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 … [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 Concept: Sung in English, this dark Gothic tale follows the fortunes of Faust, who weary of life, is contemplating suicide when he encounters Mephistopheles … [Continue reading]

An English Mayor’s Traditions

Mayor - by 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]

REVIEW: Madama Butterfly at the Buxton Opera House


Moving and magnificent. You will fall in love with the Butterfly. … [Continue reading]

Pretty Muddy at Clumber Park


When I was asked to do Pretty Muddy Race for Life I didn't think twice, a lovely lady I worked with had recently passed away from Cancer and any form … [Continue reading]