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BIF Digital Festival 2021

Watch recorded Buxton International Festival events from the comfort of your own home until 31 October 2021.


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Peter Moore, author, historian and interviewer for the Buxton International Festival, writes about how quickly digital events have become a part of our everyday lives. At nine o’clock one Wednesday morning in July 2019, I walked out on the stage of the Pavilion Arts Centre in Buxton. The little audience that we had managed to

It is with great pleasure that we are able to hold a number of intimate events within the magnificent Assembly Rooms at the newly-restored Buxton Crescent Hotel this year.

This year BIF is recruiting  volunteers to help bring the magic of live performance back to Buxton.  Jean Ball, our Venue Operations Manager, has been discussing the experience with her stewards.

Planning a Festival in Hotel Quarantine – Buxton International Festival CEO, Michael Williams writes about his experience of organising the 2021 Festival during lockdown.

BIF 2021 is being organised with COVID-19 precautions in mind and it is likely you will notice a few differences to your experience this year.  Buxton Opera House has been in consultation with health and safety specialists RB Solutions, who have worked with theatres across the country and in the West End, to ensure we

A full festival will go ahead between the 8 and 25 July with the following opera series; plus a major new opera to be announced soon!

Prepare for a fresh start with a taster from our new opera oratorio, “Our Future in Your Hands”. “The World Awakens” imagines the world recovering from climate change. Commissioned by Buxton International Festival in collaboration with the Royal Overseas League and the Borletti-Buitoni Trust. This innovative work is set to premiere at Buxton International Festival