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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.

Buxton Family Festival
Thursday 1 to Sunday 17 August 2014

We are taking part in this town-wide festival - download the full programme below. Visit (opens in a new window) for the latest news.

Summer Fun Wednesdays
with artists Tracey Castro and Alexandra Glew
All events are free and drop-in, 10am-12pm

Wool Fibre Pictures
Wednesday 30 July 2014

Use merino and silk fibres to create a wonderfully textured artwork.

Marvellous Mosaics
Wednesday 6 August 2014

Inspired by Kate Pheasey's exhibition, make a picture using mosaic tiles.

Wednesday 13 August 2014

Use a simple polyprinting technique to make fabulous printed pictures.

Memory Wire jewellery
Wednesday 20 August 2014

Make a bracelet or necklace for yourself or your mum.

Chalk & Pastel Art
Wednesday 27 August 2014

Inspired by Clare Allan's exhibition, try your hand at your own drawings.

Mono Printing
Wednesday 3 September 2014

Explore and create with alternative drawing techniques and mono printing.

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.

Related documents

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