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Heritage Open Day Event

A quiz to test your powers of observation and knowledge by taking our Higher Buxton Town Trail Quiz

BCA has put together a history quiz that takes you from Buxton Town Hall on the market place and around Higher Buxton before finishing at the museum. Once you have completed the quiz email us your answer sheet and we will email you the answers.

You will learn some interesting facts about some of the buildings and use your observational skills to answer the quiz questions.

Down load the quiz by clicking on the link below. Once you have completed the quiz then email it to us and we will send you the answers.

Higher Buxton History Trail Family Quiz 2020


Read our summer newsletter online here

This edition focuses on Buxton's Transport with contributions from BCA Member Ian Morris and an interview with Buxton Town Team's Tina Heathcote. We also have some thoughts on getting inspiration from nature during the lockdown from Frances Sussex and the latest on BCA's save our swifts project. Trevor Donald takes a look at excursions from Buxton in 1819. Lyn Noble writes about being inspired by Buxton's woodlands to paint and members can order prints of his woodland paintings.

Always Be Confident

BCA have produced a video explaining how you can always be confident about your safety when visiting Poole's Cavern

With thanks to Charles Huff

BCA at the Fringe

Places and Spaces decided to celebrate the sensory garden with readings of poems on a sunny Sunday afternoon

Waiting for Poetry

Woodland Insights

A series of short videos about BCA's Woods

Bluebells, telling the story of Corbar Woods

Woodland Play, Dens and Lockdown

A Sea of Wild Garlic

Why we leave dead wood in our woods

How our woods heal themselves

Everything in a Woodland is interconnected

Elms - The great survivor and the tiny butterfly

Woodland Paths Making our Woodlands easier to walk in

The Peak District, Buxton's Gateway to the Peak District

Giving Woodpeckers a home

Finding a future for our plantations