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Follow all the latest news about the Buxton Adventure Festival including press releases and media coverage as well as Matt Heason's blog.

For press and media enquiries please call Sam Schofield on 07895127353 or email sam@heason.net.

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BAF-logo 3rd Nov 2013 ON THE DAY TICKETS AVAILABLE

Tickets Available On The Day From The Pavilion Arts Centre Box Office - Opens An Hour Before Each Speaker Session. You can't buy online on the day. Details here... Any problems, come and find me or Matt -...

BAF Extreme MTB 2 3rd Nov 2013 You know you’re lucky when…

You’re in the middle of a technical meltdown/migraine* at a festival you’ve spent a year planning and:   a) Your mate Hayley Lever runs into town to buy a backup blu-ray player; b) her husband Andy gives...

Project-Wild-Thing-good-i-010 1st Nov 2013 Inspirational Youngsters

Now I've blogged about taking risks with kids before, and I've also blogged about getting kids into the outdoors. It's with great pleasure that tonight I am going to meet a whole host of young inspirational people from...

Junior Adventure Race World Cup 1 BAF 3 landscape 1st Nov 2013 Derbyshire Young Adventurer Nominees Revealed

The first ever winner of Buxton Adventure Festival’s ‘Derbyshire Young Adventurer of the Year’ will be announced tonight as well as ‘Young Leader of the Year’ and a ‘Spirit of Adventure’ winner. Read the...

BAFYAWINNERS 1st Nov 2013 And the winner is...

First ‘Derbyshire Young Adventurer of The Year’ Proudly presented by the University of Derby, Buxton in partnership with the RDSSP The first ever winner of Buxton Adventure Festival’s ‘Derbyshire Young...

Buxton Advertiser 31st Oct 2013 The adventure is just about to begin...again, Buxton Advertiser

Read High Peak adventure sport writer Nik Cook's pick of what's on at Buxton Adventure Festival this weekend in the Buxton Advertiser.

BAF SPLASH RABJACKET.006 31st Oct 2013 Win a RAB Down Jacket

Thanks to our sponsors, Derbyshire based RAB for donating one of their toasty warm down jackets as an incentive to fill out our BAF feedback form.  We're a young and growing event, so it really means a lot to us that so...

BAFposter450 31st Oct 2013 Paper Programme Download

If you fancy downloading a PDF of our lovely paper programme you can do so here. Huge thanks to Reflow Studio who produced it.

BikeMagiclogo 31st Oct 2013 Mountain bike and cycling attractions at BAF, BikeMagic

BikeMagic mag previews everything on two wheels at BAF.  You can also read their interview with Olympic Mountain Biker Annie Last ahead of her Saturday night talk. Read more...  

RideShefflogo 31st Oct 2013 BAF this weekend, Ride Sheffield

RideSheffield are a brilliant advocacy group for mountain bikers over the other side of the Peak.  Thanks to them for giving BAF a shout on their website.