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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.   

Baf 300 copy 30th Oct 2013 Global Adventurers Journey to Peak District this weekend

The second Buxton Adventure Festival kicks off this weekend at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton Opera House in the Peak District with 10 incredible speakers coming from all over the UK and further afield to talk about...

Groughlogo 30th Oct 2013 17 entries for Young Adventurers Awards, Grough

Grough magazine gives the inside view on our outdoors speakers and new Young Adventurers Awards.  Read more...  

SimonFreemanlogo 30th Oct 2013 The Power of Inspiration, Simon Freeman

Blogger, runner and Trail Running mag contributor Simon Freeman on why he goes to as many adventure festivals as possible.  Hear, hear we say.  And we're looking forward to meeting him and fellow blogger Simon...

OutdoorsMagiclogo 30th Oct 2013 BAF Incoming, Outdoors Magic

As ever we're grateful to OutdoorsMagic ed Jon Doran for his support and Jon himself will be 'incoming' on Saturday night for Annie's talk on Saturday night.  Read more...

Singletracklogo 30th Oct 2013 BAF this weekend, Singletrack

Thanks to Singletrack ed Chipps for spreading the word.  Looking forward to seeing him at Annie's talk on Saturday night.  Read more on Singletrack...