The Buxton Music Speech and Drama Festival was set up in 1907, and has run continuously since.

It is dependent on support from its Patrons and Sponsors.

Sponsors have included The Bingham Trust, The Buxton Round Table and The Mayors Charity Fund.

The festival is affiliated to the British Federation of Festivals of Music, Dance and Drama,(Patron, Her Majesty the Queen)  which can be contacted at :

Festivals House, 198 Park lane, Macclesfie;d, SK11 6UD 0r