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Buxton Opera House

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Address: Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
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+44 845 127 2190
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10:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

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Beautiful building

This is a lovely building that is well looked after with regular events and genuinely friendly and helpful staff. Plenty of car parking within a few minutes walk. Good visibility... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely building that is well looked after with regular events and genuinely friendly and helpful staff. Plenty of car parking within a few minutes walk. Good visibility from just about all seats and good acoustics. Although it might not affect everybody the seats are small and uncomfortable, but there isn't anything they can do about that!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to see a show here last night and I was wowed by the wonderful decor, original features, breathtaking auditorium and building itself. The show was great and the staff very friendly. What a beautiful place for the people of Buxton. Just wish I had got here earlier so I could see the pavilion gardens in daylight. There is... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buxton has some very beautiful buildings and this one is one of the finest. A very cosy venue and well staffed. Love this place!

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Malvern, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a lovely evening in the Buxton Opera House watching the band "Rumours of Fleetwood Mac". This band is a tribute band to - you guessed it - Fleetwood Mac. And a very good tribute band too. But this is not a review of the band, it's a review of the Buxton Opera House. And what... More 

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Chester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to see Billy Bragg and Joe Henry and we were blown away with how beautifully it has been restored. Acoustics were very good and seats were very comfortable for such an old theatre. Decor is beautiful.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fab night and great singers and will def go again. Staff so friendly and Opera house is lovely and drink prices are what you would expect to pay.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the old fashioned feel of the building and how personal it was! There is also a lovely little bar to inside to which sells a great range of drinks! Bravo

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

People who live in the buxton area where telling us to shush when we where singing along to the billy Bragg concert! CONCERT! its not a funeral! All the people who live in buxton buy all the tickets so its ruined by them as the average age is 70! You aren't allowed to take pictures or video! You have to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buxton Opera House is absolutely beautiful.Its very quaint and tucked away but interesting and at full capacity can seat 902 people that's pretty impressive, what's great is it's right next to Pavilion Gardens and the Royal Crescent it's situated perfectly if you want to check out the other sites.Id recommend giving this place a visit you won't be disappointed it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant, clean family fun. A classic Panto with plenty of laughs. The opera house is a really great theatre.

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