Eat in the Park is Shaping up to be Buxton’s Biggest Event this Year

With life gradually and cautiously returning to normal after global events, you’re probably wondering when and where to go to let your hair down....

The Buxton Spa Art Prize 2021 – Call for Artists Now Open

Artists of all ages and abilities are invited to enter The Buxton Spa Art Prize 2021.  The open-air competition takes place in Buxton during...
History of Buxton

A History of Buxton in Museum Objects – Part One

How much do you know about Buxton? If you've been to Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, you may have seen its famous Wonders of...
Poole’s Cavern Reopening

Poole’s Cavern Reopening – Everything You Need to Know

Poole’s Cavern is due to welcome back visitors on Monday 17th May 2021 and online advance ticket bookings are now open. The return of...

Hargreaves & Son Ltd showcase new ranges with a ‘taste of the unexpected’!

Fortunate to be a long-established business in Buxton’s retail scene, Hargreaves & Son Ltd can safely say they've seen and lived through some challenging...
Blythe House Hospicecare

Sponsored abseil at Millers Dale Bridge raises over £6000 for Blythe House Hospicecare and...

A fundraising abseil at the iconic Millers Dale Bridge in the Peak District has raised over £6000 for Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen's Trust,...

The Green Man is back!

The Green Man Gallery opened its doors again on Friday 16th April with new exhibitions and the same warm welcome from its artists and...
Buxton Museum reopens

Buxton Museum reopens to visitors – everything you need to know

After months of closure, Buxton Museum reopens to visitors on Tuesday 18th May, 2021. Derbyshire County Council’s museum in Buxton has been closed since...

Day Zero: Buxton’s zero waste shop now online and offering local delivery

We’ve all seen the heart-breaking pictures; plastic containers floating in the sea, forests on fire, melting icebergs, wildlife on the brink of extinction and...

Famous Names Furniture – New ranges and new finance options

It’s been a tough twelve months for high street retail but it’s good to know that one of Buxton’s oldest family-run independent shops has...

Buxton and High Peak Golf Club back on the Fairway

Online quizzes, baking banana bread, Netflix; the pandemic has spurned several unexpected popular pastimes. It stands to reason that golf has enjoyed a resurgence...
Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Village: Popular family Peak District attraction reopens

One of the Peak District's most popular attractions - Crich Tramway Village, home to the National Tramway Museum, reopened its outside areas on Monday...

Cable cars takes to the skies once again in Matlock Bath

Have you ever been to The Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath? Only 22 miles away from Buxton, "Little Switzerland" as it has long...
Buxton Schools

A Brief History of Buxton Schools in Museum Objects

To acknowledge the heroic effort of teachers, parents, carers and support staff everywhere to keep children educated and safe throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Assistant...

Buxton gets a model marketing boost!

A little piece of Buxton now sits on the main concourse of Manchester’s Piccadilly Station.  A wonderfully engineered model of the Grade I listed...
Buxton Micrarium

When Buxton Visitor Centre used to be the worlds only microscopic museum

The Grade II listed Pump Room, now Buxton Visitor Centre, has a varied and interesting history, serving the town in a variety of ways...
Buxton Morgage Company

Buxton Mortgage Company – your very own expert when you need it most

A mortgage advisor isn’t someone you need until you’re serious about moving house. With the Government announcing an extension to the stamp duty holiday...
Railways of Buxton

The Lost Railways of Buxton and the Peak District

Ben Jones has been working at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery for over 20 years and as you can imagine, he has absorbed a...

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Eat in the Park is Shaping up to be Buxton’s Biggest Event this Year

With life gradually and cautiously returning to normal after global events, you’re probably wondering when and where to go to let your hair down....

The Buxton Spa Art Prize 2021 – Call for Artists Now Open

Artists of all ages and abilities are invited to enter The Buxton Spa Art Prize 2021.  The open-air competition takes place in Buxton during...
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Free Beauty Treatments for NHS Staff at the Devonshire Dome Salon in Buxton

Beauty Therapy learners at Buxton & Leek College are to offer complimentary services in the to front line workers. The salon beauty therapy team (pictured)...