Arts Award

Arts AwardBuxton Festival is now a registered Arts Award Advisor at the Discover and Explore level.  We are looking for schools and community groups to work with to deliver Arts Award in Buxton. If you are interested please contact

We are also an Arts Award Supporter and as such offer a range of opportunities for young people who are completing their Arts Award. Including:

  • work experience placements
  • opportunities to attend dress rehearsals of Festival operas
  • a limited number of free tickets to Festival events at the Festival
  • Opportunities to meet Festival artists, management team and board for interviews, case studies etc.
  • opportunities to review Festival events, suitable reviews will be included on the Festival blog, Facebook and Twitter

Our Arts Award Supporter offer will best suit Bronze and Silver Arts Awards. However we would be happy to discuss Gold Arts Award opportunities with individuals who may be interested in a more in-depth involvement in the Festival.

If you would like further information on how Buxton Festival can help you achieve your Bronze or Silver Arts Award please contact Claire Rhodes on 01298 70395 or

Why not visit our Learn About Opera page for fun information and games to introduce opera to young people, click here.