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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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A gorgeous opera house with lovely querks

It came as no surprise that this opera house is extremely popular. Although getting tickets is not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James C
Super venue, lovely staff and good value for money!

Easy to walk to from train station, gorgeous old theatre with volunteers working on show nights. If... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The_stobas
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“dress circle” (22 reviews)
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Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
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"opera house"
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"beautiful theatre"
in 54 reviews
"dress circle"
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"upper circle"
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"front row"
in 12 reviews
"great acoustics"
in 12 reviews
"box office"
in 12 reviews
"frank matcham"
in 16 reviews
"lovely venue"
in 15 reviews
"small bar"
in 11 reviews
"fantastic building"
in 10 reviews
"old building"
in 14 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 43 reviews
"helpful staff"
in 11 reviews
"hall hotel"
in 10 reviews
"little gem"
in 13 reviews
"pavilion gardens"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It came as no surprise that this opera house is extremely popular. Although getting tickets is not a problem some events sell out quickly. There is a very varied performance schedule that fits so well with the Buxton Fringe Festival that builds attendance year on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to walk to from train station, gorgeous old theatre with volunteers working on show nights. If you are booking in groups (10 or more) there are wonderful discounts available from the box office. Check out the toilets on the higher floors, not only are...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely city with a large park,a lovey stream with all sorts of birds. Make sure to bring bread for the birds.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful theatre and a good show. It might not be the biggest theatre but what it lacks for in size it makes up for in character and charm.

Thank John B
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

beautiful premises lovely venue to see your favourite act/ acts bar a little pricey but does offer interval drinks (as does a neighbouring hotel...a little cheaper)

Thank Angela H
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Standing beside the Pavilion Gardens and close to the Crescent where the Spa is undergoing major restoration. Look out for the matinée shows during the summer appealing to children.

Thank Michael F
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a great night at the Buxton Opera House watching Dara O’Briain. It is a lovely old theatre, the auditorium is a delight to behold and the seats are comfortable. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank David B
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

First time visit to this theatre. Beautiful theatre with comfortable seating. Plenty of staff on hand to ensure that everyone found their seat.

Thank Crockonarock
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Tickets for Lady Boys!!!!! as a birthday present, by children. We saw first hand in Thailand many years ago but....This show was very professional and polished and an experience, not as in your face as in Thailand. The theatre is traditional old English local opera...More

Thank Saudidiscoman
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

visited often with different people and groups this time it was with young adult members and older family members to watch lady boys of Bangkok another fantastic show never fails to deliver really lucky to have such a great place on our door step keep...More

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margaret n
14 March 2018|
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Response from Kath J | Reviewed this property |
Better check with the Opera house. I would have a look at there website x
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23 February 2018|
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Response from CCO2014a | Reviewed this property |
Don't go to Bella I found it over priced and you didn't get a lot for your food there are other options close by depends what you like but I found a nice bar that does good food up the hill from the theatre I can recall the... More
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