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Key Buxton stakeholders helping to shape future of Crescent and Pump Room

Thirteen key local organisations and groups have been meeting every other month for over a year to offer advice and support for the Crescent and Pump Room development. The Crescent and Pump Room Stakeholder Consultation Group includes key representatives from the Buxton Crescent and Thermal Spa Heritage Trust, Buxton Crescent and Thermal Spa, High Peak […]

Present from the Past – Buxton Partnership Oral History Project

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Buxton and District U3A, Discover Buxton, Liz Mackenzie the Community Officer from the Crescent project and Daniel Atherton the Crescent Researcher are working together on a project to capture  memories and create an audio archive. Buxton’s ‘Present from the Past’ project will capture sound-bites and snap-shots of the town and bring […]

Pump Room Live Concerts 23 and 24 July

Ten bands and artists from across the UK will perform original music on the Pump Room roof opposite Buxton’s Crescent on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July in a free event from 1 till 6pm. Greg and Elliot Smith the organisers commented that “We are delighted to have the opportunity to organise the event again […]

Celebrations as Main Work Starts

It’s been billed the biggest development  in the recent history of Buxton’s Georgian gem, the Crescent, as the main contract work to restore the building to use as a 5-star thermal spa hotel, shops and visitor centre begins.   The £50 million flagship development is being funded by a £23.8 million grant from the Heritage […]