The next Buxton International Festival will take place on 4-21 July 2024.

We're looking forward to announcing the full Festival line up very soon. In the meantime, click on the 'What's On' button to find out more about our operas, our opening weekend of jazz and the sensational Carlos Acosta.

Experience world class opera, music, books and jazz in the heart of the beautiful Peak District. Buxton International Festival is recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK's leading arts festivals.



Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)


Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)


La tragédie de Carmen

Peter Brook’s adaptation of Georges Bizet’s opera


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