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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...

Cave And Venables 20th Sep 2017 Boardman Tasker Night comes to Buxton on 11th October

The LowePro Buxton Adventure Festival returns on 11th October with a special evening celebrating the lives and achievements of two of Britain’s finest mountaineers. Boardman Tasker Night is dedicated to Peter Boardman...

2009 woking win downing 11th Aug 2017 British cycling champ headlines BAF – 13 September

CYCLING inspiration heads to the heart of the Peak District as multiple British champion Dean Downing takes to the Buxton Opera House stage on 13th September. The Buxton Adventure Festival in association in LowePro is...

2009 woking win downing 2nd Aug 2017 Adventurous entertainment returns with BAF this September

THE BUXTON Adventure Festival in association with LowePro returns in September 2017 with top adventure speakers from around the UK. New sponsors LowePro and Exodus Travel have joined Buxton Opera House, Buxton Advertiser...

RUNNER 4 8th May 2017 Endurance running champ headlines Buxton Adventure Festival – 7th June

ENDURANCE athlete Lizzy Hawker will headline the Buxton Adventure Festival on Wednesday, 7th June. Lizzy is the five-time winner of the epic Ultra Tour Du Mont Blanc and the world recorder holder for 24 hours running on...

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...