Buxton Fringe Programme Launch Party

Programme launch Party: Our programme party marking the publication of the printed programme is set for Saturday June 4 at the Green Man Gallery from 7-9pm. All welcome! Entertainment starts with folk trio Rare Occasion at 7.15pm. There will also be comedy from Angela Bra and Henry Churniavsky!

Archaeology Project near Buxton

Free Family Xplorer event in Pavilion Gardens

Buxton Rugby Club- All Welcome

All welcome. 16+, male and females of all abilities. Join us at Buxton Rugby Club, for fun, fitness or if your interested in joining the rugby clubs playing squad, message us for more information.

Brekkie Church is Back!

Christ Church Burbage this Sunday 9:30am

Buxton Field Club’s Lichen Crawl

A reminder of Buxton Field Club’s Lichen Crawl with Steve Price Lichen recorder for Derbyshire and the Sorby Natural History Society Saturday 14th May 10.00am Grin Low, Buxton Approx 2 hours The plan is to spend a couple or so hours around the car park and entrance drive area of Grin Low (grid ref SK048719).…

Buxton Carnival and Well Dressing is back!

Buxton Carnival Day and Buxton Well Dressing Festival will return this July, having been absent for two years due to the pandemic, and the full programme of events has now been confirmed. People can expect the usual full festival including Mellor’s Funfair, well dressing displays, live music in the Pavilion Gardens and of course the…

Buxton Day of Reflection and Remembrance

Buxton Street By Street is inviting the town to come together on Sunday 8 May in the Pavilion Gardens. Organisers Caitlin Bisknell, Claire Mitchell, and Anna Watson said: “This a day to commemorate and celebrate –those who gave so much to help our community through these unprecedented times and those who sadly lost family and…

50s and 60s Rock ‘n’ Roll Night

Coming up tomorrow night!! Another fantastic night at the New Inn, get your finest threads on and bring your dancing shoes for a rock and roll musical spectacular!

Spring Fair this Bank Holiday Monday

Spring Fair will take place on May day bank holiday Monday 2nd May 2022    A fantastic family day out we’ll fill the town with music, dancing, street performers, hot food, childrens rides, stalls, family entertainment and showcase the wealth of talent that Buxton has to offer!   Come along and enjoy the day!!  …

Thank You Buxton Day of Celebration and Reflection

We want to say thankyou to the community for all your support to Buxton throughout the pandemic! This free event at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, runs from 12pm to 6 pm, Sunday 8th May We’ve live music from Purple Cloud of Funk, Rose Amongst Thorns, the Pantonic All Stars, and Isaac of fuzzy felt fame.…

Buxton Flowerpot Trail 2022

The Buxton Flowerpot Trail returns for 2022 and we’d love for you to get involved. Key Details: Flowerpot creations out for June and July – earlier than normal The theme is ‘Jubilee’  (not obligatory) Entry deadline is Sunday 29 May – email hello@funnywonders.org.uk with the location. Pick-up pots on Sun 2 May (Spring Fair), on…

Busy Little Monsters: Pop-up Play Village

Saturday 23rd April at Trinity Church Buxton,  Hardwick Mount Buxton Suitable for 0-5 years with siblings up to 8 years welcome (As it is weekend/school holidays)! Book here: 10am – 11am (nearly full) https://www.happity.co.uk/…/trinity-church-23-apr-2022 11.30am – 12.30pm (space to play!) https://www.happity.co.uk/…/trinity-church-23-apr-2022… 1pm – 2pm (space to play!) https://www.happity.co.uk/…/trinity-church-23-apr-2022…

Zink’s Walking Group

Zink’s walking every Tuesday at 10.30am from Buxton Pavillion – Meet at the Leisure Centre entrance. Ends at Zink HQ where brews, cakes and breakfast is available.

Volunteer at Buxton Fringe this July

Buxton fringe is run by volunteers, read the blog to find out how you can get involved in July

Buxton Spring Fair- Last Few Stall Spots Left

Last few stalls/pitches remaining at this fabulous event, don’t miss out get in touch now if you would like a space whether you are promoting a local group/charity or are a local business! Limited availability! Buxton Spring Fair will take place on May day bank holiday Monday 2nd May 2022 from 10am until 5pm A…

Blythe House Easter Family Event

Easter Family Event Tuesday 12th April 9.30am-12.30pm We would like to invite families to attend our Easter family event at Blythe House Community Hub. Open to any child who has a loved one that has died. It is an opportunity to make friends and remember your loved one. Easter activities planned throughout including baking, crafts…

Big Buxton Spring Clean this Saturday

Fingers crossed for some good weather on Saturday, (9th April) for the Big Buxton Spring Clean. Everyone is welcome to come along and help tidy the town. Litter pickers, bags, cloths and high viz can be provided although if you already have any of these items please bring them along. We will meet at Turners…

Buxton Flowerpot Trail 2022

The Buxton Flowerpot Trail returns for 2022 and we’d love for you to get involved. Key Details: Flowerpot creations out for June and July – earlier than normal The theme is ‘Jubilee’ 🇬🇧 (not obligatory) Entry deadline is Sunday 29 May – email hello@funnywonders.org.uk with the location. Pick-up pots on Sun 2 May (Spring Fair),…

Activity Church This Sunday @King Sterndale

You are welcome to be part of Activity Church this Sunday. Arrive for 930am to join in with songs, play dough, sand play, drawing, colouring, Lego and other crafts. We hear a story first, helped by teddy and dolly…this week it is Dolly’s turn, she is going to help us tell the story of Mary…

Busy Little Monsters Village This Week

The Busy Little Monsters village is open on Thursday 7th April at Buxton Community Church – 10am, 11.15am & SEN session at 3.45pm. Now accepting card payments on the day, subject to availability Or book ahead to avoid disappointment (especially the more popular 10am): 10am https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-07… 11.15am https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-07… Additional needs friendly at 3.45pm https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-07… Sorry,…

Easter Hunt in Pavilion Gardens

Yessssssss! The ‘Churches Together in Buxton’ Easter Hunt is finally happening again after a 3 year break! We’d love to see you there – free of charge – just turn up by the bandstand in the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton at 10am Saturday 16th April.  For all ages, all children, young people, adults, individuals and families all…

Burning Man Comes To Chatsworth

Huge sculptures from Burning Man, held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, USA will be making their UK debut at Chatsworth this spring at an ambitious and free-to-access exhibition in the Derbyshire estate’s parkland, it has been announced. Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man at Chatsworth is a large-scale exhibition in the publicly accessible 1000…

Easter Pizza Party

An Easter Pizza Party is held for those who are age 18 – 29 to celebrate Easter and find joy! There will be an open fire outside as well as Pizza, Games and possibly an Easter Egg hunt!! for more details and the party address email reverendlizengland@gmail.com

Buxton Carnival Volunteers Needed

Buxton carnival organisers in plea for more volunteers Organisers of Buxton’s Well Dressing festival and carnival are calling for more volunteers to come forward as the event looks ahead to returning with a bang this summer. Read more here Anyone who would like to volunteer to help can contact Richard via email on richard.lower2@gmail.com.

Roller Discos @the Octagon back by popular demand!

Back by popular demand!! Extended skating sessions for the same price Get your skates on, come and join in the fun! Roller skating in the Pavilion Gardens Octagon, Buxton on Tuesday 19th & Wednesday 20th April 2022 with disco lighting and a live DJ playing all your favourite tunes from 10am each day, 4 sessions…

Buxton Fringe Springboard Event

Springboard: This is what we are calling our new spring event at the Green Man Gallery on Saturday March 19th 7-9pm to celebrate the changing season and our forthcoming Fringe with the help of performers, food and drink. Our planned programme party marking the publication of the printed programme is set for Saturday June 4…

Buxton Air Cadets Needs You!

BUXTON AIR CADETS NEED YOU! For the past 49 years, 2517 (Buxton) Squadron ATC has offered young people aged 12–20 the chance to get involved in a range of exciting activities, such as flying and gliding, rifle shooting, and completing the Duke of Edinburgh Award. But their future is uncertain as they are in need…

Events @ Green Man Gallery this Spring

Spring is definitely springing in Buxton today and we are getting busier and busier. Our extensive exhibitions of original art and craft make a sought-after setting for live performances and community events and our programme includes something for everyone. We’re closed today (Thursday). Open all weekend.

Buxton Field Club In Person Meeting this Saturday!

BUXTON FIELD CLUB – FINALLY A MEETING IN PERSON AND A CHANCE TO CATCH UP AND TELL TALES! 19TH MARCH 7.00PM THE LAST IN OUR CURRENT PROGRAMME WILL BE BOTH OUR AGM AND AN INFORMAL AND FUN CREATIVE WORKSHOP LED BY SIAN TOWER. SIAN WILL HELP US CELEBRATE AND SHARE SOME OF OUR OWN EXPERIENCES OF THE NATURAL…

PLAY Buxton is back this Saturday

PLAY Buxton is back this Saturday! A free entry “pop up” event from the organisers of Buxton Comic Con. Minecraft Display Photo Opportunity Minecraft Steve Character Pikachu Character Mario & Yoshi Characters Bendy Character Batman Star Wars Characters “Robot Rumble” Battling Robots Table Top Arena A selective number of Trading Stalls CEX Gaming Competitions &…

Youth Photography Workshop

As part of the Buxton Heritage Action Zone ‘Our Street’ project, there is going to be a photography workshop for 11-16 year-olds *next Thursday* sign up your interest via the google form link below https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLScDHKmAzT6sTz…/viewform

Funny Wonders ‘Pandemic Reflections’ Project

Get involved with our new project ‘PANDEMIC Reflections’ Starting 24th March 2022 Everyone aged 11+ from Buxton, district and around the High Peak is welcome to take part, although it particularly looks to support those aged 11-25 whose mental health has been impacted by the pandemic. The project aims to create personal and community records…

Buxton Carnival and Well Dressing 2022 Return

Buxton Carnival and Well Dressing confirms its return for 2022 after two year absence Buxton Carnival Day and Buxton Well Dressing Festival will return this July, it has been confirmed. People can expect the usual full two week festival, which has been absent for the last two years due to the pandemic. Committee chair Richard…

High Peak Netball Club Junior Sessions

High Peak Netball Club’s Juniors section has spaces available at their Monday afternoon training sessions at Buxton Community School. 3.45pm for Yrs 4-7 (U13s), 4.45pm for Yrs 8-11 (U16s). For boys and girls. Complete beginners welcome! To ask a question or book a space, please email highpeaknetballclub@hotmail.com.

Buxton Museum Creative Event for families with SEND children

From skulls to fossils to polished stones to framed marvels: lots to look at, handle, think about and draw. This is the second of the Museum’s events for families with SEND children so if this applies to you, please book a space and come and join us! A quieter event aimed at families with autistic…

Buxton Field Club Talk TONIGHT!

Buxton Field Club and Derbyshire Ornithological Society present: Living with Predators – It’s Complicated! Mary Colwell Saturday 5th March 7.00pm (zoom link to paid up members, livestream on Buxton Field Club youtube channel for non-members) One of the big issues in conservation is how to live alongside predators. It causes deep divisions and antagonism and hostility.…

Springboard – our new spring event at the Green Man Gallery on Saturday March 19 7-9pm

Springboard: This is what we are calling our new spring event at the Green Man Gallery on Saturday March 19 7-9pm to celebrate the changing season and our forthcoming Fringe with the help of performers, food and drink. Our planned programme party marking the publication of the printed programme is set for Saturday June 4…

Burning man comes to Chatsworth in a uk first for the monumental sculpture event

Burning man comes to Chatsworth in a uk first for the monumental sculpture event Huge sculptures from Burning Man, held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, USA will be making their UK debut at Chatsworth this spring at an ambitious and free-to-access exhibition in the Derbyshire estate’s parkland, it has been announced. Radical Horizons: The Art of…

The Pavilion Gardens in Buxton has been undergoing major changes in recent months – come and visit

Gallery in the Gardens wants to sell you affordable art as more new talent joins group The Pavilion Gardens in Buxton has been undergoing major changes in recent months, with a facelift to its exterior and major works to various areas of the complex; Gallery in the Gardens located inside, run by High Peak Artists…

Wild Woodland Puppets – free family event

From small, shy leaf people to dangerous twig-monsters, wise old mud-wizards and wild squirrel children, join the Creeping Toad team to make some of the more unexpected inhabitants of the Buxton woodlands. Mixing recycled with natural materials, we’ll make puppets to play with and then send you out exploring into Grinlow Woods. Deep in the…

Woodland Monsters and Leafy Heroes – free family event

We’ll take twigs, add home-made leaves, make twisted fingers and laughing faces to create our own wonderful woodland character. There might be small, shy leaf people or dangerous twig-monsters. There could be wise old mud-wizards and wild squirrel children. Working with the museum’s new Treasuring Trees exhibition for inspiration, the Creeping Toad team will help…

Buxton Junior Football Club – Come and join the team 🙌🏼

Buxton Junior Football Club Come and join our team we are looking for volunteer committee members. Whether it’s an hour a week or more, your contribution to the club will be valued. Help shape our future and help us continue to provide affordable and inclusive youth football for all

Church charity seeks community hero nominations for Buxton awards night

A growing Derbyshire church charity will be decamping to Buxton next month for its first ever awards ceremony recognising those residents who have gone the extra mile to be good neighbours during the pandemic. “It will be fantastic to see local community groups, charitable organizations and community stalwarts receive well-deserved recognition for the for their…

Go Blue for Blythe House

Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust Our two Community Fundraisers, Sophie and Lauri, out in the community and spreading the word about #GoBlueforBlytheHouse campaign throughout March You can get involved by choosing any day throughout March to fundraise for your local charity- it might be dressing in blue, holding a blue prize raffle or decorating…

Georgian Grandeur of the Assembly Rooms to life this half term, as we celebrate its 2022 reopening with a fun and free open morning

Buxton Crescent Heritage Experiences This February #halfterm in #Buxton Tuesday 22nd, Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th February, 10.30am to 1pm… Let’s bring the glorious Georgian Grandeur of the Assembly Rooms to life this half term, as we celebrate its 2022 reopening with a fun and free open morning. Have a go at creating your own…

Nominations Open for Commonwealth Games Batonbearers

Nominations are now open for inspirational Batonbearers for this year’s Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay. Do you know someone? Nominate them today! Let’s take it on, together #QBR2022 https://www.birmingham2022.com/…/batonbearer-nominations/

Buxton Opera House – Northern Ballet’s child-friendly dance show Pinocchio

explorebuxton.co.uk Northern Ballet’s child-friendly dance show Pinocchio at Buxton Opera House Northern Ballet brings its new, child-friendly ballet Pinocchio for children ‘Pinocchio’ as part its hugely successful national tour of this magical show:

Roller Disco @Pavilion Gardens This Weekend!

ONLY 1 day to go Looking for something fun to do with the kids THIS WEEKEND INDOORS!! SPECIAL OFFER ON ADVANCE BOOKINGS!! Stay in for another session at only £2.00 each (pay the extra £2.00 at the entrance) Roller Disco in the Pavilion Gardens Octagon, Buxton on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th February 2022 with…

Young People Wanted for Buxton ‘Our Street’ Initiative’s Youth Board

Our Street is a programme of vibrant events and activities taking place in Spring Gardens. Events and activities for all. Events and Activities to connect the communities of Buxton, to enjoy, to learn, to socialise and to feel a sense of belonging to the High Street. And to do this we want to invite young…

Updated Best Things to do in Buxton 2022

Updated for 2022: Top 24 Things to do in Buxton Check out our ultimate guide to the top 24 things to do in Buxton. Whether you’re a local and wondering how to spend the evening, visiting for the day or here for a few days break, you can find theatre, comedy, films, kids activities, outdoors…

Serpentine Community Garden wins lottery community fund

Serpentine Community Garden We won the (community) lottery. Close on £100,000 over 3 years to support keeping the Garden going and Growing Well. https://www.serpentinecommunitygarden.org/…/foundation…   Such wonderful news for our friends at SCG! They supported our community during 2020 with their incredible generosity in providing organic, freshly harvested salad bags each Sunday and homemade condiments!…

Connex Community Photography Competition

We are running a photography competition. Please see the poster below for more information.  

Take part in one of the friendliest arts festivals in the UK – Fringe 22 is open for entries

The Green Man Gallery We already have 48 performance slots booked for this year’s Buxton Festival Fringe and our Ground Floor Gallery (Venue 86a) is almost full. We still have space upstairs in the Workshop Room (Venue 86b). Email Caroline on hello@thegreenmangallery.com as soon as possible if you’re thinking of bringing a show to The…

Grapevine Wellbeing Centre – Wellbeing Walks with the National Park Rangers

Grapevine Wellbeing Centre Really pleased to announce that over the next 6 months we will be working with the amazing Peak District National Park Rangers on monthly wellbeing walks. This is starting tomorrow Thursday 27th, with a ‘Meet the Ranger’ walk in Pavilion Gardens. Everyone is welcome, we are meeting at 10:30am at the bandstand.…

Get involved – well dressings This incredible art form is kept alive by volunteers and lots of our communities are looking for new people to get involved.

Peak District National Park Every year #WellDressings are created in more than 80 towns and villages in the #PeakDistrict between May and September! This incredible art form is kept alive by volunteers and lots of our communities are looking for new people to get involved. Find out more… https://bit.ly/WellDressings2022 #PeakDistrictProud | Visit Peak District &…

come join Buxton Town Team

BUXTONTOWNTEAM.ORG Buxton Town Team is a community organisation made up of ordinary people who want to make our town a better place to live, work and visit. Our projects include everything from gardening and crafts to fundraising and events. We’re enthusiastic, inclusive, welcoming and we want to involve as many people as possible – we believe…

Zink and High Peak Foodbank Boardgame Club & Donations Request

Happy New Year one and all!   Once again we are asking for donations to our food bank.  We are currently short of: Carrier Bags Toiletries Sweetcorn Potatoes Carrots Anything else food/drink wise is muchly appreciated! Please note we cannot accept alcohol. We are also on the lookout for board games such as Scrabble, Uno,…

Bounce Buxton Back for the New Year!

Below is all you need to know! ((BOUNCE)) Three times more effective than floor based fitness thanks to the addition of gravity and g-force provided by the trampoline. Our classes feature the first 40 mins filled with choreographed dance-cardio jumping routines and then finishing off with 20 minutes of toning, targeting the arms, glutes and…

Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience Reopens

We’re back open, with our excellent Visitor Information and Visitor Experience Hosts ready to make your day a special one in Buxton. In the Pump Room Visitor Centre, open Friday to Sunday, we offer top advice on things to see and do in #Buxton and surrounding areas. Not to mention our great range of locally…

Busy Little Monsters New Year Session Dates

Woo! Poster updated for 2022 and the session times: 10am, 11.15am and 1pm Dates for this term are 13th Jan, 27th Jan and 17th Feb. Book here: https://www.happity.co.uk/little-monsters-buxton/buxton

Accidental Yogis Yoga back for the New Year

W E  A R E  B A C K Online and at Buxton Methodist Church! Let’s Yoga!! Ooof. Just thought of the first plank we’ll do That’s gonna be hard eh? But we’ll work through it together There’s always the lower options too It’s great to see some newbies amongst the regulars booked on which…

Buxton Field Club’s Next Talk- 8/01

Buxton Field Club’s next talk: Much ado about Mothing – a year intoxicated by Britain’s rare and remarkable moths. With James Lowen Saturday 8th January 7.00pm start. Zoom link sent to Club members or join us by livestream on Buxton Field Club youtube channel. Moths are routinely slandered as all being clothes-munching, plant-destroying pests. Through his…

High Peak Ladies Kickboxing & Self Defence Course

THIS YEAR ITS YOUR TURN! OK… here it is… High Peak Ladies, this one’s for you! W/C 10th January we will be running a series of ladies only, intro to kickboxing & self defence courses. Each one lasts 6 weeks and will run on: Mondays 7pm @ Newtown Wednesdays 6.15pm @Chapel-en-le-Frith Thursdays 10am @Newton For…

Updated What’s On Pavilion Gardens

Find information about opening times and all events on at the Pavilion Gardens through the festive holidays and into 2022 here.   

24 Best Peak District Walks

24 Best Peak District Walks – Your Ultimate guide Our pick of the 24 best Peak District walks, you’ll find everything from gentle strolls and rolling meadows to dramatic viewpoints and ancient sites! Read all about them here.

Buxton Fringe-Take Part

We are now open for entries for the 2022 Buxton Fringe.  We are hoping for a more normal Fringe and to be able to hold our usual promotional events such as Fringe Sunday. We will, of course, continue to monitor carefully the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions and respond accordingly. The health and safety of our performers, audiences and volunteers…

Wintry Vintage Photos of Buxton

Buxton in Winter – 14 Amazing Vintage Photo’s You’ll Love The recent snowfall in Buxton was the first of the winter and many of you took to the slopes and hills around Buxton for a spot of sledging – but what did Buxton look like in past winters of bygone days? Here’s a trip down…

‘Winter Lights’ Event at Green Man Gallery

Small lanterns and smaller lights: draw winter woods, blowing leaves, add a hibernating hedgehog, a snoring bear, a winter owl or a Christmas pudding with extra mice… A reminder about our events next weekend, 18th Buxton Museum and Art Gallery and 19th The Green Man Gallery,

Updated December 2021 What’s On Buxton

All the Events and Best things to do in Buxton this December! Read here 

Buxton’s Biggest and Best Market Ever

There will be more stalls than ever at the market on Saturday December, 11. Buxton Markets Chair, Ann Thompson said: “There’s a real buzz around our Christmas Market this year – we’ve had more stall bookings than ever before and it’s a great way to support local businesses and get your Christmas shopping done. Find out…

Volunteer Needed for Youtube Anchor!

We’re looking for volunteers who are interested in being an anchor for our Zink TV YouTube channel! Please contact via email tom@zink.org.uk or telephone 07949538773 if you are interested! Feel free to share this post.

Buxton Team Parish Christmas Pizza Party

A Christmas Pizza Party is held for those who are age 18 – 29 to celebrate Christmas and find joy! There will be an open fire outside as well as Pizza, Games and Hot Chocolate – bring a blanket and warm clothes although we will be heading indoors if too cold. Click on the link…

Lake of Lights Re-schedule

LAKE OF LIGHTS ANNOUNCEMENT We are pleased to announce that with the support of the Pavilion Gardens we have managed to re-schedule our Lake of Lights event and it will now take place this coming Sunday 12th December. The event will start at the earlier time of 4.30pm, when lights can be collected from us…

Buxton Festival Fringe 2022 is open for entries

Buxton Festival Fringe

Connex Community Support first Park Pootle of the winter

Connex Community Support A quick reminder that our first Park Pootle of the winter takes place next Wednesday 1 December at 2pm at the Pavilion gardens in Buxton. If you are over 65 and looking for some safe, gentle exercise and friendly company, why not join us? These 30 minute gentle walks are free and…

Dickensian Market This Saturday

Getting ready for the Dickensian Market at the Pavilion Gardens on Saturday. These are a few photos of some of our wide and varied projects. Come along and say hello. We are looking forward to seeing you there.

Harpur Hill Living Advent Calendar 2021

Welcome to this year’s Living Advent Calendar page… Only 7 days to go before we open our first Living Advent Window!!! Please check back in on 1st December when the location of the first window will be revealed. Don’t worry if you can’t get out to see the windows in person, a picture of the…

Children’s Christmas Crafts

Children’s Xmas craft afternoon this Sunday 12 noon til 5pm at The New Inn. Bring the little ones along to make Xmas decorations and cards.

Christmas Family Event at Blythe House

Friday 10th December 2021 at 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  

Christmas at Gallery in the Gardens

Down at the Pavilion Gardens it’s all getting very exciting!  From Saturday 20th to Sunday 5th December there will be ice skating, food & drink and Christmas stalls on the Promenade and Santa’s Grotto in the Octagon.  To join in the fun, the artists at Gallery in the Gardens will be staying open late every night to 8pm, for…

Relaxed Pace Walking Group in Buxton

If you enjoy walking, but want a more relaxed pace, then Snail Blazers could be the group for you. Snail Blazers is a new walking initiative for anyone with physical and or mental health limitations. Run by Buxton resident Debs, Snail Blazers will meet every two weeks starting on Wednesday 24th November at 11am (Meet…

Busy Little Monsters New Session Times

NEW SESSION TIMES! I’m so excited to announce that the new weekly session times from 25th November are… 10am – 11am 11.15am – 12.15pm 1pm – 2pm Thursdays at Buxton Community Church For ages 0 – 5 yrs Book here: https://www.happity.co.uk/…/baby-groups-buxton-buxton… (ASD/SEN friendly sessions are not affected and still run on the first Thursday of…

Buxton Field Club’s Next Talk

Buxton Field Club’s next talk Saturday 27th November 7.00pm St. Kilda & the Hebrides – cruising to the Edge of the World Sara Frost from Nature Trek (Zoom link sent to club members. Livestream on Buxton Field Club youtube channel for non-members) In a world where long-haul travel is now so accessible, it can be…

India Rae live this Saturday at New Inn Buxton.

Join us for a great night.

Buxton FC’s 2nd Round FA Cup Match to be Televised on BBC One

In a spectacular first for the Bucks, their second-round tie with Morecambe will be televised live on BBC One. After their historic defeat of York City in the first round of the FA Cup, Buxton will face League One club Morecambe, at Silverlands on Saturday, 4 December at 12:45 GMT. The FA broadcast fee for…

Buxton and Leek College launches Christmas Fair

With the festive season fast approaching, Buxton & Leek College apprenticeship team have launched their annual ‘Christmas Fair 2021’, packed full of competitions for all the community to enter, and great prizes up for grabs.  The BLC Christmas Fair is quickly becoming a festive tradition for local crafters to get creative, and those with an…

Buxton Christmas Lights switch on in the Crescent

Only 6 days to go to the Buxton Christmas Lights switch on in the Crescent Crescent stage running order just confirmed 2.30pm – Billerettes 3pm – Kaleidoscope community choir – Buxton Opera House/Buxton International Festival 3.30pm – Mad Hatters Music Youth Choir 4pm – local indie band ‘Not Ned’ 5pm – Emmerdales favourite police man…

Green Man Gallery – Winter Emporium

The Green Man Gallery As the nights draw in we’re excited with our plans for this year’s Winter Emporium which opens next Friday (19th November) at our 9th Birthday Party. All are welcome at any time between 5.30 and 9.30pm. The gallery will be filled with lights and greenery and there’ll be live music, drinks,…

Buxton Baby Bank Coffee Morning

We are very excited to invite you to our community coffee morning on Saturday 13th Nov. Rachel Slyfield will be there offering hand massages and we will be raising funds for our Christmas toy drive We look forward to seeing you all Team Baby Bank

Accidental Yogis Yoga Classes

This is me for sure What I love about our yoga classes is that everyone has different body shapes, different levels of strength and flexibility, different niggly areas, and we all do yoga in a way that’s right for us. Classes are suitable for the beginner, so you’ll find no fancy headstands, not even a…

Panto Returns to Buxton with Aladdin 2021

After a long wait, this Christmas pantomime returns to Buxton Opera House with a spectacular production of Aladdin. Aladdin opens at Buxton Opera House on Saturday 11th December 2021 and runs until Saturday 1st January 2022.  Find out more about the cast and show here

Busy Little Monsters Additional Needs Friendly Session

Fantastic feedback from yesterday’s Autism and Additional Needs Friendly session I am so pleased to be able to provide a safe and happy play experience for these families. The next one is 2nd December 3.45pm and can be booked here: https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-02…

Buxton Field Club’s Next Talk

Buxton Field Club’s next talk (for bumblebee lovers!) Pollinating the Peak Saturday 13th November Zoom (members). Buxton Field Club youtube channel livestream https://tinyurl.com/35337jmb (non-members) 7.00pm Join Andrew Joly, one of the local volunteers for The Bumblebee Conservation Trust, for an introduction to the wonderful world of bumblebees, the work of the Pollinating the Peak team, and the…

Buxton Fireworks Spectacular 7th November

Not to be missed! New organiser! Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November at the Cricket Ground, Park Road, Buxton! Bigger and Better with a new and improved format, much improved fairground, two firework displays, various hot food vendors, bar, music and family entertainment! Gates open 4pm 4pm until 5pm – Happy hour – All…

Zumba Classes in Buxton!

How can you resist this face? Janet is such a fab Zumba instructor, she always puts people at ease, is friendly and loves to dance! It doesn’t matter if you don’t have the moves, as long as you’re moving and having fun! At one point in my life I had a completely preconceived idea of…

Clubbercise

Wanna have this much fun that your jumping for joy? I mean.. Want to burn calories (up to 600 per class!), and get in some cardio and toning exercise? Then come and join us for Clubbercise!! A work out that’s just like a night out, but no heels and no hangovers! 90’s to current club…

Roller Energy Roller Disco Parties

Entry / Cost: Session entry prices are currently £5 per person plus just £1.50 for skate hire if required (unless you are bringing your own skates). A family ticket for up to 2 adults and 3 children is £20 (saving up to £10 per session) plus £1.50 each for skate hire if required. Spectators are free…

14 Best Peak District & Derbyshire Winter Walks

It can get pretty chilly during winter out in the Peak District and Derbyshire but the landscape here and the views on offer are just as beautiful in the colder months, where the rolling moors and tough climbs can offer some lovely days out and a break away from it all. Here’s our pick of…

Buxton Festival Fringe Artwork

Could you design the artwork for the cover of next year’s Buxton Festival Fringe programme? See buxtonfringe.org.uk for details.  

Little Music Monsters

November-December booking open! Click on the picture of your chosen class and follow the links in the text to book. Please note: NEW TIMES for Pre-schoolers 2yrs+ 11am Babies 0-1yrs 12.30pm The term is 7 weeks, November to December (Siblings under 12m go free with an older child and don’t require a ticket.) Trinity Church,…

Christmas Markets in Derbyshire and Peak District 2021

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

15 Most Haunted Places in Derbyshire & the Peak District

The Peak District and Derbyshire is seemingly rife with tales of ghosts, ghouls and strange apparitions with many locations telling legendary stories of strange going-on and bumps in the dark! Click here to read our pick of some the most notorious in the area…

Bonfire Events in Buxton 2021

There’s nothing like putting on your winter warmies, standing round a big hot bonfire and watching fireworks magically light up the sky! Remember to take care if you’re using fireworks at home and keep pets indoors if you can around this time, but most of all…enjoy! Here’s our usual handy guide of a round up…

Buxton Fireworks Spectacular!!!

Not to be missed! New organiser! Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November at the Cricket Ground, Park Road, Buxton! Bigger and Better with a new and improved format, much improved fairground, two firework displays, various hot food vendors, bar, music and family entertainment! Gates open 4pm 4pm until 5pm – Happy hour – All…

Buxton Raceway Update

What a weekend that was. A massive thank you to all that attended on the 23rd/24th October, we do appreciate your support. Dont forget we have our final meeting of the season on the 7th November, We are having our Big Bonfire as normal plus £5000 Firework display & Monster Trucks.

Milton Tap Halloween Party

We’re hosting our very first Halloween Party just for kids and YOU’RE invited !!!! Ghoulish face painting, party games & prize for scariest monster. -£5 per child *under 2’s go free* –Mini buffet available *please make a member of the team aware of any allergens prior to arrival* -Bookings only

Five Most Haunted Places in Buxton

As both a long-term resident and paranormal investigator, I’ve been struck by the lack of ghostly goings-on in Buxton. Given the antiquity of the place, you would expect entire legions of spooks to be marching around its historic streets. That said, there are certain locations that do seem to crop up regularly in my investigations…

Halloween Zumba!

Clubbercise and Zumba go all Halloweeny this week! eeeee! Exciting! Newcomers always welcome…. If you dare… moihahaha!!!!! Optional fancy dress Weekday classes at St Thomas More School Saturday class at Burbage Primary School

Free E-Bike Taster Session

SATURDAY 30th OCTOBER FREE Introduction to E-BIKES Would you like to get out and about more but concerned that cycling might be too strenuous? Come and try out an e-bike, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. They are perfect for those with health or fitness issues, looking for a gentle, outdoor activity. Perhaps you want to use…

Connex Over 65s Coffee Mornings

Our popular coffee morning for over 65’s is back! Why not give it a go?

Free Workshop at Buxton Opera House

 Introduction to Stage Lighting & Sound (Ages 12-17) Join a member of the technical team at Buxton Opera House for a hands on introduction to sound and lighting. During this 3 hour session you will have an exclusive look backstage and discover how lighting and sound design works from a professional technician. Places are free…

15 Most Haunted Places in Derbyshire & the Peak District

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

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

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

Firework Spectacular!

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

11 Things To Do In Autumn & Winter In The Peak District & Derbyshire

explorebuxton.co.uk 11 Things To Do In Autumn & Winter In The Peak District & Derbyshire Updated for 2021 Autumn & Winter In The Peak District – Snowboarding, cycling, brewery tours, cute animals and more – click on the link above

Christmas Markets in Derbyshire and Peak District 2021

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

Busy Little Monsters Pop-Up Play Village- Book Now

Our little village is such a bright & happy place to play when the days get colder. BOOK NOW for this Thursday here: https://www.happity.co.uk/…/baby-groups-buxton-buxton…

Adult Reader Group

Adult Readers Group Join us for Platform 3’s very own “Book Club”, every Tuesday during term time in the Dress Circle Bar. A light hearted and refreshing opportunity to explore new novels and plays or revisit your favourite ones. https://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/event/adult-readers-group

14 Best Peak District & Derbyshire Winter Walks

It can get pretty chilly during winter out in the Peak District and Derbyshire but the landscape here and the views on offer are just as beautiful in the colder months, where the rolling moors and tough climbs can offer some lovely days out and a break away from it all. Here’s our pick of…

Bonfire Events in Buxton 2021

There’s nothing like putting on your winter warmies, standing round a big hot bonfire and watching fireworks magically light up the sky! Remember to take care if you’re using fireworks at home and keep pets indoors if you can around this time, but most of all…enjoy! Here’s our usual handy guide of a round up…

Bonfire Night Events in Peak District & Derbyshire 2021

Bonfire Night Events in Peak District & Derbyshire 2021

Book a Trading Stall at Buxton’s Christmas Wonderland

Local businesses, stallholders and food and drink vendors required for our Christmas Wonderland Cabins Get in touch now at pavilion.gardens@parkwood-leisure.co.uk to book your stall as spaces are limited!

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

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

Paint a Pretty (or terrifying) Painting with Martin Olsson by Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/paint-a-pretty-or-terrifying-painting-with-martin-olsson-tickets-166918241955?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Simple Dog Training

Simple Dog Show

Full Time Meals

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

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

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

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

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

Busy Little Monsters pop up play village

Busy Little Monsters: pop-up play village Brrrr! Our warm and cosy little play village is back THIS THURSDAY 7th October Buxton Community Church, London Road with lots of space to play at all sessions, including our monthly Autism friendly session suitable for all children (up to 8yrs) who prefer a lower-stimulus environment to play. Warm…

New dates for the free bike rides

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

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

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

Bounce Buxton- 10% of Classes Today Only!

Good Morning All! Happy 1st OCTOBER! Do you keep meaning to book on to classes? Have you been attending every week and deserve a treat ? USE OUR DISCOUNT CODE: OCTOBER10 AT THE CHECKOUT TO APPLY 10% OFF YOUR CLASSES FOR OCTOBER! Take a look at our timetable: B U X T O N Tuesday…

Half Term Crafts in the Buxton Pump Room

After a very (very) long time away, we’re back (hopefully for good) with our fun and free half term crafts activities in the Buxton Pump Room. No need to book, just turn up and get involved with a fab range of Crescent Crafts exploring Buxton’s fascinating History. With Halloween at the end of the week,…

Are your Children up for a Challenge?

High Peak School & Sport Partnership have teamed up with a similar partnership in Australia to develop a virtual competition format. The first one is Cross Country – you can walk, run or a mixture of the 2 and there are different distances too depending on ability levels and age. Children and young people can…

Busy Little Monsters – pop up play village

Busy Little Monsters: pop-up play village Next week Thursday 7th October Autism and Additional needs friendly session 3.45pm https://www.happity.co.uk/…/buxton-community-church-07… All 0-5yr sessions are also back on 7th October 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm https://www.happity.co.uk/…/baby-groups-buxton-buxton…

free dog training

Hi everyone, We have some free dog training should anyone need help with their dogs behaviour. As I filled up very quickly for bookings, I was still being asked for advice on dogs who were under socialised or misbehaving due to less professional training So, I decided to hand out some valuable starting points to…

Brilliant Bronze Age – Axe castings and more

Buxton Civic Association Next Sunday a blast or two from the distant past is coming to Pooles Cavern and BCA Grinlow Woods. Brilliant Bronze Age at Poole’s Cavern! In true Bronze Age style, two journeying bronze smiths are visiting Buxton to ply their trade casting 1000°C liquid metal to make axe heads in the same…

Little Music Monsters’ 6th Birthday Competition!

WE ARE 6 TODAY! WIN a full term of classes!! To celebrate Little Music Monsters‘ 6th birthday, I am giving away a FULL TERM of classes for November-December term! That’s 7 weeks of music classes completely FREE! To enter: Like this post Tag a friend in the comments Make sure you’re following the page so you…

Funny Wonders Youth Club for 11-18yrs

Our Changing Faces project is back! Our creative, after-school workshops, 3.30pm-5pm, on Tuesdays at The Green Man Gallery (behind Buxton Museum) on Hardwick Square South are restarting on 5th October 2021 and will run until 12th July 2022. The project aims to support young people aged 11-18yrs in Buxton who face daily difficulties or disadvantage.…

Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience- Resident Discount

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

Buxton Museum Workshops Make a Welcome Return

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

Motorcycle Day at Crich Tramway Village is back!

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

Accidental Yogis- Online and In-Person Yoga Classes in Buxton

Do you know I run two rise and shine yoga classes each week? These sessions are only 20 minutes and set you up for the day! Online via Zoom so you can swoop in, swoop out and get on with the day, knowing you’ve already snuck in some exercise. Great for newbies and regular yogis…

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

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

Discount for Local residents at The Crescent Visitor Experience

10% off the cost of the new Visitor Experience at Buxton Crescent – check out the ‘EXPLORE BUXTON’ site for details: https://www.facebook.com/explorebuxton  

The Great Big Green Week – Family Challenge

Fun family challenges for Great Big Green Week. Email education@transitionbuxton.co.uk for more information about other competitions and to register for a prize.

Buxton Fireworks Spectacular on Sunday 7th November

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

Derbyshire Woodland Festival- This weekend

Here’s the What’s on Guide for this weekend’s Woodland Festival at Elvaston Castle Country Park. You can download a copy from our web page or just save the photos to your phone. Please remember that it is cash only for the special event parking charge – £10 per day or £15 for both days –…

Grow Your Own Grub on Thursday 16th September at 7pm

Join us for our next FREE live webinar, Grow Your Own Grub on Thursday 16th September at 7pm . Book Your Free Webinar Ticket Now Derbyshire Wildlife Trust For more information on the Trust click here

Bringing In The Seeds – Help To Regenerate Our Woodlands

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

Free cycling sessions in the Peak District

Do you want some support and encouragement to get out cycling? I am offering, FREE guided bike rides, bikes provided, from Parsley Hay. Below are the details for an adult ride on the 9th October. Get in touch if interested. As promised, more details. As part of Cycling UK‘s Big Bike Revival I currently have…

Buxton Rotary Autumn Fair & Charity Bazaar Saturday September 25th

FREE ENTRY 34 charities/organisations have booked tables in Buxton Octagon supported by a day of family entertainment, food inside and in the Pavilion Gardens.   There is an environment theme: “There is no planet B”. with displays from the Bogtastic Van, the Youth Environment Forum, Recycling Alliance Environment Services, The Energy Advice Van, Buxton Civic…

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

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

Steampunk Weekend at Crich Tramway Village

Steampunk Crich

Invitation To Play Dungeons & Dragons – Be Sure To Book

 

YOUNG DANCERS AND PERFORMERS REQUIRED! DEADLINE APPROACHING!

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

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

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

Busy Little Monsters Play Sessions

  Our next Autism and Additional Needs friendly play session, for children up to 7 years, is Thursday 9th September 3.45pm at Buxton Community Church. A family ticket includes a household. https://www.happity.co.uk/little-monsters-buxton/buxton

Step-By-Step Parent & Toddler Group is back

Buxton Opera House’s Shows This Week

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

Bounce Buxton Trampolines

Its September… This month is about making a fresh start, its the beginning of a new academic year. The kids go back to school and its time for you to schedule your ‘me’ time in to your week by coming to class! We can’t wait to see you return. After a lovely summer we are…

Free Exercise!

First class free with the code ‘ACCIDENTALFREEBIE’ Clubbercise and Zumba classes are taught in a darkened room with disco lights! Easy to follow dance fitness routines (cardio+toning) with Sue & Janet Clubbercise has epic club anthems from the 90’s to today with glow sticks! Not just trance, there’s the cheesy stuff too, as well as…

Car Treasure Hunt this Sunday

Busy Little Monsters: Pop-up Play Village

2 days of Summer Holiday sessions complete! Thank you to everyone who booked and came along to play! The busy little village looked great at Trinity Church Buxton but we will be back at Buxton Community Church every Thursday from 9th September! Book here.

Dirty Dancing!

Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage is back, exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing. Visit here for full information.

Dungeons & Dragons New Group

Roller Disco back in Octagon on Wednesday and Thursday

Buxton Wells Dressing returns!

Great news everyone!! Buxton Well Dressing 2021 – Saturday 4th September – Sunday 12 September Just St Ann’s well is being dressed this year, so that the volunteers can maintain social distancing. The design will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Peak District National Park and also the buildings of Buxton to celebrate the 150th…

Buxton Flowerpot Trail- How did we do?

Funny Wonders Dear friends, Over the next few weeks we will be producing our project evaluation report about the Buxton Flowerpot Trail 2021. If anyone has any feedback for us – good, bad or otherwise – or ideas for next year, please message us or email hello@funnywonders.org.uk. Have you done the trail? Did you enjoy…

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

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

Bounce your way back to fitness!

Happening today! Geek Art Comic Con.

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

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

St Peter’s Church Family Fun Day- Saturday 21st August

St Anne’s Playgroup this Wednesday- lots to do for all the family!

Celebrating 150 years of the Pavilion Gardens!

Fun World on the Pavilion Gardens Promenade from Monday 9th August until Friday 20th August Sizzler twist family ride from Monday 9th August until Thursday 12th August crazy golf Friday 13th, Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th balloon modelling, facepainter and big bubbles on Tuesday 10th August

Turn your bike blue for Mentell!

MENTELL are doing a Charity Ride out!!.. Next Saturday.. Meeting at The Square & Compass, Darley Dale.. for 11.30am Raising awareness of men’s mental health and male suicide  Dust off ya leathers, the weather is gonna be dry.. #makeitbig #raisingawarenesstogether #canweget100bikers

Family events at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery.

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

Buxton Wild Weeks

Buxton Wild Weeks Moth Morning & Nature Table Free Event at Poole’s Cavern – Tuesday 10th August 10.30am-1pm Get close to nature – Meet the moths caught (without harm) in our traps in Grin Low Wood – Explore bones, feathers and insects at our fascinating Nature Table – Learn how to make a light trap…

More Reasons to visit Poole’s Cavern & Buxton Country Park this Summer

explorebuxton.co.uk More Reasons to visit Poole’s Cavern & Buxton Country Park this Summer Rated Buxton’s #1 attraction on Tripadvisor, the summer holidays bring us new family events and the café is back and better than ever before! More:

Become a Viper

Year 5 or 6 girls wanted for our brand new team! Come & join us at silverlands 4G stadium, Buxton, on Thursdays, 6-7pm!! Entering the Cheshire league for the 21/22 season!!

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

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

Buxton Field Club’s final two events of the Summer

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

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!

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

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

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!