Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Wednesday July 23

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

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Wednesday July 23.


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)


9:00pm to 10:00am MICHAEL SCOTT (31) (L) S/O

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

10:30am to 11:30am - VICKY PRYCE (74) (L)


Noon to 3:00pm - AMERICAN BLUEGRASS MUSIC: Aprille and the Shower (35) (M)

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

2:00pm to 3:00pm - ANTHONY KING (74)(L)

3:45pm to 5:15m - THE FIBONACCI SEQUENCE (74) (M)

3:45pm to 4:30pm - SHAKESPEARIENCE / THE ADVENTURE MACHINE: Three’s Company (10) (C)

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

5:00pm to 5:45pm - HANS MY HEDGEHOG: Anna Beecher (10) (FF)

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

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

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

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

7:00pm to 8:00pm - AN EVENING WITH ELLA: ARKangel (10) (M)

7:15pm to 9:15pm - GLORIA – A PIGTALE (8) (O)

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

7:30pm to 8:30pm - OVER THE GARDEN FENCE: Haylo Theatre (74a) (Th)

* 7:30pm to 8:30pm - SONGS FROM SOWETO: AN A CAPPELLA JOURNEY: Simply Soweto Encha (40) (M)

7:30pm to 10:00pm - DR SKETCHY SHEFFIELD DOES THE FRINGE: Dr Sketchy Sheffield (21) (VA)

* 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)

8:30pm to 9:30pm - MORGAN BERRY LIVE: Joe Rowntree (10) (C)

9:00pm to 9:45pm - IN THE PENAL COLONY by Stephen Berkoff after Franz Kafka: Sudden Impulse Theatre 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 - GARY COLMAN: CHUNT (*THE VERB TO GRUMBLE): Electromouse Comedy (10) (C)

10:30pm to 11:15pm - ONE WAS NUDE AND ONE WORE TAILS by Dario Fo: Sudden Impulse Theatre Company (10) (Th)

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.