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EXODUS Logo-Stacked-RGB-global adventures since 1974-cs-01 4th Jul 2018 BAF returns with Exodus Travels and top adventurers

THE BUXTON Adventure Festival returns in the Autumn with a top line-up of adventurers and a new headline sponsor – Exodus Travels. The adventure, activity and cultural discovery holiday company will be the leading...

Joss-Naylor 1st Jun 2018 King of the fells Joss Naylor headlines BAF

KING of the fells Joss Naylor MBE will headline the Lowepro Buxton Adventure Festival on Tuesday, 19th June 2018. Joss has been setting fell running records since the 1970s and considers his 1975 72 peak Lakeland...

Dave Cornthwaite 1 1st May 2018 Dave Cornthwaite Evening Cancelled

IT IS WITH REGRET THAT WE HAVE HAD TO CANCEL THIS EVENT DUE TO SOME RESTORATIVE WORK BEING CARRIED OUT ON A LEAKING ROOF AT THE VENUE. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY BOUGHT A TICKET THEN WE ARE VERY SORRY. YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY...

Dave Cornthwaite 1 20th Apr 2018 Record-breaking adventurer Dave Cornthwaite headlines BAF

MADCAP adventurer Dave Cornthwaite will headline the Lowepro Buxton Adventure Festival on Tuesday, 15th May 2018. The record-breaker is best known for Expedition1000, an ongoing mission to complete 25 different...

JohnBeatty MG 3289 16th Mar 2018 Adventure photographer John Beatty at BAF – April 2018

GLOBALLY renowned travel, wildlife and adventure photographer John Beatty will headline the Lowepro Buxton Adventure Festival on Wednesday, 11th April 2018. He has explored 38 countries over the past 29 years in pursuit...

gt-3peaks-image-4-1-1600x900-186794 original 1[1] 15th Feb 2018 Local sporting hero Rob Jebb headlines Lowepro BAF - 7th March

WORLD Skyrunning and British Fell Running champion Rob Jebb will headline the Lowepro Buxton Adventure Festival on Wednesday, 7th March 2018. He will talk about his extraordinary running and cycling career, from...

Alan Hinkes Profile Cumbria 18th Jan 2018 Only Brit to conquer all 8000m peaks headlines BAF

EPIC documentary Alan Hinkes – The First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains will be screened at the LowePro Buxton Adventure Festival on Tuesday, 13th February. The film’s star, Alan Hinkes OBE, and the...

Headshot 3rd Jan 2018 Limbless mountain climber headlines BAF - 17th Jan

Limbless mountaineer Jamie Andrew OBE will tell his gripping and inspiring story at the first LowePro Buxton Adventure Festival of 2018. Jamie became the first person in history to climb the 14,500ft Matterhorn without...

Nicky Spinks 1 27th Nov 2017 Farmer to world record setting fell runner – 6th December

WORLD record setting fell runner Nicky Spinks will headline the LowePro Buxton Adventure Festival on Wednesday, 6th December 2017. The legendary endurance athlete will talk about her career racing across some of the...

The Adventure Syndicate - BAF 2nd Oct 2017 Adventure cyclists Lee Craigie and Emily Chappell headline

A COLLECTIVE of extraordinary cyclists will take over the LowePro Buxton Adventure Festival on 1st November. The Adventure Syndicate special event sees Lee Craigie and Emily Chappell take to the stage in the Buxton Opera...