Each year, Buxton hosts a week of the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival prior to the main festival which is now hosted in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. In 2018, the festival celebrates its 25th year.
With productions by the National G&S Opera Company and visiting group Derby G&S Opera Company, accompanied by the National Festival Orchestra, the 2018 programme for Buxton, which runs from 31st July to 5th August, includes The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore, Haddon Hall, The Mikado and Trial by Jury & the Sorcerer.
Tickets are available from the Buxton Opera House Box Office. For more information, see their website.