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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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Beautiful Theatre, friendly staff. Hilarious Pantomime - Sleeping Beauty

Went here at Christmas and enjoyed the show!! Great panto, very professional, jokes for all... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
cornishdefenseleague
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United Kingdom
Excellent performance and venue

Dress circle has comfortable seats, nearby car park is free after 6.00 pm, friendly reception... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
1949etwall
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 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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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I have been attending concerts/shows at Buxton Opera House for many years. It is situated in the picturesque historical & cultural area of central Buxton. The theatre itself is a delight & is immaculately decorated as it would have been at its height a hundred...More

Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Saw Sleeping Beauty at the Opera house , fabulous time , great cast, in a beautiful theatre. The theatre was packed and great atmosphere.

1  Thank Gary A
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We took our children here for the first time , after several years of the regent theatre we fancied a change we really enjoyed it and would definitely go again we all loved it.

1  Thank mark1380
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Went there to see superstar Rufus Wainwright. Fabulous facility, beautiful gilt decor comfy seats and great acoustics! Brilliant night, looking forward to my next visit, hopefully Rufus will return!

1  Thank Colin N
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Love the Opera House. A great building, loads of history and an amazing and vibrant mix of acts, plays, comedians and music. A must visit in Buxton!

Thank Alastair C
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

We visited the Buxton Opera House last Saturday to see a Brass Band Concert, whilst the show itself was amazing the Opera House is a little GEM -what a wonderful building the inside is stunning the residents of Buxton are certainly very lucky to have...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Came to see the Rufus Wainwright show. Fabulous from the outside. Looked gorgeous in the dark all lit up. Sweet little lobby and ticket booth. Seats comfortable although some complained they were a little small.. View of the stage from the front row was excellent....More

Thank kawkawkaw
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Brilliant show ... first time I’ve been to this venue ... beautiful building . Very friendly and helpful staff... lots of stairs ... maybe a negative for older or disabled folks . The6 would probably have to check accessibility prior to booking a show.

Thank Ann H
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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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11 February 2018|
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sorry graham only just received your text I'm sorry i can not answer your question but i am sure the staff will willingly help you john
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