Pizza Party 18-29s. Wednesday 18th August at Buxton Rectory

Pizza Party 18-29s

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,…

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery- Free Workshops Every Thursday Through The Holidays

A door, an arch, a creaking gate, a crooked path to a sinister statue or a picnic with mice…who knows at waits in a secret garden…Plans are shaping up for the Make and Take workshops Buxton Museum and Art Gallery this Thursday……. making pop-up secret gardens.

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…

Peak Dale Summer Fete – Stallholders wanted

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…

‘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…

Buxton Field Club’s Next Event @ The Serpentine

Buxton Field Club’s next event – with Buxton Biodiversity Group – this Saturday 31st 10.00am Join us in finding out what’s in The Serpentine – flowers, bugs, beetles, butterflies, moths, birds and perhaps much more!! We have sweep nets and pots for catching and looking at things and hopefully everyone, from beginners to experts, helping…

Free Woodland Fun Tuesday 3rd August

From puppets to treasure chests, pompom monsters to creatures on your fingers, we’re bringing free creative sessions to the woods of Buxton. Creeping Toad will be running Woodland Tuesday art sessions in different woods on most Tuesdays through the school summer holidays. Sessions are free and aim to run from 10.30 am to 1pm –…

Whaley Wharf Weekend 31st July

We’re all set for a great weekend. A fabulous mix of stalls, activities and music over the two days  

RoFA Summer Fitness Fun

Free Holiday Activities

Looking for stuff to do in the school hols? Free holiday activities across Derbyshire for children on free school meals. Lots on offer including sports, music, outward bound team building activities, campfire cooking and much more. https://crowd.in/xQJp61

Bramhall’s Amusements Bouncy Castle at Pavilion Gardens.

Back in the Octagon this Summer! Pavilion Gardens, Buxton Every day from Monday 2nd August – Friday 13th August Session Times: 9.30 – 11.30am 12.00 – 2.00pm 2.30pm – 4.30pm ⭐ £5 per child, adults go free ⭐ Ages 1 – 12 ⭐ Under 3s area ⭐ Food and Drink Available Due to high demand,…

Exercise You Can Look Forward To!

Want an exercise class that you actually look forward to? Look no further than Clubbercise! Cardio, toning and combat dance fitness that burns up to 600 calories a class! In the short few weeks we’ve been back to in person classes, I’ve had a few regulars comment on losing weight already! But more than that…

Buxton Film August Programme

August programme announced – https://mailchi.mp/55600847d88f/buxtonfilm-aug-21-4796082 We’ve lined up some great films for August

Macclesfield Comedy Festival

Find tickets here

The Hope Valley Explorer Bus Ride is back!

Schools out, so hop on board! The #HopeValleyExplorer is back from this weekend, offering a great car-free way to enjoy the #PeakDistrict throughout the summer. Weekends & bank holidays until 30 Oct Prices from just £4 or £12 for families Space for two bikes on every service for the first time For more on the…

Buxton Wild Weeks Summer Activities

Follow Buxton Wild Weeks for tips, events and Buxton spotter sheets so your summer is full of nature! https://createsend.com/t/y-3CE8553D86A1BCAC2540EF23F30FEDED

Sunday Social – Get on your bike

Peak Ascent Cycles SUNDAY SOCIAL! This weeks sunday social is planned to be a big one! 50km over to hope valley and back. So grab your mountain bike, plenty of water and your best pair of pedalling legs and join us for a great day. Meeting at 10am outside peak ascent cycles. Ebikes welcome

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…

Explore Buxton

explorebuxton.co.uk Twelve of Buxton’s Best Kept Secrets – Where Have YOU Been? Twelve of Buxton’s Best Kept Secrets – Think you know Buxton? There seems to be a few amazing places that some of the locals don’t even know about: explorebuxton.co.uk/twelve-of-buxtons-best-kept-secrets Twelve of Buxton’s Best Kept Secrets – Where Have YOU Been? Twelve of Buxton’s…

Buxton Wild Weeks

Buxton Wild Weeks Buxton Wild Weekly Butterflies – the first of our weekly themes for the summer holidays. Share your butterfly photos here! Photo of a Ringlet to get you started…… Coming soon – check back on 23 July for the BWW Butterfly Spotter Sheet.

Summer holidays activities in the pool

Buxton Swimming and Fitness Centre Are you ready for the Summer holidays to start? We certainly are Our Summer timetable began yesterday, Monday 19th July. We continue to ask that all customers for Public Swimming continue to call the centre to book your space. Lane swimming will continue to be bookable online.

Get your skates on…..

It’s back get your skates on, come and join in the fun!! Roller skating disco in the Pavilion Gardens Octagon, Buxton for all ages on Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th July with disco lighting and a live DJ playing all your favourite tunes from 9.30am each day, 5 sessions per day..skate hire available. Limited places…

24 Best Walks and Hikes in the Peak District & Derbyshire

Split between the limestone crags of the White Peak and the wilder, higher moorland of the Dark Peak, the Peak District is breathtakingly beautiful any time of the year and is temperate in summer so it’s generally not too hot to hike and if you wrap up well in winter, the landscape can look stunning…

Live Poetry at Buxton Visitor Centre Pump Room

Live poetry tonight at Buxton Visitor Centre (The Pump Room)! Some space still available and *walk-ins* welcome – confirmed by the visitor centre staff, so if you fancy a civilised evening of readings to forget about covid for a few hours, now’s your chance

Buxton International Festival in full steam!

It’s so good to see our wonderful festivals back isn’t it? Who’s been to what?! So much diversity again this year – great to have Waterstones with us again during festival time too …

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…

Childrens’ Art Workshop

Local visual artist Lara Pomeroy will be hosting two craft workshops for children on Tuesday 27 July. Your little ones will get the chance to make origami animals or terrific tepees! Find out more: https://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/whats-on/category/take-part

Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton

Haha! And everyone always frets that the choreo has to be perfect. Pffft!! I am L O V I N G our Clubbercise classes in person! It’s great to see that you are too! I can see some newbies have booked on tonight, which is brilliant! That’s the hardest part done. Great to see our…

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

Cakes, Plants and Raffle Fundraiser on 24th July For Heath Grove Defibrillator

Fundraiser for a Defibrillator on Heath Grove Rec.

Fundraiser for a Defibrillator on Heath Grove Rec.

Janine Hall is raising money for a much-needed defibrillator to be sited on the Heath Grove Rec, where it will be available for all the footballers, bowlers, croquet players and local families. She is holding a Cake Sale          Plant Sale other fund-raising activities at 37 Sherwood Road on Saturday 24th July…

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…

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…

Art Installation in the Pavilion Gardens

Anansi in situ looking fabulous! Come by and see him. Near the children’s swings in the Pavilion Gardens…. spot the flags of stories of Buxton hand made by local folks in his web….colourful and creative. #artupclose

Activity Church- King Sterndale Church

The next Activity Church will be held in a socially distanced way on Sunday 4th July on the path outside Christ Church King Sterndale. The theme for July is ‘Teddy and Dolly at Pentecost’. There will be activities and actions and lots of fun. Please Please Please can you let me know if you are…

Buxton Market events schedule 2021

Buxton Flower Pot trail starts today!

Printed trail maps will be available from The Green Man Gallery, Poole’s Cavern & Country Park and The Pump Room. An electronic trail map can be downloaded from our website www.funnywonders.org.uk. Thanks to Derbyshire County Council for supporting the running costs of this year’s trail. #Buxton #BuxtonFlowerpotTrail #GoWild Buxton Crescent Heritage Experiences

Come and support Buxton Wild Week!

Jackie Wragg- youth engagement officer for National Lottery Heritage Funded project the South West Peak Landscape Partnership, says “The first Buxton Wild Week has been a huge success thanks to school staff and volunteers. Sessions focusing on awareness, appreciation and action for our local wildlife have been delivered to almost 1,000 pupils in just one…

If you go down to the woods (on July 7th and 8th)!

Buxton Civic Association is at Poole’s Cavern & Country Park. The good folk of Buxton are exceedingly lucky . A lot of fantastic things are coming to Buxton in the coming weeks. We are very pleased to have a range of FREE events, workshops and activities as part of @buxtonfringe and Buxton Wild Weeks. Our Stronger Roots…

Buxton International Festival 8th to 25th July

Featured events at Buxton International Festival – Buxton International Festival (buxtonfestival.co.uk) A Little Night Music A Little Night Music Thu 8 – Sat 24 July 2021 2.00pm – 4.00pm 7.15pm – 9.15pm LIMITED Margaret MacMillan Fri 9 July 2021 10.00am – 11.00am DISCOVER Festival Walk: Wildlife Walk with Mark Cocker Festival Walk: Wildlife Walk with…

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…

Craft Workshop: Kids Origami (Ages 6+)

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Craft Workshop: Let’s Go Camping (Ages 4+)

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St Anne’s Drop-in Playgroup

For all those interested in our Wednesday morning playgroup. We now have a Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/StAnnesDropIn

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…

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…

It’s nearly Fringe time! Here’s how to find out what’s on!

Our guide to the Fringe is here! Boxes kindly stored in the hidden vaults of The Green Man Gallery and being distributed by our crack team of volunteers. Remember listings are online this year, find them on our app and on the website https://www.buxtonfringe.org.uk/descriptions2021.html

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…

Buxton Festival Fringe is Back!

With so much time given to entertaining ourselves over the last fifteen months, the return of Buxton’s Festival Fringe is especially welcome. From the 7th to the 25th of July, the town will explode with a mind-boggling variety of theatre, music, film, art and comedy; as usual events will take place in a variety of venues across…

Attention all Buskers!

Buxton Fringe 2021 needs you! read more here

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…

Pop Up Play Village Opening Soon

Hello! I haven’t done an introduction for me as such, as I assumed a lot of you know me from Little Music Monsters But I’m Holly I run Busy Little Monsters: pop-up play village all by myself with a spot of much-appreciated childcare and transport help from my fabulous mum. (Mum was on holiday last…

Cycle Shop Re-Opens

We are excited to announce that we are reopening in the new shop this Saturday, the 19th of June at 9:30am. You will now find us based on the Colonnade, between Isla Fine Art and Cavendish Corner sweet shop. We’ve been working hard to fit the new shop whilst keeping up with servicing, repairs and…

Win Your Dad a Bunch Of Treats In Morrison’s Father’s Day Competition

Win a bag of father’s day goodies. Simply like and share this post on Facebook and tag a dad you would like to win in the comments Draw for the winner 19th June Morrison’s Buxton Community Champion

Alan’s Challenge Inspires Funny Wonders’ Flowerpot Man

Wishing Alan Thompson all the best with the restart of Alan’s Challenge – Riding Out Of Lockdown  You’re inspiring all sorts… The flowerpot people of Buxton are behind you! Funny Wonders

The Peoples Summer Photo Competition

Here’s a great opportunity for the people of Buxton. A chance to have your photos exhibited in Buxton Museum, Win cash prizes and help a good cause!  

Buxton Crescent Heritage Experiences

Can thoroughly recommend this having done the tour last week – but get in quick – the special local tickets sell out very quickly . https://buxtoncrescentexperience.com/plan-your-visit/#covid19

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…

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…

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.

Quirky & Vintage Market this Saturday

Tomorrow’s Craft, Quirky & Vintage market is set to be our biggest yet, definitely one you won’t want to miss. Lots of traders we haven’t seen for a while are back, plus we’ve lots of new ones, and of course this is alongside our regular favourites. Come along to Buxton Market and make a day…

Crazy Golf at Pavilion Gardens this weekend!

Crazy Golf for all the family and ages on the Pavilion Gardens Promenade, Buxton today (Friday) Saturday and Sunday

Buxton Festival 2021 going ahead

Buxton Festival 2021 to go ahead with ‘opera for everyone’   find out more here!

Poole’s Cavern is back!

Poole’s Cavern has reopened to visitors and online advance ticket bookings are now open. The return of one of Buxton’s most popular tourist attractions is a cause for celebration and a sign that Buxton is bouncing back, after a devastating year to for the tourism and leisure industry. As one of the Peak District’s most…

Buxton’s Tony Owen’s Birdsong in Bedlam is an alternative to the virtual theatre era!

Struggling to come to terms with the loss of his wife, Eddie turns to drink and drugs before meeting the mysterious Morana, who takes him on a fantasy journey of self discovery for the truth that lies within. Coming to the Albert Halls, Bolton 8th – 14th August 2021. A musical like no other you’ve…

What’s open in the Pavilion Gardens this Weekend

Weather is looking great for the weekend ahead. All areas planned to be open. Boats, Train, Rides, Crazy Golf and play areas. There is a market on in the Octagon on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. All catering outlets open. Kinders Garden Little Shop of Flowers, The Forest Distillery,High Peak Artists and Discover Buxton will be…

Special Great Outdoors Market @Buxton Market

It’s our special ‘great outdoors’ market tomorrow. We have @buxtonmountainrescue @woodlandtrust @bcawoods @serpentinecommunitygarden, Derbyshire Cave Rescue and Buxton Town team (consulting on new cycle paths and a Travel Plan for Buxton) all on the marketplace. Come along and see some great local organisations

Inflatable Fun Sessions back at the Octagon

Inflatable Fun Sessions are back this half-term in the Octagon at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton – tickets are now LIVE! Tuesday 1st June – Sunday 6th June 9.30-11.30 12.00-14.00 14.30-16.30 More new inflatables Covid Compliant £5 per child – adults go free Ages 1-12 years Under 3s area Food and Drink Available Due to limited…

A history of Buxton in Museum Objects

A History of Buxton in Museum Objects – Part One Check out this fascinating online gallery from Buxton Museum which tells the story of Buxton’s past, through objects!

All change at the Gallery in the Gardens – you should visit

if you’re in need of a long awaited culture fix, why not pop in? The gallery is free entry and now shares the retail space with the newly opened Forest Gin Shop – acclaimed artisan spirit producers from Macclesfield, famous for their award winning gin. If you fancy a spot of lunch or a coffee…

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…

Monsal trail reopens – get out and enjoy

Peak District National Park Monsal Trail closure update – re-opened We’re glad to confirm that the Rusher Cutting section of the Monsal Trail is now open again. Additional measures have been put in place by the neighbouring landowner to minimise further risks from rockfalls in this area. The trail can now be accessed for its…

Keep an eye out for Buxton Crescent Experience Free Resident Tickets!

* SOLD OUT * The first allocation of our Free Residents Tickets are now fully booked. Thanks to everyone who booked, we can’t wait to welcome you and if you missed out this time around, please sign up to our newsletter and follow us closely on social media to be among the first to hear…

Aqua is back at Buxton Swimming Pool!

Aqua is back! Aqua has restarted this week and we have had brilliant feedback so far All sessions need to be booked in advance, this can be done via our website or app ‘leisure centre’ Aqua Fit Tuesday’s at 10.30am Aqua Jog Thursday’s at 10.30am

Pavilion Gardens Antiques Fair this Weekend

The Annual Antiques Fair, open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 11am-5pm.

A History of Buxton in Museum Objects

How much do you know about Buxton? If you’ve been to Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, you may have seen its famous Wonders of the Peak gallery which delves into the history of the Peak District but there are also many curious artefacts from the town itself. From fossils that reveal an entirely different landscape…

Free Woodland Yoga!

Our latest BCA Stronger Roots events have just gone live. Come along and have a go at Woodland Yoga. All are welcome. No experience needed. More info on our Eventbrite pages http://bit.ly/3tdQOdE

Free, short group walks in Buxton!

Are you, or have you been supporting a neighbour who is over 65 and wants to join a small social group in a short walk? Contact Carol at Connex to book your place on a Park Pootle!

Weekly Social Ride- Starting this Sunday!

From Sunday the 16th of May, a new weekly social ride will be starting to take place, meeting outside Peak Ascent Cycles at 10am on Buxton High Street. This casual ride is independent to Peak Ascent Cycles but some of our regulars are planning on participating. The ride will be suited to mountain bike terrain,…

Get your entries in for Buxton Fringe 2021

Artists wishing to take part in Buxton Fringe 2021 have until May 18 to submit their entries. Find out more here

Poole’s Cavern Reopening

Poole’s Cavern is due to welcome back visitors on Monday 17th May 2021 and online advance ticket bookings are now open. The return of one of Buxton’s most popular tourist attractions is a cause for celebration and a sign that Buxton is bouncing back, after a devastating year to for the tourism and leisure industry.…

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…

Serpentine Community Garden is in Buxton

Serpentine Community Garden is in Buxton 9tsSadSponsoredh  ·  Our first round of Give Peas A Chance has begun! Saturday sessions of everything horticulture @ Buxton

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…

Quirky Vintage Market- This Saturday!

It’s our first craft quirky vintage market of the year and we have almost 40 stalls! We welcome back some of our craft traders including SomethingOldSomethingNew selling their upcycled and preloved items; Sarah Gusterson and her handmade cards and Barbara from the purple shop just off the market place. We have lots of new traders…

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…

Green Man Gallery Exhibition Opening

Opening next weekend, our annual open exhibition this year is renamed The May Gathering. This vibrant showcase of original work created in our region can be viewed every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday for the whole of May.

New Parent and Toddler Swim Sessions

Due to the overwhelming positive response yesterday when we announced that the small pool is opening for Parent & Baby swims, we have just added PARENT AND TODDLER swims to the timetable Sessions will start Tuesday 4th May 2021 The sessions will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 13.00 – 14.00 The sessions are strictly…

Pavilion Gardens

Pavilion Gardens 13h   The winning flavours from the  Ice Cream competition were Iron Bru, Jaffa Cake and Apple Crumble The winners have been notified. Here’s what is open if you fancy a visit; Boats Train Takeaway catering Gallery in the Gardens Forest Gin shop and Gin Garden Play areas Gardens Toilets in Car Park (8am-6pm)…

Buxton Civic Association is at Corbar Woodland – Into the Bluebell Woods

Buxton Civic Association is at Corbar Woodland Next weekend has just become a lot more exciting . We’ll be hosting a FREE event in Corbar Woods. Come along and explore the woodlands whilst creating your own nature booklet. This event is open to all, but may especially appeal to families who would like to spend some…

Buxton Town Team-Ashwood Park

                Buxton Town Team Town Team volunteers have been busy in Ashwood Park where a wildflower meadow is being created. They have been hard at work lifting the turf and preparing the ground. A total of 8.5kg of seeds have now been sown. They include nearly 60 different…

Get cooking with Marcus and Tom

No child should ever have to go to bed hungry. Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge are stopping hunger in its tracks with 52 easy-to-follow recipes. With weekly cookalongs, their Full Time Meals Facebook Page provides the skills and confidence to cook proper food, so that everyone can go to bed with full tummies. #FullTimeMeal

Check out Alzeihmer’s Society’s free sports & activities guide

We think this video is tee-riffic! This 80 year old resident at Berelands House Care Home, who is living with dementia, has wowed us all with his golfing abilities! Take a look at our free, dementia friendly sports and activities guide, here: https://bit.ly/3tErpua : Teresa Mangonon/Berelands House Care Home

Buxton Lions appeal for images of lockdown as part of new art competition

Buxton Lions are inviting schoolchildren from across the town to showcase their images of lockdown as part of a new art competition. Buxton Lions appeal for images of lockdown as part of new art competition Buxton Lions are inviting schoolchildren from across the town to showcase their images of lockdown as part of a new…

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…

Ride The Monsal Trail

Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire

Pavilion Gardens

Great to have more areas back open. A few new faces and a few familiar ones too. Thanks for visiting, see you again soon.

Buxton Flowerpot Trail – Sign Up Now

https://www.buxtonadvertiser.co.uk/news/people/sign-up-now-to-help-buxton-flowerpot-trail-turn-the-streets-wild-this-summer-3197813

Buxton International Festival Needs You!

Buxton International Festival Needs You! We’re looking for volunteer stewards to help with #buxfest21 8-25 July. Free training will be given and there will be opportunities to sit in on some events. Find out more https://buxtonfestival.co.uk/about-us/jobs

2021 Flowerpot Trail: get involved!

Happy April Fools from Peak District National Park!

  Check this out for a chuckle…! BREAKING: New national park rangers initiative launched! In line with our 70 years of pioneering spirit in the outdoors, the National Park today brings new innovation to how our rangers get around the Peak District you love. With thanks to our friends at https://wildeymedia.com!

Get Involved in a Fundraising Abseil for Hospice Care!

    Adrenaline junkies are being invited to take part in an exciting challenge to help raise funds for hospice care across the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales. Read more and how to get involved here!

Nominate your Local Pub for Mentell’s TYBB Campaign

1st March would have been the start of March’s Turn Your Bar Blue! For those of you who don’t know what TYBB is: It is an amazing way to get your local boozer to help spread the good word about Mentell. When a pub or bar sign up, the Mentell community team will arrive with…

Buxton International Festival Programme

The full 2021 Buxton International Festival programme is online! Time to start planning a summer full of opera, music and books. See here for more information.

National Forest Virtual Challenge

Stay active and join a FREE virtual challenge. Navigate the 75 miles of the National Forest Way, from anywhere!   For full information visit here.    

Buxton Team Parish at Easter

We’re marking and celebrating Easter in lots of different ways this year – from online services as well as those in the church buildings, outdoor crosses to decorate with flowers, the Wander and Wonder trails and the Puzzle Hunt. Please see the posters below for more details and contact us if you’d like to book…

FREE Easter Egg Hunt -April 3rd

Egg Hunt for families and people all around. Chocolate eggs will be hidden all around the pavilion gardens – free of charge ☆ From 11 am . Please stay in family bubbles only and follow social distance guidelines. And 1 egg per person – be kind and don’t take them all!! https://fb.me/e/DoMMQFf

Pavilion Gardens Boats are back!

First customers waiting for the boats this morning! Boats open daily from now throughout to the 18th April. Then weekends after that.

Buxton Team Parish Puzzle Hunt and more….

We’re really busy at the moment….. Not only do we have various services this Holy Week (more details to follow) and our Wander and Wonder trails ……We’ve also got a Puzzle Hunt starting on Saturday – it’s a fun, free, family friendly excuse to get outside for a walk and there are prizes to be…

Wander and Wonder….

Over the weekend we’ve launched our Wander and Wonder Trails. Scattered around some of our churchyards (St Mary’s Buxton, St John’s Buxton, Christ Church Burbage and Christ Church King Sterndale) are poems, Bible passages and prayers for you to wonder over as you have a wander. They will be up for a few weeks so…

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…

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…

Bunny Hunt Family Fun

Starting next Friday – Fun for all ages. An event that can be done safely within your family bubble. The images will be displayed so they can safely been seen from outside. Looking for things to do during the Easter break ? Buxton Junior school PTFA have organised a Bunny hunt. 15 pictures of famous…

Buxton Market – come and enjoy some local shopping

explorebuxton.co.uk Buxton Market – every Tue & Sat in Buxton // Regular specialist markets Buxton Market – A wide array of stalls from food and drink, crafts, plants, clothing and more and specialist markets inc. vintage, fine food, flea & more

Town Team volunteers have created a video presentation looking at the possibility of creating new Walking & Riding Trails from Buxton to Matlock.

Buxton Town Team Community Organization Buxton Town Team exists “to advance the prosperity of Buxton and the well-being of its community”. Membership is open to anyone who shares this objective. http://www.buxtontownteam.org/ townteam@buxtontownteam.org Town Team volunteers have created a video presentation looking at the possibility of creating new Walking & Riding Trails from Buxton to Matlock.…

BBC Tiny Happy People – Easy activities that can help your little one’s wellbeing

BBC Tiny Happy People Easy activities that can help your little one’s wellbeing from 0-5 Find a free interactive version on our site                                                                …

Carnival fitness with Cheryl – get ready

Carnival fitness with cheryl SAT 27TH !!!!! NOT LONG NOW XXXX Dont forget to message me for your quick fit for exercise form to fill the we are good to go FREEEEEEEE!!!! taster session Get ready to bring those carnival vibes to your living room!!!! #piloxercise #famalay #Soca #raggaeton #carnivalfitness Come and join in the…

Get creative for Global Recycling Day!

 It’s Global Recycling Day and we’re getting creative by making our very own piggy bank from recyclable materials found around the house. Why not give it a go and share your pig or piglet money bank creations with us!? If you’re looking to keep the kids entertained this weekend, have a go at making a…

Easter fun from Buxton Junior school PTFA

Looking for things to do during the Easter break ? Buxton Junior school PTFA have organised a Bunny hunt. 15 pictures of famous bunnies from film/tv will be displayed in shop windows from the 1st till the 23rd April. Entry forms cost £2. All correct entries will be put in a draw to win a…

Morrisons Support Buxton Junior Easter Fundraiser

A big Thank you to Rob Morrisons Buxton Community Champion and Morrisons for the support for local charities. Once again they are supporting Buxton Junior school PTFA with an Easter fundraiser and have kindly donated Easter eggs that will be used for prizes.

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…

Know Before You Go – Buxton – Covid 19 Updated Information

Know Before You Go – Buxton

Waste Not Want Not – Name The Bear Food Raiser

Harpur Hill Health and Safety Site:

Ever wanted to take a behind the scenes look at HSE in Harpur Hill ? … now you can CLICK HERE::  https://fb.watch/4ftL_mMB_6/ to watch exciting snippets of our science filmed pre-COVID at our Buxton Science and Research Centre which is now operating with COVID-secure measures in place. For more information on HSE science and evidence see…

Hathersage Swimming Pool: Reopening Information

Reopening Information We are now able to share some information on our reopening. We will reopen on Monday 29th March with 3 days of ‘soft opening’ these will be shorter days before we proceed to a full timetable from 1st April. We anticipate demand for the pool to be at an all-time high for the…

Stream The Royal Ballet’s Elite Syncopations

Friday 12th March at 7pm.   To view click here.  

Jigsaw Swap

Anyone want to do a jigsaw swap? I have these available and happy to come to your doorstep (Buxton).  Message here.  

Carnival Fitness….free online taster session via zoom…

High energy fun and motivating fitness classes. Expect the best in afro Caribbean music and having a non stop smile on your face, all at the same time as keeping fit and healthy!     Click here for more information.

Grassroots football is returning. Get ready for the big restart with a grant from the Football Foundation

https://footballfoundation.org.uk/game-on

Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire – Monsal Trail – Reopen 12th April

Blackwell Mill CYCLE HIRE Monsal Trail   REOPENING MONDAY 12th APRIL 2021 . Time to get on our Bikes and cycle the Magnificent MONSAL TRAIL

Chakra Lounge – This International Women’s Day

The Chakra Lounge For all the women who have supported us in our journey, May we be them! May we appreciate them! Here’s to incredible women! May we know them! Always! the strong women behind The Chakra Lounge, and the amazing women whom we have had the honour of serving. We owe you one, Thank…

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…

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

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…

Morrison’s Doorstep Deliveries Chapel-en-le-Frith

Restrictions are still in place but the future is looking brighter. Morrisons Doorstep Deliveries are still available for everyone. Just call 03456 116 111 option 5 for next day delivery. You can even add an afternoon tea for two or one.

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

Free virtual Wildlife talk with Buxton Field Club!

‘The Oldest Lake in Europe: The Birds and Wildlife of Lake Prespa’ my talk at 7pm on Sat 6 March 2021 Really looking forward to this talk about a very special place for two SPECIAL and formative institutions for me – the Buxton Field Club and the Derbyshire Ornithological Society. If you are a member…

Prayers and Reflections on Lent From Buxton Team Parish

We’ve been sending out Lent Packs full of prayers, reflections and different ways to mark this Lent time. One of the booklets, “Baking Through Lent”, has inspired one congregation member to make these beautiful shortbread biscuits. If you’d like a Lent Pack please do get in touch and if you too are inspired to bake,…

Serpentine Community Garden

Serpentine Community Garden We cannot wait to open our gates again to visitors! It’s been a quiet 12 months here at Serpentine, but thanks to our lovely volunteers we’ve held on in there. Hopefully we’ll be full of life again in the not too distant future

Serpentine Community Garden – Seeds In Exchange For Donations

Spotted today.  Lots of lovely seeds at Serpentine Community Garden for a donation. Go grow something.

Buxton Station Fan Window’s many colours

Click on the picture to watch Youtube footage of the illuminated Fan Window at Buxton Station. (Search for ‘the many colours of fan window at Buxton Railway Station!’

MENTELL partnerships with local fire stations – raising awareness as well as vital funds

MENTELL partnerships with local fire stations.. as well as raising vital funds.. we raise awareness too.. here’s hoping we can get back to doing our charity car washes?.. #bookusin@yourfirestation Contact: community@mentell.org.uk

Derbyshire County Council – want to improve your health and wellbeing?

Derbyshire County Council #DigitalHealth resources offer practical tools that can be used for health and wellbeing. We’re offering you free access to a library of top-rated, quality assured #Health apps. Take a look here: https://crowd.in/RwLgGp

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…

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.

How to turn a walk in the park into a colourful craft activity

BBC Bitesize Help make “Not another lockdown walk?!” fun and exciting  As we welcome the first signs of spring why not turn your next nature walk into a fun craft activity… For the activity details bbc.in/3axubKm

Zoom talk on Madagascar’s endemic species, tomorrow 7pm!

Reminder for Buxton Field Club’s talk tomorrow at 7.00pm Madagascar and its endemic species. Live streaming https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrg0DPEb7LrOTzoShH6ZRkA… Zoom link for members of Buxton Field Club on request

Dog enrichment ideas whilst at home

5 dog enrichment ideas: how to keep a dog entertained at home Whether you and your dog are stuck inside on a rainy day, or you work at home 5 days a week, it’s always useful to know how to keep them entertained at home… https://www.myfamilyvets.co.uk/5-dog-enrichment-ideas?fbclid=IwAR0Z-1OC-m7l0Ekd45AmlA0K2GOBJZdq8Gr8yJvFc82-0GsKpK2xjrWS3ng

Chester Zoo goes Virtual LIVE – This Friday!

We’re bringing you a LIVE Virtual Zoo Day… RAINFOREST SPECIAL! Tune in from home and enjoy sun bears, fantastic frogs, Madagascar’s lemurs, tropical birds and a Q&A with our education experts as they answer YOUR questions! Join us on Facebook or YouTube on Friday 19 February for a WHOLE DAY of incredible animal action. Gates…

Junior Brain Workout Pack From Alzheimer’s Society

Children’s mental health is more important than ever whilst being stuck indoors – did you know puzzles can help to improve mood and relieve stress? Grab Brain Workout Junior today to keep young brains active! Brain Workout Pack      

Commonwealth Day Teaching Resources

Commonwealth Day brings communities together to celebrate the Commonwealth of Nations on March 8th. Download our free lesson plans, assemblies, and resources to teach Key Stage 1-3 our shared heritage of Remembrance. Teaching Resources

BBC Bitesize for Halfterm.

HELP FROM BBC BITESIZE TO KEEP CHILDREN ENTERTAINED: ‘When you think it’s half-term, but you have no idea what day it is or what’s going on…..’ We might not know what day it is, but we do know what half-term calls for… ACTIVITIES!  Check out https://www.facebook.com/bbcbitesize/ for good ideas.

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,…

Ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Buxton

9 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in lockdown in Buxton

Derbyshire Music Hub activities for young people!

Music at Home Ideas and resources for continuing music learning from home – for all ages and stages of education: https://derbyshiremusichub.org.uk/get-involved/music-at-home/music-at-home.aspx

Fancy a laugh? Check out this Zoom faux pas

For all the zoomers, home schoolers, and anyone not sure if they can get to grips with technology… these things happen

Run out of Jigsaws? Age UK Show You How To Get Free Digital Puzzles!

I Age UK Derby & Derbyshire   Is it snowing with you? It is here, up in the High Peak. There is no doubt winter lockdown is proving difficult for many. Finding something to do that’s fun and… See More YOUTUBE.COM

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…

Guide Dogs Quiz Fundraiser

Guide Dogs Quiz Fundraiser: Get a free quiz pack! Keep quizzing and change a life.

Michelangelos Valentine’s Day

we are now taking pre orders for Valentine’s Day so we can order from our wonderful butcher Mac Burnham to insure we don’t disappoint you! To book your slot call us on 01298 26640 from tomorrow (Saturday 6th), Sunday and Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th! Treat yourself and your special someone! https://www.facebook.com/michelangelos.buxton

Waste Not Want Not name the bear competition!

 

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…

150 Years of the Pavilion Gardens

In August this year Pavilion Gardens will reach its 150th anniversary. As part of plans to mark the occasion we want to bring someone’s idea to life! If you have an idea for an event or an activity to mark the milestone, please let us know and your idea could be part of the celebrations.

Shared Sound – Free Community Singing Project.

Love to sing? Maybe you sing in a choir, along to the TV or out loud in the shower? We want to bring together voices from the community, to create a space of connection through singing with our Shared Sound Project. We invite anyone aged 10-100+, whatever your ability, to join us in weekly sessions…

Winter Woodland Windows

Stone and Water Show us how to make our own window panels Here in Buxton, we had been planning a weekend of lantern walks through the woods in February 2021. It is clearly not a good plan to organise an event like that just now, so we thought we would invite anyone who feels so…

Buxton Fringe 2021 is open for entries

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

Buxton Junior School Cookbook soon on sale!

Soon to be on sale Buxton Junior School lockdown cookbook. During the first lockdown the children got busy cooking and baking and sent in their recipes and photos. The PTFA have put them all together (over 30 recipes) . They will be on sale for £5 with all money raised going towards the school curriculum…

Stay healthy with Change4Life

Free resources from Change4Life to keep children happy and healthy during lockdown! Find interactive calendars and ideas for teachers of all primary school years https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools/topics/our-healthy-year/resources?utm_source=fb_ad&utm_medium=display&utm_campaign=jan21_c4l_edcoms&utm_content=rainbowplate&fbclid=IwAR0ghPAio6w-jNzscX0a6KUo02xvOEZ8UJyK4VrkI6Hg6WF7PgAj1HCXnrM#subscribeModal

Talk insects with Buxton Field Club live on zoom!

Buxton Field Club’s next talk is on Insects, with Steve Orridge Saturday 6th February at 7.00pm on zoom (link below). Please join us. With approximately one million insects described so far, and maybe another five million to discover, entomology offers a life time of study. With such a vast subject we can only provide a…

Citizen Soil Sampling Science Week

5 – 14 March’21 is Science Week when a collaboration between Serpentine Community Garden Society and Transition Buxton will see up to 100 participants (in pairs) across the town supplied with soil testing kits to take part in a bit of citizen science.   We’d love to see families using this to help children understand…

Get Creative with Winter Woodland Windows

Bottle Lanterns for WINTER WOODLAND WINDOWS Here in Buxton, Stone and Water had been planning a weekend of lantern walks through the woods in February 2021. That is clearly not a good event to organise now so we thought we would invite anyone who feels so inspired to bring the woodland into their house and…

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…

FREE Online Family Story Making Workshop!

Into the Woods- A Shared Journey (online event) FREE Family Story Making Workshop with the Babbling Vagabonds Once again we are stranded, the pandemic is ruling our life, but if we could take a walk through the woods what would we find? What creatures are lurking and what stories would we find as we journey…

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…

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…

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…

Joseph and his Tachnicolour Dreamcoat is coming to a sofa near you!

BBC Radio 2 Join in our huge virtual sing-a-long and get the chance to perform alongside a West End star! Here’s all you need to know to get involved with Musicals: The Greatest Show, coming to Radio 2 and BBC One very soon! https://www.bbc.co.uk/…/take-part-in-musicals-the…

Minion Kevin joins Red Riding Hood for a jaunt up to Harpur Hill!

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! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jason-baird2…

Advertising opportunity in the Buxton Junior School cookbook!

Last lockdown the kids at Buxton Junior School sent in recipes with photos of all the delicious things they had been cooking/baking. This lockdown we want to get it printed and made in to a cook book to raise funds for the PTFA. If you have a local business that you would like to advertise…

Chris Hill Community Sports take to You Tube – take a look!

Check out their channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7TaKx0-LR90V8wvY3kOhdg?fbclid=IwAR0SCjROUsL9xUmimIjdNXeuhsu96nfOcWaVmlqtJuarHN-p16ooJvoa4ss  

Red Riding Hood comes to town in aid of PAPYRUS suicide prevention for young people

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! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jason-baird2…

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 

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…

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…

Snow Art ideas!

Getting ready for Spring time

Here at Radio Derby we have had an idea that we want you to get on board with We want to spread some positivity and help you get creative Let’s get some daffodils in our windows! The flowers signify strength and resilience as well as being a sign of hope and new beginnings Find out…

The big birdwatch!

Big Garden Birdwatch Join us 29 – 31 January SIGN UP Enjoy an hour with nature and discover the wildlife on your doorstep Sign up for all you need to take part, including your free guide, help with identifying what you see and expert advice on feeding the birds. Plus, you’ll also receive 20% off in…

Jingle Bell Jog

From Blythe House Hospice: We are VERY EXCITED to let you know that the Jingle Bell Jog Reimagined has raised over £21,000 for local hospice care! Thank you SO much to everyone who was involved – including local companies providing sponsorship or gifts in kind; our volunteers; and of course, everyone who took part! Becca…

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…

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…

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 –…

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…

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…

Hacienda New Years Eve online event!

31 THURSDAY, 31 DECEMBER 2020 AT 02:00 UTC The Hacienda 24 Hour House Party NYE Thursday, 31 December 2020 at 02:00 UTC Public · Hosted by FAC 51 The Hacienda, justin robertson and 12 others Online event http://unitedwestream.co.uk/ The Haçienda 24 Hour House Party NYE FAC 51 The Haçienda is throwing another Haçienda House Party with award winning…

Russell Kane: An Essex Christmas Carol – live stream, tonight at 8 pm!

From Russell Kane: An Essex Christmas Carol. 8pm live. Starts by 8:03pm. 45 mins total. Inspired by Charles Dickens, tightwad Gary Screw receives a visit from his deceased garage-business partner, Jack Marley who tells Basoldon-based Gary he’s about to get mugged off by three ghosts on Christmas Eve – but can Gary see the error…

Helping Hands, Buxton – opening hours

Don’t forget we are OPEN tomorrow, Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd December 9:30-3pm for Christmas gifts for your families at THE SOURCE CAFE, TERRACE ROAD, BUXTON We’re open to anyone who needs financial help with Christmas this year for whatever reason; furlough, UC, low income, minimum wage or anyone referred by social services or other…

Christmas Eve Jingle 2020

On Christmas Eve, let’s join in at 6pm and help to send Santa on his way. Go outside and ring by a bell, make as much noise as possible for 2 minutes. It’s something magical for the Children and Adults alike. Lets make it special for everyone xxxx  

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar – Window 22

From Rachel Harrison: Shortest day has passed, days are starting to get longer, but it will still be dark for tonight’s window to shine! WINDOW 22 132 Harpur Hill Road Switch on 6.30pm

Harpur Hill Window Calendar reveals more magic for passers by!

   

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar Day 17

A most colourful window for Day 17 of the Living Advent Calendar courtesy of 12 Nettleton Lane 🙂  

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…

Windows (and days) 15 and 16 of the beautiful Harpur Hill community advent calendar!

 

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar – number 13

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar – lucky number 13!

13 is a lucky number for tonight’s window reveal! WINDOW 13 4 Ferneydale Avenue Switch on 6.30pm

Night 11 and 12 of the amazing window advent calendar in Harpur Hill!

   

Harpur Hill Count Down to Christmas

We are 11 days in to the Harpur Hill living window advent calendar and the windows are looking fabulous! Join the page if you’d like to see the daily window and learn how to join the fundraising efforts. Well done Window Dressers, they look stunning … Welcome to our first ever living advent calendar. Each…

The ‘Christmas Star’ is Born

This is truly a once in a lifetime event – or more accurately a once in many lifetime events. Jupiter and Saturn will be extremely close as in – view them both in the eyepiece. Without visual aid they will almost look like a single very bright star – some are calling this the Christmas…

Whaley Winter Tales

High Peak Crafts bring a much needed tonic for Christmas £5 per person – Book Here The nights are getting longer and the days are getting colder, so what better way to warm your heart than an evening of seasonal storytelling set to entrancing shadow puppetry. From frozen landscapes to roaring fires and even a…

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…

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

Friends of Buxton Station at the National Community Rail Awards

From Friends of Buxton Station: Facebook Friends, please support us at the National Community Rail Awards online event on 9 December, this Wednesday evening. It is not a Zoom thing, but more of a video presentation for an hour or so. We are up for three Awards and our Mini-saga Challenge features significantly. Help us…

Jingle Bell Jog for Blythe House

From Blythe House Hospice Care: A HUGE and HOLLY JOLLY THANK YOU to everyone who has taken part in our Jingle Bell Jog Reimagined today! It has been wonderful to see all of your smiling Santa faces in photos and videos from across the High Peak and much further afield! Keep your photos coming in,…

Buxton Civic Association – we couldn’t do it without you!

From Buxton Civic Association: Today is #InternationalVolunteerDay a day to recognise the commitment and passion that all our volunteers give to look after the heritage and environment of #Buxton. Thank you to everyone who volunteers for BCA. We couldn’t do what we do without you!    

Another Elf Day for Morrisons in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society- keep the donations coming!

Morrisons Buxton Community Champion   · Another #ElfDay over thanks to everyone who joined in or donated money donation table still set up so still time to donate or via my just giving page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/elfday-robertharrison

Buxton Cricket club shout out for new members to join the team!

New players needed for the new 4th team starting next April. Here are the ‘The Originals’, the first Buxton 3rd team in 2014. New players came from hockey, rugby, Dads and juniors. After months of lockdown and tiers why not get out and play. Newcomers welcome. Contact bobinbuxton@gmail.com

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…

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…

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…

Girl’s football with Chris Hill Community Sports

Buxton Fringe opens for entries!

Buxton Fringe opens for entries! PRESS RELEASE November 24th 2020 – For immediate release Buxton Fringe opens for entries for its 2021 festival on December 1st with an improved entry procedure designed to be even easier for performers to use. Creator of the online system, Fringe Webmaster Dan Osborne explains: “We know that people are…

Murder mystery online!

The Crooked Spire Q & A a medieval, murder-mystery musical (Windlass Edition)  Online, Online,  Thu 10th December 2020 This follows The Crooked Spire (Windlass Edition) with BSL signing on You Tube  on Thursday 10th December 2020 at 7pm https://youtu.be/8WLIHM8VDos This is free ticket for the Question and Answer/Meet and Greet with the actors and creative…

Art brings festive joy around the town!

Things to enjoy now and things to look forward to: 1. Our friends at Harpur Hill have opened the first window of their Living Advent Calendar with 23 more windows to go.. 2. Our Winter Emporium opens on Friday with late shopping until 8pm. 3. Buxton Festival Fringe 2021 is open for registration! Have a…

Christmas raffle now on!

Christmas Raffle tickets now on sale! £2 a ticket to be drawn on December 20th. Tickets can be paid via cheque, cash or Bacs. Please ask for any details you need. Thankyou to everyone who has sent a prize, they are all fantastic! Here’s a few to be won; Body shop goody bag – by…

Chris Hill Community Sports – new dance classes with a festive feel!

Dance is back – Live and in person Delighted that Trespass, Sat Dance and Ballet all back this week in person 3 weeks left of term, meaning 3 weeks of dance all with an Xmas feel. Drop us a line/ inbox to book and come BACK to dance Spread the word #buxton #dance

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…

Harpur Hill is lit up this Christmas- come and see our virtual window advent calendar!

Tic-Tak Taxis Christmas Giveaway!

From Tic-Tak Taxis: TIC-TAK CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY…what could you win??? Dinner at La Capri’s, with a taxi there and back? A pampering at Face Facts; Buxton’s award-winning Beauty and Body Salon? Wine Hamper? Chocolates? and so much more… With each Tic-Tak Taxi you use between 1st – 23rd December your driver will give you a ticket…

Saturday morning football is back!

From Chris Hill Community Sports: It’s back, for boys and girls – and dads too! Saturday morning 10-11 am at Buxton FC.    

Christmas at Chatsworth House – delayed opening

From Chatsworth House: We are very sorry to announce that due to Derbyshire being placed in tier 3, we are unable to open the house for Christmas as planned on 2 December. Tiers are reviewed every two weeks and we hope to be able to open on the 16th. We will be contacting all those…

Christmas Eve Jingle 2020

Ring a bell this Christmas – 6 pm on Christmas Eve.  

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…

Update from Buxton Swimming and Fitness Centre

I hope you haven’t all forgotten about us? I’m sure you have seen the news and seen High Peak will be placed in tier 3 when lockdown ends. This means the Gym and the Pool will be open on Wednesday 2nd December. Swimming lessons will also start on that day. Booking in for sessions will…

JINGLE BELL JOG REIMAGINED

SUNDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2020 AT 9.15AM Be Quick! Registration closes on Monday 30th November! Run, walk, dance, prance, jog or jingle your own 5km route to raise funds for Blythe House Hospicecare! Whilst the Jingle Bell Jog cannot take place in it’s usual format this year, we can still get in the festive spirit and…

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…

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…

Buxton Community Church invites residents to spread the joy of the Christmas tree!

Hathersage Swimming Pool post-lockdown opening hours

Stone and Water Shoebox Pantomime Giveaway!

From Stone and Water: This year, sadly, there will be no pantomime at Buxton Opera House.So, we at Stone and Water, as makers of things and creators of celebrations, and with help from our friends at the Opera House and the Babbling Vagabonds, are inviting you to make your own!  We have a stack of…

Royal Variety Performance 2020 – live stream

The Royal Variety Performance 2020 will be filmed by ITV for television broadcast in December. Register now for your chance to view the unedited theatrical stage show streamed live from Blackpool’s Opera House on 29th Nov 2020. bit.ly/RoyalVarietyPerformance2020Register

Christmas giveaway from Tic-Tak Taxis!

From Tic-Tak Taxis: EXCITING NEWS!!!! Here at Tic-Tak, we understand that 2020 has been a difficult year for pretty much everyone, so we’re hoping to bring a little festive cheer with our Christmas Giveaway…a way of saying thank you for supporting a local business through challenging times. More details will follow soon, so make sure…

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…

Pure Peak bring sparkles to Buxton this festive season!

Buxton’s Christmas trees are due to go up today – and the Buxton Town Team is preparing to add some seasonal sparkle… Want to get involved? See the latest issue of Pure Peak for more details: https://www.purepeak.co.uk/  

Visit the illuminations at Chatsworth for 33% off until January 3rd!

This winter you’ll be able to see Chatsworth in a whole new light, with a delightful Christmas trail and illuminated features in the garden from dusk. They’ve lowered their prices too – enjoy up to 33% off until 3 January 2021.

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…

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…

Let the Turkey Tally Begin!

T U R K E Y CHRISTMAS S P E C I A L Gingers of Fairfield will be starting the huge Christmas buttys on Tuesday 24th November along with the Turkey Tally !! Last year the Turkey Tally started off as a bit of fun but got very competitive with our regular customers For…

Support a Hunger Free Future with a Virtual Christmas Party

Have a Christmas do with a difference this year, host a virtual get-together.   Signup today and receive our fun filled party pack!   Raise money to help families unable to afford the essentials. #Hungerfreefuture   https://notyourchristmasparty.trusselltrust.org/

Fundraising Lockdown2 gig!

THIS FRIDAY AT 19:30 UTC LOCKDOWN GIG with Rock ‘N’ Roses https://www.facebook.com/events/795273404384078

Be Internet-Safe with the Legends Family Adventure

From google.com The Legends Family Adventure Join the Legends Family in this short, animated series as they go on a journey to Interland and learn some very important lessons about internet safety along the way.  

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…

If you go up to Corbar Woods… there may be a Christmas surprise!

Let the windows in Harpur Hill light up for an advent calendar magical mystery trail!

Competition Time at The Corner Cupboard

From The Corner Cupboard: *** COMPETITION TIME *** With everything being so glum at this current time and everything being cancelled we’ve decided to do something for the children! We’ve teamed up with Chocolate Posies who have made us some fabulous chocolate posies as prizes! So here’s what you’ve got to do – Draw any…

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar

Only 23 days to go! Windows light up at 6.30 pm, daily. All donations to Blythe House.

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…

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…

Bonfire Night Advice for you and your Little Critters

 

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…

Buxton Field Club Zoom Meeting – Badgers and Wildlife of the Peak District

Buxton Field Club’s next on-line talk is on Saturday 14th November at 7.00pm with Tesni Ward. Badgers and Wildlife of the Peak District Badgers are heavily misunderstood and maligned animals that very few people ever have the pleasure of seeing in the flesh. Those lucky few who have can attest to the fact that badgers…

Lone Star Restaurant – Competition

From Lone Star: COMPETITION TIME! We will be resuming our takeaway/delivery service on Thursday the 5th of November! Keep and eye out for the release of our amazing takeaway menu soon! But for now here is a sneak peek, our “WinterSurvival Box” available from Thursday the 5th of November! 1x Red Rooster Burger 1x Bacon…

Re-homing commercial hens since 2009

20 years on… Do your remember the elephant? here are some more wishes… can you spot yours?

                                                          Did your wish come true? A MASSIVE Look Back at the Wishes (3/5) We’re looking back at some of the Millennium wishes which were written and…

Winter Emporium at the Green Man Gallery

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

Lest We Forget with Buxton Team Parish

The RSPCA say; Stay at home on Halloween and watch your pets on a pet show!

https://www.rspca.org.uk/getinvolved/events/howloween?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Ads&utm_campaign=Howloween&fbclid=IwAR24BuUX9GpTPNKjrcB-iVBTD4d6oNQwJryqH_G2rYj8JaVJ_Gazxj5Ac3c

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…

Fangtastic Halloween activities for children and families!

Halloween Fund day at the museum – Thursday 29th October

The future of Tee-Shirts!

Green Man Gallery bring you a Winter Emporium!

Made with love to give with love… A firm fixture in the Buxton calendar, the Winter Emporium at The Green Man Gallery brings together an exciting collection of unique affordable art, craft and seasonal cards, created by the gallery’s Resident Artists to inspire your gift-giving. In a year when so many people won’t be able…

Alternative Halloween for Buxton children

Jingle Bell Jog Reimagined! for Blythe House

To get you in the Jingling spirit we wanted to share some photos from last years event! Although this year will be a bit different, we can still get festive and raise money for local patient care: https://www.facebook.com/blythehousehospicecare/videos/235996851067959 Jingle Bell Jog Reimagined 2020! Run, walk, dance or jog your own 5km route & raise funds…

Buxton Field Club Zoom in on Mushrooms

For all those who were planning to attend Buxton Field Club’s talk by Patrick Harding – bad news and good news!! Patrick has sadly had to cancel but we have secured the wonderful Neil Barden to talk instead – date and time moved to Sunday 25th October at 5.00pm – thus giving additional light to the start of our…

Alan’s Challenge Update – Halfway Up the Hills!

Yesterday Alan reached the half way point on his epic challenge, though he still seems to be managing to keep pretty clean – despite the mud and rain we’ve seen recently!  Here’s Alan’s thought’s before he started his half way challenge…. ‘Today I’m at Hayfield, the start of the High Peak Circuit, Ride 10 of…

Peak District Artisans – online event

Online event https://www.peakdistrictartisans.co.uk/ Peak District Artisans are going online for their annual flagship event which is usually held live at the Devonshire Dome, Buxton. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In recreating a virtual Great Dome Art & Design Fair we aim to give visitors a complete experience with artists’ individual shops, demonstrations and introductory talks. Join us from 6pm…

Elves on Shelves will need to Quarantine!

Virtual Christmas Market for local buyers and sellers

A local Virtual Christmas market has arrived in time for you to start buying and selling! Organiser Fran Hobdey  is keen to set this space up online for local buyers and sellers, a market place where anybody is allowed to join but if you have things you want to sell please check in with Fran…

Keep the Wheels on the Move Alan!

Pensioner Alan Thompson at 75 is undertaking a massive challenge to complete 19 grueling cycle trails in the Peak District to raise much needed funds to help local charities who supported our communities throughout the Covid Pandemic and beyond.   You can keep up to date with Alan’s challenge and share clips of how you…

Alan’s Challenge – Hassop Ride

Pensioner Alan going downhill extremely fast!

I Loved This Elephant!

From Funny Wonders: Do you remember our MASSIVE, wish-covered elephant?? This year marks twenty years since our first big project – MASSIVE. It aimed to make people smile, to brighten up a drab and dull day in Buxton and give our local community the opportunity to create an image of something that made them happy.…

High Peak Rocks!

Join the Facebook group here!  

Charles Lawley runs for High peak Foodbank and Syria Relief

Charles Lawley from Chapel is running 170 miles around the High Peak in aid of Syria relief. Charles spoke to HPL “Between Thursday 24th Sept and Sunday Nov 1st I’m going to run 170 miles around the High Peak. Charles said that He is raising money for High Peak Foodbank and Syria Relief. All donations…

Will Hawthorne performs for Alan’s Challenge

Buxton Holiday Sports Camps

Aim High Coaching  is feeling excited at Fairfield Endowed Junior School  Buxton  ·  Buxton October holiday sports camp We are delighted to announce we will be running our Buxton holiday camp. Monday 26th October till Thursday 29th October Fairfield Junior School Group 1 9:15am till 3:15pm Group 2 9:30am till 3:30pm £15 per day or £50 for…

Alan’s Challenge – Todays Ride

Today Alan’s ride out out of Lockdown leaves from Greggs, Spring Gardens, Buxton.   What a lovely display they have made in the window to advertise it …. COME ON ALAN, don’t forget you can donate if you want via Alan’s Just Giving page. Let’s help him help us Ride Out of Lockdown :o)  

Christmas For The Community

From Christmas For The Community: As many people may know, we run a Christmas meal on Christmas day for anyone who may not be able to afford Christmas or on their own. We get many people coming to this Christmas meal including families. This year it will be different with covid19 and more people in…

And they are OFF! Alan’s Challenge is GO!

Pensioner Alan Thompson at 75 is undertaking a massive challenge to complete 19 gruelling cycle trails in the Peak District to raise much needed funds to help local charities who supported our communities throughout the Covid Pandemic and beyond…..  Gepostet von Claire Mitchell am Samstag, 26. September 2020 See all the films so far and…

Riding Out of Lockdown

The wheely wonderful Alan Thompson is ‘Riding out of Lockdown’ in support of Buxton Street by Street and Connex Community Support. 🤩🚴🤩 We’re asking you all to share how you would ride out of lockdown too (keep it clean please! 🤣). Just film yourself and share your video link with us here or email it to Jeremydunkin@me.com.…

Watercolour Workshop at the Green Man Gallery

From The Green Man Gallery ‘Some lovely results from ‘Getting Bold with Watercolours’ Workshop at The Green Man Gallery, Buxton yesterday. A second workshop is available on 26th September, 10 am to 1pm. To book contact me, Jenny McKenzie, on 07380 668745 #lovebuxton #supportlocalartists #getcreative #covidsafe #artworkshop Thank you for taking part. I really enjoyed the…

Green Man Gallery announce!…..

Find out more here! https://www.facebook.com/events/326563791788206/

Help Us Ride Out of Lockdown

You are all invited to join our virtual fund raiser by sending videos of how you would Ride Out of Lockdown! The money will go towards CONNEX and BSBS’s continued work within the community – opening up wider possibilities as the needs of our community change after the end of Furlough and very likely further…

Little Music Monsters Re-Opening!

From Little Music Monsters on Facebook:   🌟Booking open for 0-6m / non-mobile babies 🗒 NOVEMBER 2020 ➡️ Diaries out! 😆 🙋‍♀️ 7 weeks £38.50 👶🏼 At Trinity Church, Buxton. ⛪ 📝 Please complete and send via private message to Little Music Monsters: Your full name: Baby’s full name: Baby’s age in months: Mobile number:…

Take A Tour of The Green Man Gallery

Take a virtual tour around the exhibitions at The Green Man Gallery, Buxton – an independent gallery and arts centre, managed and run by artists.      

Buxton Museum offers a lifeline to local artists!

Lockdown art project hosted by Buxton Museum offers lifeline to local artists Creativity can unite us in the most difficult of times. As the UK went into lockdown in March, many uncertainties lay ahead. Would life ever be the same again? Well, no, it wouldn’t, for now at least, but in the face of adversity,…

CONNEX Community Support (Buxton Market Place)- fundraising sale ON NOW!

Connex Community Support  is feeling positive. We’re having a sale again tomorrow (Saturday 12th) and again on Tuesday 15th September. Lots of great bargains to be had- books, DVDs, bric a brac, clothes. we hope to see you there!

Wirksworth Festival is online- TODAY!

Wirksworth Festival Online 2020 Programme (Saturday) Wirksworth Festival Online 2020 Programme (Saturday) **FIND ALL THE EVENTS SCHEDULED THROUGHOUT THE DAY IN THE ‘VIDEOS’ SECTION OF OUR FACEBOOK PAGE** Although venues in Wirksworth won’t be full of people this year, you can still enjoy so much of what the town and its community has to offer…

Buxton Field Club presents!

Buxton Field Club returns with its all new programme for Autumn and Winter with a mix of live and on-line events. First up, on Saturday 3rd October at 7.00pm, a pair of contrasting illustrated talks: Winter in Yellowstone National Park – the Reintroduction of Wolves – with Louise and Stephen Moon and The Wildlife of…

The Wombles Charity Walk- Remember a Charity Week!

The Wombles are back for Remember A Charity Week. They’re encouraging everyone to consider leaving a gift to charity in their Will, after taking care of family, friends and fellow Wombles. Watch Great Uncle Bulgaria, Orinoco and rest of the Wombles family in this special new film.

Charity Walk for MIND

From: Marion Higton   Please help support our local Posties and friends who are doing a charity walk on 13th Sept over Mam Tor raising funds for ‘MIND’ in memory of Kev Higton. Donate on their just giving page, sponsor forms in the Mind shop/ Burbage Stores and also W H Smith Buxton where we…

Blythe House – Peak District Challenge

2020 has been a year for daily walks and discovering our beautiful surroundings! Why not set yourself a challenge and raise money for Blythe House Hospicecare by taking on the Peak District Challenge in just a few weeks’ time?  The Peak District Challenge is an exciting series of team trekking (walking and/or running) challenges based…

Buxton Sparkles – finding a new way to shine in 2020?

We don’t know yet if we are allowed to hold the lantern parade and workshops this year… so just in case here are some ideas for you to make some at home. If we can’t parade with them ..you can hang them in your windows! Please spread the word!

Buxton Team Parish- New painted stones around St Mary’s Church war memorial

Buxton Team Parish A great start to the stones at St Mary’s. Look for them on the base of the war memorial.

Riding out of Lockdown- A fundraiser for local organisations!

Alan’s Challenge – Riding out of Lockdown Pensioner Alan Thompson at 75 is undertaking a massive challenge to complete 19 gruelling cycle trails in the Peak District to raise much needed funds to help local charities who supported our communities throughout the Covid Pandemic and beyond. https://www.alans-challenge.org.uk/ info@alans-challenge.org.uk Videos See all 2:19 75 year old…

Events return to the Pavilion Gardens this Bank Holiday weekend!

Visit the Explore Buxton website to find out more! https://explorebuxton.co.uk/pavilion-gardens-this-bank-holiday-weekend/?fbclid=IwAR2gwVNM48Z0uyEbO87VGS-wJgBBrAVuIRlUJVNUFxbb2bDDZx2A1qmhBWU  

LETS DANCE

What better time to try an online class than RIGHT NOW! At some point soon (I hope) we will be going back to our classes at Buxton Community School, but for now we are still dancing and loving it online! If you were a bit nervous to try a dance fitness class, now is the…

Riding Out of Lockdown! Sponsor Alan to raise money for local causes- including Buxton Street by Street!

https://www.alans-challenge.org.uk/images/come-on-Alan.MP3 WE NEED HELP As the impact of the Corona Virus on our community begins to be understood it is clear the support needed for the health, wellbeing and welfare of the people of Buxton and the High Peak is enormous. Organisations delivering voluntary and paid for services will be overwhelmed if we do not help them…

Buxton Swimming Pool news!

Buxton Swimming and Fitness Centre 7h  ·  We are getting ready to welcome you back to our pool. Here are some FAQs. Can I just turn up and use the pool? Swimming sessions are bookable, lane swimming only and must be booked online at leisurecentre.com, or on our App ‘leisure centre’ If you are not already…

SK Vipers youth all girls football team- now recruiting!

We are looking for 2 unattached players to join our team!! Does your daughter love football? Send us a message and pop along to a trial session free of charge!! We train Thursdays 6-7pm at silverlands stadium, Buxton, and will be joining the Cheshire league this coming season with matches on Saturdays!

The Palace Hotel pool opens it’s doors!

And the good news keeps rolling in our pool will be opening at 6.30am on Friday!!! Please see your guidance on the comments below – pre booking is essential.

FREE ONLINE TOURS OF PARLIAMENT

Book your free guided tour HERE Guided online tour of the Palace of Westminster In this 45-minute free online talk your presenter takes you on a guided 360° virtual tour. You will have a detailed look inside several rooms including the Commons Chamber, Lords Chamber and Central Lobby with its magnificent octagonal ceiling. The presenter…

Churchyard Treasure Hunt

News from Buxton Team Parish   THIS FRIDAY, as well as starting the Bible Stones, we’re also excited to announce our Treasure Hunt. It’ll run from the 21st August – 4th Sept and includes 5 different churches within our Parish: Christ Church King Sterndale, Christ Church Burbage, St James’ Harpur Hill, St John’s and St…

Online fitness (accidentally) – ZOOM, ZOOM, ZOOM, ZOOM I want you in my room!!

Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton My own parody for our cheesiest tune to dance to! See you for Clubbercise online for 7.30pm There’s new tracks too eeeeee! Newbies always welcome, why not try online classes, before we go ‘back to life, back to reality…’ (Oo that should be a cool down for when…

Buxton Team Parish invites all painters of rocks to brighten up their community spaces!

Haywill Animal Rescue Need your Goodwill!

If you love all creatures great and small, and want to lend a hand to the animals in your community, please get in touch with Haywill Animal Rescue!

Virtual Balloon Race Ends With a Bang

Thank you to everyone that supported the virtual balloon race for Buxton Infant and Junior School. We had no national winners but well done to the first 15 from our cause. I will post a full list of all the balloons with distance travelled as soon as all the results are in, organisers will be…

Buxton kickstart charity bike ride fund raiser!

https://youtu.be/8y7yxUewUwA

Ash Trees event – 16th August

Tall beech trees, spreading chestnuts and elegant ash trees: exploring the woods of Buxton Country Park.Take a wander through the woods looking for squirrels and butterflies, birds and beetles and join our artists at the Visitor centre • Make your own woodland book • Add your own leaves to our woodland tree poem • draw…

Corona-Oke Finale with Steve Plarre

From Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses on youtube: Hello from Plarrey Poppins!! Our Bakery Boss Steve Plarre is clearly looking forward to school going back with the last of our Corona-Oke parodies. Over the last month Steve has serenaded us with over 10 songs, as voted for by you, as part of our Corona-Oke Competition, including…. Vanilla Slice…

Win a £10 Voucher with Tic-Tak Taxis!

From Tic-Tak Taxis: 🚕🚕💚 COMPETITION TIME💚🚕🚕 For your chance to win a £10 Voucher to be used in any of our Tic-Tak Taxis, All you have to do is: 💚 Like our Page 💚Give this post a like or love 💚Share so your fiends get a chance to win Winner will be announced on Thursday…

Nordic Walking opportunity which can benefit fitness and improve mental health

High Peak CVS and local Nordic Walking expert Phill Alcock of Derbyshire based fitness organisation Lifefit are currently working together to develop new self-help walking groups in Whaley and Buxton under the banner of ‘Cando’. Cando aims to enable members to lose weight, increase fitness and improve mental health without the aid of gyms or special clothing.…

High Peak Rock’s snake has just a few ssssssssstones to go!

Buxton snake oh so close to the end of broad walk Some amazing rocks on it and people are replacing the gaps with new rocks…..it looks fantastic!! Keep on adding keep on painting Well done hp rockers and the high peak community Add yourself to Hp rocks(high peak) on facebook

Blythe House fundraiser at home with Accidental Fitness- This Sunday at 10:30!

Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton Public · Hosted by Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton, Accidental Yogis and Blythe House Hospicecare Tickets app.gymcatch.com This is a 2-hour online event to raise money for Blythe House Hospice; a local charity that offers free, individualised, holistic care and support for anyone in the High…

Help support the ECO Balloon Race Fundraser for Buxton Infants and Junior School

BUXTON JUNIOR PTFA & INFANTS PTA FUNDRAISER Buxton Infants and Buxton Juniors are coming together for the first time to raise much needed funds for the schools. With the recent Covid situation events have been cancelled so this is a way they are hoping will bring some fun to families while raising much needed funds.…

TONIGHT – WONDER WALK COMES TO BUXTON

This is coming through Buxton along the A6 and up to the Cat and Fiddle, approximately 8pm . They are walking 100k in 24hrs from Stockport and back via Macclesfield. Buxton Iron Man and Anna (Frozen) are joining them through Buxton. Please beep horns, wave and cheer if you see us! Celebrating STOCKPORT SPIDER-MEN hitting the…

Prizes to be had THIS SUNDAY

A chance to win a prize just by attending our online Accidental Fitness event to raise money for Blythe House Hospicecare The perfect opportunity to try Clubbercise, Zumba and Yoga (you can dip in and out if you want to) from the comfort of your home The raffle prizes will be drawn after the yoga…

Buxton’s Green Man Gallery is back! Drop in and soak in the atmosphere of this arts and crafts oasis!

Grove Goodies and Geekery – space for one more!

‘ Business opportunity! With social gaming being an unlikely possibility for the forseeable future I find myself with empty space in the shop, space I’d like to see used, so if you know of any local creatives or budding small businesses looking for shop space then let me know; comment, like, share and message, as…

High Peak Rocks launches themed rock painting starting with scarecrows!

Add yourself to their Facebook page and get painting over the summer! https://www.facebook.com/groups/338768536625545/

Clubbercise with Accidental Fitness event for Blythe House!

Have a little bop or work hard Know that your pennies are going to a fab charity, whilst you work out to dance anthems from the 90’s to present day on Sunday 2nd August! Raffle prizes to be had too from local businesses Accidental Yogis, Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton, Dubbin good food,…

Accidental Fitness Fund Raiser for Blythe House Hospice

💙 Accidental Fitness Charity Event for Blythe House Hospice! 💙 Why not try Clubbercise, Zumba Fitness and Yoga with us on Sunday 2nd August at 10.30am! This is an online event where all proceeds go to Blythe House Hospicecare 🥰 There’s the potential to win some great raffle prizes too, just for turning up, from…

CHCS – Lockdown Challenges Done!

From Chris Hill Community Sports: CHCS Lockdown Challenges – DONE So the week beginning 16th March when lockdown was looming our fabulous Coaches recorded over 100 CHCS Challenges . We’ve put them on each day. We’ve also done LIVE Trespass, Ballet, Dance & Fundamentals. We asked you to join in and show us your best…

The National Theatre – Back on the Big Screen!

From the National Theatre: We’re back on the big screen baby 🎟 As cinemas re-open in the UK we’re releasing some of our most loved titles to be played on the big screen. We hope our screenings in cinemas are the next best thing to being able to see plays live on-stage. Head to our…

The hug with two left hands that comes to you!

Chris Hills Sports – Coaches in Schools

CHCS Summer School – Final few places available to book

CHCS Summer 2020 final few places – Book NOW on https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PI8nauHoosyuNh5VxIxz5aG57g0ewUkTIDWbnjHxSw8/viewform  

Clubbercise and Zumba

Want to know a bit more about us? Watch the Video! Clubbercise & Zumba with Accidental Fitness Buxton Mondays Clubbercise 6.45pm Wednesdays Clubbercise 7.30pm Thursdays Zumba Fitness 7.30pm Saturdays Zumba Fitness 9.45am Online classes £3.50 per household. For more info take a look at the pinned post at the top of our Facebook page. To…

High Peak Rocks – Scarecrow Week

From High Peak Rocks: Add yourselves to HP rocks ( High Peak ) We are doing a themed rock fortnight…this week is scarecrows…come and join in on the fun, painting and hiding….something cheerful to do during these strange times 😊  

Live music outside Buxton Opera House!

From Buxton International Festival on Facebook: BREAKING NEWS! First Live Performance since Lockdown. Free Event! Northern Chamber Orchestra and Buxton International Festival present an outdoor performance with a string quartet featuring Nicholas Ward, Louise Latham, Richard Muncey and Barbara Grunthal playing a variety of popular quartet classics. The first live performance since Lockdown will take place…

Accidental fitness- virtual Zumba and Clubbercise!

Come and have a giggle with us this week whilst we bop about, work hard and get a sweat on! Mondays Clubbercise 6.45pm Wednesdays Clubbercise 7.30pm Thursdays Zumba Fitness 7.30pm Saturdays Zumba Fitness 9.45am Online classes £3.50 per household. For more info take a look at the pinned post at the top of the Facebook…

On track to come back!

From the Pavilion Garden‘s Facebook page:   After being derailed by this loco situation, we are building up a good head of steam, engine-neering a way to get back on track and opening more areas now. Although we’ll be conducting things a little differently as we get ourselves chugging along again!! Some more TRAIN-ing to…

High Peak Rocks!

Lovely members,  paint rocks, hide rocks and then hunt rocks! Lots of fun for all the family. https://www.facebook.com/groups/338768536625545/?ref=share

ZOOM DANCING

Trespass Dance – TOMORROW – We may not be able to dance together yet but our online sessions continue

Superhero News from the Buxton Advertiser

An NHS fundraising campaign comes to Buxton – read more here

Buxton Schools are heading for Timbuktu

Support your local schools! Find out more here at this link Up Up and away! We are joining forces – Buxton Junior School PTFA and Buxton Infants PTA are coming together for the first time for a fantastic new fundraising event for the whole family to join in. A virtual balloon race over the Sahara…

Chris Hill Community Sports Summer 2020

  CHCS Summer 2020 is GO…. It’s going to be a summer like no other but we are finally in a place to offer :- ⚽️Sports & Crafts Camp 📅 1st time across 5 days 🏠 1st time across 2 venues All government, DfE guidelines adhered to. **Places are very limited. CHCS only have a…

  The Buxton Visitor Centre at the Pump Room is now open with limited hours: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am until 4.30pm Sundays 10.30am to 4pm. To find out more about what COVID-19 measures have been introduced visit https://buxtoncrescentexperience.com/reopened-buxton-visitor-centre-good-to-go

12 July 1pm – 4pm Tiny Day in Pavilion Gardens

  What treasures would you hoard? Where would you keep them? Who would keep them safe? Join us for this year’s Tiny! workshop. Decorate your own treasure box! Find some natural treasures! Mermaid, monster, pirate or dragon, who will guard your treasure? Location: in Pavilion Gardens you will find us on the grass beside the…

Become a young pen pal with an isolated older person with CONNEX!

Introducing Connex Pen Pals! “We’d like to tell you about a new idea our wonderful Dales team has started! Here’s more from Sarah…… ‘Here over in the Dales we have started a Connex Pen Pals project, whereby youngsters are writing letters and drawing pictures for our older and more vulnerable residents of the Derbyshire Dales.…

Matlock Farm Park is re-opening safely on Sunday the 5th of July!

BREAKING NEWS…. MATLOCK FARM PARK IS RE-OPENING THIS SUNDAY 5TH JULY, 10.00am-5.00pm!! They say; “You’ve been so patient through these difficult times and we are thrilled we are able to share this FANTASTIC news! Thank you to Visit England for awarding us the COVID-19 Industry standard acknowledging that we are following government and industry guidelines…

Aim High summer sport club- our aim is to have fun!

Tuesday 7th July 11 a.m. ‘ITV Granada Reports’ visiting Buxton’s Rock Snake

      ITV Granada Reports are coming to Buxton on Tues 7th July and are looking for people to come along to talk to about what the rock snake means to them – painters, kids, key workers: please spread the word, be great to have this on TV    https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php  

Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire Monsal Trail is open for business

  Blackwell Mill Cycle Hire is looking forward to seeing you and getting you on ya bike !! https://www.peakblackwellcyclehire.com    

Buxton Festival Diary of Online Events 2020

Buxton Fringe Diary of Online Events  To check out the Online Buxton Fringe Festival Diary  of Events, visit https://www.buxtonfringe.org.uk/diary2020 There is something for everyone.   Keep Children entertained with the Online Buxton Fringe Shows.   These include a clown named ‘Curly In Isolation’ which will be presented by Frank Hussey and a show entitled The Red…

Still time to create your own Well Dressing Panel for your window!

Two Left Hands are pulling all the last bits together for their public alternative well dressing.  The big panels will be hung over the weekend and hopefully be up for the normal well dressing week. You can still make something for your garden or window and add to the trail. Just post your pics with…

Exotic Bird lands in Buxton

The bird has been spotted in Spring Gardens and keen ornithologists at Buxton Festival Fringe need your help! Can you write to Floella? Floella is in Spring Gardens but is a bit lonely and would love to hear from children of all ages! https://buxtonfestivalfringe.blogspot.com/2020/07/will-you-take-floella-under-your-wing.html

Support Live Music

Buxton Working Men’s Club are supporting this campaign: A campaign has been launched today asking for more support and guidance for live entertainment venues, musicians, singers and entertainers across the country… https://www.gramophone.co.uk/classical-music-news/article/musicians-launch-campaign-to-let-the-music-play Our own Roving Recorder Roger has made it even easier for us all to support the campaign and our favorite artists with oodles…

Buxton Festival Fringe Opening day

Buxton Festival Fringe launches online today with over 80 offerings to watch and listen to in the comfort of your own home.

Buxton Festival Fringe Goes Live!

The Fringe launches in real life! Fringe Committee member Viv Marriott (behind), Marketing officer Stephanie Billen, Floella Flap-a-lot from the Sculpture Trail at Buxton Fringe with Floella’s creator Andrea Lewis outside Hawkshead in Buxton’s Spring Gardens celebrating the first day of the Fringe and a whopping 100 entries!   (Photograph by Rob Harrison)

Superheroes in the Pavilion Gardens!

** 1pm – 2pm Saturday 4th July ** 🦸🏻‍♂️👸🏻 Spread the word 🥀📖 Buxton Iron Man & Buxton Belle are heading to the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, to complete a SPONSORED WALK of 10 lengths of Broadwalk. Can you slow them down by requesting photos and songs whilst observing social distancing? 🎶📸😆 Come along to Broadwalk…

Take a look at the Buxton Fringe blog for all the very latest festival news!

Wednesday 1st to Sunday 19th July 2020 The biggest open-access Fringe between Brighton and Edinburgh, Buxton Fringe hosts some 600 events with music, theatre, comedy, spoken word, dance, film, children’s events, street theatre, visual arts and more. http://www.buxtonfringe.org.uk Facebook.com/buxtonfringe Twitter: @buxtonfringe Find out more here: https://buxtonfestivalfringe.blogspot.com/?fbclid=IwAR3Fm6DrPTwteF5PVKkTFvO5Y2ulrjbevF3qmQRT8BSOktR_jgU9PHQwFUk

Buxton Snake Famous!

A message from High Peak Rocks Buxton snake creator, Clare ‘Well…my claim to fame has finally arrived 🎙🎥📽🎞 ITV news have contacted me 😮 They are coming to Buxton at 11am on Monday 6th July at pavillion gardens at the covid snake…..I’m being interviewed…omg the camera doesn’t lie makeup and hair needs doing 😮😮 They also want recording…

Helen Atkin Riding for Disabled Reopening Soon

Hi all our riders, volunteers and supporters. We have had various instructions from RDA National of what we need to put in place before we start back. Please be patient as figuring out how we can put 2 metre social distancing and still keep riders safe as well as providing adequate hand washing and sanitising facilities…

Help Voices From the Peak collect Local History Stories

Mark Gwynne Jones is collecting Peak District stories for the next chapters of Voices From The Peak.   Particularly interested to hear your snow stories; or the time you were on Kinder and the fog came down.   Feel free to Messenger me here or at email me. Talking more about it with Twiggy on Radio…

Stay Safe with the Minions

The Minions and Gru are supporting WHO in making sure people of all ages stay safe and healthy during this COVID-19 pandemic: 💛 physically distancing 💛 being active at home 💛 being kind to each other The Minions and Gru are supporting WHO The Minions and Gru are supporting WHO in making sure people of all ages stay…

When it is raining, always look for the rainbow 🙂

Thanks to Gill Boardman for this lovely snap of a perfect rainbow near Hogshaw Drive this evening! 

Famous regulars of the Fringe Three’s Company go online for a free production! Not to be missed!

Following 16 years of productions on the Buxton Fringe, award-winning theatre company Three’s Company are offering a new comedy podcast for this year’s mainly online coronavirus-proof Buxton Fringe (1-19 July). The Buxton-born theatre company – Yaz Al-Shaater, Tom Crawshaw and Michael Grady-Hall – first appeared on the Buxton Fringe in 2003. Subsequent years have seen…

Live Streaming Now…

Live now…. Hosted by Dwayne Johnson, join us for performances by Shakira, Coldplay, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber and Quavo, Miley Cyrus, Chloe x Halle, J Balvin, Yemi Alade, Christine and the Queen, and more as we celebrate our campaign to get funding for the development and equitable distribution of COVID-19 therapeutics, tests and vaccines…

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust is feeling very excited!

Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust is feeling very excited! The hoardings at The Crescent are down! Have you seen it? The Crescent looks magnificent doesn’t it?! So good to be able to see more of one of Buxton’s most iconic buildings after many years of being obscured.     http://buxtoncrescenttrust.org

Buxton Welldressing Windows

One of the Wellsdressing windows looking amazing! 😍 Have you one in your window?  We’d love to see it!  🤩Buxton  Add your welldressing window to https://www.facebook.com/groups/BuxtonStreetbyStreet/  

GlastHomeBury Weekend has Begun!

For any unhappy campers who should have been heading Glastonbury bound this week and are going to party hard in their gardens to make up for it here’s some live streams and Glastonbury links to help make your weekend at home more festive… https://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/line-up/   🤩🌱🍻🌈🎤🥳🎡🚰🌞🎻🎪🍳💫☮️🥴🥂🎼🙈   Glastonbury Links – Today’s Greenfields Opening Ceremony  https://www.facebook.com/glastonburyofficial/…

Chris Hill Community Sports – Now recruiting Lionesses!

Update on Wells-Windows

Please have finished pieces to us by 28th if you can to give us time to sew them up. Details on sizes and materials on Two Left Hands. We are beginning to take delivery of panels. All levels of artistry is most welcome. Don’t be shy. Not to be defeated, following the cancellation of the…

Keep Up to Date on the Fringe Latest

Countdown to Fringe 2020! We now have over 80 entries with more still coming in! We have some great online and other events in every category of entertainment! Keep up to date and book on to your Fringe Events here – https://buxtonfringe.org.uk/ Fringe COVID-19 Statement    

Pubs in the New Normal ;o)

Had a laugh at this.Social Distancing Pub Fight.No idea who created it so I can't credit them, sorry for that. Gepostet von Bob Sherriff am Sonntag, 14. Juni 2020

10 days to Fringe 2020

10 days to Fringe 2020: How did we get here? The Buxton Fringe Stone in the Covid snake on Broad Walk There are only ten days to go until the start of Fringe 2020, and it will be a very different Fringe to that I expected when I took over as Chair from the inestimable…

Buxton Fringe- A Poetry Master Class

Les Miserables – with Matt Lucas (An alternative score… George Dawes! 😉

Matt Lucas unites with his West End friends to spread some baked potato joy ❤️🥔🎭 Gepostet von Les Miserables – Musical am Freitag, 19. Juni 2020

Accidental Yogis treasure hunt starts on SUNDAY 21st June – free Yoga course AND MORE for the most keen-eyed rock spotter!

Our Accidental Yoga Trail starts tomorrow!! Exciting! Whether you’re going just for a walk, to get the troops out of the house or fancy playing detective and searching for the hidden rocks, there is in fact a prize to be won!! The big prize up for grabs is: – An Ekotex sticky yoga mat –…

Join in the National Choir with No Name!

Want to join us for some virtual singing and a massive collaboration between our choir members, volunteers, staff and YOU, our audience? Head to our website via the link below where you can learn the four different parts to #AintNoMountainHighEnough the perfect song to bring us all together right now!https://bit.ly/2BbpSVOThen, once you're note perfect, there's…

26TH – 28TH JUNE GLASTONBURY : BBC to air classic sets in festival’s absence

  At the centre of the BBC coverage will be three 90-minute programmes on BBC Two, broadcast on Friday 26, Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-5280751 The BBC is to broadcast classic Glastonbury performances this year in the music festival’s absence. Previous headline sets from Beyoncé, Adele, Coldplay, David Bowie and Jay-Z will be…

13TH – 25TH JULY – BUXTON INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL – BIF DIGITAL 2020

Buxton International International Festival are thrilled to announce the BIF Digital 2020 season which will run from 13-25 July. We’ve recorded a series of special video interviews with guests including Charles Moore, Matthew Parris, Mark Cocker, Patrick Barkham, Gill Hornby, Laura Thompson, Jacopo Spirei, Wyn Davies and Paul Kerryson plus more. All will be free…

25TH JUNE – 2ND JULY – A Midsummer Night’s Dream – National Theatre at Home

25th June – 2nd July A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare National Theatre are all about experiencing theatre together. At a time when many theatre fans around the world aren’t able to visit National Theatre Live venues or local theatres, they are excited to introduce National Theatre at Home.  You will be able to…

FREE Online Adult Education Courses

Looking to pick up a new skill or hobby? Derbyshire County Council Adult Education courses are moving online this summer in response to the coronavirus crisis. All courses are free and there’s sure to be something for everyone. Find out more: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/council/news-events/news-updates/news/summer-adult-education-courses-are-moving-online.aspx  

Get Ready to Yoga!

This was me yoga-ing about in the woods the other week. Attempting balances before the 3 second timer went and doing a yogi squat as I spotted a group of walkers who probably thought I was having a crafty wee 🤣🤣🤣   All in all yoga doesn’t have to be perfect. As long as it’s safe,…

Phone in the Fringe!

Buxton Fringe have an exciting new event this year. Phone @ 5. 🎻🎭🎤🎨🎹🤹‍♀️🎸🎪🎧🎫🎬🎺 We cannot hold our usual Fringe @ 5 in Pavilion gardens so we are offering people the opportunity to receive a phone call. 🎻🎭🎤🎨🎹🤹‍♀️🎸🎪🎧🎫🎬🎺 You don’t need the internet to be able to enjoy the Fringe. This year some of our entrants…

Live Streaming Later

🎻🎤🎹🎸🎧🎬🎺   LiveStream Starts at 8 p.m. tonight…   🎻🎤🎹🎸🎧🎬🎺   Scottish musicians come together to support Scotland’s vital Grassroots Music Venues. 3 stages of music recorded for the Save Our Scottish Venues campaign include sets from KT Tunstall, The Xcerts, Hunter & the Bear, Wet Wet Wet, Be Charlotte, Fatherson, Luke La Volpe, Hue…

Breastfeeding Network Event

Contact details are here on the network Facebook page.

Accidental Yogis!

This is just the kind of rock you’ll be looking for this weekend! It will have a drawing of a yoga pose and the name underneath. The letter you need for the competition entry will be highlighted in gold Special thanks to the lovely Pip for doing these for me I think everyone will agree…

Will Buxton Iron Man & Buxton Belle beat the Broadwalk?

🦸🏻‍♂️👸🏻 Spread the word 🥀📖 Buxton Iron Man & Buxton Belle are heading to the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, to complete a SPONSORED WALK of 10 lengths of Broadwalk. 💃🚶‍♂️ Can you slow them down by requesting photos and songs whilst observing social distancing? 🎶📸😆 *** 1pm – 2pm Saturday 27th June *** Come along to Broadwalk in your best…

Accidental Yogi Scavenger Hunt this Weekend

This is a free event to be able to win yoga goodies including equipment and free yoga classes (online for the moment). Accidental Yogis is running a scavenger hunt with a twist! No yoga experience required! 🙂 So grab the kids, your partner, or someone else at a socially acceptable distance and lets walk and…

DCC provide treat bags for our amazing carers!

On Monday, Derbyshire County Council will be begin to deliver treat bags to carers of our adults with disabilities who have been doing an amazing job of looking after there family member 24/7 during cov19- a very stressful job with no services to help. These bags have been made up by the social workers in…

11TH – 18TH JUNE – June National Theatre at Home: The Madness of George III

National Theatre at Home: The Madness of George III A royally epic production from Nottingham Playhouse, streaming from 7pm UK time on Thursday 11 June, until 7pm UK time on 18 June     https://www.youtube.com/watch  

12TH – 14TH JUNE – CHARITIES TOGETHER FUNDRAISER – DOWNLOAD TV 2020

The wait is almost over – Download TV is coming THIS WEEKEND! JUNE 12TH – 14TH KISS – IRON MAIDEN – DISTURBED – SYSTEM OF A DOWN – DEFTONES AND MANY MORE https://downloadfestival.co.uk/download-tv/ That’s right, for ONE WEEKEND ONLY, you can enjoy 3 days of live streamed music, interviews, interactive content and loads more from…

12TH – 14TH JUNE – ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL COMES TO YOUR FRONT ROOM!

Absolute Radio reveal Front Room Festival line-up, a celebratory Isle of Wight Festival programme airing 12th – 14th June 22 Iconic Performances Airing 12th – 14th June from Paul McCartney, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Coldplay, The Rolling Stones, The Who and more… Absolute Radio have combed the Isle of Wight Festival archives to programme an…

Cupcake Day! Raise some dough to help people affected by Dementia

  This year Cupcake Day is whenever you want it to be. So dust off your baking bowls, whip out your whisks and raise some dough to help people affected by dementia. For more information see https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/cupcake-day

Buxton Flowerpot Trail – 2020

    A fun activity for the family is making a Flowerpot Person, or following The Buxton Flowerpot Trail!   For all those wanting to join the trail for 2020, the deadline to enter is Friday 26 June – simply email your flowerpot person’s/sculpture’s location to hello@funnywonders.org.uk. Last year there were 28 dots on the…

BBC Bitesize help with home schooling

BBC Bitesize can help you with home schooling. It’s full of resources including wellbeing advice for you as parent and teacher… See website

Snake Update

Claire the creator of Buxton COVID-19 Snake can’t believe how long it is 🥰🐍   I really didn’t think it would grow but it has by all you amazing people and the High peak community…well done everyone….p.s keep painting rocks it’s getting towards the end of broad walk….and remember to varnish them 👍👍 X HP rocks (…

A tribute to our key workers shone onto trees in the city- Proper Manchester!

The project comes from Ramsbottom-based Illuminos, an artist duo responsible for some of the digital works seen at the likes of Bluedot festival and Chinese New Year. Trees across the city centre will be illuminated with the faces of nominated key workers in a touching ‘tree tribute’. There is set to be 33 trees, known…

The many virtues of Zoom- here’s how to start!

Wondering what all this Zooming about is about!? Here’s an introduction from the Global Free Learning Community (https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/) to help you get Zooming off to your next Quiz Night or Party https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/zoom/getting-started-with-zoom/1/

Virtual home pet show brought to you by the RSPCA- 14th June

Join us on June 14 for Virtual One Fun Day – an event for you and your pets to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. On Sunday 14 June join us from 10am for a day of animal focused fun. A range of interactive animal-themed activities will be beamed in to your home…

Who Dun It? – Find Out on Thursday!

Glossop’s Partington Theatre is inviting locals to join them in an online murder mystery evening next Thursday (June 11) from 7pm.   The theatre’s volunteers have been hosting a regular online quiz during lockdown – but this will be a bit different!   Instead, they will be putting on a performance of ‘Murder in the Red…

See How Serpentine Community Garden does Lockdown

This is the story of how amazing volunteers have been keeping Buxton’s community garden going during the Covid-19 lockdown!    

Thank You Neighbours!

🍾🤩 It’s Day 7, and the last day of Volunteers Week 2020 🍾🤩 We hope in this weather our neighbours are enjoying a busy, or quiet, weekend, doing whatever they want (safely please! 😉 ) When the Pandemic began and lockdown was looming, the Viral Kindness Initiative was the heart of Buxton’s COVID-19 Support and that neighbour support remains…

Two Left Hands – Wellsdressings are ‘Not to be defeated’

Not to be defeated, following the cancellation of the Buxton Welldressings and Carnival, Two Left Hands would like to introduce our alternate project. If you’ve seen our puppets in the Carnival Parade in the last few years you know we like it big, and bright, and arty, but also that our goal is to bring…

Jason Manford’s Games Night – Live Tonight

Can’t find many live streams today 🤔 Hoping that’s just a blip and all the Musicians and Artists out there remember we’re trying to stay at home, at least until they can entertain us in person! 🙃   So, time to test your brain matter tonight! See if the first week back at school or work…

Don’t Forget your Virtual Quiz Night!

Registration for our virtual quiz night hosted by Robert Largan MP for High Peak closes at 12 midday tomorrow! Sign up now for just £5 per household! There’s a chance to win a hamper prize including bottle of House of Commons whisky! 🥃🎉 all the money raised will go towards continuing to provide free care and support to local…

Belle & the Buxton Super Heroes Fly In

🦸🏻‍♂️🦹🏼‍♂️ Spread the word 🥀📖 Belle & the Buxton super heroes are heading to Fairfield, Buxton, next week to share songs and smiles whilst observing social distancing 🎶💃   Keep a look out from *** 1 pm on Saturday 13th June *** 🤳 Photos/selfies welcome and even better if shared on STOCKPORT SPIDER-MEN Young and old, step out on your…

The Clap Continues!

👏👏👏 It may be raining but it didn’t stop us from clapping! 👏👏👏 It’s also Day 4 of Volunteers Week 2020 so tonight we dedicated our support to all the Volunteers out there, especially ours 😉 (hello Super Stars, hope you’re staying safe!) 🤩 Whether it’s St Johns Ambulance; Mountain Rescue; Air Ambulance; a Residents…

CHCS Trespass Dance – Live

Trespass Dance – Back Tomorrow Live on Zoom with Coaches Jennie and Bethan Please drop us a line for ID and Password #buxton #trespass #dance

Chris Hill Community Sports Football Club – Players wanted!

Latest FA Guidance for Grassroots Football

The latest guidance for any potential grassroots restart has just been released. The FA have issued further guidance to all grassroots football and informal football activity outside the professional game following the Government’s relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions from 1 June 2020.   Consistent with Government advice published on Monday 1 June, the following outdoor football activity…

Super Snakes Slither across the High Peak

🐍🐍🐍 Have you been to see Buxtons snake yet? It looks fantastic! 🌈🐍 We have snakes in Buxton, Peak Dale, Whaley, Dove, Chapel, New Mills and Chinley!  As well as the adults finding that inner artist it’s lovely to see so many wonderful creations from the children. 🐍🌈🐍   It’s lovely to see families having…

Dropkick Murphys LiveStream Tonight

😊🎼🎻🎸🥁🎤🎼😊 From the hallowed grounds of their hometown Boston ballpark, Dropkick Murphys will be STREAMING OUTTA FENWAY with a full-on live performance – FREE from the infield dirt !!! 😊🎼🎻🎸🥁🎤🎼😊 presented by Pega. Watch Live on Facebook 11.00 p.m. Tonight

Meerkat Music Presents Take That & Robbie Williams

🎼🎤🥁🎸🎻🎧🎼 Meerkat Music Presents Take That & Robbie Williams 🎼🎤🥁🎸🎻🎧🎼 On Friday 29th May at 8pm my buddies Take That & Robbie Williams play music extravaganza, from their homes, to yours! It is promise to be a night you’ll Never Forget! Although Sergei probably will. He’d forget his tie if it weren’t clipped on.

Ministry of Sound presents Ministry Weekender

🎼🎤🥁🎸🎻🎧🎼 Ministry of Sound presents Ministry Weekender; a two-day virtual party streamed live to your home in aid of raising money for the WHO Solidarity Fund, which helps countries prevent, detect and respond to the ongoing pandemic. 🎼🎤🥁🎸🎻🎧🎼 Ministry Weekender partner YouTube, will match $2 for every $1 dollar raised during the stream. Enjoy the…

‘Covid-19 snake’ grows to more than 2,500

A trail of brightly coloured painted rocks lining Broadwalk in Buxton has now grown to more than 2,500, capturing local people’s imagination and community spirit. Buxton resident Clare Cartledge, who started the ‘Covid-19 snake’ earlier in May with a hand full of her own creations said she’s amazed at how it’s taken off. Read the…

Macmillan Fundraising Fun Nights

Get ready for some virtual fun by taking part in a Macmillan fundraising fun nights.  There’s everything you need to everything you need to host a board games night online that makes a real difference, host a seamless quiz night, or solve the mind-boggling murder mystery! Once you sign up, you’ll receive everything you need…

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust Teach us to Bee Kind

It is proven that a daily dose of nature improves your mental health, so Derbyshire Wildlife Trust have got a few hints and tips of ways you can get wild at home. 🌞🐝🌺🐝🌼🐝💐🐝🌻🌞 This Thursday at 2.00 p.m. there’s a free Bee Kind Webinar and Q&A all about bee’s.  Register for the webinar here 🌞🐝🌺🐝🌼🐝💐🐝🌻🌞…

Music stars to lead Greater Manchester doorstep sing-along

Liam Gallagher, Mark Owen and Emeli Sande are to lead a doorstep sing-along to celebrate the community spirit shown in the Covid-19 lockdown. Manchester’s Together In One Voice event will invite people to join in with an online stream of songs from “doorsteps, windows, balconies and streets” at 19:30 BST on Thursday 28/05/2020 The stream…

Look up for the SpaceX Launch Tonight!

🌙🚀☄️ In this landmark crewed test flight launching from Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX will send NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on a test flight aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft!. ✨🛸☄️   🌙🚀☄️Launching at 9.30 p.m. if the skies are clear and your looking South West you’ll be able to look up to the…

Journaling for beginners!

Are you thinking of keeping a daily journal about your personal experience of your life under lockdown and beyond? This may be a therapeutic way of channelling the rollercoaster of emotions that many of us are feeling, giving you the chance to reflect on the positive outcomes as well as the challenges. It may be…

Calling all over 60s creatives!- King Lear Prizes announced!

The new national creative arts competition for older people stuck at home because of Coronavirus Many people in the UK are still staying at home due to Coronavirus, and older people have been particularly restricted in what they can do and who they can see. Our greatest writer, William Shakespeare, was faced with a similar…

#StayHome stay #HomeTasking

If you’ve not caught up with Alex Horne, Greg Davies, and crazy world of #HomeTasking a new 30 hour home task challenge starts tomorrow morning. 😀🎬⏰✅❎📽🤔🤯   #HomeTask for today – learn all about it and watch some of the amazing #HomeTasking Wins and Fails to get the ideas flowing!   Here’s Alex with how…

Curl up with Comedy

Don’t want your mood to match today’s weather!? Check out this guide to online comedy specials to help bring a smile to a grey day 🤣🥳🤩😎  

Charity Golf Tournament Live Tonight

There’s not many sports up and running at the moment but there’s some kicking about 😉 🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️ Tonight Golf titans Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are set to partner up with NFL superstars Peyton Manning and Tom Brady in a charity golf match which will raise money for the fight against coronavirus. 🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️   Dubbed…

Get out of the Rain and into the Theatre

Looking for something to snuggle up under a blanket to escape the rain? Check out the National Theatres You Tube Page   There’s only 5 days left to watch the fantastic Gillian Anderson in A Streetcar Named Desire Filmed on stage at the Young Vic by National Theatre Live.   Order, order. This House is…

Stay in, Rave in – Cos it’s Raining!

It’s a grim day outside so it must be the Bank Holiday Weekend! 🙉 Here’s some live streams and recorded links to keep you all entertained at home today..   First let’s keep the kids busy! 😉   🥁🎷🎤🎧🎼 Big Fish Little Fish family rave teams and DJs beam from their homes to yours weekly.…

If you haven’t seen the snake yet… it’s over 2000 painted pebbles long!

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Burbage Band play a Happy tune for you!

Socially distanced music video Gepostet von Jenny Gartside am Freitag, 22. Mai 2020

Princesses and Heroes come to town! 😀

The princesses and heroes are getting ready for next week’s social-distance visits in Buxton. We will try our best to interact with as many children as possible (from a distance, of course). Exact times cannot be guaranteed as this depends on how long it takes to move through each area. BUT you can: Listen out…

Live stream weekend!

Roll up… Roll up… For the Coronacoaster!

Big Weekend 2020 Starts Tonight

Big Weekend 2020 takes place this weekend (Friday 22 – Sunday 24 May 2020), but with a twist: it’s a virtual festival. Radio 1 and the world’s biggest artists will be joining you remotely while you stay at home. The likes of Sam Smith and Jonas Brothers will be performing from their homes and maybe…

Garden or Moshpit?

For anyone wanting to turn their garden into a mosh pit this Bank Holiday Weekend here’s a treat for you! 👹🎤🎻 it Up🥁🎸🎺🎷🎧🤠   (but maybe not your neighbours, sorry neighbours! 🙉) There’s some great online content coming up in the next few days. Firstly, Rebellion  are going to be streaming a live show from…

Be careful with that rolling pin Eugene 😉

Turn that frown, upside down! https://www.facebook.com/Negrowskyococ/videos/10158546389168856/

Radio 2 announces All Day PopMaster

‘Everything stops for PopMaster!’ as Radio 2 announces All Day PopMaster. (Bank Holiday Monday, 25 May). Listeners and some of the UK’s best loved BBC and commercial radio presenters including Zoe Ball, Greg James, Dotun Adebayo and Ronan Keating will be competing against each other across the station’s daytime shows in the nation’s favourite pop…

JIGSAWS AVAILABLE TO TAKE/SWAP

❤️🥰❤️ Over the past few weeks Connex Community Support have had nearly 40 jigsaws donated which  has been amazing, thank you! ❤️🥰❤️ We have managed to get some out to our clients and have many left over ready to be given out to whoever would like one. If you are wanting a jigsaw then please get…

Chelsea Flower Show 2020

💐🌹🍁🥀 Chelsea Flower Show 2020 💐🌹🍁🥀   Determined not to let all the hard work of their green fingered supporters go to waste the RHS have moved this years Chelsea Flower Show Online!   Today is members day but the show gardens open to their virtual public tomorrow.  See the website for what’s on and…

High Peak Fruit & Veg Giveaway

🌟 Giveaway 🌟 High Peak Fruit and Veg are offering one lucky liker the chance to win a free fruit and veg box this week! All you need to do is share their facebook page Like their post on Facebook and add a friends name to their post to help spread the word about the amazing Fruit…

Please Feed the Snakes!

🐍🐍🐍 A big shout of of thanks to Fairfield Builders Supplies who have left some snake food in The Pavilion Gardens over the weekend ready for you to take home and paint to help make the snake grow 🐍🐍🐍

London Indoors- live gigs and DJ sets streaming this weekend!

  Live stream gigs and DJ sets this weekend: From Lewis Capaldi to Katy Perry!   Music fans are in for another treat this weekend, with a series of live-streamed gigs and DJ sets coming our way. One of the country’s biggest pop stars is going acoustic to celebrate a big anniversary, while a video-chatting…

A thank you to care worker staff from some wonderful Tarmac employees!

These fab blokes from Tarmac walked 10k with an 8 hour shift in the middle and donated their own money to buy some body shop goodies. They will be delivered to our local hospitals and nursing homes to thank our wonderful NHS and care workers. Well done guys!

HP Rocks snakes though Pavillion Gardens!

Watch the amazing video here! https://www.facebook.com/100015296376061/videos/859391247914080/

Peter Hook – ‘So This is Permanent’ rare and initmate gig; available on 18th May

Monday 18th May for 24 hours only, with never before seen footage of Peter Hook performing the full back catalogue at Christ Church in Curtis’s hometown of Macclesfield.   Only 500 tickets were released for that exclusive performance five years ago, selling out in less than 20 seconds The concert, which originally took place in…

Chris Hill Community Sports- Ballet Live! Saturday 16th May 🙂

RECHARGE 2020 FESTIVAL

Streaming Saturday May 16th from 10.30 a.m. Delivered Live, in partnership with the Victorian Government, are thrilled to announce the inaugural Recharge 2020 Festival set to breathe life back into communities across the state. Catch full performance, in-studio sets from Tones and I, Missy Higgins, Pierce Brothers, The Jezabels, The Black Sorrows, Archie Roach, Ainslie Wills, Dallas Frasca, Fanny Lumsden,…

Queen for a Weekend

Queen will make the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness available on the band’s YouTube page from 7.00 p.m. tonight to raise money for the World Health Organization. The show will be available to watch for 48 hours, and for every dollar donated during the stream, Google will match with a $2 donation.

Stay in with the Motley Crue

I don’t understand what this means but it’s the weekend and we try to bring live streams to keep you home and entertained so here you go…   🤘 Tonight 11.30 p.m. 🤘   Watch #TheDirt with the Crüe & special guests on Netflix Follow along with special commentary right here on Mötley Crüe’s twitter…

A Killers Invite

Caution by the Killers is number one at AAA and ALT radio! Thank you for all your support, and thanks to the radio stations playing it out! This is making us want to talk a little, maybe answer some questions 😉 We’re going to do a YouTube Live Q&A on May 15 at 8.00 p.m.…

Five4Five Fest Starts Tonight!

Five4Five Fest is a stay at home music festival founded by Gav Gates and Tom Pullen. The original idea was to have five bands perform from home on the 16th May, referencing the ‘5-4-5’ donation drives on social media. With an overwhelming interest, this spun out of control, and we ended up bringing more friends…

A message from the Eurovision

A message from the Eurovision acts to their fans… The #Eurovision acts have recorded this message to fans who’d normally be watching this week. It’s part of Newsbeat‘s documentary about the cancellation of the song contest. Watch in the UK Watch internationally

Tonight – CHCS Adult Dance Fitness Live!

Tonight! Time to shake off them beer bellies live from Jennie’s Kitchen! 🌈🏋️‍♀️🤸‍♀️🤾‍♀️🤺🌈 Join Jennie and the team on Facebook Live later –

80s Lockdown Festival Livestream

🎼🎧🎤🎹🎷 A retro music festival is coming to your living room this weekend (16/05/2020) 🎼🎧🎤🎹🎷 Headlined by some of the biggest names of the 1980s.  80s Lockdown Fest will be headlined by the likes of Tony Hadley, Wet Wet Wet, and Jason Donovan, all to raise money for charity. Streaming live to your living room…

Rise Up New York Live Fundraiser – Tonight!

It may be Sunday but we don’t foresee an early night! A galaxy of stars will be on hand on May 11 for Rise Up New York!, a citywide virtual telethon to raise awareness and funds to help New Yorkers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, organized by iHeartMedia and New York’s largest poverty-fighting…

USA Mothers Day Live Stream – Tonight!

Inspired by Billy Bragg’s recent Mother’s Day video release for his song “Can’t Be There Today,” City Winery and Billy are co-producing a special multi-artist Mother’s Day Concert that will be broadcast on YouTube on May 10th, 2020 beginning at 10 p.m. tonight. We’ve invited some of our favorite artists from the City Winery family…

Time is Running Out for you to Score!

Chris Hill Community Sports have been hard at work keeping us all fit and engaged in the local sports community whilst we’ve been in lockdown. Today is the last day to enter the #chcschallenge of recreating a goal.  Prizes are available for the most perfect match to the video which recreates the goal.  Keep it…

Snake Loose in Pavilion Gardens!

🐍🐍🐍 There’s a baby snake loose in the Pavilion Gardens are we need people to help feed it! 🐍🐍🐍

Eyes Down for Bingo Town

In between taking part in and supporting the Royal British Legion’s VE 75 Remembrance Day Celebrations, Buxton Street by Streets own Anna organised street bingo for her neighbours today. We think it went well, although judging by the photo we’re not 100% convinced! One resident Angela commented on Facebook ‘Really enjoyable VE day bingo today!…

Robyn – Live DJ Set Tonight!

🎤🎧🎼 Following our weekend theme of trying to tap into all the amazing weekend live music streams for you, here’s a treat to get you up and boogy-ing after a day in the sun, and full of energy ready for the 9 p.m. sing along later! 🎤🎧🎼   Starts at 8.00 p.m! (08/05/2020) Robyn Live…

Come together for VE Day!

This Friday on VE Day get your flags out and make some bunting to put up whilst you enjoy a picnic from your own garden to honour our heroes past and present! See also the virtual event Buxton Street By Street has set up – post pinned to top the top of the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/events/858539427965217/…

Zooming in on your Footy Skills

Chris Hill Community Sports are inviting any football fans out there to join then in  a Football Pub Quiz tonight (07/05/2020) Happening after the weekly Clap you’ll need to download Zoom to take part.  Call or text the number below for more info! The team at Chris Hill Community Sports are doing a great job…

‘Accidental Fitness’ Clubbercise

Exercise doesn’t have to be a chore! Have a dance about in your living room with Clubbercise online! 🥳🥳🥳 Some awesome tunes to get the heart pumping and body moving ❤️💪🏻 And see other HUMANS, as there’s chance to chat afterwards for those that want it 🤗 For more info take a look at the…

Nikon Extend Free Online Photography Workshops

Nikon’s mission has always been to empower creators. In these uncertain times, we can do that by helping creators stay inspired, engaged and growing. That’s why we’re providing all of our Nikon School Online courses free. Let’s come out of this even better. Here are just some of the workshops available on the Nikon Website:…