Author Archives: Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust

When Buxton Visitor Centre used to be the worlds only microscopic museum

The Grade II listed Pump Room, now Buxton Visitor Centre, has a varied and interesting history, serving the town in a variety of ways over the years. The building was initially used for a place to ‘take the waters’ in … Read More

NESTLÉ WATERS UK SPONSOR EXCLUSIVE TICKET GIVEAWAY TO BUXTON RESIDENTS

Thanks to Nestlé Waters UK, up to 3,000 local Buxton residents will be able to visit the new Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience (BCVE) for free this spring/summer. In a ticket giveaway exclusively for the local community, residents will get the … Read More

Aidan Rhode

Young film maker Aidan Rhode helps put The Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience in the frame for reopening

You might think that a teenagers life is made up of studying, playing video games and hanging out with friends – but not for one young local filmmaker. At just 18, Aidan Rhode from Buxton is carving out quite a … Read More

The Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust welcomes funding boost from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

The Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust has received a grant of £36,900 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. The vital funding will help the trust recover and reopen in this next period of the Covid-19 pandemic, at a hugely challenging time for the cultural sector. … Read More

National Apprenticeship Week 2021

We ‘ask Alfie’ on National Apprenticeship Week 2021

As National Apprenticeship Week is underway (8th – 14th February), we’re putting the spotlight on our very own apprentice Alfie Tomkinson. So, how has he found things so far? We #askanapprentice to find out… … Read More

The ingredients for some great (herbal) heritage experiences

Culpeper’s Complete Herbal might not be the first historic book you’d associate with Buxton Crescent.
It has found its way onto our reading list this week, as we continue to plan new learning activities based on the history of medicine, healing, and wellness in Buxton. … Read More

Give the Gift of a Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience this Christmas

Struggling to think of last-minute Christmas gift ideas for those very special (but very discerning) people in your life? Thankfully we here at the Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust are more than happy to help. … Read More

The November Lockdown: an update from the Trust

It is with a very heavy heart that, in line with the full lockdown announced by the Government over the weekend, we will be closing the doors of the Visitor Centre in the Pump Room and the Visitor Experience in the Crescent at the end of the day on Wednesday 4th November. … Read More

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Tickets now available for the Buxton Crescent Visitor Experience

We are thrilled to announce that the much anticipated attraction is officially opening on Tuesday 20th and booking is now live on our website! … Read More

Keeping our visitors and staff safe at the Buxton Visitor Centre

As we’re sure you will have heard, from this Friday 24th July it will be mandatory for customers to wear a face mask while inside shops and supermarkets. Because the Buxton Visitor Centre in the Pump Room has a (fabulous) retail offer, we will need to introduce this rule as well. … Read More