15 Most Haunted Places in Derbyshire & the Peak District

https://explorebuxton.co.uk/haunted-places-in-the-peak-district/ The Peak District and Derbyshire is seemingly rife with tales of ghosts, ghouls and strange apparitions with many locations telling legendary stories of strange going-on and bumps in the dark! Here’s our pick of some the most notorious in the area… 1. THE LEGLESS SOLDIER AT THE CASTLE HOTEL, CASTLETON The Castle Hotel is highly…

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Take A Pumpkin Home And Decorate It For Stanley At The Tradesman’s Cafe

https://www.facebook.com/tradesmans Hello you happy Halloweener”s , Stanley skeleton has lots of pumpkins to give to little tricksters. Come in and say hello, take a pumpkin home and decorate it for Stanley. We will put it in our window and everyone gets a special treat. For every pumpkin we get, we will donate £1, to the…

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Firework Spectacular!

Not long to go now until our Firework Spectacular! Don’t forget to get your tickets in advance and save yourself time and money advance tickets are available from Buxton Opera House and you can also buy online at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/j-c-novelties Not to be missed! New organiser! Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November at the Cricket…

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Christmas Markets in Derbyshire and Peak District 2021

Looking for gift inspiration? A last-minute bauble? Among a raft of special festive events you’ll find fine foodie gifts, hand-crafted pressies and usually a bit of glühwein to help you get into that merry spirit as well as markets being held in some truly stunning locations too… Here’s our pick of the best Christmas Markets…

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Buxton Event This Sunday for World Mental Health Day

On Sunday the Green Man Gallery is opening its doors for Leon’s Light, a day to pay tribute to 17-year-old Leon Thompson who sadly died in March this year. But as well as remembering the Buxton teenager there is also help and support to reach out to other young people who may be having mental health difficulties.…

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Buxton Field Club talks are starting again Saturday 16th October at 7.00pm

Buxton Field Club talks are starting again Saturday 16th October at 7.00pm with Why did the hedgehog cross the road? Hugh Warwick is an author, ecologist, spokesperson for the BHPS and Visiting Fellow at Oxford Brookes University. https://www.hughwarwick.com/books/ His illustrated talk will answer the question of why the hedgehog had to cross the road, and will…

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Full Time Meals

Full Time Meals  AJ Tracey cooking cheesy bean burritos Just be careful not to drop the water from the pan everywhere guys … No child should ever have to go to bed hungry. Today, far too many do. We’re stopping hunger in its tracks #endchildfoodpoverty #fulltimemeals #marcusrashford #tomkerridge #kidsrecipes #familymeals #healthystartvoucher #ajtracey #burrito

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Call for Volunteers to help shape the future of the Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust

Buxton Crescent Heritage Experiences Call for Volunteers to help shape the future of the Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust With Covid-19 lockdowns hopefully behind us, many people are getting back out of the house and into society. If you are the type of person who wants to make the best use of their free time have…

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Creative workshops for young people restarting next week… Email hello@funnywonders.org.uk to refer a young person

Funny Wonders is at Buxton, Peak District. Our Changing Faces project is back! The project aims to support young people aged 11-18yrs in Buxton who face daily difficulties or disadvantage. We run creative, after-school workshops, 3.30pm-5pm, on Tuesdays at The Green Man Gallery (behind Buxton Museum) on Hardwick Square South – they are restarting NEXT WEEK on…

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New dates for the free bike rides

Carina Outdoors NEW DATES As promised, more details. As part of Cycling UK‘s Big Bike Revival I currently have 2 FREE sessions to help people get back into biking; bikes are provided, if required. Saturday 9th October – easy, flat ride suitable for nervous or less confident riders. Saturday 16th October – introduction to electric…

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Don’t Miss the Spring Gardens Film Projection This Weekend!

A new film inspired by memories of Spring Gardens will be projected on to the former M&S building in Buxton this weekend. ‘Capturing the Moment’ is a 10-minute film inspired by local people and their memories of Spring Gardens. Using stories and photographs, interwoven with the fantastical imaginary creatures that might live inside the boarded-up…

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FREE Mental Health Training for Barbers and Hairdressers!

Calling all barbers and hairdressers – free training course! 4th October 2021 This is a great opportunity for barbers and hairdressers to feel confident to have a conversation about mental health with their customers. The first course starts next week and there are spaces left. This training is free but anyone interested does need to…

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Zoom Dementia Friends Sessions Tuesday

I am holding a zoom dementia friends sessions this week on Tuesday at 1230 https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/WEBSessionDetails… book into sessions on the links above Dementia Friends To become a Dementia Friend, all you need to do is understand five key messages that we think everyone should know about dementia, and then commit to taking a dementia-friendly action…

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Dementia Friends Zoom Sessions

I am holding a couple of zoom dementia friends sessions next week on Monday at 2pm and Tuesday at 1230 https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/WEBSessionDetails… https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/WEBSessionDetails… Once you’ve become a Dementia Friend you might be aware of some changes you could make to benefit people living with dementia. From making a phone call to someone who could use a…

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Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience- Resident Discount

Who’s been to Buxton’s newest visitor attraction?! Derbyshire residents can exclusively receive 10% discount on the ticket prices The hot air ballon ride into Buxton is rather fun! If you’ve been you’ll now what we mean, if not… we’d highly recommend it Find out more here buxtoncrescentexperience.com/buxton-crescent-experience

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Buxton Museum Workshops Make a Welcome Return

Back in February 2020, Buxton Museum and Art Gallery launched their new paid workshop programme which was proved to be a roaring success with most of the upcoming spring and summer workshops selling out. Subsequently the pandemic quickly took hold and the majority of the sessions had to be cancelled. But now they’re back! And…

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Motorcycle Day at Crich Tramway Village is back!

Back by popular demand, Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire host their 4th Annual Classic Motorcycle Day on Sunday 3rd October. Organised in conjunction with the Vincent H.R.D Owners’ Club, the event combines the passions of vintage trams and classic motorcycles, offering a great family day out. Free entry is offered to owners of classic motorcycles built prior…

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Capturing the Moment- Illumination film coming to Spring Gardens next week!

‘Capturing the Moment’ is a dazzling 10-minute film inspired by local people and their memories of Spring Gardens. Using stories and photographs, interwoven with the fantastical imaginary creatures that might live inside the boarded-up buildings, this 10-minute film captures the unique story of Spring Gardens. The film will be projected onto the front of the…

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Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November

Cheaper advance tickets available now! Don’t miss out selling fast! Details below…Buxton Fireworks Spectacular Not to be missed! New organiser! Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November at the Cricket Ground, Park Road, Buxton! Bigger and Better with a new and improved format, much improved fairground, two firework displays, various hot food vendors, bar, DJ…

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Bringing In The Seeds – Help To Regenerate Our Woodlands

Buxton Civic Society Need Your Help. Our woodlands are a valuable lifeline and source of recuperation to the folk of Buxton and beyond. But the trees need our help. This Saturday see’s the first of our BCA Stronger Roots – Bringing in the Seeds events. We need to collect many thousands of tree seeds to…

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Buxton Opera House starts a new Book Group for Adults

Tue 14 Sep – Tue 7 Dec, Dress Circle Bar, Buxton Opera House https://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/event/adult-readers-group Join us for Platform 3’s very own “Book Club”, every Tuesday during term time. A light hearted and refreshing opportunity to explore new novels and plays or revisit your favourite ones.   Sessions will involve: Ice breakers and introductions to each…

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Buxton Rugby Football Club Buxton V’s Barton-under-needwood RUFC- All Welcome

Save the date!! Saturday 11th September. We all have our fingers crossed that all the recent problems that have been going on will be resolved soon. Both parties have been working together to resolve all the issues. The committee will be working together with the best interests of all members and for the future of…

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YOUNG DANCERS AND PERFORMERS REQUIRED! DEADLINE APPROACHING!

Buxton Opera House are looking for 12 young dancers aged 8-12 to join our juvenile chorus for Aladdin! The closing date for applications is this Thursday 9 September, with auditions taking place on Saturday 11 September. Visit our website to read our FAQs and download an application form! https://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/learning-engagement/juvenile-chorus-buxton-opera-house-pantomime?fbclid=IwAR2kD7iXeRXXVZq0Z2c2Ir03uZdBE4ajHviJwzm9cbns84OAbtgY6HxvQwQ

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Wonderful to be part of the Buxton Wells Blessing service

Buxton Team Parish Wonderful to be part of the Buxton Wells Blessing service this afternoon. The sunshine came out just for us! Thanks to Christine Gould, Rev Liz England, Rev Andrew Parker, Rev CatrinHubbard BuxtonCurate, the Fairfield Band, the Mayor and the Mayoress and the Wells Dressing Queen. Thank you to the designers and creators…

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Ancient Derbyshire well dressing tradition is back with us this year!

All we can say is WOW! It’s wonderful to see our ancient Derbyshire well dressing tradition is back with us this year We think you’ll all agree this year’s design is an absolute winner! Such hard work by the team at Buxton Well Dressing ***Find out about tomorrows small procession*** (with band and Queens float)…

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Buxton Opera House’s Shows This Week

Who’s going this week/weekend? We are! There’s still some very limited ticket availability for the rest of the shows this week…we can’t wait to see this show having been rescheduled from 2020 #SupportYourTheatre #TheatresReopen Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage Buxton Opera House Read more: https://explorebuxton.co.uk/dirty-dancing-at-buxton…/

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Wellness Project – Free online Mental Health Courses available

As part of the Wellness Project, Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health have free online courses available. You can find out more here – https://www.dfmh.co.uk/courses-workshops And book here – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/derbyshire-federation-for-mental-health-29631000175   FREE WORKSHOPS: Wellbeing in a ‘New Normal’              August 18th at 6.30pm ONLINE Understanding Grief & Loss         …

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Eat in the Park- Buxton’s very own food and live music festival is on SOON! Buy your tickets before they sell out!

Eat in the Park: Last Chance to Grab Tickets for Buxton’s Biggest Event this Year! The weekend of Buxton’s first ever Eat in the Park festival is fast approaching. Those of us who’ve already bagged tickets for two days of food, drink and entertainment in Pavilion Gardens can barely contain our excitement. If you haven’t…

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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery events for all the family over the summer holidays!

School holidays at Buxton Museum – what to see and things to do Since reopening in May 2021, Buxton Museum and Art Gallery have enjoyed a steady flow of visitors who have once again been able to enjoy its well known Wonders of the Peak gallery, brand new art exhibitions and a welcome return to family activities…

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Family events at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery.

Family Make and Takes: “Secret Gardens” by Buxton Museum and Art Gallery Have some family fun over the summer holidays, in our much-missed museum make and take sessions… About this event Family Make and Takes: “Secret Gardens” Did you know that the Pavilions in Buxton’s Pavilion Gardens, were first opened 150 years ago? What an…

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Buxton Field Club’s last two events of the summer.

Buxton Field Club’s final two events of the Summer: Waterswallows (with an optional Woo Dale extension).  Buxton Saturday 14th August 10.00am start. Led by Simon Fussell Bonsall Moor slightly further afield but a guided, themed walk based on how lead mining has changed the landscape. Bonsall Sunday 22nd August 11.00am start. Further Details: Waterswallows is a…

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Buxton’s Newest Tourist Attraction Available to Residents at a Discounted Rate

You’ve probably heard that Buxton’s most famous landmark building, the Crescent has recently re-opened to the public, following years of challenging restoration. Designed by John Carr of York in the 18th century, the impressive monument is considered to be one of the most architecturally significant in the country and represents the heart of Buxton.  explorebuxton.co.uk Buxton…

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Buxton Field Club’s final two events of the Summer

Buxton Field Club’s final two events of the Summer: Waterswallows (with an optional Woo Dale extension). Buxton Saturday 14th August 10.00am start. Led by Simon Fussell Bonsall Moor slightly further afield but a guided, themed walk based on how lead mining has changed the landscape. Bonsall Sunday 22nd August 11.00am start. Details Waterswallows is a disused basalt quarry that has not…

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Peak District Highland Games 2021 Sunday 29 August

Enjoy this unique day out with the super events of The Eight Tonne Tractor Pull, The Peak District Dinnie Stone Challenge, The Tossing of the Caber, The GIANT Stone Throw & The 120kg Log Press. It’s a super line up of leading strongmen, including Scott Mark Litchfield, Mark Thomson, Ashton ‘The Bear’ Reid, Jake Rideout,…

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Titania, the Queen of the Fairies needs you!

Titania, the Queen of the Fairies needs you! If you are aged between 8–12 years old, interested in performance, dance and drama and would like to be part of Titania’s fairy gang, then this opportunity is for you! Moving Stories in collaboration with Buxton Opera House are bringing A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare…

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Woodland Yoga for Families

Buxton Civic Association is at Poole’s Cavern & Country Park. Our Woodland Yoga sessions have been very popular. We thought it was time that some of the younger folk could also reap the rewards of this relaxing and rewarding session among the trees. As such, we’ve added a couple of dates to the calendar specifically for families…

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‘Secret Gardens’ Family Art Workshop

Buxton folk might enjoy some musuem workshops – we’re back in action there with different artists leading different sessions through the holidays. With the help of some of our local artists, we will be celebrating with a series of family-friendly summer workshops. “Secret Gardens” are the inspiration and each week our artists will be marking…

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Youngsters across Derbyshire are being encouraged to sign up to this year’s Summer Reading Challenge

Derbyshire County Council Youngsters across Derbyshire are being encouraged to sign up to this year’s Summer Reading Challenge which is themed Wild World Heroes. To join the challenge, which runs until Sat 11 Sept, children can sign up for free at their local Derbyshire library and they will receive a poster map of Wilderville and…

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You, Me and the Wild- Ranger Guided Walk

8 miles – booking essential, T&Cs apply Find tickets here: https://peakdistrict.cinolla.com/ranger/courses/you%2C-me–the-wild What does the UK’s first national park tell us about ourselves, our values, and our connections with others? Join PDNP Ranger, international adventurer, & life coach, Rob Kenning, as we journey through top-notch White Peak landscape and explore thought-provoking questions together. The walk passes…

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Space to Play At Busy Little Monsters

http://www.happity.co.uk/busy-little-monsters   This Thursday is your last chance to visit before the summer holidays and there is space to play in all sessions Times: 11am https://www.happity.co.uk/little-monsters-buxton/events/buxton-community-church-15-jul-2021-209818 12.30pm https://www.happity.co.uk/little-monsters-buxton/events/buxton-community-church-15-jul-2021-209827 2pm https://www.happity.co.uk/little-monsters-buxton/events/buxton-community-church-15-jul-2021 £6.50 with sibling discounts Buxton Community Church, London Road

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The Great Buxton Bilberry bumblebee Hunt is now on! The Trail runs until 25 July.

A number of colourful bees, made by local community groups including U3A’s Knit and Natter and Fairfield WI’s Natty Knitters, can be found adorning the windows of local shops in an event co-ordinated by the Friends of Buxton Station (FoBS). Dave Carlisle, Chairman of FoBS said: “The Great Buxton Bilberry Bumblebee Hunt (GBBBH) aims to increase awareness…

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Busy Little Monsters: pop-up play village

Today we had our first ever Autism and Additional needs friendly session and it was so wonderful that I’ve added another date before the Summer Holidays (and because we won’t be able to run on the first Thursday in August) Link to booking the ASD friendly session Thursday 8th July (siblings welcome too): https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-08…

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Peak District National Park Mindfulness Walks

For more information click here Along with our regular ranger guided walks (see our events section) we are also offering various #mindfulness walks during July & August… http://bit.ly/pdnp_mindfulness It is scientifically recognised that being outside, particularly in a woodland, brings many health benefits. We also know that mindfulness helps with physical and mental health. It…

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Take part in your Wildlife and Your Neighbourhood Local Residents Survey 2021

www.surveymonkey.co.uk Take part in your local residents survey now Take this survey powered by surveymonkey.com. Create your own surveys for free. Our vision is to see more of Derbyshire’s land go ‘back to nature’. Wilder spaces in every garden, street, village and town can help create vital new connections for wildlife. Our survey is your…

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Visit the Octagon today and the Thursday Market next week!

Market in the Octagon today. Boats, Train and some children’s rides out. With Crazy Golf on the Promenade. Gardens and play areas open. Catering outlets – Pavilion Kitchen, Ice Cream Parlour and Kiosk open. Flower Shop, Gin Garden, Art Gallery, Retail area and Conservatory all open. Next Week, our Thursday Market is back too. Have…

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Covid vaccinations for ALL ADULTS IN ENGLAND THIS WEEKEND! Walk-in Weekend happening NOW!

NHS Derby and Derbyshire CCG · Walk-in Covid-19 jabs for all adults available from Friday 25 to Monday 28 June in Derby and Derbyshire as part the ‘Super Weekend’ for vaccinations, where all eligible adults can get their first or second jab. No appointment necessary #Bolsover #Chesterfield #ClayCross #Derby #Ilkeston #LongEaton #Matlock #Normanton Details: bit.ly/weekendofwalkins #WhatItMeansToMe…

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Busy Little Monsters – 💜Autism and additional needs friendly sessions💚

Booking now live: https://www.happity.co.uk/…/busy-little-monsters-buxton… Autism and Additional Needs Friendly sessions for ages up to 7 years. (0 – KS1) Exclusive sessions for children with autism or additional needs to play in a low stimulus environment. sensory equipment ️ small group size ️ soft play ️ quiet calm music and low light reduced set up of…

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Buxton International Festival Trailblazing Post Lockdown Festivals And Is Good To Go

We’re good to go! Despite the Government announcement delaying the easing of lockdown, BIF is delighted to confirm that the Festival will be offering more flexible seating plans and more single tickets in all its venues from 21 June to ensure maximum flexibility and safety for festival-goers. The Box Office will make the unprecedented move…

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Busy Little Monsters – Buxton’s first pop up role play village for children

Busy Little Monsters: pop-up play village· Busy Little Monster’s is a pop up role play village, the first of its kind in the High Peak, and will be opening next week on Thursday June 17 at Buxton Community Church. The idea behind the play centre, where imagination is key, comes from former teacher and mum…

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Activity Church outdoors in King Sterndale

Event by Buxton Team Parish Christ Church King Sterndale Price: Free You are invited to join us for Activity Church outdoors in King Sterndale (Outside of Christ Church King Sterndale). Activity Church will be held in a socially distanced way on Sunday 6th June on the path outside Christ Church King Sterndale. The story for June…

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Eat in the Park is Shaping up to be Buxton’s Biggest Event this Year

With life gradually and cautiously returning to normal after global events, you’re probably wondering when and where to go to let your hair down. The first ever Eat in the Park festival on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd August 2021 in Pavilion Gardens, Buxton is looking like your best bet.

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Buxton Lions’ Art Competition Exhibition

Buxton Lions Art Competition Exhibition – opens Friday 4th June. Congratulations to the 200+ children and young people who entered the Lions’ Art Competition, ‘Images of Lockdown’. There is some fabulous, imaginative and very thoughtful work now on display in our Workshop Room upstairs. Congratulations also to Buxton Lions for organising it and to stalwarts…

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Ashgate Hospicecare Care for a Cuppa event

Did you miss Care for a Cuppa when it was postponed earlier this year? We certainly did, so we are very excited to be bringing it back this summer! Throughout July, we are asking you to hold your own Care for a Cuppa event, where you can invite your friends and family along and fundraise together. But don’t worry if July…

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It’s English Tourism Week 22nd – 31st May. To help you reconnect with the beautiful #PeakDistrict, between 24th May – 16th July, we are launching three special bike hire promotions.

Peak District National Park It’s English Tourism Week | 22nd – 31st May We are proud to support VisitEngland and the many local businesses that have adapted, innovated and are safely delivering amazing visitor experiences. To help you reconnect with the beautiful #PeakDistrict, between 24th May – 16th July, we are launching three special bike…

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Painting the town Orange!

Buxton Fringe festival asks residents, businesses and community groups to help ‘paint the town orange’ The Buxton Fringe arts festival is hoping to paint the town orange with ‘hotspots’ of flowers, bunting and decorations this summer. By Ed Dingwall   Preparations are under way for a packed programme of events, July 7-25, and organisers hope to…

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A new, free walking group has been established from CANDO, and we can’t wait to stretch our legs.

High Peak CVS https://www.facebook.com/watch/ A new, free walking group has been established from CANDO, and we can’t wait to stretch our legs. Known as ” Focused Walking”, it has been designed by a team of leading academics and practical coaches to enable anyone, even with mild to moderate mobility issues, to gain both physical and…

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The Transition Repair Cafes are back!

The Transition Repair Cafes are back! https://www.facebook.com/290252464333962/posts/6011564445536040/?d=n Details Event by Buxton Methodist Church and Transition Buxton Buxton Methodist Church Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 10 AM  Our Volunteer Repairers will be back soon! Bring your broken items and we will see if we can extend their life instead of going to waste. We will have a go at…

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May Bank Holiday at the Pavillion Gardens

  For the May Bank Holiday weekend ahead we have the following areas open; Boats Train Children’s rides Ice Cream Pav Kitchen Lakeside Hut Gin Garden The Forest Distillery Gallery in the GardensHigh Peak Artists Retail by Forest Distillery The Octagon indoor stalls Toilets On Saturday there is also Crafty, Quirky, Vintage market on at…

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Post-lockdown volunteering opportunity: Slopes on the Move project

Do you fancy some post lock down activity to meet and make new friends, provide gentle exercise and make Buxton look bit better…..yes!!…..then read on! We are looking for volunteers to join our Slopes and Slopes on the Move project teams. The Slopes on the Move team meet weekly on a Thursday 6pm-8pm starting from…

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Crafty Quirky Vintage Market- May 1st

Crafty Quirky Vintage Market at Buxton Market- Saturday 1st of May from 9am The first Saturday of each month is the Craft, Quirky & Vintage Market. Local craftspeople, artisan foods, vintage and collectibles. Enjoy browsing a great range of stalls, buy al fresco from local independent traders. Food & drink, clothing, accessories, homeware, gifts and…

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BUNNY HUNT ….get hopping

BUNNY HUNT Have you spotted the Bunnies popping up in Buxton? 15 TV/Film/book famous Bunny pictures have been displayed in shop windows. Can you find and name them? Entry forms cost £2 with the money raised going to Buxton Junior School PTFA. email ptfabuxtonjun@gmail.com if you would like to enter. Prize draw to win a…

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MENTELL has been into Buxton.. Men is it time to talk?

MENTELL has been into Buxton.. We have left awareness cards & posters @ Boots pharmacy, The Chakra Cafe, Starz Cafe & The Chip Shop on the Market Square.. Thank you to these businesses. MENTELL is a men’s mental health charity offering support every Monday night via zoom 7-9 Please contact: community@mentell.org.uk For promo materials. To…

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Buxton Civic Association- Stronger Roots Project

Our woodlands form part of the mosaic that is Buxton. Throughout the pandemic they have provided us with refuge, solace and recuperation. In the coming months our Stronger Roots Project will offer a series of FREE activities and workshops that will further improve our health, well-being and connections with nature. Please keep an eye out…

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Green Man Gallery – Buxton Festival Fringe

The Green Man Gallery Saturday 20th March: Something to look forward to… We have been provisionally booking shows for Buxton Festival Fringe 2021 and we hope to be hosting an exciting programme of music, comedy, spoken word and small-scale theatre. There are no more slots available in the Ground Floor Gallery but we do have…

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Go over the edge to support hospice care in the High Peak and Dales

explorebuxton.co.uk Blythe House Hospicecare fundraising abseil Millers Dale Bridge Calling all adrenaline junkies! Take part in an exciting challenge to raise funds for Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust on 25th April: Adrenaline junkies are being invited to take part in an exciting challenge to help raise funds for hospice care across the High Peak…

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Easter Egg Hunt On The Saturday Before Easter (3rd April).

Hello you awesome people – I am holding an Easter egg hunt on the Saturday before Easter (3rd april). This will be for families and people all around. There will be chocolate eggs hidden all around the pavilion gardens – free of charge ☆ From 11 am . Please stay in family bubbles only and…

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Green Man Gallery: May Gathering Open Exhibition

​The May Gathering is a completely open exhibition with no competitive element. Its aim is to showcase, promote and celebrate recent work by local artists. Artists and makers over 18 who live or work in the Peak District and its borders (e.g. Cheshire, Staffordshire, South Yorkshire etc) are invited to take part.  Submission guidelines and link to the submission…

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Buxton Opera House (Re)connect project

Throughout spring 2021, Buxton Opera House are offering an exciting community-centred projects for and including young people, children, families, adults, and community groups. During this time in the pandemic, as we move forward, communities need to be given time, space, and opportunity to (Re)Connect, Take Stock, Emerge and Celebrate… https://explorebuxton.co.uk/buxton-opera-house-reconnects-with/?fbclid=IwAR3MhWIxowIOvO5QqL1_mg_lk9HrebKl9L-PDrAF2GrmJyGUHa4mpHLXbEw

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M&S building in Buxton to feature unique video illumination!

Local theatre makers, Babbling Vagabonds and digital projection specialists Illuminos, are creating a visual delight to brighten up Spring Gardens later this year and they need the help from local people. “We need your stories and images of Spring Gardens to be part of an exciting new arts project,” said Mark, Joint Artistic Director of…

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The Big Buxton Conversation, What would Buxton look and feel like in 2030? 

The Big Buxton Conversation What if everything turned out okay?    What would Buxton look and feel like in 2030?  How can we create the future we need and want? Groups and individuals, businesses and residents, everyone from every part of Buxton are invited to take part in The Big Buxton Conversation using a tried & tested simple…

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South West Peak are looking for local young people to help design a logo for the launch of the first ever #BuxtonWildWeeks

Peak District National Park   Our friends at South West Peak are looking for local young people to help design a logo for the launch of the first ever #BuxtonWildWeeks this spring/summer! Closing date is 8 March. Find out more http://bit.ly/BuxtonWildWeeks Buxton Civic Association | Transition Buxton

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Allied Taxis have donated 100 Easter eggs to the High Peak Foodbank

Allied taxi’s buxton After the success of Allied Taxis donating selection boxes to two great local charities at Christmas, and the great feedback we received we have decided to do it again. Today we at Allied Taxis have donated 100 Easter eggs to the High Peak Foodbank and Waste not Want not, two fabulous charities…

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Special virtual event with Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner

High Peak residents are being invited to meet Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa in special virtual event to discuss crime and policing on Thursday 11th March. The virtual event will enable residents to raise any concerns about crime or policing in their district as well as learn about how partners are working together…

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First Steps ED – A new virtual service for young people who may be struggling with their mental health or want to meet new people.

First Steps ED  Brand new service, coming very soon! The First Steps ED Youth Club opens Tuesday 2nd March, available to all new and existing Young People aged 11-14 following an initial assessment (make a referral today via our website!) To join or to learn more for others to join, email info@firststepsed.co.uk – see you…

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Funny wonders – looking for people to get involved with a range of interests

funnywonders https://www.youtube.com/watch Greetings. We are looking for a range of people with a range of interests to get involved with a range of things for Funny Wonders. Please get in touch if you are interested in joining us – email hello@funnywonders.org.uk.

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Calling all Arts, Culture and Heritage Groups

High Peak CVS Calling all Arts, Culture and Heritage Groups – Working in collaboration with High Peak Borough Council, we would like to hear from any local groups that work within the arts and culture environment to understand more about the challenges you currently face and how we can support you. Are you unable to…

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Buxton Field Club’s next talk: ‘Madagascar’

Buxton Field Club’s next talk is Madagascar: its weird and wonderful endemic species with Louise and Stephen Moon 7.00pm Saturday 20th February. Louise and Stephen’s longstanding love of wildlife has taken them to numerous countries around the world, seeking out and photographing the weird and the wonderful. This talk will convey their passion for Madagascar,…

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Buxton Opera House Singing Workshop Opportunity for 10-17 year olds

Thank you to everyone who has signed up for our Shared Sound and Emerge Dance community projects so far! We have had a fantastic response for both adult community groups, but we would love to get some more young people involved in the Shared Sound project. If you know someone aged 10-17 who loves to…

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Buxton International Festival 2021

Buxton International Festival CEO, Michael Williams, shares an update about the 2021 Festival dates and programme. You can find the other BIF platforms here: https://www.buxtonfestival.co.uk​ https://www.instagram.com/buxtonfestival​ https://www.twitter.com/buxtonfestival​ https://www.facebook.com/buxtonfestival​   If you have enjoyed the video, and are able to, please consider making a donation to keep the Buxton International Festival alive https://bit.ly/BIFDigitalDonate

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Manchester Science Festival at Science and Industry Museum, Castlefield and online, 12–21 February 2021

Always a highlight of our cultural calendar, we’re delighted that Manchester Science Festival is back this February to explore how science and technology can help combat climate crisis with ideas for a better world. Taking place digitally while the museum remains temporarily closed, the online programme will feature free talks, exhibitions, debates and activities to…

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Look out for the next two Buxton fundraising patrols!

Next 2 Buxton patrols: Saturday 13th Feb: Spread the Love Patrol Buxton – Fairfield Friday 19th Feb: Belle and Minion Patrol St John’s rd, Pavilion Gardens and Macc rd Buxton Look out, listen for the bells, wave, smile – keep your distance – donate to #Papyrus and join STOCKPORT SPIDER-MEN group for updates, live auctions…

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Weekly Olaf and Minion patrol Buxton Infant School and Sherwood Road

Saturday Patrol with Buxton Iron Man! SATURDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 1pm-2pm Spread the Love Patrol BUXTON IRON MAN with Hawkeye; Minion with Spidey Gwen and Belle with Olaf!!! In socially distanced pairings, using our exercise time, we will be patrolling the Fairfield area from Bench rd at 1pm. Exact locations cannot be guaranteed. Residents of this…

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Big Garden Birdwatch-join the fun!

The weekend is here and it’s time to take part! Remember to submit your results by 19 Feb. Take part in Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend 29-31 Jan. Sign up for all you need, plus 20% off and free delivery in our shop. Already taken part? Tell us what you saw here. https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/?fbclid=IwAR1gV_RsQlBo7HV2x_ciJ6cpNrPp_xbLfS9foPgLimEzvU702EzJe2tY_R0

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A Huge Thank You from Buxton’s Vaccination Centre!

A Huge Thank you to the many people who have supported and volunteered so far with the Covid Vaccination Centre here at Buxton Medical Practice, from us and our partners in the Covid vaccinations, Elmwood, Stewart and Hartington Medical Centres. These include all the Car Park Volunteers , who have been fantastic and kept he…

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This Sunday – Alzheimer’s Great Big Family Quiz

Join Quizmaster Paul Jackson and our special guest for the Great Big Quiz – Family Night for Alzheimer’s Society The Family quiz will last about 45mins/1h, and will consist of a number of rounds suitable for all the family, with some questions for the adults and some for the youngsters! The quiz is suitable for all ages from…

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Snow won’t stop our volunteers ensuring no family goes without!

The snow doesn’t stop us! Buxton Street by street doing amazing things making sure food does not go wasted. Coordinated efforts daily to the High Peak Foodbank and here to Waste not Want not. Kath and Dan are up at the United Reformed Church Monday to Saturday, 11am-1pm distributing surplus food to the community. They…

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Stories from the vaccination roll-out and COVID-19 front-line

Staff at Buxton for Youth – Bright Opportunities receive their vaccinations Buxton Mountain Rescue team help transport people to their vaccination appointment Avid followers of our callout posts on social media may have spotted that we usually finish with a comment relating to cleaning kit and the vehicles as part of our Covid-19 protocols. The…

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Jokes On You Dementia

For one night only this March, comedic legend and Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador Jo Brand will headline an online comedy event, hosted by actor and comedian Hugh Dennis, to raise money for people affected by dementia. Jo and Hugh will be joined by a stellar line up of well-known faces from the comedy world, with more…

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What’s your view of the stars?

Star Count is CPRE, the countryside charity’s annual survey of the nation’s view of the night sky. Just look to the heavens between 6-14 February and count the number of stars you see in the constellation of Orion to help us map how light pollution affects our view of the stars. This year we’re asking people…

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Olaf and Minion Raising a Smile at your Doorstep

Hardwick Square to Sherwood Rd!! Friday 5th February 2pm-3pm Residents of this area! Look out, listen for the bells, wave, smile – keep your distance – donate and join STOCKPORT SPIDER-MEN group for updates, live auctions and stay@home activities. Be kind always! We know how much you all need a smile and it’s our Superheroes…

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Free webinar event by Mentell

Feb 4th, is it time to talk? To highlight time to talk 2021, Team Mentell would like to invite you to a free webinar, Thursday afternoon (1:00-1:30pm) Feb 4th. Learn how the charity helps men find safe spaces to talk, the power of a meaningful conversation and how we can support our community in challenging times. Including…

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Paignton Zoo offer a virtual lesson to Key Stage Two children this Friday!

8eshtSarip JoSgnsaosnurasrreeisy ate n1do1:cm0d1  ·  FOR ALL TEACHERS AND HOME-SCHOOLING PARENTS Next Friday 15th January at 11am we’ll be presenting a short lesson from the zoo! The lesson will be designed for KS2 pupils exploring habitats, and the animals that live in them – but all children are of course welcome to watch. Including: What is a habitat? How…

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Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Vulnerability Fund funding workshop takes place on 14th Januray

Don’t forget to sign up for our Funding Workshop focusing on Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Vulnerability Fund on Thursday 14th January at 1.30pm. To book your space follow the link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/132809347333​ For more details: http://highpeakcvs.org.uk/news.asp?ID=1498 Please contact us at hello@highpeakcvs.org.uk if you need any help.

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Serpentine Community Garden’s volunteers have kept the home flowers blooming!

So wonderful! We will never forget the amazing organic salad bags SCG lovingly prepared for many families in Buxton each Sunday morning for many weeks in the summer we are always here to call upon when your team needs a helping hand #communitylove #bettertogether #payitforward 

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Libraries online

Our libraries are continuing to support children, families and other borrowers during the third lockdown. The service is still running events for youngsters and adults but they are taking place online via Facebook and Twitter. This month’s events for children include story time, rhyme time, activity club and family bookshare. Among the adult events are…

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Exclusive Alzheimer’s Society football livestream event and family quiz night!

Thrilling news! On Friday 15 Jan, at 7pm, you can join an exclusive livestream event with football legends Sir Alex Ferguson, Gareth Southgate, Sir Kenny Dalglish, and Jurgen Klopp – an evening of chat with the giants of the game, including questions posed by you. Buy your ticket here: http://www.lockdowntheatre.net/ Better yet, proceeds are going…

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COVID Vaccination site volunteers wanted!

As COVID deaths reach the highest number since 21st April (the peak) we are within touching distance of the beginning of the end! Let’s bring it forward together! CAR PARK VOLUNTEERS URGENTLY NEEDED for the COVID VACCINATION HUB in BUXTON Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th January (other future dates are yet to be…

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COVID vaccine information from Joined Up Care Derbyshire

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against coronavirus. Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine The NHS is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine to people most at risk from coronavirus. At this time, the vaccine is being offered in some hospitals to: some people aged 80 and over…

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Need a lift to your COVID vaccination? Buxton Mountain Rescue… to the rescue!

Along with Kinder Mountain Rescue Team Buxton Mountain Rescue Team is on standby to help elderly members of the community get to Thornbrook Medical Centre for vaccinations against Covid-19. It is a unique task which attracted attention from Sky News who came to interview the team leaders this morning. You can see the story on…

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BBC to provide significant education support to children during Tier 5 lockdown

BBC delivers biggest Education offer in its history – including devoting significant airtime to Education on BBC Two The BBC is to deliver the biggest education offer in its history across more of its platforms. It will bring together BBC Two, CBBC, BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer and online to deliver a new education offer…

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Kinder Scout- The People’s Mountain: Buxton Field Club’s next Zoom talk; don’t miss it!

Buxton Field Club’s next online talk Saturday 16th January 7.00pm: Kinder Scout: The People’s Mountain: a celebration of a northern English mountain and our role in its creation. John Beatty reveals the social, political, cultural and ecological developments that have shaped the physical and human landscape of this enigmatic and treasured hill. Join Zoom Meeting…

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New Year Hacienda 24 hour House Party – Live Stream

After a year where we can’t all hit the dancefloor together, we have teamed up for the third time with our friends @fac51thehaciendaofficial to produce a marathon 24 Hour House Party uniting party people worldwide, as we say goodbye to what’s been a very difficult & challenging year, we welcome in 2021 positively while raising money for…

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Rave to the Moon this NYE

Grab your glowsticks! #RaveToTheMoon is a FREE, inclusive and family-friendly RAVE FROM HOME hosted on New Year’s Eve by award-winning beatboxer, SK Shlomo Join the final party of 2020 and help us reach the collective goal of 500 million steps – the rough distance from Earth to the Moon. Instead of a sponsored walk or run, take part in the…

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NYE Big Night In – Free Live Stream

Party it up big time with Hello 2021: UK – an unmissable New Year’s Eve with YouTube, right in your living room. There’ll be exclusive performances from Dua Lipa, Joel Corry and MNEK, Aitch and AJ Tracey, and Anne-Marie. Plus, you’ll see your favourite personalities like Behzinga, Calfreezy, WillNE, Big Narstie, and Katherine Ryan –…

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Edinburgh Online Hogmanay for All!

David Tennant leads line-up of talent involved! As Christmas draws closer and ‘bubble’ celebrations with friends and family start to feel a reality, the next occasion to plan for is New Year. This is a welcome chance to wave off 2020 and hope for an altogether better 2021. Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is renowned internationally as one…

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An evening of ghost tales!

TUESDAY FROM 19:00 UTC-20:00 UTC An Evening of Christmas Ghost Tales Tuesday from 19:00 UTC-20:00 UTC Public · Hosted by Haunted Haworth Online event Tickets hauntedhaworth.co.uk/booking/an-evening-of-christmas-ghost-tales As a young boy growing up in a small market town, I met the devil behind a gravestone (true story  ). In a Scottish village, one brother doesn’t believe in God…

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Last Chance for a Helping Hand

LAST DAY TODAY – WEDS 23RD DECEMBER 9:30AM-3PM @ THE SOURCE CAFE, TERRACE ROAD, BUXTON! We’re open and have plenty of items left for those who need a helping hand this Christmas. If you’ve been furloughed, on minimum wage, working part-time and struggling to make ends meet, on UC, referred to us by an agency…

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A Helping Hand is here until Wednesday!

A Helping Hand……last two days 22nd / 23rd December 9:30am-3pm Parents / Grandparents / Carers – Are you struggling financially to provide presents for your family this Christmas for whatever reason? Come down and see us at The Source Cafe on Terrace Road, Buxton on Tuesday or Wednesday this week and we can help. We have an…

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Hargreaves extend their Christmas closure times to give their staff a much needed break

Hargreaves and Son Limited We are overwhelmed with support this year, but we need a break and are extending our Christmas closure. We value our employees and want to give them extended family time. Thank you for your support. See you in 2021! #hargreavesofbuxton #christmasclosure #buxton #derbshire #shoplocal

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Tier 3 and Christmas Bubbles

There will be no change to Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire’s tier three allocations. It follows the latest government review of the three-tier system after officials met on Wednesday. The three counties were put into the most restrictive tier when the national lockdown ended earlier this month. It means pubs and restaurants in these areas will…

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Thank yous and final shopping days for Helping Hands

Lovely to receive these notes of thank you from some of our customers over the past couple of weeks and Morrisons who we have worked with to collect and distribute new toys. A great community effort! 👏👏👏 The Helping Hand pop up shop at the Source Cafe (Terrace Road) have an amazing selection of new…

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The Panto Will Go on! (Oh yes it will!)

Let’s talk brassieres, bloomers and blusher with our fabulous pantomime Dames to celebrate this very bonkers British tradition. Our Dames are Phylip Harries (Theatre Clwyd), Ian Adams (Wolverhampton Grand Theatre), Matt Crosby (Cambridge Arts Theatre) and Chris Hannon (Theatre Royal Wakefield). The National Theatre’s panto Dick Whittington is streaming for free on YouTube from 3pm…

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Christmas for the Community – 7 Sleeps to Go!

Wowsers it’s all go now. 7 sleeps left till the big day. Already we have lots of people booked in for the Christmas dinner deliveries and families booked for our Christmas hampers. If you know of anyone who might be on their own at Christmas and would benefit from this please don’t hesitate to get…

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Helping Hands offering an inexpensive way for Santa to visit your younger members of the family this year 🙂

Helping Hands…. Don’t forget we are open at The Source Cafe on Terrace Road tomorrow and Thursday between 9:30-3pm. Well also be open next week on Tuesday, 21st and Weds 22nd before Christmas! If you need help this Christmas we are here for you .   UPDATE: If you want to check what we have…

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Monday evening MENTELL supportive mental health session for men

 Everyone’s road to find a mentally happy place is different. We understand that for some, one circle will enable them to make the necessary changes and for others a weekly talk will be really beneficial. Here at Mentell, we are completely FREE OF COMMITMENT. This is our fifth principe You will never be asked to…

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Helping Hands this Christmas- opening times

Helping Hands @ The Source…. Don’t forget we’re open today, Saturday 12th, 9:30-2:30pm. If you’re struggling financially this year to make Christmas work for whatever reason, furloughed, UC, minimum wage etc. we can help. Pop in and see us. We’ve amazing new and good quality second hand toys, Lego, books, presents and more. A Helping…

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Book Brunch with Santa in the Arches

We’ve loved having this special visitor with us at the Arches Artisan Market There are still spaces available for brunch with Santa on Sat 12th and Sat 19th… get in touch to book your COVID safe Santa visit #supportlocal #santa #santaclausiscomingtotown 1a Fairfield Road, Buxton SK17 7DJ, UK  07835 424204 – The Arches  support@thearcheshome.com  Monday – Thursday 10am…

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Helping Hands opens it’s doors to Bright Opportunities!

Helping Hands… So lovely to be able to open up Helping Hands at The Source Cafe this morning for Bright Opportunities! We loved meeting you all and helping you choose gifts for family and friends. #communityspirit #communitysupport #communitymatters Buxton Church in the Peak St Anne’s CVA Buxton #helpinghands #christmas2020

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Virtual carols by candleight!

WEDNESDAY, 16 DECEMBER 2020 FROM 19:30 UTC-20:00 UTC Virtual Carols by Candlelight Virtual Carols by Candlelight Details Wednesday, 16 December 2020 from 19:30 UTC-20:00 UTC Public · Hosted by Chapter House Choir, York and York Minster Online event https://yorkminster.org/whats-on/event/chapter-house-choir-virtual-carols-by-candlelight/ Our ever-popular and atmospheric ‘Carols by Candlelight‘ moves online! The video performance will go live on Wednesday, 16 December…

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High Peak CVS Bereavement support

High Peak CVS 2 December at 13:35  ·  This week is Grief Awareness Week. Grief is incredibly hard to deal with at anytime but it is important to recognise how COVID-19 has impacted those dealing with bereavement in exceptionally difficult circumstances. Isolation and not being able to see loved ones during these times can have a huge impact on…

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Re-opening arrangements for the Pavillion Gardens cafe, restaurant, shops, conservatory and cinema.

Pavilion Gardens 4 December at 10:11  ·  Great news! We are reopening next Saturday, 12th December. 10am – 4pm. We will offer a takeaway service for food and drink, our Gifts & more….retail space will be open as will the Gallery in the Gardens. In the Octagon we shall host an indoor market which will be part of our…

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A virtual Christmas Carol event to help raise money for the Donkey Sanctuary!

FRIDAY, 11 DECEMBER 2020 FROM 18:00 UTC-20:30 UTC LIVE: Sanctuary from your Sofa presents Carols by Candlelight Online event LIVE: Sanctuary from your Sofa presents Carols by Candlelight Details Friday, 11 December 2020 from 18:00 UTC-20:30 UTC Public · Hosted by The Donkey Sanctuary, The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth and 6 others Online event Our award-winning virtual event is…

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New Bodies gym is raising money for Manchester Children’s Hospital

It’s here! New Bodies Gym – I would lunge 500 miles All in aid of The Royal Manchester Children’s hospital to help those children and their families who will be spending this Christmas in hospital – inspired by marvellous Molly. Donate here > www.facebook.com/donate/714072612850627/ (cash donations are being accepted at the gym)

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National Theatre live!

National Theatre Live 1 December at 08:00  ·  You asked, we listened. This is unmissable theatre, whenever you want it. Just press play to start streaming worldwide with National Theatre at Home We’re so excited to share lots of National Theatre Live plays with you at home, any time you want them: ntathome.com

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None-elite football information issued by the FA

UPDATED COVID-19 GUIDANCE ISSUED FOR ‘NON-ELITE’ FOOTBALL IN ENGLAND AFTER LOCKDOWN Tuesday 01 Dec 2020 Shares Expand Grassroots football can return from Wednesday 2 December, but the level varies from Tiers 1 to 3 We have today issued updated guidance for ‘non-elite’ football in England following confirmation from the UK Government that organised sports can…

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A sneak preview of the amazing gifts available for between £1 and £5 through the Helping Hands initiative – starting THIS Thursday!

Here’s a peek inside The Source Cafe getting ready for opening A Helping Hand…. this THURS 3rd DEC… Thanks to St Anne’s CVA Buxton, Burbage Primary School and Buxton Church in the Peak for all their time, help, donations as well as the venue! #communityspirit #communitylove #communitysupport #communitymatters #helpthischristmas #noappointmentnecessary Open 9:30-3pm Tuesdays, Wednesday and…

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Help Robert Harrison- Morrison’s Community Champion- raise money for the Alzheimer Society

Robert Harrison is fundraising for Alzheimer’s Society (justgiving.com) https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/elfday-robertharrison?fbclid=IwAR2vLVx6Q7ZuOxO1NlSR3oEpNd996AFF5yANaHsctE_kdJi98ZVEq4XCobw Ready, Set, SNOW! I’m unleashing my inner elf to support people affected by dementia. This is my third elf day and the  last two years myself and Morrison’s Buxton have raised over 1,500 pounds with help from the Morrisons foundation with Match funding. I am doing…

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Help raise £1000 for Eyam’s Old Folk Fund by

We are raising money by putting on a fantastic christmas light show which includes a beautiful hand built Santa’s Grotto with all profits from this event going to be donated to EYAM OLD FOLK’S FUND this organisation raises money all year round in a bid to provide the elderly people of Eyam with an envelope…

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Friends of Buxton Station and Buxton Junior School add some Christmas magic!

Lots of the regular Christmas activities for children have been cancelled this year so to add a little cheer the pupils of Buxton Junior School made decorations from items that can be recycled and working in partnership with FOBS (Friends of Buxton Station) have decorated a tree on Buxton Station. I hope you agree that…

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The Cèilidh Project – Livestream This Weekend

Although the prospect of attending a cèilidh in 2020 remains off the cards, The Wee Theatre Company’s latest venture is The Cèilidh Project – a digital celebration of Scottish and Scotland based artists, showcasing their talents as part of a series of interactive live streams as part of St Andrews Day. We will be hosting…

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Robin Hood, Buxton Lions, and Street by Street all set to help Santa

Robin Hood and his Merry Men at the Nottingham Building Society will again be organising a Reverse Santa to enable members of the community to  contribute Christmas presents for children and young people whose Christmas would otherwise be present-less. They are supported by Buxton Lions, who will be using their long-established relationship with Santa to…

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Elf yourself and help raise funds for the Alzheimers Society with Rob Harrison – Morrison’s Community Champion

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/elfday-robertharrison?fbclid=IwAR1MRP15UHTfcHLxUzImIFVq3A3-KocJcVAqbo3XOGRGkTVELnst9qrlF7Y Robert Harrison: ‘I am talking part in #elfday for Alzheimer’s Society because I want a more dementia friendly community Event: Elf Day 2020, on December 4, 2020’ Elf Day 2020 Elf Day 2020 run by Alzheimer’s Society Ready, Set, SNOW! Unleash your inner elf, dress up and get festive to support people affected by dementia.…

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Derbyshire Carers Association invite you to a virtual coffee morning!

Derbyshire Carers Association Yesterday at 16:45  ·  Coffee and Chat Virtual Social group this Wednesday 25th November This is a relaxed social group that meets to have a friendly conversation and discussion around how we are coping and a chance to hear about the different hobbies, groups and activities we can get involved in. Pop the kettle on,…

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Morrisons offer emergency service personnel, armed forces and care workers 10% discount

Emergency services, armed forces and care workers to receive 10 per cent Morrisons discount Morrisons has announced that care workers, armed forces and emergency service staff will now be eligible for a 10 per cent discount at the supermarket. The decision to include members of the armed forces, care workers and those who work in the…

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EMH Care and Support – bringing positivity to this festive season!

We have been working in partnership with the Great Midlands Charity Coalition to launch the ’12 Days of Christmas’ fundraiser, to bring people together this Christmas and inject some much needed positivity into what can be a lonely time of year for vulnerable people. A massive thank you to all the sponsors we have so…

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Morrisons supports Crossroads support for the victims of domestic abuse!

Staff at Buxton’s Morrisons supermarket are asking customers to take time during their Christmas shopping to leave a little gift for those worse off than themselves. The supermarket workers are backing an appeal by domestic abuse charity Crossroads Derbyshire for new good quality children’s toys to make sure everyone gets a Christmas present this year.…

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Eat in the Park festival: Help celebrate Buxton’s Pavilion Garden’s 150th Anniversary!

Next year The Pavilion Gardens in Buxton is 150 years old! Myself & Jake Burnham are delighted to launch Eat in the Park which will take place in August 2021. It’s something we both have wanted to do for years…a festival in our home town! Amazing food & drink as well as great entertainment throughout…

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Join the Snowman Sketch Challenge!

Welcome to the Snowman Sketch Challenge! Christmas has arrived early and Santa has delivered a brand-new fundraiser challenge for us. Using the trend of GPS art, we are looking for you to create your very best snowman! The Snowman Sketch challenge looks to get you outdoors this winter, making memories, having fun and taking part…

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Helping Hand donations event is TOMMOROW! (18/11/20 and 20/11/20)

We will be at The Source Cafe tomorrow, Wednesday, morning from 9:30-10am to collect any donations you may have for A Helping Hand, supporting low income families this Christmas. Below is a list of the GOOD QUALITY items we are looking to collect. Remember these will be going to another child as a Christmas present.…

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Support for elderly people with technology from Age UK

Age UK Derby and Derbyshire are running a project in the High Peak to help older people to use digital skills to access many of the things they are missing right now. They are looking for people who need a helping hand to make the most of their mobile phone, tablet or PC and patient,…

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Hathersage open-air swimming pool opening times

As it stands the pool will reopen on Thursday 3rd December – pending no further lockdown restrictions being imposed or extended. All tickets for 3rd December to New Years Day will go on sale on 20th November. We will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day but will be open all other days! So…

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Buxton Street by Street are proud to be giving a Helping Hand!

Everyone needs a helping hand at Christmas and in 2020 that’s more true than ever….. At St. Anne’s, we haven’t been able to run any PTA events or activities this academic year due to the pandemic. Similarly, we won’t be running the traditional Christmas Fairs etc. This year, instead of asking for donations for school,…

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Crossroads Derbyshire bringing joy to children and their families this Christmas- with your help!

Crossroads Derbyshire do amazing work supporting families across High Peak – if you can help them to help local families, please get in touch details below. AND watch for details from Buxton Morrisons community page for its collection for Crossroads Derbyshire too

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A Helping Hand – donation arrangements for babies to teens Christmas present initiative

Details above for the type of donations we’re looking for….items will be collected and stored then sold to those families in need this Christmas at a fraction of the usual price. All profits made will be donated directly to The Food Bank. Drop off at The Source Cafe from Wednesday 23rd Nov at times shown.…

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Movember – help to have conversations about mental health difficulties

Lockdown. It’s tough. We’re isolated, apart from the people we care about. Now’s the time to check in with anyone who might be struggling. Phone them, message them, email…make sure they’re doing OK. It can be difficult to know what to say. That’s why we’ve put together resources to help you know how to reach…

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Blythe House Hospice care – there for you.

Following Saturday’s announcement about a second national lockdown, we want to promise that we are right here for anyone in our community who is affected by life-limiting illness or bereavement. Also those who are isolated, lonely, elderly or vulnerable. That includes Hospice at Home; advice and support via Zoom and telephone; counselling and bereavement sessions;…

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High Peak Toy Bank appeal

We are pleased to announce our drop of location will be WHALEY BRIDGE. The Whaley Bridge drop off station and wider Toy Bank project is being supported by Father Christmas & The Secret Sorting Office WHEN: Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd November 10am-2pm WHERE: (Outside/to the side of) Footsteps, Market Street, Whaley Bridge ALL GIFTS…

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Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar event

Welcome to our first ever living advent calendar. Please don’t break lockdown restrictions which run until 2nd December, the windows will be lit up in number order and then for every night throughout December, so there’s plenty of opportunities see them!!! Each window will also be posted daily on this page. When visiting the windows…

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12 days of Christmas event

The Great Midlands Charities Coalition 12 Days of Christmas is a festive event being run by a group of small local charities. About this Event The Great Midlands Charities Coalition 12 Days of Christmas is a festive event being run by a group of small local charities based around the Midlands. By signing up to…

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Working together to feed Buxton families

Big surplus food collection from Aldi UK this morning – delivered to Cath & Dan at United Reformed Church Hardwick Sq, Buxton. Call by anytime upto 2pm today. Or any weekday from 11am Buxton Street by Street; Waste Not Want and High Peak Foodbank- working together to feed Buxton families

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Recycling Christmas with Stone and Water

Friends of Transition Buxton – Stone and Water have kindly provided free online instructions to make Christmas decorations from plastic bottles, beginning here with plastic-birds-and-twirling-pictures Have fun and follow along online for more to come…. In our town of Buxton this year there is a strong recycled theme running through Christmas and seasonal plans. The…

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Buxton Saccro Lounge offer support to those most in need

‘With everything going on in the world right now and more recently with the Government announcing they would not be extending kids free meals, here at Sacro Lounge, we want to try and help, and try to make a difference. So we got thinking about how we could do this, and we have decided to…

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Buxton Medical Centre offers flu vaccines to over 65s

Over 65s Flu Clinics Good news, more Flu vaccinations have arrived for the over 65s category. This means we will be opening a clinic session on the afternoon of Wednesday, 11 November 2020. If you are over 65 and have not had your flu vaccination yet please ring to book your appointment. When you come…

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Buxton Safer Neighbourhood Team impose a dispersal order on areas of Buxton this Halloween

A dispersal order has been put in place to help officers target concerns surrounding ongoing anti-social behaviour in Buxton’s Pavilion Gardens this Halloween weekend. This order gives police officers and PCSOs the power to move on anyone whom they believe could cause anti-social behaviour or crime in the area. Children aged 16 or under can…

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Chris Hill Community Sports online events this half-term

Booking is now LIVE for all our sessions for Half Term 2 (nov-xmas) Trespass Dance – https://docs.google.com/…/1P4HyLC…/edit Ballet – https://docs.google.com/…/1S1_PBvSQrjqJRKA…/edit Sat Dance – https://docs.google.com/…/1l6PJpYN6phAfyOjHpEnT0gV…/edit St.A A/School – https://docs.google.com/…/1ZT68kOo1D1SamKavBn…/edit Burbage A/School – https://docs.google.com/…/1j6k8TGdiQRP__XESbalm…/edit Harpur A/School https://docs.google.com/…/1eNjZo7nQsPgVpHqINTD00KX…/edit

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Local puppetry and performance arts organisation gets funding to continue to being cheer to Buxton!

Funny Wonders Awarded a Grant from Comic Relief Community Fund (England) We are really pleased to announce that we have been awarded a £1000 Capacity Building Grant from the Comic Relief Community Fund (England). The Capacity Building Grant will be used to develop the Funny Wonders team, including recruiting associate artists, workshop practitioners, activity volunteers…

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