Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Friday July 5

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Fringe for Friday July 5.


Daily 10am to 4pm - GUIDED TOURS ABOARD A ‘VICTORIAN TRAM’: Discover Buxton Tram (OE) Around the Town

During opening hours (closed Mondays) - THE DERBYSHIRE OPEN 2013: Buxton Museum and Art Gallery (V) (Buxton Museum and Art Gallery)

Daily (except July 3-5) During opening hours (closed Mondays) - PAINTED TALES: Sue Prince (V) (Buxton Museum and Art Gallery)

During opening hours (closed Mondays) - FROM LIFE: Tony Hall (V) (Buxton Museum and Art Gallery)

Daily 9.30am to 5pm (except July 3-4) - AMAZING LANDMARKS & LEGENDS: High Peak Artists (V) (Pavilion Gardens)

Daily 11.30am to 5.30pm - IT’S NOT EASY BEING GREEN (V) (The Green Man Gallery)

Daily 6.15pm - to 6.45pm (except July 3, 4, 7, 15 and 21) - OPERA TALK (SW) (Pavilion Gardens)

Daily 6pm (except July 3, 4, 13, 14, 21) - A SONG AT SIX (M) (Pavilion Gardens - Bandstand)

Friday July 5

10.30am to 5pm - THE COLOUR OF THE WOODS: Louise Jannetta (VA) (Art Studio, rear of 24 Dale Road)

1pm to 2pm - PARTITA: EARLY MUSIC CONCERTS: Partita (M) (Buxton Methodist Church)

*1pm to 2pm - THE GAMBIT by Mark Reid: Rampant Plays (Th) (Old Clubhouse)

5pm to 5.30pm - THE FIRST SIGN OF MADNESS: Chris Neville-Smith (Th) (Underground Venues)

5.30pm to 6.30pm - VIVA ALF’S VEGAS: Alfie Moore (C) (Underground Venues)

* 6pm to 7pm - THE GAMBIT by Mark Reid: Rampant Plays (Th) (Old Clubhouse)

6pm to 7pm - BROKEN: Organised Chaos Productions (Th) (Underground Venues)

6pm to 7pm - THE SHAKESPEARE JUKEBOX: Buxton Drama League (ST) (Buxton Opera House forecourt)

6pm to 7.30pm - MORGAN & WEST: A GRAND ADVENTURE: Morgan & West (C) (Arts Centre Studio)

* 6.30pm to 7.30pm - THE GHOSTHUNTERS’ CLUB: Cul-de-sac Theatre (Th) (Scrivener’s Bookshop)

7pm to 8pm - OLIVER MEECH: WHEN MAGIC & SCIENCE COLLIDE: Oliver Meech (C) (Underground Venues)

* 7.15pm to 8:10pm - MAINE ROAD BLUES: Dreamshed Theatre (Th) (United Reformed Church)

7.15pm to 9:45pm - A FESTIVAL DOUBLE BILL (O) (Buxton Opera House)

* 7.30pm to 8:20pm - LADY OF LETTERS by Alan Bennett: library theatre touring company (Th) (United Reformed Church)

7.30pm to 9pm - MEASURING THE SHADOWS: On My Mind (Th) (Buxton Community School) (CANCELLED)

* 7.30pm to 8:45pm - AN EVENING WITH CHARLOTTE BRONTE: Little Red Hen Theatre (Th) (Buxton Methodist Church)

* 7:45pm to 9:50pm - SOUVENIRS: Palabras Latinas (SW) (The Railway)

7:45pm to 8.30pm - A DANCE WITH THE DEVIL: Delirious Theatre Company (Th) (Underground Venues)

* 8pm to 9pm - VIENNA: Gerundagula Productions (Th) (Hydro)

8.15pm to 9pm - THE 2038 PROBLEM: Kaleidoscope Fringe Company (Th) (Arts Centre Studio) (CANCELLED)

8.30pm to 10pm - BARREL OF LAUGHS: Underground Venues Comedy (C) (Underground Venues)

8:45pm to 9.30pm - SCARS UPON MY HEART: Hush Hush Theatre Company (Th) (Underground Venues)

* 9pm to 9:50pm - DARK DEEDS: GlovesOff (Th) (Old Clubhouse)

10.30pm to 11.15pm - THE GREAT EXHIBITIONISTS: Scrap The Script (C) (Underground Venues)

10.30pm to 11.30pm - ME ETC: Amadeus Martin (C) (Underground Venues)

Events listed in bold are official Festival events, booking line through the Opera House: 0845 127 2190 or Fringe events marked * denote advanced bookings can be made from the Opera House Box Office on 0845 127 2190 or

Letters in brackets refer to categories as below.

Categories: Th (Theatre); M (Music); C (Comedy); Da (Dance); V (Visual Arts); F (Film); FF (For Families); SW (Spoken Word); OE (Other 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.

Numbers in brackets refer to venue numbers (see map and key).

Letters after a venue number reflect the fact that some venues house a number of different performance spaces within the same building.