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Buxton Opera House

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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A wonderful venue

Have visited the Opera House on a number of occasions. It's a lovely,friendly, and intimate place... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Enthralled by the interior of the Opera House

Met at the entrance by Netta? who sorted us all out in a wonderful way. Then we met a very young... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have visited the Opera House on a number of occasions. It's a lovely,friendly, and intimate place. The acoustics are perfect and in some ways it's like a little trip back in time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Met at the entrance by Netta? who sorted us all out in a wonderful way. Then we met a very young looking Frank Matcham ( Mike ) who showed us around this glorious theatre. He was full of information given to us with added humour....More

Thank trevorhobden
Reviewed 1 week ago

A classically impressive building from yesteryear that is fitting in gracing this venue as it's central point of entertainment for shows and the like. Right in the heart of the town and ideally situated near some of other historic town attractions. Clubhouse bar just over...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Third visit to watch a Bee Gees Tribute show and what great production we were privileged too. Great old world building heaped in history. Highly recommend.

Thank Micky270566
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to watch The Floyd Effect tonight, what a great show. Set in such a beautiful historical venue. A must see landmark.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have attended shows of various types here, local dramatics, G&S Festivals, variety , the lot. Have also appeared as part of a choir on stage here. The thrill of appearing before a full hall of 800+ people is something impossible to express. The stage is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frank Matcham’s miniature masterpiece provides a wonderful setting for the range of touring shows. Volunteer staff make it a friendly experience.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in to have a look at the venue not having booked for a show as it was “on spec”. The staff were most accommodating showing us the venue and a mini tour . What a lovely building and excellent staff .

Thank zarf0001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see peppa pig, it was really good and we had a good seat however I do think it is a bit expensive, £17.00 an adult and £15.00 for a 2 year old, after all the two year old can't go in by herself,...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very easy to book and print off e-tickets. Superb venue with comfy seats and good view all round. The staff are very eager to please and very friendly.

Thank Linda M
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31 July 2018|
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Response from The_stobas | Reviewed this property |
Dress circle every time for me, I like the ones at the ends of the rows as you get a bit more room. Enjoy the show!
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