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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

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

Easter Fun
Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 April 2014, 10am-12pm

Celebrate the spring season with fun family craft activities and quizzes.

Colourful Collage
Thursday 29 May 2014, 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

Be inspired by Geoff Machin's 'Intriguing Geometry' exhibition and make your own card collage pictures.

Archaeology of Buxton
Saturday 26 July 2014, 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

Find out about where and how people lived in Buxton from prehistory to modern times. Part of the Festival of Archaeology. Booking essential.

Buxton Family Festival
Thursday 1 to Sunday 17 August 2014

We are taking part in this town-wide festival - more details coming soon…

Summer Family Activities
Wednesdays 30 July, 6, 13, 20, 27 August and 3 September 2014, 10am-12pm

Join us every Wednesday morning during the school summer holidays for fun family activities. No need to book - drop-in and stay for as long or as little as you like. Details of each week's event will be posted nearer the time.

Buxton Photo Challenge 2
Saturday 20 September 2014, 10am-3.30pm

Bring your camera, empty memory card and register from 10am for a fun day of photo challenges.

Through the Pinhole
Saturday 4 October 2014, 10am-1pm

Drop in to find out how to convert your digital SLR into a pinhole camera and take photos like the Victorians did.

Chapel Camera Club Photo Clinics
Saturday 11 October, 18 October and 8 November 2014, 10am-12pm

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

Finds Days
Dates to be confirmed

Have you found any archaeological objects while metal-detecting or field walking? The local Finds Liaison Officer for the Portable Antiquities Scheme can help identify your finds and record them on the national database.

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