REVIEW: History Boys at the Buxton Opera House


Set in the 1980s, The History Boys is the story of a group of bright, funny and unruly sixth-formers in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university. … [Continue reading]

The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery


The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery In Leek, Staffordshire. Opened in 1884 as a gift to the people from local mill owner Joshua Nicholson.  … [Continue reading]

Making Yourself Comfortable at Chatsworth House

Spun chairs by Thomas Heatherwick Chatsworth House Trust

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I shall begin.... I am fortunate enough to have a fantastic job, I'm a Tour Guide and have the privilege of spending my days in one of Britain’s most beautiful historic houses; Chatsworth House is set in the heart of the Peak District and is the home of the Duke and … [Continue reading]

Review, Talking Scarlet – Stone Cold Murder


STONE COLD MURDER By James Cawood, Starring Nick Barclay and Freya Copeland. A Talking Scarlet Production. … [Continue reading]

Lending a Hand Where We Can…

volunteerphone photo

There’s something I’m going to tell you, something I don’t tell many people. Late on a Sunday night I leave my partner sleeping then tiptoe into my children’s bedrooms, kiss them softly on the forehead then quietly leave the house. I’m only gone for a few hours, when they wake I’m back in bed and … [Continue reading]

Fabulous Farmers Markets…


This morning I found myself strolling through the Pavilion Gardens on route to the Octagon. My objective; the local farmers market. … [Continue reading]

Review…. Sex in Suburbia


Claire Sweeney stars in and co-writes this new comedy about disastrous dating and trying to find Mr Right … [Continue reading]

FAUST by Gounod – Swansea City Opera – 10th Anniversary tour!


FAUST by Gounod - Swansea City Opera - 10th Anniversary tour! At the Buxton Opera House. One of the ladies must-see productions...... The … [Continue reading]

An English Mayor’s Traditions

mayor photo - Paul Brooker

The English are well known for their fabulous eccentricities and slightly odd traditions, and that’s no exception when it comes to our Mayors. … [Continue reading]

REVIEW: British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra


Next time the British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra make their way to Buxton, or your neighbourhood go out of your way to enjoy this grassroots … [Continue reading]