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  1. Monday 8th July

    Buxton Festival: FREE Audio Tours

    Examine the history of the Devonshire Dome at your own pace with our Audio Tours. The tour was created by University of Derby students a few years ago and has been well-used and loved ever since.

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  2. Monday 8th July

    Buxton Festival: FREE Geotourist

    Using your smartphone or tablet, explore the magnificent Devonshire Dome at your own convenience. Simply download the ‘Geotourist’ app to get started.

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  3. Monday 8th July

    Buxton Festival: FREE Heritage Hunter

    Calling all little explorers, Vera Brittain needs your help!

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  4. Monday 16th September - 11am - 2pm

    HERITAGE OPEN DAY: Vera Brittain tour

    Enjoy a FREE guided tour of the Devonshire Dome to learn about the struggles and triumphs of Vera Brittain’s spectacular life.

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  5. Wednesday 18th September - 11am - 2pm

    HERITAGE OPEN DAY: Vera Brittain Tour

    Vera Brittain grew up here in Buxton, returning as a nurse in the Devonshire Royal hospital (now the University) during World War I. Enjoy our FREE tour to learn all about Vera’s spectacular life.

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  6. Wednesday 18th September - 10am

    HERITAGE OPEN DAY: The Derbyshire Blues

    Join us for our FREE talk as University Professor Keith McLay covers the history of the militia regiment

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  7. Wednesday 18th September - 2:30pm

    HERITAGE OPEN DAY: Prisoner of War Camps

    Learn about the history of the two prisoner of war camps located in Buxton from 1917 to 1919.

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  8. Thursday 19th September - 10:30am

    HERITAGE OPEN DAY: Becoming Mary Queen of Scots

    Discover the fascinating tale of Mary Queen of Scots with our FREE tour.

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  9. Thursday 19th September - 12:30pm

    HERITAGE OPEN DAY: Buxton Civic Association

    Join us for our FREE event to learn all about Buxton Civic’s origins and how they’ve evolved over the years.

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  10. Thursday 19th September - 2.30pm

    HERITAGE OPEN DAY: Vera Brittain Tour

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Devonshire Dome by a costumed character, to learn more about the struggles and triumphs of Vera Brittains’s spectacular life caring for the wounded soldiers.

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