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Askwith Scotney 10th Apr 2017 Running special at the Buxton Adventure Festival – 10th May

THE BUXTON Adventure Festival is holding a special running event, supported by Montane, on Wednesday, 10th May, at the Buxton Opera House Pavilion Arts Centre. Weekend joggers through to hard-training competitors are set...

Eric Jones Landscape 27th Mar 2017 Rare public talk from trailblazing adventurer Eric Jones at BAF

A RARE public talk from Tremadog tea maker and trailblazing adventurer Eric Jones will take place at the Buxton Adventure Festival on Wednesday, 5th April 2017. Eric was born in 1935 and pushed the boundaries of human...

29 MF at high point. 2nd Feb 2017 Mountaineer Mick Fowler headlines BAF – 8 Mar 2017

Mountaineering adventurer and leading climber Mick Fowler will headline the Buxton Adventure Festival on Wednesday, 8th March 2017. Mick has been a leading climbing adventurer since the mid 1970s and has become...

Sean Conway credit Martin Hartley 16th Jan 2017 Adventure on the edge with Sean Conway at BAF – 8 Feb 2017

Endurance adventurer, author and motivational speaker Sean Conway will headline the Buxton Adventure Festival on Wednesday, 8th February 2017. Sean was the first person to cycle, swim and run from Land’s End to John...

Jasmin Paris running - web 13th Dec 2016 Ultra-runner Jasmin Paris headlines BAF – 11 Jan 2017

RECORD breaking ultra-runner Jasmin Paris will headline the first Buxton Adventure Festival event of 2017 – on Wednesday, 11th January. Jasmin shattered numerous long distance running records in 2016, among them...

Sean Conway credit Martin Hartley 28th Nov 2016 Buxton Adventure Festival announces 2017 line-up

THE 2017 line-up of adventurous entertainment has been announced by the Buxton Adventure Festival – following a successful first year in the new monthly format. Headline speakers include ultrarunners Jasmin Paris and...

Colin Prior Rab 17th Oct 2016 World renowned photographer headlines BAF – 16 Nov

ONE of the world’s great landscape photographers, Colin Prior will headline the Buxton Adventure Festival (BAF) on Wednesday, 16th November.  Colin is renowned for his vast, sweeping panoramas from around the globe,...

Dervla and Wurzel, 2011, Paddy Barker, The Irish  Examiner 19th Sep 2016 UPDATE: Dervla Murphy - 21 Sept

Over the weekend, we received the disappointing news that Dervla, who is 85 years old and has a disintegrating spine, will not be able to make it in person to her interview on Wednesday night. Her doctor has put her...

Graeme Obree 9th Sep 2016 Flying Scotsman Graeme Obree headlines BAF in October

International superstar of cycling Graeme Obree will headline the October 2016 Buxton Adventure Festival. Nicknamed The Flying Scotsman, Graeme twice broke the world hour record, covering more than 50km on both...

Dervla at the Old Market, 2011, Paddy Barker, The Irish  Examiner 2 14th Jul 2016 BAF restarts in Sept with all-star female line-up

THE NEW format Buxton Adventure Festival (BAF) will restart after a short summer break with an all-inspiring line-up of top female adventurers. On 21st September, the monthly mini-festival will see octogenarian touring...