Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Friday July 15

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Friday July 15.
Pianist Jonathan EllisPianist Jonathan Ellis
Pianist Jonathan Ellis


9:00am to 10:00am - PETER HENNESSY & NICK ROBINSON (21) (B) S/O

9:30am to 4:30pm - THE WILD PEAK: High Peak Artists (33f) (V)

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9:30am to 5:30pm - THE DERBYSHIRE OPEN 2016: Buxton Museum and Art Gallery (7) (V)

10:15am to 11:15am - TIFFANY JENKINS (33d) (B)

10:30am to 4:30pm - EXPECTATIONS: Louise Jannetta Fine Art (14) (V)

10:30am to 5:30pm - THE GREEN MAN GOES RAMBLING: The Green Man Gallery (86) (V)

10:30am to 6:00pm - CHELMORTON VILLAGE FESTIVAL: Chellyfest (80) (OE)

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1:00pm to 1:30pm - WHO THE F**K IS PAOLO FERRARI?!... AL FRESCO: Paolo Ferrari (38a) (ST)

1:00pm to 1:45pm - MEET THE MUSEUM EXPERTS: Buxton Museum and Art Gallery (7) (OE)

1:30pm to 2:30pm - LEST WE FORGET: Aulos Productions (10) (Th)

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2:00pm to 2:30pm - FRINGE READINGS: Buxton Festival Fringe (31) (SW)

2:00pm to 3:00pm - PETER HENNESSY & JAMES JINKS (74) (B)

3:00pm to 3:30pm - FRINGE READINGS: Buxton Festival Fringe (31) (SW)

3:00pm to 4:00pm - THE COMMUNIST THREAT: Rusted Dust (10) (Th)

3:30pm to 5:00pm - THE CHILINGIRIAN QUARTET (40) (M) S/O

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5:00pm to 5:30pm - FRINGE AT FIVE: Buxton Festival Fringe (33a) (ST)

5:30pm to 6:30pm - COKEY FALKOW: BLACK SHEEP: The Comedy Agency (10) (C)

5:30pm to 6:30pm - ROMEO AND JULIET UNDERGROUND: Butterfly (34a) (Th) *

5:45pm to 6:30pm - THE KAGOOLS: Kagools (10) (C)

6:00pm to 6:10pm - A SONG AT SIX (33a) (M)

6:00pm to 6:30pm - OPERA TALK (8) (O)

6:00pm to 7:00pm - THE SHAKESPEARE JUKEBOX: Buxton Drama League (8) (ST)

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7:00pm to 8:00pm - AMADEUS MARTIN: SICK MY DUCK & OTHER PROGRESS IN WORKS: Amadeus Martin (10) (C)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - ROMEO AND JULIET UNDERGROUND: Butterfly (34a) (Th) *

7:00pm to 8:00pm - SHAKESPEARE’S AVENGERS ASSEMBLETH: AGE OF OBERON: Drake’s Drummers Theatre Company (10) (Th)

7:00pm to 8:00pm - SHIP OF FOOL: Rob Coleman (86) (C)

7:15pm to 10:00pm - LEONORE (8) (O)

7:30pm to 8:30pm - DISTRESSED NEANDERTHAL CALAMARI: Rob Barratt (21) (SW) *

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7:30pm to 8:40pm - MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE by Geraldine Aron: library theatre touring company (55a) (Th) *

7:30pm to 9:00pm - DOLLY’S PLAYLIST: Me, Myself and I Theatre Company (2a) (Th)

7:30pm to 9:00pm - AN EVENING WITH AFRICA’S LADY OF SONG : Margaret Ferguson, acc. by Jonathan Ellis (6a) (M) *

7:30pm to 9:30pm - TENOR AND BARITONE - A MUSICAL COMEDY: Crimes Against Taste (35) (C) *

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8:00pm to 9:00pm - WHO THE F**K IS PAOLO FERRARI?!: Paolo Ferrari (93) (C)

8:15pm to 9:00pm - SOMETHING FUNNY HAPPENED ON THE WAY HERE: Chris Norton Walker (86) (C)

8:30pm to 9:30pm - ROMEO AND JULIET UNDERGROUND: Butterfly (34a) (Th) *

8:30pm to 10:00pm - BARREL OF LAUGHS: Underground Venues (10) (C)

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8:45pm to 9:30pm - ABSOLUTE IMPROV!: To Be Continued... (10) (C)

9:00pm to 10:30pm - THE ALEX YELLOWLEES BAND (33 - Cafe) (M)

10:30pm to 11:30pm - ALEX KEALY IS AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME: Alex Kealy (10) (C)

10:30pm to 11:30pm - TWONKEY’S MUMBO JUMBO HOTEL: Paul Vickers AKA Mr Twonkey (10) (C)

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Events listed in bold are official Festival events, booking line through the Opera House: 01298 72190 or

Events listed in bold italic are in both the Festival and the Fringe.

Fringe events marked * denote advanced bookings can be made from the Opera House Box Office 01298 72190 or online at

Letters in brackets refer to the following categories: Th (Theatre); M (Music); C (Comedy); Da (Dance); V (Visual Arts); F (Film); FF (For Families); SW (Spoken Word); OE (Other Events/Special Festival events); O (Opera); B (Books). S/O denotes Sold Out.

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Numbers in brackets refer to venue numbers (see key). Letters after a venue number reflect the fact that some venues house a number of different performance spaces within the same building.

02 Buxton Community School

04 University of Derby

06 Buxton Methodist Church

07 Buxton Museum

08 Opera House forecourt

10 Underground Venues

11 Scrivener’s Bookshop

14 Louise Jannetta Art Studio

20 18 White Knowle Road

21 Old Clubhouse

23 The Buxton Tap House

31 Old Hall Hotel

32 The Palace Hotel

33 Pavilion Gardens

33a Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand

33d Pavilion Gardens – Marquee

33e Pavilion Gardens – Old Bowling Green

34 Poole’s Cavern

35 The Railway

38 Spring Gardens

40 St John’s Church

41 St Mary’s Church

45 Trinity Church

53 Burbage Institute

55 United Reformed Church

62 Spring Bank Arts Centre

74 Arts Centre

78 Buxton Community Church

80 Chelmorton Institute

86 Green Man Gallery

91 Lee Wood Hotel

93 The Cheshire Cheese

95 9 Wye Head, Buxton

99 Level 2 Nightclub

103 The Tea Chest

104 The Masonic Hall

Fringe events in particular are subject to change. Visit or call the Fringe Information Desk on 01298 73461 for more details.