What’s on When?

 

Take a look at our calendar to see what’s on month by month in Buxton and plan the best time for your visit or see the Year at a Glance below.

Not all events are listed. Those not included in the calendar are the Buxton Opera House programme, live music listings (see the news page), the Buxton Cinema listings (see the news page) or individual festival events. Please also see our Things to Do pages for other regular activities in the town and our Other Festivals and Annual Events page for more information about other regular events in the town.

You can see detailed listings of local events for the next two months in the latest edition of local magazine ‘Pure Buxton’ or on their website here.

Please check with venues/organisers that events are going ahead.

November 2018

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • Farmers Market
  • Spa Shopping Event
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
2
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • Buxton Buzz Comedy Club
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
3
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • Bonfire Night & Fireworks Display
  • Weekend Bazaar
  • Buxton Markets
  • 'Thrills in the Hills' at Buxton Raceway
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
4
  • Weekend Bazaar
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • End of Season Spectacular at Buxton Raceway
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
5
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Buxton Film
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
6
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Buxton Markets
  • Afternoon Tea Dance
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
7
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
8
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
9
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Roller Disco
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
10
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Art & Design Fair
  • Buxton Markets
  • Art Workshop with Pam Smart
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
11
  • Springs Poppy Garden
  • Art & Design Fair
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Memorial Service
  • The Sunday BuskStop
  • Storytelling at Scriveners
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
12
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Buxton Film
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
13
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Buxton Markets
  • Buxton Adventure Festival
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
14
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Mary Queen of Scots, from Buxton to Fotheringay 1584-7
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
15
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
16
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
17
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Festive Tram Tours
  • Indoor Dickensian Street Market
  • Buxton Markets
  • Matcham Tour
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
18
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Festive Tram Tours
  • Toy Fair
  • It was a dark and stormy night
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
19
  • Art Winter Sale
  • BOH Backstage Pass Tours
  • Buxton Film
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
20
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Buxton Markets
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
21
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
22
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
23
  • Art Winter Sale
  • BIF Book Weekend
  • Christmas Lights Switch On
  • Grand Bazaar
  • GMG 6th Birthday Party
  • Roller Disco
  • Lullaby of the Larks Exhibition
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
24
  • BIF Book Weekend
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Festive Tram Tours
  • Buxton Markets
  • Make Your Own Traditional Christmas
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
25
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Festive Tram Tours
  • Book Fair
  • Victorian Conversation
  • Buxton Musical Society Concert
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
26
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Buxton Film
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
27
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Buxton Markets
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
28
  • Art Winter Sale
  • H&H Classic Car Auction
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
29
  • Art Winter Sale
  • Piano Recital
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition
30
  • Art Winter Sale
  • The Wonders of Wildlife Exhibition

Year at a Glance

January

Buxton International Film Festival
Buxton Adventure Festival and then monthly

April

Gin Jamboree
The Big Session
Buxton Brass Band Festival

May

Buxton Spring Fair
Buxton Rocks
Unicon
Gin Society Festival
Buxton Half Marathon

June

Buxton Brass Band Festival
Buxton Garden Trail
Buxton Music, Speech & Drama Festival
Buxton Health & Healing Festival
The Philosopher’s Dome
Hillhead Show
Derbyshire Open exhibition

July

The Buxton Spa Prize art exhibition
Buxton Wells Dressing Festival and Carnival
Buxton Flower Festival
Buxton Military Tattoo
Buxton Festival
Buxton Festival Fringe
Buxton Night Food & Drink Festival
Great Dome Art & Design Fair
Gilbert & Sullivan week

September

Heritage Open Days
Coopers Annual Antiques Fair

October

OctoberFest
The Great Peak District Fair
Vintage Fair

November

Bonfire Night & Fireworks
Buxton Literary Weekend
Dickensian Market
Grand Bazaar and Christmas Lights Switch On

December

Lantern Procession
Christmas Fair
Father Christmas at Poole’s Cavern
Traditional Family Pantomime at the Buxton Opera House

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