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Explore the Peak District and Derbyshire after dark.

Operas, musicals, plays, music, stand-up comedy, children’s shows and pantomimes. You can find all kinds of performances and shows here in the Peak District and Derbyshire.

There are some great theatres in Derbyshire and the Peak District area, so why not catch a show while enjoying a short break or holiday?

One of the most famous, architecturally delightful and enchanting theatres in the Peak District is the Buxton Opera House with a busy programme of top shows, famous names and the very best of local talent. Buxton Opera House is also home to the Buxton Festival, occurring annually in July, complimented by one of the country’s largest festival fringe with events happening all over town.

There are a number of independent cinemas in and around the area showing the latest blockbusters and independent films such as in Belper and Wirksworth, or for a big multiplex head to Chesterfield and Derby.

Live music can be found in abundance too, from the pubs of Glossop in the far north of the area to top performers at Derby Arena.

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Pavilion Arts Centre

A wonderful Grade 2 Listed Building with 23 acres of beautiful Victorian landscaped gardens, in the centre of Buxton


Pomegranate Theatre

The Pomegranate Theatre is currently closed for renovation.


Derby LIVE

Derby LIVE present LIVE performances, events and festivals at the Guildhall Theare, Derby Arena and outdoor spaces across the city.


Winding Wheel Theatre

Hosting a diverse programme of events including West End musicals, stand-up comedy, music concerts and lectures.


Buxton International Festival

BIF is recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading arts festivals.


The Partington Theatre

Partington Theatre is an historic live theatre, run as a not for profit Charity, situated in the heart of Glossop and surrounded by hills


QUAD Cinema

Art Gallery QUAD is a gallery, cinema, cafe bar and workshop where there is always lots to see and do.


Peak Cavern: 'The Devil's Arse'

Peak Cavern is a spectacular natural cavern containing historic rope works offering guided tours and hosting regular concerts and events


Buxton Opera House

A varied programme of events includes musical concerts, drama, children's shows, dance, pantomime, comedy and opera. Prices vary according to…

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