Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Saturday July 13

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Saturday July 13.


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)

Saturday July 13

10am to 4pm- THE WHALE (FF) (Buxton Opera House)

10am to 5pm - 100 STEPS THROUGH THE LANDSCAPE: Suzanne Pearson (VA) (Scrivener’s Bookshop)

10.30am to 11.30am - NICK ROBINSON (L) (Pavilion Arts Centre) S/O

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

11.30am to 5.30pm - ANCIENT LANDSCAPES: stone & water (VA) (The Green Man Gallery)

11.30am to 12.15pm - ABSOLUTE IMPROV STORIES!: To Be Continued... (FF) (Underground Venues)

noon to 1pm - MICHAEL MORPURGO (FF) (Buxton Opera House)

12.30pm to 1.30pm - NICK ROBINSON (L) (Pavilion Arts Centre) EXTRA PERF S/O

12:45pm to 2pm - RAFFLES: ONE HEART AND MIND: Act-IV Theatre Company (Th) (Underground Venues)


2pm to 4pm - BUXTON CARNIVAL FLOAT: Buxton Festival Fringe (OE) Around the Town

2.30pm to 4.30pm - LITTON POETRY FESTIVAL: Litton Poetry (SW) (Litton Village Hall)

2.30pm to 3.30pm - NOT THE MESSIAH by Tom Crawshaw: Three’s Company & George Telfer (Th) (Underground Venues)

* 3pm to 4.30pm - SPOONFACE STEINBERG by Lee Hall: Freerange Theatre Company (Th) (Old Clubhouse)

* 3pm to 4.30pm - ACAPPELLA AND CAKE: Ordsall Acappella Singers (M) (St Mary’s Church)

3.15pm to 3:45pm- MEET THE ARTISTS (M) (Pavilion Arts Centre)

3.30pm to 4.30pm - KERRY HUNTER & SAM PARTRIDGE: TRADITIONAL FIDDLE & FLUTE: Kerry Hunter & Sam Partridge (M) (Underground Venues)

4pm to 5pm - CHRIS MULLIN (L) (Pavilion Arts Centre)

4pm to 5.15pm - ONE SUNNY DAY by Claire Spratt: Planet Rabbit Productions (Th) (United Reformed Church)

4.30pm to 5.30pm - THE ZOO STORY: Sudden Impulse Theatre Company (Th) (Underground Venues)

* 4:45pm to 5:40pm - MAINE ROAD BLUES: Dreamshed Theatre (Th) (United Reformed Church)

5pm to 6pm - YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION: Scott Allsop (M) (Underground Venues)

* 5.30pm to 6.30pm - HAMLET IN POOLE’S CAVERN: Butterfly (Th) (Poole’s Cavern)

6pm to 6:45pm - THE LAST MOTEL: Sheepish Productions (Th) (Underground Venues)

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

7pm to 8.15pm - ONE SUNNY DAY by Claire Spratt: Planet Rabbit Productions (Th) (United Reformed Church)

7pm to 8pm - GRIND: Gary Colman (C) (Underground Venues)

* 7pm to 8pm - HAMLET IN POOLE’S CAVERN: Butterfly (Th) (Poole’s Cavern)

7.15pm to 10pm - OTTONE IN VILLA (O) (Buxton Opera House)

* 7.30pm to 9pm - SPOONFACE STEINBERG by Lee Hall: Freerange Theatre Company (Th) (Old Clubhouse)

* 7.30pm to 8:40pm - HAPPY JACK by John Godber: library theatre touring company (Th) (United Reformed Church)

* 7.30pm to 8.30pm - PATCHWORK LIVES: Arletty Theatre (Th) (United Reformed Church)

7.30pm to 9.30pm - LITTON POETRY FESTIVAL: Litton Poetry (SW) (Litton Church)

* 7.30pm to 9.15pm - PIANO VARIETY EVENING: James Pelham (M) (St John’s Church)

* 7.30pm to 9.30pm - SUMMER SONG: Duodecimo (M) (St Mary’s Church)

7.30pm to 8.30pm - AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS: Uproot Theatre Company (Th) (Underground Venues)

7:45pm to 9pm - GODSTAR: MY Inter-Theatre Company (Th) (Pavilion Arts Centre Studio)

* 8pm to 10pm - VOLGA OLGA’S NIGHT OF RUSSIAN CULTURE: Crowd of Two Theatre Company (Th) (Hydro)

8.30pm to 9.30pm - TOTAL HERO TEAM: MJ Hibbett & Steve (C) (Underground Venues)

* 8.30pm to 9.30pm - HAMLET IN POOLE’S CAVERN: Butterfly (Th) (Poole’s Cavern)

9pm to 10pm - YOU ALL KNOW ME - I’M JACK RUBY!: Clifford Barry (Th) (Underground Venues)

9.30pm to 11.30pm - LITTON POETRY FESTIVAL: Litton Poetry (SW) (Litton Village Hall)

9.30pm to 10.30pm - THE REUNION: Max and Ivan (C) (Pavilion Arts Centre Studio)

10pm to 11pm- TANGO 5 (M) (Pavilion Gardens Cafe)

10pm to 11pm - I AM HAPPY: Ishi Khan-Jackson (C) (Underground Venues)

10.30pm to 11.30pm - ABSOLUTE IMPROV: To Be Continued... (C) (Underground Venues)

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

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.