Buxton's Nightlife


Buxton’s nightlife is centred around the bars of the lower town and the pubs and clubs lining the Market Place.

Live music can be found most evenings—see the monthly listing on our news page for details—there’s something for everyone.


Taxi numbers can be found here and see the Pubs and Bars listing in Food & Drink pages. Please drink responsibly!

Other Evening Activities

Karaoke & Open Mic

Fancy a sing-song? Below is a listing of all the pubs offering karaoke and open-mic nights.

  • Bryn’s Open Mike Night at the Old Sun Inn, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month – 33 High Street, Buxton, SK17 6HA
  • Club Acoustic Open Session at The Old Clubhouse, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month – 3 Water Street, Buxton, SK17 6XN
  • Gilbert’s, Sunday nights – 5 High St, SK17 6ET
  • The New Inn, Wednesday and Sunday night karaoke – 2-3 Market Place, Buxton, SK17 6EB
  • The Railway – Bridge Street, Buxton SK17 6BS


Dancing & Roller Discos

  • Sensational Salsa – friendly dance classes upstairs at the Old Clubhouse. Beginners 7.30pm-8.30pm and Improvers 8.30pm-9.30pm. Classes cost £5 on a pay-as-you-go basis or attend both classes for just £8. 3 Water Street, Buxton, SK17 6XN.
  • Roller Discos – family roller discos with Roller Energy. 6pm-7.30pm, every other Friday in the Buxton Community School Sports Hall. See our calendar for dates.

Pub Quizzes

Pub quizzes are listed in the following pubs. Please confirm they are running with the venue.

  • The Cheshire Cheese, Sundays from 8pm – 37-39 High Street, Buxton SK17 6HA
  • The Duke, Thursdays from 8.45pm – 123 St. John’s Road, Buxton, SK17 6UR
  • The Old Sun Inn, Wednesdays from 8.45pm – 33 High Street, Buxton SK17 6HA
  • The Railway, Thursdays from 8.30pm – Bridge Street, Buxton SK17 6BS
  • The Swan, Thursdays from 9pm – 40 High Street Buxton SK17 6HB
  • 19th Hole, Thursdays from 8.30pm – 1 Town End, Fairfield, Buxton, SK17 7EN



  • Coco – 
  • Level 2 – 12 Scarsdale Place, Buxton, SK17 6EF
  • The Vault – 2-4 High St, Buxton SK17 6EU

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