Events

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We host a range of exciting events for all the family to enjoy.


All events are drop-in unless stated otherwise.

For more information please call 01629 533540 or email buxton.museum@derbyshire.gov.uk

You can join our mailing list to be kept informed about the many events, exhibitions and workshops which we host throughout the year.

Iron Age Art
Friday 31 October 2014, 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

Explore the art of the Reynard's Kitchen Cave hoard through this hands-on family workshop. A Big Draw event.

Printing Your Photographs
Saturday 1 November 2014, 10am-12pm

Specialist staff from Epson will give tips and advice on how to produce top-quality prints of your digital photographs.

Choosing the Right Camera for You
Saturday 1 November 2014, 11am-1pm

Confused about which camera will suit your needs? Richard Wells of Wilkinson Cameras will be on hand to advise you.

Chapel Camera Club Photo Clinics
Saturday 8 November 2014, 10am-12pm

Bring your photos and/or camera for hints, tips and advice.

Lantern Making Workshop
Saturday 15 November 2014, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm

Make your own lantern for the Buxton Christmas Lights Switch On event and be part of the magical procession around the Pavilion Gardens on Friday 22 November.

Christmas Crafts
Saturday 13 December 2014, 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm

Enjoy some glittery Christmas crafts and meet Santa, who'll be giving out presents. Booking is essential for this event (bookings open from 1 November).

Medieval Life
February half term (7-15 February 2015) - date to be confirmed

Explore 12th century medieval life in Derbyshire in the company of a re-enactor.

Crate 39 Family Workshops
Saturday 7 March 2015, 11am-12pm and Saturday 11 April 2015, 11am-12pm

Encounter a set of old crates, last used in 1939, containing fascinating and mysterious objects. Your challenge is to make a musical instrument or a piece of art from the contents.

Black, White and Red All Over
Saturday 21 March 2015, 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

Try a variety of hands-on activities to find out about the effects of light and colour. A British Science Week event.

Easter Fun
Thursday 2 and Wednesday 8 April 2015, 10am-12pm

Celebrate the spring season with fun family craft activities.

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