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Adventures galore for children at Buxton Fringe

A vibrant Children’s Events section offers adventures galore at this year’s Buxton Fringe (July 5-23).

Families can venture into Gadley Wood to see Babbling Vagabonds’ outdoor production The Wagon of Wonder or make fabulous creatures in the Pavilion Gardens with Stone and Water and their latest Tiny! workshop.

Award-winners return to Buxton Fringe!

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th July (16:00)

Sad that Shakespeare hasn’t written anything new for over 400 years?

Well, hold onto your doublets, ruffs and trunk hose. The Bard is back! With story and verse improvised in the moment, enjoy a riotous new Shakespeare play every time – performed by Impromptu Shakespeare’s whip smart cast.

Split Infinitive Presents A Caravan Named Desire

Split Infinitive Presents

A Caravan Named Desire

Written By Alexander Millington & Directed by Helen Millington



Helen and Alexander have a new show. The set is a caravan. And it’s all true.

Working from a caravan has its ups and downs. Clients come and go. Ask them no questions and they’ll tell you no lies, just take the money at the door. But something’s different about this new client.

Haddon Hall creates Fringe Hot Spot!

Buxton’s Haddon Hall Care Home residents have been helping Buxton Fringe in its creation of orange floral “hot spots” for the town. Pictured here are resident Rod Males (foreground) with Fringe Community Links team, Carole Garner, Rob Harrison, Linda Rolland (behind Rod) and Haddon Hall Client Service Manager Richard Vaughan. Buxton Fringe takes place from 5-23 July. See for full details of events.

Derbyshire Sausage + Cider Festival and Back 2 Festival THIS MONTH!

The Midlands’ favourite family get-together, the ‘Sausage and Cider Festival’ is returning to Catton Park, Derbyshire in summer 2023. From Thursday 22nd to Monday 26th June, festival-goers can get ready for top notch music from many of the globe’s best tribute acts, including the world’s greatest George Michael replica, Rob Lamberit.


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