You are warmly invited to the majestic Assembly Rooms at the Buxton Crescent Hotel each Wednesday of the Festival. Members of the Friends of BIF will be hosting free recitals throughout the day, alongside tea and coffee. Everyone is welcome drop by between 11am – 3pm to enjoy live music, the Festival displays, and the chance to find out more about this thriving organisation.

This event is FREE attend.

BIF Friends’ Days are sponsored by Noble Caledonia.

Are you interested in joining as BIF Friend?

From just £33 per year, join our community become part of the festival you love all year-round and unlock a whole host of benefits, including priority booking for the festival:

✅ Priority booking for all festival events

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📩 Regular newsletters during the year – via email/post

❗️Be the first to hear exclusive festival news & announcements

🥂Special friends events throughout the year: meals, dinners, recitals and more

🤝 Support from friends members have enabled us to grow into one of the UK’s leading opera festivals

⭐️ Recognition of your support in the Festival Souvenir Programme Book

If you are under 35 you can join the Next Gen Friends for free, and access £5 tickets to book events and £10 tickets to all other events.

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10, 17 Jul 2024


Free entry.

Booking info

Dates, times & booking

  • Wed 10 Jul 2024 11.00am - 3.00pm
  • Wed 17 Jul 2024 11.00am - 3.00pm