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Buxton International Festival 2021

We are delighted to announce programme highlights for Buxton International Festival 2021. 


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Buxton International Festival (BIF) is delighted to receive a Culture Recovery Fund grant, this is fantastic news and means we can re-engage creatives to work with us on our outreach work and activate plans for the 2021 festival.    “This grant is a life line to the creative team and all the artists we are

Taxidermy, Jane Austen and English pastoral music all feature in this week’s Lockdown Inspirations as Book Festival Director, Victoria Dawson, shares the music and books that she’s been enjoying during the last six weeks. Is it is a good thing that we had printed and distributed our 2020 BIF brochure or a very terrible thing?

The Festival may be on hold, but a small group of BIF team members are still extremely active behind the scenes – gathering new ideas and revisiting old favourites.

In this new series of blog posts, we share the opera, music and books that are inspiring us during this unusual time.

We are devastated that we had to cancel BIF 2020 due to Covid-19 and we are working very hard to keep the Festival going.