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Announcing Buxton International Festival 2024

Buxton International Festival announces exciting line-up for 2024.


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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. 

Under 35? Interested in theatre, opera, music, or simply an amazing evening out in the heart of the Peak District? Then Buxton International Festival’s Next Generation Friend scheme is for you, offering £10 tickets to these world class events! What is it? Buxton International Festival is a two-week arts festival based in Buxton in the