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Hungrytown Comes to Buxton

The Green Man Gallery presents the return of celebrated Americana duo Hungrytown. In the past two years alone, Hungrytown has toured extensively throughout the US, as well as in the United Kingdom, Germany and New Zealand. They recently returned from a four-month tour of the American south, midwest, southwest and California. Hungrytown's current tour, Lost In The Roundabout, is their twelfth in the UK.

Murder Most Foul - Comedy in Tideswell 10th to 12th October!

Mrs Reece's Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society will perform one of their efforts at the fantastically refurbished Fountain Square Church, Tideswell on Wednesday 10th to Saturday 12th of June. It's a murder whodunit apparently.

What people are saying:

"It will be murder"

"I cannot speak too highly of their productions"

Creepy Crawly Experience at Broomfield Hall

The Animal Unit at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall in Morley will be getting visitors into the Halloween mood on Sunday October 27 with the chance to get up close and personal with some of the creepy crawlies who are looked after by students there.

The open day between 10am and 3.30pm will have a wide range of family activities.

Staging a scandal puts Buxton in the running for top UK theatre award

Buxton International Festival has confirmed its place as one of the nation’s leading opera producing companies with a nomination in this year’s UK Theatre Awards for its world premiere of Georgiana, the story of the life and scandalous times of the most controversial Duchess of Devonshire.   

The critically acclaimed production was especially commissioned for the Festival’s 40th anniversary programme this year, and was written and produced by a team led by its Chief Executive Officer Michael Williams.

Workers would vote for this Victorian’s values

Not all Victorians’ values were bad — and Britain’s long-suffering workers would be better off if we’d listen to at least one of them, leading psychologist Professor Sir Cary Cooper has said.

John Ruskin, an art critic, social commentator and one-man early warning system about the drudgery of work in the machine age, is today the inspiration for enlightened industrialists, Buxton International Festival’s Big Weekend will discover on October 18.

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