Diary 2019

Our Fringe Diary tells you what's on each day. Click on an event's link to find out more about it, including how to buy tickets.

Many more events will come on stream before we reach the closing date for entries on Sunday 21st April. Please check back often.

Opera House Sales denotes advanced bookings can be made from the Opera House Box Office 01298 72190 (or online) from early June. Our Tickets page has general advice about ticketing at the Fringe.

Events marked Family Friendly have been suggested by the entrant as generally suitable for family viewing. NB Events in the For Families category tend to be specifically aimed at young people.

Numbers in brackets refer to venue numbers (see map)

Date:   Category:
Venue:

Thursday 4 July

Family Friendly 2:00pm to 3:00pm ... RNCM PIANO RECITAL : Broadwood Buxton ... Music ... United Reformed Church (55)

7:30pm to 9:00pm ... TOM JONES: Red Dragonfly Productions ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

8:30pm to 9:30pm ... OLD BONES by Jen McGregor: Third Pier Theatre ... Theatre ... Green Man Gallery – Ground Floor Gallery (86a)

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Friday 5 July

2:00pm to 3:30pm ... MONKEY AND THE CAVE OF THE SPIDER DEMONS: Red Dragonfly Productions ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

6:00pm to 6:50pm ... THE RIOT ACT: Breathe Out Theatre ... Theatre ... Green Man Gallery – Workshop Room (86b)

6:00pm to 8:30pm ... TAKE TEN @2: Take Ten Artists ... Visual Arts ... 2 Rock Terrace, Buxton, SK17 6HN (112)

Opera House Sales 7:30pm to 9:00pm ... JOHNNY DYSFUNCTIONAL'S XMAS IN JULY: Johnny Dysfunctional Band ... Music ... The London Road Inn (111)

7:30pm to 9:00pm ... TOM JONES: Red Dragonfly Productions ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Opera House Sales Family Friendly 8:00pm to 10:00pm ... SUMMER SAXES: The Sovereign Saxophone Octet ... Music ... Buxton Methodist Church – Church (6a)

8:30pm to 9:30pm ... OLD BONES by Jen McGregor: Third Pier Theatre ... Theatre ... Green Man Gallery – Ground Floor Gallery (86a)

8:30pm to 11:00pm ... IRISH & AMERICANA SONGS AND TUNES: The Occasional Band ... Music ... The Cheshire Cheese (93)

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Saturday 6 July

Family Friendly 10:00am to 5:00pm ... BUXTON ART TRAIL 2019: THE BUXTON BIENNALE! : Buxton Art Trail ... Visual Arts ... Around the Town (47)

11:00am to 6:00pm ... TAKE TEN @2: Take Ten Artists ... Visual Arts ... 2 Rock Terrace, Buxton, SK17 6HN (112)

6:00pm to 6:50pm ... THE RIOT ACT: Breathe Out Theatre ... Theatre ... Green Man Gallery – Workshop Room (86b)

Opera House Sales Family Friendly 7:30pm to 8:30pm ... ACCOMPLISHED LADIES: WORK IN PROGRESS: Accomplished Ladies ... Comedy ... High Peak Bookstore and Cafe (30)

7:30pm to 9:00pm ... MONKEY AND THE CAVE OF THE SPIDER DEMONS: Red Dragonfly Productions ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

8:15pm to 9:15pm ... 99 (FIRST WORLD) PROBLEMS: Andy Quirk and Anna J ... Comedy ... Hydro Restaurant and Bar (22)

8:30pm to 9:30pm ... OLD BONES by Jen McGregor: Third Pier Theatre ... Theatre ... Green Man Gallery – Ground Floor Gallery (86a)

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Sunday 7 July

Family Friendly 10:00am to 5:00pm ... BUXTON ART TRAIL 2019: THE BUXTON BIENNALE! : Buxton Art Trail ... Visual Arts ... Around the Town (47)

Family Friendly 11:00am to 4:00pm ... 2019 ART EXHIBITION: Burbage Art Group ... Visual Arts ... Burbage Institute, Nursery Lane, Buxton SK17 6UL (53)

11:00am to 6:00pm ... TAKE TEN @2: Take Ten Artists ... Visual Arts ... 2 Rock Terrace, Buxton, SK17 6HN (112)

2:00pm to 3:30pm ... TOM JONES: Red Dragonfly Productions ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Family Friendly 2:00pm to 4:30pm ... FRINGE SUNDAY : Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

6:00pm to 7:00pm ... HOW TO BE A WORLD CLASS POET IN UNDER AN HOUR: Andy Gilbert ... Comedy ... Hydro Restaurant and Bar (22)

6:00pm to 7:30pm ... MONKEY AND THE CAVE OF THE SPIDER DEMONS: Red Dragonfly Productions ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

8:30pm to 9:30pm ... OLD BONES by Jen McGregor: Third Pier Theatre ... Theatre ... Green Man Gallery – Ground Floor Gallery (86a)

Family Friendly 9:00pm to 10:00pm ... 11 REASONS: Egriega ... Music ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

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Monday 8 July

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

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Tuesday 9 July

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

Family Friendly 6:00pm to 7:00pm ... SUMMER SONGS!: New Mills Primary choir ... For Families ... Buxton Opera House Forecourt (8)

7:00pm to 8:45pm ... MOBY DICK: Grist To the Mill Productions Ltd ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

Opera House Sales Family Friendly 7:30pm to 8:30pm ... TROMBONE TUNES, TROMBONE TALK: Sam Slide & Friends ... Music ... Lee Wood Hotel – Pendennis 1 (91a)

7:30pm to 9:00pm ... TAKING FLIGHT SHOWCASE: Red Dragonfly Productions ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Family Friendly 7:30pm to 10:00pm ... JAZZ FOR A SUMMER'S NIGHT: Basin Street Jazz & Blues ... Music ... Green Man Gallery – Ground Floor Gallery (86a)

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Wednesday 10 July

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

6:00pm to 6:50pm ... THE RIOT ACT: Breathe Out Theatre ... Theatre ... Green Man Gallery – Workshop Room (86b)

7:30pm to 9:00pm ... TAKING FLIGHT SHOWCASE: Red Dragonfly Productions ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

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Thursday 11 July

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

7:30pm to 8:30pm ... GRATIANO: Grist To the Mill Productions Ltd ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Family Friendly 9:00pm to 10:00pm ... 11 REASONS: Egriega ... Music ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

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Friday 12 July

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

7:15pm to 8:30pm ... AN EVENING WITH MISS WONG: Grist To the Mill Productions Ltd ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

8:30pm to 11:00pm ... COMEDY NIGHT AT THE ROTUNDA: Grist To The Mill and Off The Kerb ... Comedy ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

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Saturday 13 July

11:00am to 6:00pm ... TAKE TEN @2: Take Ten Artists ... Visual Arts ... 2 Rock Terrace, Buxton, SK17 6HN (112)

Family Friendly 2:00pm to 4:00pm ... BUXTON CARNIVAL : Buxton Fringe/Buxton International Festival ... Street Theatre ... Around the Town (47)

Opera House Sales Family Friendly 7:00pm to 9:00pm ... FLUTE COCKTAIL: The Norden Flute Quartet ... Music ... High Peak Bookstore and Cafe (30)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

7:30pm to 8:30pm ... GRATIANO: Grist To the Mill Productions Ltd ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Opera House Sales 7:30pm to 9:00pm ... JOHNNY DYSFUNCTIONAL'S XMAS IN JULY: Johnny Dysfunctional Band ... Music ... The London Road Inn (111)

8:30pm to 9:30pm ... OLD BONES by Jen McGregor: Third Pier Theatre ... Theatre ... Green Man Gallery – Ground Floor Gallery (86a)

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Sunday 14 July

11:00am to 6:00pm ... TAKE TEN @2: Take Ten Artists ... Visual Arts ... 2 Rock Terrace, Buxton, SK17 6HN (112)

Family Friendly 2:00pm to 3:00pm ... SUMMER THYME - SONGS AND STORIES: Serpentine Community Farm ... Music ... Serpentine Community Farm (107)

Opera House Sales 2:00pm to 4:00pm ... BIG BAND TAKES THE STAGE.: High Peak Swing Band ... Music ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

7:00pm to 8:15pm ... AN EVENING WITH MISS WONG: Grist To the Mill Productions Ltd ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

Family Friendly 9:00pm to 10:00pm ... 11 REASONS: Egriega ... Music ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

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Monday 15 July

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

Family Friendly 8:00pm to 10:00pm ... THE ANCIENT PULL (THIS LUNAR BEAUTY): Paul Cromford ... Music ... Lee Wood Hotel – Pendennis 1 (91a)

Opera House Sales 8:00pm to 10:00pm ... BIG BAND TAKES THE STAGE.: High Peak Swing Band ... Music ... Conservative Club (79)

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Tuesday 16 July

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

Opera House Sales Family Friendly 7:30pm to 8:30pm ... TROMBONE TUNES, TROMBONE TALK: Sam Slide & Friends ... Music ... Lee Wood Hotel – Pendennis 1 (91a)

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Wednesday 17 July

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

Family Friendly 6:30pm to 7:30pm ... ANNETTE GREGORY INTIMATE AFFAIR - AMERICAN SONGBOOK: Annette Gregory ... Music ... Green Man Gallery (86)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

7:30pm to 8:30pm ... MULAN: Grist To the Mill Productions Ltd ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Family Friendly 8:00pm to 10:00pm ... THE ANCIENT PULL (THIS LUNAR BEAUTY): Paul Cromford ... Music ... Lee Wood Hotel – Pendennis 1 (91a)

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Thursday 18 July

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 9:00pm ... CHELMORTON VILLAGE FESTIVAL 2019: Chelmorton Festival 2019 ... Other Events ... Chelmorton Institute, Chelmorton SK17 9SH (80)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

Opera House Sales Family Friendly 8:00pm to 10:00pm ... JAZZ FOR A SUMMER'S NIGHT: Basin Street Jazz & Blues ... Music ... Buxton Working Men's Club (51)

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Friday 19 July

Family Friendly 1:30pm to 2:30pm ... ST LUKE’S SINGS: Saint Lukes ... Music ... Buxton Opera House Forecourt (8)

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

6:00pm to 6:50pm ... THE RIOT ACT: Breathe Out Theatre ... Theatre ... Green Man Gallery – Workshop Room (86b)

Family Friendly 6:30pm to 8:30pm ... THE GREAT DOME ART FAIR 19-21ST JULY: Peak District Artisans ... Visual Arts ... University of Derby Buxton – Dome (4c)

6:30pm to 9:30pm ... IN C by Terry Riley - WORKSHOP AND PERFORMANCE: KEMS Contemporary ... Music ... United Reformed Church – Purple Room: Church (55a)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

Opera House Sales 7:30pm to 9:00pm ... JOHNNY DYSFUNCTIONAL'S XMAS IN JULY: Johnny Dysfunctional Band ... Music ... The London Road Inn (111)

8:30pm to 11:00pm ... COMEDY NIGHT AT THE ROTUNDA: Grist To The Mill and Off The Kerb ... Comedy ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

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Saturday 20 July

Family Friendly 10:00am to 4:00pm ... BUXTON PHOTO CHALLENGE 2019: Chapel Camera Club ... Visual Arts ... Old Clubhouse – Downstairs (21b)

Family Friendly 10:00am to 5:00pm ... THE GREAT DOME ART FAIR 19-21ST JULY: Peak District Artisans ... Visual Arts ... University of Derby Buxton – Dome (4c)

Family Friendly 11:00am to 12:30pm ... A CAPPELLA AND CAKE: Ordsall A Cappella Singers ... Music ... United Reformed Church – Purple Room: Church (55a)

2:00pm to 2:30pm ... JIMMY ANDREX PAMPHLET LAUNCH: JImmy Andrex ... Spoken Word ... Scrivener's Bookshop (11)

Opera House Sales Family Friendly 2:00pm to 3:45pm ... A TASTE OF SUMMER: VociVoices ... Music ... Buxton Methodist Church – Church (6a)

Family Friendly 3:00pm to 4:30pm ... A CAPPELLA AND CAKE: Ordsall A Cappella Singers ... Music ... St Mary's Church (41)

Family Friendly 5:00pm to 5:30pm ... FRINGE @5: Buxton Fringe ... Street Theatre ... Pavilion Gardens – Bandstand (33a)

6:30pm to 7:30pm ... STUPIDITY IS NOT THE PROBLEM: JImmy Andrex ... Spoken Word ... Green Man Gallery – Ground Floor Gallery (86a)

7:00pm to 8:00pm ... CASPAR THOMAS: THE ART OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC: Caspar Thomas ... Other Events ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

Family Friendly 7:30pm to 9:30pm ... MRO ON THE FRINGE: Manchester Recorder Orchestra ... Music ... Trinity Church (45)

Family Friendly 9:00pm to 10:00pm ... 11 REASONS: Egriega ... Music ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

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Sunday 21 July

Family Friendly 10:00am to 4:30pm ... THE GREAT DOME ART FAIR 19-21ST JULY: Peak District Artisans ... Visual Arts ... University of Derby Buxton – Dome (4c)

3:00pm to 4:00pm ... CASPAR THOMAS: THE ART OF CLOSE-UP MAGIC: Caspar Thomas ... Other Events ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

4:30pm to 5:30pm ... MULAN: Grist To the Mill Productions Ltd ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

6:00pm to 7:15pm ... MOBY DICK: Grist To the Mill Productions Ltd ... Theatre ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

7:30pm to 9:30pm ... NOMAD SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: Rotunda Theatre ... Film ... Rotunda – Pavilion Gardens (33k)

Family Friendly 8:00pm to 10:00pm ... THE ANCIENT PULL (THIS LUNAR BEAUTY): Paul Cromford ... Music ... Lee Wood Hotel – Pendennis 1 (91a)

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Tuesday 23 July

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

Family Friendly 8:00pm to 10:00pm ... THE ANCIENT PULL (THIS LUNAR BEAUTY): Paul Cromford ... Music ... Lee Wood Hotel – Pendennis 1 (91a)

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Wednesday 24 July

Family Friendly 7:00pm to 11:30pm ... UNTITLED, THE DEEP SLEEP: Hampton-Studio ... Visual Arts ... Town Hall Piazza (28)

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