The Green Man Gallery Buxton

The Green Man Gallery, Buxton

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The Green Man Gallery, Hardwick Hall, Buxton

Tel: 01298. 937375

Opening times 6th January – 31st March 2018: Monday 10.30am – 1.30pm, Tuesday 10.30am – 4.30pm, Wednesday 10.30am – 4.30pm, Thursday CLOSED, Friday 10.30am – 4.30pm, Saturday 10.30am – 4.30pm, Sunday 10.30am – 2.30pm

  • Independent gallery and exhibition space, managed and run by local High Peak artists housed in this stunning building.
  • Studios, workshop area and shop selling artists’ work + regular live music events and workshops.
  • Parking is available near the gallery on various streets and roads.
  • Spaces available for hire for workshops, events, small-scale performances and meetings.

Entry/Cost: Each show/event varies, see below for details

Life Drawing Workshop

When: Every Tuesday, from 7pm – 9pm

A popular weekly session for artists at any stage who want to develop their drawing practice with a professional life model. This is not a taught session but the organiser, Curtis Bollington, is on hand to give guidance and encouragement if needed. ​Easels are provided; paper may be purchased at the session. Some drawing tools are available but artists are encouraged to bring their own.

Booking essential as space is limited. Contact Curtis Bollington: 07880 535615. (Over 16s only.)

Drop in for a short time or stay for the full two hours.

Entry / Cost: £8 per session to cover room hire and model’s fee.

Changing Faces with Funny Wonders After School Workshop

When: Every Tuesday in term time from 3.30pm to 5pm in the gallery’s Workshop Room upstairs.

Continuing until Summer 2018. Do something creative on a Tuesday afternoon after school. Anyone aged 11 to 18 is welcome and it’s free! Find out more about Funny Wonders at

Contact Ali on to find out more about the Changing Faces project and to book your place. 

Entry / Cost: FREE

Sunday Buskstop

When: 11th February 2018, 12 noon – 2pm

They’re back! They had cancel the December Buskstop by Simply Layback because of heavy snow and road closures but the good news is that they’re back on 11th February instead. Mellow music from Kevin, Alison and Nadine – and their mascot, Chilled Out Kev. As always there’ll be soup, bread, hot drink and cake for lunch plus excellent company and chance to do browse the art, craft, prints and cards throughout the gallery.

Drop in for a short time or stay for the full two hours.

Entry / Cost: FREE

Gig: Harbottle & Jonas

When: 16th February 2018, 7.30pm – 10pm

Their headline gig in February features Harbottle & Jonas, a stunning young folk duo based in Totnes, Devon. Their music is eclectic and is always accompanied with a great story. 

Entry / Cost: Tickets £10.

Book in person at the gallery or phone 01298 937375 during opening hours (card payment taken). Tickets also available online at

Drop-in Workshop: Green Heart Crafts

When: 24th February 2018, 11am – 3.30pm

Drop-in, get creative and show your love for nature at Green Heart Crafts Day organised by the gallery’s Events Manager, Caroline Small.

Inspired by ‘Show the Love’, a national project initiated by the Climate Coalition, Green Heart Crafts Day is a chance to express your care for our natural environment in artistic, playful and inventive ways using a wide range of materials.  Bring your imagination and share ideas in excellent company. Come for an hour or stay all day.

Hot drinks and soft drinks on sale all day. Children of all ages welcome but they must be accompanied by an adult.

Entry / Cost: The only charge is a small donation towards the cost of materials.

 Gig: Hungrytown

When: 19th May 2018, 8pm

After more than a decade of world-wide touring and three album releases, Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson–otherwise known as the folk duo Hungrytown–have earned a reputation for the quality and authenticity of their songwriting: “It’s great to hear an act eschew sentimentality in favor of honesty and to prove that you don’t have to go raiding the memory of others to find the stuff that really good songs are made of,” writes Jedd Beaudoin of Popmatters.

Entry / Cost: TBC

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