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Buxton International Festival

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7 to 23 July 2017


The Peak District hills host a friendly crowd of opera, music and literature lovers from all over the country during July’s Buxton Festival.

A morning literary series, afternoon concerts and rarely-performed opera in the evening offer a rich and unique cultural experience, attracting big names and a faithful audience to an historic and beautiful setting.


"Buxton Festival is as good as an arts festival gets" – The Independent

Competitively priced tickets offer an ideal opportunity to enjoy a broad range of events and particularly encourages young people to explore the arts without unreasonable expense.


"Fine productions at good prices in a lovely setting – why isn’t everyone at Buxton?" – The Sunday Times

It is one of the only Festivals to specialise in producing rarely performed operas by major composers – each opera is staged uniquely for the Buxton audience and the intimate Opera House. In addition to the Festival’s own productions several touring operas feature on the programme each summer.


"Buxton is a very nice place to be, and with all this (opera, music and literature) on tap it approaches cultural heaven" – Opera magazine


More information:

For information about the events in the next Buxton Festival please click here.

To visit the Buxton International Festival website please click here. This link will take you away from the Buxton Opera House website - please visit again soon!


To book call the Box Office on: 01298 72190 or book online.

Box Office hours vary depending on performance times, but it is usually open:

Monday to Saturday:
10am to 8pm

4pm to 8pm

For special events and Festivals, the box office will usually be open an hour before the performance for ticket sales.

All major credit cards are accepted (no booking fee). We also accept National Theatre Tokens.

For full booking information click here.

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