The first ever winner of Buxton Adventure Festival’s ‘Derbyshire Young Adventurer of the Year’ is 16 year old Hayfield cyclist Tom Craig.  Our ‘Spirit of Adventure’ category was won by 17 year old sailor Jessie Wellbourn Hesp from Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School in Ashbourne.
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 11:43

Buxton Adventure Festival 2013 line-up announced

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The second Buxton Adventure Festival (November 2/3) programme is announced today with 10 record-breaking, globe-trotting, mountain-topping inspirational speakers from the worlds of adventure, travel and sport.   
After months of planning the first Buxton Adventure Festival is starting to take shape and already has its future secured for the next three years. The festival, a spin-off from the successful Sheffield Adventure Film Festival, kicks off in October with a sponsorship deal with the University of Derby's Buxton Campus for three years in place and a line up of top speakers for the inaugural event. The organisers have also added Mike Tomlinson, Trustee of the Jane Tomlinson Appeal,…
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 20:56

Kendal 2013 - Looking back

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Well it's a week since Kendal 2013 ended and time to look back at four days of the biggest festival of its kind in the world. It's no accident that the opening sentence of the review calls Kendal Mountain Festival simply "Kendal 2013" the re-branding has slowly being creeping in over the last couple of years and to be honest if you talk about "Kendal" with anyone outdoorsey within a couple of months either side of the festival the chances…
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