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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.

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31st Jan 2012 70,000+ hits for ShAFF 2012

We thought the cracking 2012 ShAFF trailer put together by Alastair Lee deserved another showing - amazingly, over 71,000 people have viewed it already on YouTube, leaving festival director Matt Heason, 'blown away'. ...

BAF-logo 31st Jan 2012 ShAFF tickets go on sale, Grough

Tickets have gone on sale for one of Britain’s biggest film festivals featuring adventure, travel and adrenaline sports.  Read more in Grough magazine - the inside view of the outdoor world. More than 70 movies will...

BAF-logo 31st Jan 2012 Facebook / Twitter Ticket Giveaway

Check out our new Facebook / Twitter Ticket Giveaway competition that started yesterday.

presentedbypatagonia 30th Jan 2012 ShAFF proudly presented by Patagonia

The 2012 Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (March 9-11) is delighted to announce a partnership with Patagonia, the Californian outdoor gear and apparel company.  Now in its 7th year, ShAFF’s 2012 programme is bigger...

BAF-logo 30th Jan 2012 Sharing

We've been pretty blown away by a couple of emails that we've received in the last week. One from somebody in the States asking which airport we recommend flying into, and one from Sweden from two guys asking some...

BAF-logo 27th Jan 2012 Matt Heason on BBC Radio Sheffield

Matt Heason talks to Steve White (standing in for Paulette Edwards) about the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival on BBC Radio Sheffield Click here to listen back to the interview.     var...

26th Jan 2012 Best line-up of adventure films, Explorers Connect

Thanks to Explorers Connect (social network for adventurers) for featuring the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.

Petzl 26th Jan 2012 Petzl ShAFF Shorts Video Competition - £500 Petzl kit up for grabs

Calling all budding film-makers - it could be your film on the big screen at this year’s Sheffield Adventure Film Festival at the Showroom Cinema, the UK's biggest independent cinema outside London.  There’s £500...

BAF-logo 26th Jan 2012 School Screening Announced

We've teamed up with Links School Sport Partnership to put on a special screening of the Young Adventurers for local school kids on Fridya 9th March.  

BAF-logo 26th Jan 2012 The Best Festival Trailer Ever?

Last week I blogged about the popularity of the 2012 ShAFF trailer (produced by Alastair Lee of Posing Productions). It’s currently had 66,780 hits. Phenomenal, and with the festival still over a month away it looks set...