127 2190 or online at


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); L (Literature)

S/O denotes Sold Out. NB Based on available information at time of going to press; other shows may also have sold out.


02 Buxton Community School

04 University of Derby Buxton (Dome)

06 Buxton Methodist Church

07 Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

08 Buxton Opera House/ Forecourt

10 Underground Venues

11 Scrivener’s Bookshop

21 Old Clubhouse

22 Hydro Restaurant and Bar

23 Buxton Tap House

31 Old Hall Hotel

32 The Palace Hotel

33 Pavilion Gardens

34 Poole’s Cavern

35 The Railway

40 St John’s Church

41 St Mary’s Church

42 St Peter’s Church

44 Lee Wood Hotel

45 Trinity Church

53 Burbage Institute, Nursery Lane, Buxton, SK17 6UL

55 United Reformed Church

62 Spring Bank Arts Centre, New Mills, SK22 4BH

70 Buckingham Hotel

74 Arts Centre

86 Green Man Gallery

94 Grinlow Woods - at Poole’s Cavern

95 9 Wye Head, Buxton SK17 9AG

96 St Thomas More School

99 The Market Place

Visitors are advised to check on the website: or with the Fringe Information Desk 01298 73461 where possible. For the Festival see or the Festival Office 01298 70395.