Half-term, Halloween & Fireworks

See below for events going on in Buxton over October half-term and for Halloween and Bonfire Night.


Fright & Fireworks

Solve “The Case of the Frighened Lady“, by Edgar Wallace
Monday 22 to Saturday 27 October at the Buxton Opera House7.30pm with 2.30pm matinees on Wednesday and Saturday.

Halloween Disco hosted by SK Vipers for ages 7-14 with a treats and drinks available. Fancy dress optional.
Friday 26 October, 6pm-8pm at Level 2 Night Club.

Brave the “Wytches & Wizards” Market with stalls of crafters and retailers of Pagan and Magical goods, talks and workshops and Zombie Body Part Hunt.
Saturday 27 October, 10am-4.30pm at the Pavilion Gardens.

Rock out in your best Rock Star Fancy Dress at the Deadgood Halloween Bash
Saturday 27 October, 9pm at A.M.P with Sabbotage – A Tribute to Black Sabbath.

or dance the night away at a Halloween Party Disco with DJ Barry Jarvis.
Saturday 27 October, 9pm at The Cheshire Cheese.

OctoberFest with the Buxton Opera House

Uncover your skills of improvisation and storytelling at “Theatrical Phantoms” workshop. For ages 5-11yrs.
Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 October, 10am-11am.

Summon up “A Ghoulish Masquerade” at this mask-making workshop. For ages 3-8yrs.
Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 October, 11.30am-12.30pm. 

Create your own terrifying tour with puppets and masks at the “Ghosts of the Stage” workshop. For ages 11-16yrs.
Wednesday 31 October, 10am-11am.

Survive with “Shaun of the Dead” (Cert 15) at Buxton Cinema.
Wednesday 31 October, 8pm. Tickets available from the Buxton Opera House Box Office.

Wrap up warm and join us at Buxton Annual Firework Display and Hog Roast. Hosted by Buxton Lions.
Saturday 3 November, 7pm at Buxton Cricket Club at The Park. Tickets £8 available from the Buxton Opera House Box Office until 3pm and then on the gate. 

Freak out watching “Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween” (Cert PG) at Buxton Cinema.
Saturday 3 November to Thursday 8 November, various times. Tickets available from the Buxton Opera House Box Office. Autism-friendly screening on Sat 3 Nov, 10.30am.

Hold your breath at the “End of Season Spectacular” including a bonfire, fireworks and monster trucks!
Sunday 4 November, 2pm at Buxton Raceway. Kids go free!

Other Events

Lullaby of the Larks”. A multi-sensory exhibition about the Finn Cop Massacre.
8 September to 24 November, meet the artist 2-4pm on Saturday 20th October at the Buxton Museum & Art Gallery.

Thrills in the Hills
Sunday 21 October, 12noon to 4pm at Buxton Raceway.

Antique & Collectors’ Fair
Saturday 27 to Sunday 28 October, 10.30am-5pm at the Pavilion Gardens.

Book Fair
Sunday 28 October, 10.30am-5pmat the Pavilion Gardens.

Beethoven & Cherubini“, Buxton Musical Society Concert
Sunday 28 October, 7.30pm at St John’s Church. Tickets are available from the Buxton Opera House Box Office.

Back-Stage Pass Tour of the Buxton Opera House
Monday 29 October at 2pm. £10. Tickets are available from the Box Office.

Farmer’s Market
Thursday 1 November, 9am-4pm at the Pavilion Gardens.

Awful Auntie” by David Walliams
Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 November, various times at Buxton Opera House.

Allelujah!” by Alan Bennett
Thursday 1 November, 7pm, Buxton Cinema – NT Live.

Patrick Relph & Yang Zhou“, Royal Northern College of Music
Friday 2 November, 1pm at the Pavilion Arts Centre. Tickets are available from the Buxton Opera House Box Office.

Buxton Buzz Comedy Club
Friday 2 November, 8pm, Pavilion Arts Centre. Tickets are available from the Buxton Opera House Box Office.

Weekend Bazaar
Saturday 3 to Sunday 4 November, 10.30am-4.30pm at the Pavilion Gardens.


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