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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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THIS YEAR WE'VE GOT MORE FILMS, MORE SCREENS, A RECORD NUMBER OF LOCAL & BRITISH FILM-MAKERS & MORE FEMALE ATHLETES THAN EVER BEFORE.   The 8th Sheffield Adventure Film Festival film is a showcase for local and British...

Small Businesses 31st Jan 2013 The Advantages Of Being A Small Business

I set up Heason Events in 2003 off the back of a redundancy package from an IT firm that I hated working for. The early days were very exciting, if a little tentative. I kept my overheads low and did pretty much...

BAF-logo 31st Jan 2013 Bike Screenings At ShAFF, BikeMagic

ShAFF judge, adventure sports writer and endurance athlete Nik Cook gives BikeMagic the lowdown on this year's bike films on the big screen at the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival...

BAF-logo 31st Jan 2013 ShAFF Bike Films, Dirt magazine

Thanks to Dirt Magazine for featuring the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival trailer and our line-up of great bike films.  Read more...  

BAF-logo 31st Jan 2013 Women's Climb Expert Night 7 Feb, BMC

The Women's Climbing Symposium's on tour at ShAFF's pre festival Expert Night on Thursday 7th Feb.  Come & hear Shauna Coxsey, Fran Brown, Jen Randall, Steph Meysner and Lucy Creamer tell you why you should push it! ...

BAF-logo 30th Jan 2013 2013 Poster Out

The guys at Hammer Web / Reflow have done a stirling job on the poster design don't you think? You can download a PDF of it here.  

BAF-logo 30th Jan 2013 ShAFF Trailer, Singletrack Midweek Mini Movie Choice

Cheers to the wonderful Singletrack magazine for featuring our Sheffield Adventure Film Festival trailer amongst their choice of Mid Week Mini Movies.  Take a proper lunch break and kick back and enjoy. 

BAF-logo 30th Jan 2013 ShAFF MTB screenings, MRB magazine

MBR magazine features Sheffield Adventure Film Festival's bike film line-up.  Read more on MBR...

BAF-logo 30th Jan 2013 ShAFF Trailer on MPORA

We're flattered that MPORA asked if they could host our Sheffield Adventure Film Festival trailer!   SHAFF TRAILER 2013 a Outdoor video by MPORA

ShAFF Expert Night Stuart Bondcrop webres 28th Jan 2013 Top Run Speakers & Films at ShAFF

  We've got more films than ever with 80 of the best adventure, travel and extreme sports films hand-picked for you from around the world.  That’s 1,680 minutes of film screened over one weekend at Sheffield’s art...