Blog Category: Awards

Buxton Poetry Competition winners announced

A highlight of the Buxton Festival Book Weekend was our poetry competition prize giving. Competition judges Matt Black, Philip Holland and Rob Stephens were joined on stage by winning poets from all three categories of the competition. The event was opened by competition patron Lady Jasmine Cavendish who talked about the hard work that poets… Read more »

Manchester Theatre Awards

Well, it seemed a bit touch and go as to whether we were going to make it to Manchester on Friday 3 March for the MT Awards… The arrival of snow on the Thursday evening and white out on Friday in Buxton – which is something we’re used to up here – but its timing… Read more »

We’ve been nominated!

Buxton Festival’s production of Verdi’s Giovanna d’Arco (2015) has been nominated in the Opera category at the Manchester Theatre Awards! Members of the Festival team will be heading over to HOME in Manchester on Friday 4th March at a celebrity event(!) to hear the results. A blog post about the day will follow next month. Wish us luck!… Read more »