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Buxton Opera House

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Pirates of Penzance

We really enjoyed our visit. The Edwardian theatre is beautiful. We sat in the front row of the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Angela B
Crewe, United Kingdom
via mobile
Superb and try get on a tour.

Finally got to a concert here and not disappointed. If you happen to be around for a tour I urge... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Brian M
Birmingham, England
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. The Edwardian theatre is beautiful. We sat in the front row of the grand circle and had a very good view. We found the seats comfortable but maybe there was more legroom on the front row than further back. There...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Finally got to a concert here and not disappointed. If you happen to be around for a tour I urge you to go on it. Run by enthusiastic volunteers who really put over their love for the building and as all the volunteers they have...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at the Natalie Merchant concert in the stunning opera house. A lovely old building which fortunately has air conditioning altho it was still very warm !

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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We Spent a few nights at The Old Hall Hotel in Buxton a delightful town in Derbyshire The Opera and Fringe were on and plenty to do and see when we were there . It is a wonderful and beautiful walking and camping area. The...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

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 24 June 2018 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 20 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank dmarie66
Reviewed 20 June 2018

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
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
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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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