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Glyndebourne

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Glyndebourne Touring hits the high points

This was my first experience of Glyndebourne Opera Touring - after almost years of going to the... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
H19PPO
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London, United Kingdom
Cosi fan Tutti an opera written before its time, great fun,

We thoroughly enjoyed the experience This was our first time at Glyndebourne and I will be saving... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Scowp
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Hove, United Kingdom
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Backstage tours are available from November to March. The summer Festival runs from May to August. The autumn Tour runs through October before taking the productions to venues across the UK.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Lewes BN8 5UU, England
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This was my first experience of Glyndebourne Opera Touring - after almost years of going to the Summer Festival, with its long picnic interval and beautiful garden walks. The atmosphere is different - large numbers of opera lovers perhaps coming to the house for the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the experience This was our first time at Glyndebourne and I will be saving hard to go back one summer. It was a great experience but its hard to understand its informality mixed with snobbery without going there and working it out...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Scowp
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Dear sirs Glyndebourne is a super place to visit,but the "NETHER WALLPO" restaurant I am sorry but I found it very poor I choose the salad carvery The plate was very small which turned out to be a good thing The new potatoes where rock...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The opera in Glyndebourne needs no platitudes from me as it is and always has been 5 star in every respect. We always dine in one of the Leiths restaurants and their food quality is second to none. We have just been to the GOT...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank richardhO3687OE
Reviewed 11 October 2017

After a gap of some 3 years we have returned for the start of the GTO season, which we usually see in Norwich. Although being October, we still managed a tour of the garden during the interval with a necessary supporting glass of champagne! Travelling...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Gardens are looking better. New Rose garden is young but looks dated and messy... Path has a kink as one looks thru pathway - not straight. Blue border is gorgeous and the Terrace looks heaps better. Mildmay looking brilliant. Figaro in development. White garden a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Fabulous opera, fabulous weather, fabulous friends. Always such a treat to come here. The middle and over wallop (!) restaurant always reliable and the parking system seems to have had a revamp, so it is much easier to leave at the end of the evening

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank penelopestone
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is the first year the gardens have been opened to the public as an attraction in their own right, it is usually accessible when an opera is on, and was a one-off event for an entry fee of £10. It allowed visitors to enjoy...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ZoeBailey72
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This was my first proper opera experience and my first (but not last) visit to Glyndebourne, which was lovely from start to finish. We boarded the recommended train from Waterloo and were met at Lewes station by a convoy of coaches. Quickly off, we arrived...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Andy M
Reviewed 27 August 2017

A return visit with friends for La Traviata. Excellent production and good food in the Mildmay restaurant

Date of experience: August 2017
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Sally B
12 January 2019|
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Response from GlyndebourneManager | Property representative |
Hi Sally, Online booking opens at 6pm on Sunday March 3rd. We anticipate a high demand so will be operating a waiting room to hold people in a queue. Kind regards, Simon Glyndebourne Communications
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Youlanda D
1 January 2019|
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Response from GlyndebourneManager | Property representative |
Hi Youlanda, you can purchase tickets online from 6pm on Sunday March 3rd, or you can phone in to the Box Office from 10am on Monday March 4th. The Box Office number is +44(0)1273 815000.
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HilaryN14
9 June 2018|
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Response from GlyndebourneManager | Property representative |
Hi Hilary, Please can we ask you to call our Box Office on 01273 812321. All our seats are comfortable, but we can then talk you through the best available options to ensure that you get the best seats for your needs.
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