The Book Fairs take place in the Pavilion Arts Centre at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton.

Dates for 2020 are:-

Sunday 16th February

Sunday 15th March

Sunday 19th April

Sunday 17th May

Sunday 14th June

Sunday 26th July

Monday 31st August - Bank Holiday

Sunday 27th September

Sunday 25th October

Sunday 22nd November


10am - 4pm


Adults: £1.50

Concessions: £1.00

Accompanied Children 12 and under: Free

At all of the Book Fairs you will find for sale a wide range of books, covering Antiquarian, General Second Hand & Out of print, hardbacks & Paperbacks, Maps and usually some postcards & ephemera. The Subject matter is extremely varied and includes children's books, military history, transport, topography, literature, natural history, gardening & cooking, art & illustrated, travel & exploration, local history and much more.

Whether you are looking for collectors' items or just want a good read, there will always be something of interest.

For more information about the fairs please contact:-

Jane & Ian Millington: Telephone - 01782 542258









Contact us today on: 01298 23114

Business Hours

  • Monday - Friday   09:30am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday - Sunday   09:30am - 4:30pm
  • *See Opening Times for our full opening hours  

About Us

The Pavilion Gardens is a beautiful historic venue dating back to 1871 which superbly shows off the Victorian splendour of Buxton. Set within 23-acres of magnificent landscaped gardens and play areas the venue provides the perfect setting for fun and relaxing family days out, with great food and drink, shopping and over 100 events and festivals throughout the year.

Managed By


Pavilion Gardens St John's Road Buxton Derbyshire SK17 6BE