News and Press


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

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21st Apr 2011 ShAFF Gets The Ridearound

ShAFF volunteer James Hirst has just embarked on a mammoth trip around the world on his bike, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support along the way. He's written a review of his experiences at the festival. Read more.

21st Apr 2011 ShAFF Mention on Posing Productions

From Vancouver, through Kendal to Sheffield, Leo Houlding's epic tale has got all the judges throwing their gongs at his incredible effort. Read More.

21st Apr 2011 Bonita Norris Blogs about ShAFF & CWIF

For me, one of the most important things about climbing is the community that has spawned from such a complex and varied sport. From the highest mountains to the smoothest boulder, climbing takes us to environments that...

4th Apr 2011 Edinburgh Cycles Bike Winner

During the run up to ShAFF 2011 and over the festival weekend itself sponsors Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative ran a competition to give away a free fixed wheel bike in a prize draw. The winner was Lucie Fialova....