Why support?

Your support ensures that we can continue to offer opportunities for young, emerging artists and extraordinary experiences for our audiences. Find out how you can support us.

BIF Future

Every year we bring exciting new music and book events to Derbyshire – including commissioning original operas, and launching a jazz series in 2021. Every contribution keeps the arts alive.

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Emerging Young Artists

BIF gives young artists opportunities to work with internationally renowned artists and receive mentoring from our artistic & musical directors. Read about a 2021 young artist.

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Become a syndicate member and play an important role in supporting a production from start to finish. A unique chance to witness the planning and rehearsal process.

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Directors Circle

Join the top-tier membership of the Festival to enjoy priority booking and invitations to special events.

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Other ways to support Buxton International Festival:

For further enquiries about supporting the Festival, please contact jacky.wershbale@buxtonfestival.co.uk