Buxton Lions Community Bonfire and Fireworks Story


Please note that the Buxton Lions will not be running their annual Bonfire and Hog Roast at the Buxton Cricket Ground due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic.


Buxton is a lucky town and last year's 2019 firework display was a great success run as usual at the Buxton Cricket Ground.  Unortunately the 2020 show due to the Covid-19 Pandemic is cancelled so one of the Buxton Lions major fund raising activities is added to the list of local events which have had to be "moth balled". 


Last year's event was well publicised – thanks to High Peak Radio, the Opera House, the Pavillion Gardens, Pure Buxton, the Advertiser, and posters dislayed around the town - discounted tickets were sold i advance from the Buxton Opera House via their website and all children under 15 were admtted free of charge as part of the club's and sponsor's commitment to provide a safe and affordable evenng for familes reident in the local community.


Sponsorship by local businesses for various aspects of the evening is extremly important and the Buxton Lions would encourage you all to support our sponsors - they do make the difference.


Thanks go to our sponsors, Mark Drabble and Melissa Downhill and the staff from Tin Man Scrap from Harpur Hill who continue to support the fireworks show.  Tin Man offer "The best in metal recycling" and help their customers by turning trash into cash.  

Other sponsors from previous years include:


Fairfield Builders Supplies - our Catering Sponsor

Tarmac plc - Laytons Chartered Accountants - Old Hall Hotel

Crescent Independent Ltd - Federal-Mogul Friction Products Ltd

Otter Controls Ltd

M Markovitz Ltd - Lomas Distribution - Process Control Services UK Ltd

Americk Packaging - XPO Distribution - Lhoist UK Ltd

D Stone Groundworks Ltd - Crown Scaffolding (UK) Ltd - Hotline Signs

CRD Birtles Ltd - Swift Welding & Catering Equipment Ltd - Woods Plant Hire Ltd

Redferns Farm Shop - The Well Dressings Committee - Lomas Foods Ltd

Howdens Joinery Co - Dutch Maid Co Ltd - Tomsons Buxton Ltd

N & Central Electrical Ltd


We ask you all to support them in activities in the town.


The event is managed by the BUXTON LIONS but had substantial support from several other groups, including members of the Buxton Rotary Club, Clubbercise Dancers, University of Derby event management students, Buxton Community School Students,  The Phoenix Lodge of St Ann Freemasons, 41 Club, the Scouts, Buxton Cricket, Tennis and Bowling Club former Round Tablers as well as friends and families of the Buxton and District Lions Club. 


If you would like to find out more about the work that the BUXTON LIONS do in helping to raise funds for local worthy causes or would like to get involved, please contact us through this website or the Lions Secretary on Buxton 73317 with any enquiries.  We need sponsorship and help to continue the success of future shows.


We are located at:

Cavendish Golf Club.

Watford Road


SK17 6XF


Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday and the 4th Friday of each month.


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