heritage

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

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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Founding Friends Reception and Support from the University of Derby

Over 100 guests including founding Friends of the Buxton Crescent Heritage Trust, supporters, funders and volunteers joined the Trust Patron the Duke of Devonshire and Chairman James Berresford at a reception and presentation in the Pump Room on 22 May. … Read More