education

A Buxton Alphabet Competition – Celebrate your best bit of Buxton with a poem and a picture

A is for Arnemtiae, B is for Buxton FC, C is for Crescent, D is for?*

Finding out about the Manchester Alphabets got us thinking; what would a Buxton Alphabet look like? What would the people of Buxton include in a Buxton Alphabet created in 2022?
Our team in the Buxton Visitor Centre and Buxton Visitor Experience share top tips about Buxton everyday. We are always looking for ways to raise awareness of different places in the town that people can visit and enjoy; which is why we are launching this competition – to connect and celebrate the unique things about Buxton.
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Buxton Crescent on the Net Online Heritage Talks

Join us for ‘Buxton Crescent on the Net’ Online heritage talks and presentations this winter

Next month we start our series of online heritage talks, with a lively and engaging (and thoroughly-researched!) history of English spas with author Melanie King. With her new book ‘The Secret History of English Spas’ hot off the press (and in stock at the Pump Room), we are looking forward to hearing Melanie speak about a topic very close to our hearts! … 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

A bustling Buxton at half term

Buxton was alive with activity last week, as families from across the county visited to make the most of craft, performance and learning events around town. … Read More

Meet the new learning team

Over the next weeks and months, we’ll be sharing what you can learn when you visit us in Buxton.
First though, time to meet the team – our passionate and talented band of self-confessed history geeks, with a passion for learning.
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