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On May 17th, 2014

Buxton Festival 2014

Buxton Opera House near the Portland Hotel

Friday 11 July    8 pm – 10 pmMercedes-Benz Opera Gala Opera 9 pm – 10.45 pmJoe Stilgoe – Songs on FilmMusic

Saturday 12 July    10.30 am – 11.30 amJohn Julius NorwichLiterary 12 noon – 1 pmThe Lawson TrioMusic 2 pm – 3 pmLinda ColleyLiterary 4.30 pm – 5.30 pmIrma KurtzLiterary 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 6.15 pm – 7 pmFriends’ Drinks ReceptionOther 7.15 pm – 10 pmThe JacobinOpera 9 pm – 10.45 pmJoe Stilgoe & Natalie WilliamsMusic

Sunday 13 July    10.30 am – 11.30 amAlex DanchevLiterary 10.45am – 12 noonFestival MassOther 12 noon – 1 pmFrom Your Ever Loving Son, JackMusic 12 noon – 1 pmFestival Walk – Buxton’s Georgian HeritageOther 1pm – 3pmPoetry Writing WorkshopLiterary 2 pm – 3 pmKwasi KwartengLiterary 2 pm – 3 pmThe Woman on the BridgeOther 2.30 pm – 3 pmOpera TalkMusic 3.30 pm – 6 pmOrfeo ed EuridiceOpera 7.15 pm – 9 pmAn Evening with Jeffrey ArcherOther 9 pm – 10.30pmThe Innovation Chamber EnsembleMusicMonday 14 July    10.30 am – 11.30 amJames W P CampbellLiterary 12 noon – 1 pmYuanfan YangMusic 12 noon – 1pm SOLD OUT Other 2 pm – 3 pmRachel CookeLiterary 3.15 pm – 4.15 pm4 Girls 4 HarpsMusic 4.30 pm – 5.30 pmClive AsletLiterary 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 8pm –10pmLesley Garrett & Emma JohnsonMusic

Tuesday 15 July    10.30 am – 11.30 amPeter SnowLiterary 12 noon – 1 pmRoderick Williams & Gary MatthewmanMusic 2 pm – 3 pmJans Ondaatje RollsLiterary 3.15 pm – 4.15 pmMichael Chance & Paul BeierMusic 4.30 pm – 5.30 pmHermione LeeLiterary 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 7.15 pm – 10 pmThe JacobinOpera

Wednesday 16 July    10.30 am – 11.30 amRobin Hanbury-TenisonLiterary 12 noon – 1 pmAlicia’s Gift – The Concert of the NovelMusic 12 noon – 1 pm SOLD OUTFestival Walk – The Future of Buxton’s HeritageOther 2 pm – 3 pmPaddy AshdownLiterary 3.15 pm – 4.45 pmEndellion String QuartetMusic 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 7.15 pm – 9.15 pmOrfeo ed EuridiceOpera

Thursday 17 July    10.30 am – 11.30 amAntonia FraserLiterary 12 noon – 1.30 pmThe Schubert EnsembleMusic 2 pm – 3 pmPhilippa Langley & Michael JonesLiterary 3.30 pm – 4.30 pmJessie Ann Richardson & Clare HammondMusic 4.30pm – 5.30pmOrgan RecitalMusic 5 pm – 6 pmMiranda SeymourLiterary 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 7.15 pm – 10.15 pmOtelloOpera

Friday 18 July    9 am – 10 amTim BirkheadLiterary 10.30 am – 11.30 amClaudia RodenLiterary 12 noon – 1.30 pmSofya GulyakMusic 12 noon – 1 pmFestival Walk – Buxton: its background and beautyOther 2 pm – 3 pmSarah RavenLiterary 3.15 pm – 4.15 pmLa Serenissima – Angels & DevilsMusic 4.30 pm – 5.30 pmJohn GoodbyLiterary 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 7.15 pm – 10 pmThe JacobinOpera 9 pm – 10.30 pmPatricia Hammond & The Ragtime Parlour BandMusic 9.45 pm – 11 pmFriends’ PartyOther

Saturday 19 July    9 am – 10 am SOLD OUTRoger ScrutonLiterary 10 am – 4 pmThe Travelling TreasuryOther 10.30 am – 11.30 amGyles BrandrethLiterary 11 am – 12 noonAlice’s Adventures in WonderlandOther 2 pm – 3 pmSimon JenkinsLiterary 3.30 pm – 5 pmRosalind Plowright & Philip MountfordMusic 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 7.15 pm – 9.15 pmOrfeo ed EuridiceOpera 9pm – 10.30pmThe Alex Garnett QuartetMusic

Sunday 20 July    10 am – 4 pmThe Travelling TreasuryOther 10.30 am – 11.30 amAlan JohnsonLiterary 11.15am–12.30pmFestival MassOther 12 noon – 1.20pmA Masterclass with Rosalind PlowrightMusic 1 pm – 3 pmMaking Up The Past – Writing Historical FictionLiterary 2 pm – 3 pmWilde Without The BoyOther 2.30 pm – 5.30 pmOtelloOpera 7.15 pm – 9 pmAn Evening with James NaughtieOther 9 pm – 10.30 pmHuddersfield Choral SocietyMusic

Monday 21 July    10.30 am – 11.30 amShirley WilliamsLiterary 12 noon – 1 pmHallé SoloistsMusic 12 noon – 1 pmFestival Walk – Buxton’s Georgian HeritageOther 2 pm – 3 pmJohn CampbellLiterary 3.15 pm – 4.15 pmAquarelle Guitar QuartetMusic 4.30 pm – 5.30 pmSimon HefferLiterary 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 8 pm – 10 pmThe Swingle SingersMusic

Tuesday 22 July    9 am – 10 amKirsty WarkLiterary 10.30 am – 11.30 amKate AdieLiterary 12 noon – 1 pmAlessandro TavernaMusic 2 pm – 3 pmPhilip HookLiterary 3.15 pm – 4.15 pmDjordje GajicMusic 4.30 pm – 5.30 pmGareth WilliamsLiterary 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 7.15 pm – 9.15 pmOrfeo ed EuridiceOpera

Wednesday 23 July    9 am – 10 am SOLD OUTMichael ScottLiterary 10.30 am – 11.30 amVicky PryceLiterary 12 noon – 1 pmScenes from an Opera – Orfeo ed EuridiceOpera 2 pm – 3 pmAnthony KingLiterary 3.30 pm – 5 pmThe Fibonacci SequenceMusic 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 7.15 pm – 9.15 pmGloria – A PigtaleOpera

Thursday 24 July    10.30 am – 11.30 amJames NaughtieLiterary 12 noon – 1 pmRozanna Madylus & Finnegan Downie-DearMusic 2 pm – 3 pmThe Orwell DebateLiterary 3.15 pm – 4.15 pmScenes from an Opera – The JacobinOpera 4.30pm – 5.30pmEmma BridgewaterLiterary 4.30pm – 5.30pmOrgan RecitalMusic 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 7.15 pm – 10 pmThe JacobinOpera

Friday 25 July    10.30 am – 11.30 amLucinda HawksleyLiterary 12 noon – 1.30 pmAngel & ArchangelMusic 12 noon – 1.30 pmFestival Walk – Buxton: its background and beautyOther 2 pm – 3 pmMax HastingsLiterary 3.15 – 4.45 pmSymphonic Brass of LondonMusic 5 pm – 6 pmSamantha Norman, Nev Fountain, N J Cooper, Zoe Sharp & John LawtonLiterary 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 7.15 pm – 9.15 pmOrfeo ed EuridiceOpera 9 pm – 10.30 pm100 Years of Jazz in 99 MinutesMusic

Saturday 26 July    9 am – 10 amRobert BartlettLiterary 10 am – 4pmMagical Storytelling YurtOther 10.30 am – 11.30 amMargaret DrabbleLiterary 12 noon – 1.30 pmThe Fibonacci SequenceMusic 1.30 pm – 2 pmOpera TalkMusic 2 pm – 3 pmLisa AppignanesiLiterary 2.30 pm – 4.30 pmGloria – A PigtaleOpera 6 pm – 6.10 pmA Song at SixMusic 6.15 pm – 6.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 7.15 pm – 10.15 pmOtelloOpera 9 pm – 10.30 pmPeggy, Duke & BennyMusic

Sunday 27 July    10 am – 4 pmMagical Storytelling YurtOther 10.30 am – 11.30 amToby WilkinsonLiterary 11.15am – 12.30pmFestival MassOther 12 noon – 1 pmPsapphaMusic 12.30 pm – 2 pmFriends’ LunchOther 1 pm – 3 pmNovel Writing WorkshopLiterary 2 pm – 3 pmBrett Westwood & Stephen MossLiterary 2.15 pm – 2.45 pmOpera TalkMusic 3.15 pm – 6 pmThe JacobinOpera 7.15 pm – 9 pmAn Evening with Ranulph FiennesOther 9pm – 10.30pmGillian Keith & Northern Chamber OrchestraMusic

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