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Opera House setting for early-evening prelude to Festival

By Matthew Corrigan on Tuesday, 05 June, 2018

Buxton's splendid Opera House was the setting for an early-evening prelude to the 2018 Buxton International Festival, which this year runs between 6th and 22nd of July.

Lessons of history predict happiness for Meghan and Harry

Thursday, 24 May, 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should have a happy marriage if the lessons of history are anything to go by, says author Anne de Courcy, who is coming to Buxton International Festival to talk about her book on American millionairesses marrying into British nobility. 

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Outgoing Festival artistic director praised for boosting Buxton

Sunday, 15 April, 2018

Buxton International Festival’s outgoing Artistic Director Stephen Barlow has been praised for bringing worldwide acclaim to the annual celebration of opera, music and books.

Buxton inspires world of music

Thursday, 08 March, 2018

Buxton has been praised by one of the country’s top orchestras for helping to inspire generations of musicians.

Tune in to the people’s revolution with radio’s Jeremy Vine

Sunday, 01 October, 2017

World leaders are out of tune with the people – and the old aren’t listening to the young any more, BBC Radio Two talk show host Jeremy Vine will argue when he speaks at Buxton International Festival’s Book Weekend.

Opera star to raise £1.5 million for debt she cannot repay

Friday, 21 July, 2017

Britain’s favourite opera star Lesley Garrett is helping to raise £1.5 million for Buxton International Festival - which gave her a break early in her career.

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