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Announcing Buxton International Festival 2024

Buxton International Festival announces exciting line-up for 2024.


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Our upcoming world premiere of the new musical The Land of Might-Have-Been, inspired by the early life of Vera Brittain, is built around the songs of Ivor Novello. A giant of the early 20th century stage and screen, the composer and actor, was one of the most popular entertainers of his day – but who

Colin Grant at Buxton International Festival

Book Festival director Vicky Dawson gives us a sneak preview of what to expect in 2023. In the run up to our brochure launch later this month, here are a few of our BIF 2023 participants to look out for.

Buxton International Festival is delighted to announce that its status as a National Portfolio Organisation continues from 2023 to 2026, with annual funding of £122K from Arts Council England.

Forget the Ball, Cinderella’s Off on Tour! Buxton International Festival’s sell-out production of Pauline Viardot’s miniature operetta, Cinderella, is to tour in February 2023, the festival’s first ever touring production.

Buxton International Festival 2022 has been a delight!  145 events over 17 days with audiences totalling 28,747.  We had critically acclaimed operas plus a 5 star musical, sell out concerts and book talks, along with a stellar jazz series and our ever popular Festival Walks.