Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Thursday July 24

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

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Thursday July 24.


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)


9:30am to 5:30pm - LANDSCAPES FOR DAD: Michaela Wrigley (7) (VA)

10:30am to 11:30am JAMES NAUGHTIE (8) (L)


1:00pm to 1:45pm - HANS MY HEDGEHOG: Anna Beecher (10) (FF)

1:00pm to 2:00pm - 20TH ANNIVERSARY BUXTON FRINGE CONCERTS: Partita: Medieval/Renaissance/Baroque Music (6a) (M)

1:30pm to 2:15pm - LULLABY OF ANDALUSIA: ARKangel (10) (M)



2:00pm to 3:00pm - THE THEO THE MOUSE SHOW: Dreamshed Theatre (55b) (FF)

3:15pm to 4:15pm - SCENES FROM AN OPERA – THE JACOBIN (32) (M)

4:30pm to 5:30pm - ORGAN RECITAL: MATTHEW JORYSZ (40) (M)

4:30pm to 5:30pm - EMMA BRIDGEWATER (74) (L)

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

5:00pm to 5:45pm - ONE WAS NUDE AND ONE WORE TAILS by Dario Fo: Sudden Impulse Theatre Company (10) (Th)

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

6:00pm to 6:10pm - A SONG AT SIX (M) (33 - Bandstand)

6:00pm to 7:00pm - THE SHAKESPEARE JUKEBOX: Buxton Drama League (8) (ST)

6:15pm to 7:00pm - SHREW: Ami Jones (10) (Th)

6:15pm to 7:00pm - WORDWORMS!: Mark Gwynne Jones (74a) (FF)

6:15pm to 6:45pm - PRE-OPERA TALK (74) (O)

7:00pm to 7:45pm - INSIDE OUT: Kelly Kingham (10) (C)

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

7:15pm to 10:00pm - THE JACOBIN (8) (O)

* 7:30pm to 8:15pm - THE GOOD LADY DUCAYNE: Threadbare Carpet (11) (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 - SONGS FROM SOWETO: AN A CAPPELLA JOURNEY: Simply Soweto Encha (40) (M)

* 7:30pm to 10:30pm - AN EVENING OF CLOSE UP & STAGE MAGIC: High Peak Magic Society (32d) (OE)

7:45pm to 8:30pm - SHAKESPEARIENCE / THE ADVENTURE MACHINE: Three’s Company (10) (C)

8:00pm to 9:30pm - SOIREE: Fiction (2a) (Th)

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

8:30pm to 9:30pm - ALFIE MOORE: THE NAKED STUN: Alfie Moore (10) (C)

9:00pm to 10:00pm - BACK DOOR: The Off-Off-Off-Broadway Company (10) (Th)

9:00pm to 10:00pm - NO FRILLS: Dotdotdot Flamenco Company(74a) (Da)

9:30pm to 11:30pm - MUSIC ON TAP: The Buxton Tap House (23) (M)

10:00pm to 11:00pm - JOHN COOPER: PICTURES OF CATS: John Cooper (10) (C)

10:30pm to 11:15pm - IN THE PENAL COLONY by Stephen Berkoff after Franz Kafka: Sudden Impulse Theatre Company (10) (Th)

Events listed in bold are official Festival events, booking line through the Opera House: 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk. 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 www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk.


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: www.buxtonfringe.org.uk or with the Fringe Information Desk 01298 73461 where possible. For the Festival see www.buxtonfestival.co.uk or the Festival Office 01298 70395.