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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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Fabulous building, inside and out

Went to see Derren Brown, sat in the circle a few rows back, great view of the stage, a little bit... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andy L
Beautiful old theatre

We went to watch Spamalot and had a great time. It is an intimate little theatre and it really adds... read more

Reviewed yesterday
clotguy
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“dress circle” (21 reviews)
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Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to see Derren Brown, sat in the circle a few rows back, great view of the stage, a little bit steep on the stairs so easy does it ( I am clumsy and end up tripping) Beautiful decor, well maintained. A lovely park nearby,...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed yesterday

We went to watch Spamalot and had a great time. It is an intimate little theatre and it really adds to the experience. If you go make sure you look upend see the fantastic ceiling decoration

Thank clotguy
Reviewed yesterday

Visited to see Spamalot, a great show! The opera house is a really beautiful building with traditional features (even the toilets!) Seats are comfy despite not being modern!

Thank HSP26
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I got the impression that the the venue was Staffed by volunteers. They were helpful. The building is beautiful. Seats are comfy and in stalls there was plenty of leg room. Nice view of stage. Felt intimate. Bar busy but fine. Sold sweets and chocolate...More

Thank hawkyh73
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great old theatre, we watched ‘Spamalot’ which was great. Definitely worth a visit if something on takes your fancy, toilets limited and bar small but otherwise fine.

Thank Angel F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Theatre was packed and very hot and stuffy. Show started and everybody in front of us stood up. I had to stand through entire show to enable me to watch the show. Bar is shut during performance which means there is a mad rush during...More

Thank Hetty60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing show.Fantastic place staff friendly and attentive plenty about to help find your seat ect.Only very slight moan is the Bar and toilets dont seem big enough for the capacity of the building.That wouldnt put me of returning how ever.Fantastic experiance in a fantastic building.

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I visit the Buxton Opera House I feel blessed that we have this special place so near. The tickets are not too expensive, everything I have been to has been good and the variety of shows on offer just keeps improving. The staff...More

Thank tess6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here at Christmas and enjoyed the show!! Great panto, very professional, jokes for all ages. Was great to talk with the sound / effects guy in the interval who explained how the show works. Seating availability / visibility was clearly explained and we could...More

Thank cornishdefenseleague
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dress circle has comfortable seats, nearby car park is free after 6.00 pm, friendly reception volunteers and staff, but above all wonderful theatre. Saw HMS Pinafore by National G and S company- brilliant, so good you didn't want to blink in case you missed anything....More

Thank 1949etwall
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nicola a
7 December 2017|
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Response from CCO2014a | Reviewed this property |
Your closer via the stalls and if you sit slightly to one side you seem to get a better view
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hayley b
26 February 2017|
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Response from Kingy53 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no but if you have a blue badge you can park on the double yellow lines outside the theatre. It is about 20 metres to the disabled entrance
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eleanor b
29 November 2016|
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Response from jane499580 | Reviewed this property |
Only Snow White and the seven dwarfs I'm afraid
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