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Youth Board

The Buxton 'Our Street' Youth Board are a group of local 14-18 year-olds, who are helping to steer the cultural programme and create their own events.

New members are always welcome! Just drop us a line to find out more.

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Music Development Days

Young people's music workshops

Young people aged 13+ are being invited to take part in free music workshops in February half term to create and perform original new music for a large-scale community event.

The first workshops took place over the October half term. Instrumentalist, technologist and producer, Gareth Carbery ran a day-course on recording and producing. Gareth was then joined by BBC Folk Singer of the year, Ríoghnach Connolly for a day of working by ear, playing together and creating original music.


More workshops will take place in February half term, in the lead up to a live showcase of the work at a grand finale on Saturday 24th February.

The Buxton Our Street Youth Panel have worked with High Peak Community Arts to make the sessions a reality. Anyone wanting more information to sign up for the workshops should email or find the sign up form on

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Spooky Saturday


A day full of free, fun activites for children and young people.

Local artist, Kate Jenkins, gave a pumpkin carving demonstration and also ran a drop-in, pumpkin-painting activity for children, with some fantastic results.

Make-up artist, Joy Wright, organised a facepainting workshop and then a ghoulish fake-wound-making workshop. Each participant make their own latex injuries which they took away to apply later!

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