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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery events

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


Events

All events are drop-in unless stated otherwise.

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

For more information tel: 01629 533540 or email: buxton.museum@derbyshire.gov.uk

Poetry workshop: Freedom

Thursday 28 September 2017, 2pm to 5pm at Buxton Library.

Be it the mass trespass, the right to roam or a walk in the landscape, Derbyshire poet Judy Brown will help you explore what freedom means for local people and places in your own poetry and inspired by museum objects. Her second book, Crowd Sensations (2016), is a Poetry Book Society recommendation.

Free but advance booking is essential using Eventbrite.

Print making workshop

Saturday 7 October 2017, 11am to 4pm at Green Man Gallery, Hardwick Square South, Buxton, SK17 6PY

Spend a day with artist Maria Strutz, drawing inspiration from fossils, flowers and forms displayed in the museum and then experimenting with techniques to make your own relief print.

Free, but advance booking is essential using Eventbrite. Participants must be 16 years old or over. All materials and equipment are provided. Please bring a packed lunch.

Please note that participants should be aware that this workshop will be held in a room on the first floor, accessible only by two flights of stairs.

Family Fun: strange and spooky

Thursday 26 October 2017, 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Bones, stones, mummies, skulls and skeletons. Get inspired by the weird and wonderful things in the museum and create your own Halloween decorations and delights in our half term make and take.

Solstice stories

Thursday 21 December 2017, 11am to 1pm at Arbor Low, near Monyash, DE45 1JS.

Join Creeping Toad for winter stories as old as the hills in the glorious setting of Arbor Low henge monument. Bring an empty plastic bottle to make your own stone circle lantern. A hot drink will be provided on arrival and soup before departure.

Free but advance booking is essential using Eventbrite.

Please note that Arbor Low is on private land and there is a £1 per adult entrance fee.

Winter solstice walk

Thursday 21 December 2017, 1pm to 3pm at Arbor Low, near Monyash, DE45 1JS.

Enjoy a guided walk around the 'Stonehenge of the north' with archaeologist and interpreter Bill Bevan, and discover more about this amazing prehistoric landscape. Soup will be provided on arrival and a hot drink before departure.

Free but advance booking is essential using Eventbrite.

Arbor Low is on private land and there is a £1 per adult entrance fee.