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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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Derby LIVE

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

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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

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Pomegranate Theatre

The Pomegranate Theatre is currently closed for renovation.

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Winding Wheel Theatre

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

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Buxton Opera House

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



Peak Cavern: 'The Devil's Arse'

Peak Cavern is a spectacular natural cavern containing historic rope works which hosts regular cinema screening and events

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QUAD Cinema

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

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