What's on

Escape your everyday and join us for our summer spectacular from the 7 - 24 July. Public booking is now open across our opera, music, books and jazz series.

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Our Future In Your Hands

Inspired by the seismic global youth movement against climate change, this oratorio gives voice to the hopes and fears of the young people who will one day inherit our world.

Sun 10 - Sun 17 July 2022

6.00pm - 7.00pm

The Clare Teal Seven

Celebrate 100 years of popular music with Clare Teal and her six-piece band, performing songs from the American and British songbook.

Sun 10 July 2022

8.00pm - 10.15pm

Kirk McElhinney Trio

Kirk McElhinney, John Ellis and Andy Hay close out the inaugural BIF Jazz Weekend with 'a melting pot of sonic bliss'.

Sun 10 July 2022

10.30pm - 12.30am

Tom Nancollas

The Ship Asunder: A Maritime History in Eleven Vessels

This best-selling author weaves together stories of great naval architects and unsung shipwrights, to tell the story of Britain at sea.

Mon 11 July 2022

10.00am - 11.00am

Festival Walk: Common People

Stephen Phillips, local history tour guide, tells the story of the town through the perspective of working people.

Mon 11 - Thu 21 July 2022

11.30am - 1.00pm

3.30pm - 5.00pm

The English Concert & Anna Dennis

The English Concert is led from the harpsichord by Tom Foster. Anna Dennis is the soprano soloist, performing selected arias by Bononcini and Handel.

Mon 11 July 2022

3.00pm - 5.00pm

Strictly Musical

After the huge success of the inaugural Strictly Musical concert last year, Buxton Opera House and Buxton International Festival will once again bring you all the great show tunes from the West End to Broadway.

Mon 11 July 2022

8.00pm - 10.00pm

Damon Galgut

The Promise

A live stream event with Booker Prize Winner and internationally acclaimed author Damon Galgut.

Tue 12 July 2022

10.00am - 11.00am