Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Sunday July 20

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

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Sunday July 20.


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)


10:00am to 4:00pm THE TRAVELLING TREASURY (33) (OE)

10:00am to 4:30pm - THE GREAT DOME ART FAIR: Peak District Artisans (4c) (VA)

10:00am to 5:00pm - HARRY OUSEY POPS IN AT THE FRINGE: Sue Astles (62) (VA)

10:30am to 11:30am ALAN JOHNSON (8) (L)

10:30am to 5:00pm - LANDSCAPES FOR DAD: Michaela Wrigley (7) (VA)

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

11:15am to 12.30pm FESTIVAL MASS (40) (OE)


12:45pm to 1:30pm - LULLABY OF ANDALUSIA: ARKangel (10) (M)

1:00pm to 3:00pm - MAKING UP THE PAST (44)(L)

1:30pm to 2:00pm - PRE-OPERA TALK (74) (O)

2:00pm to 2:30pm - FRINGE READINGS: Buxton Festival Fringe (31) (SW)

2:00pm to 3:00pm - WILDE WITHOUT THE BOY: Gerard Logan (74b) (Th)

2:00pm to 3:15pm - SIDEWAYS BAND: Sidewaysband (10) (M)

* 2:00pm to 3:30pm - PIANO RECITAL: John Thomson (55b) (M)

2:15pm to 3:15pm - COMEDYSPORTZ: CSzUK (10) (FF)

2:30pm to 5:30pm - OTELLO – A CONCERT PERFORMANCE (8) (O)

3:00pm to 3:30pm - FRINGE READINGS: Buxton Festival Fringe (31) (SW)

* 3:30pm to 6:00pm - LES MISERABLES SCHOOLS’ EDITION: Mad Hatters Music (96) (Th)

3:45pm to 4:30pm - THE AMATEUR ZOOKEEPER: Tilly Mint Theatre (10) (C)


* 4:30pm to 5:45pm - AS YOU LIKE IT: JM Youth Productions (55a) (Th)

5:00pm to 5:30pm - FRINGE AT FIVE: Buxton Festival Fringe (33 Bandstand) (ST)

5:00pm to 5:45pm - LAPSE: Shadow Syndicate (10) (Th)

5:30pm to 6:30pm - AN EVENING WITH ELLA: ARKangel (10) (M)

* 6:00pm to 7:15pm - AS YOU LIKE IT: JM Youth Productions (55a) (Th)

6:15pm to 7:15pm - CORIOLANUS: Uproot Theatre Company (10) (Th)

7:00pm to 7:45pm - WORD WIZARDS’ FREE FRINGE: Word Wizards Community Writers (70) (SW)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - ALASTAIR CLARK: VOTE RUSSELL BRAND: Alastair Clark (10) (C)

7:15pm to 9:00pm - AN EVENING WITH JAMES NAUGHTIE (8) (L)

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

* 7:30pm to 8:55pm - THE RAILWAY CHILDREN: Crowd of Two Theatre Company (22) (Th)

7:45pm to 8:30pm - MARK TWAIN’S THE DIARIES OF ADAM & EVE: Bern and Betsy Budd (10) (SW)

8:00pm to 9:00pm - HIS AND HERS WILD VAUDEVILLE: His and Hers (31c) (C)

* 8:00pm to 9:00pm - PROFESSOR HARRY STOTTLE’S MUSIC HALL EXTRAVAGANZA: Stage3 Theatre Company (21) (Th)

* 8:00pm to 9:15pm - AS YOU LIKE IT: JM Youth Productions (55a) (Th)

8:15pm to 9:00pm - WORD WIZARDS’ FREE FRINGE: Word Wizards Community Writers (70) (SW)

8:30pm to 9:30pm - TOAST WITH RUTH E COCKBURN: Ruth E Cockburn (10) (C)

9:00pm to 10:00pm - THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UNEXPECTED: Scrap The Script (10) (C)

9:00pm to 10:30pm HUDDERSFIELD CHORAL SOCIETY (40) (M)

10:00pm to 10:45pm - DO YOU REMEMBER ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RADIO?: Roland Gent (10) (C)

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