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The Big BIF Weekend dates announced

Save the date for our autumn edition of glorious opera, gorgeous music and great authors Fri 18 - Sun 20 October 2019.


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Carnival of the Animals

The Buxton International Festival is on the horizon and this season is brimming with family-friendly activities and performances to enjoy this season. Get out the diary and save the date for Saturday 13th of July for a day filled with songs and adventures.

Mark Cocker and Friends

A battle over the Arctic’s resources could be the start of a new Cold War, author Jean McNeil, who spent a year at the other end of the globe for her book The Ice Diaries told BIF.

The Forager's Calendar John Wright

Ants aren’t part of your usual five-a-day fruits, but they do come in a range of orange, lemon and tangerine flavours, foraging expert and nature writer John Wright will tell Buxton International festival.

Busker playing a violin

Calling for applications from classical musicians to perform in duets, trios or quartets as BIF Buskers at the Buxton International Festival 2019.

The Great BIF Bake Off Winners

Bake-Off eat your heart out! Buxton International Festival turned up the heat on its supporters by challenging them to come up with cakes for its summer Tea Garden, which will run in the University of Derby’s magnificent Dome from July 8 to 21.