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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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Beautiful theatre

Have been a few times and have always enjoyed it. The theatre is one of the most beautiful in the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
rainbow6
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Derby
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Very good intimate venue in old fashion style. Appears well organised. Retains ornate mouldings etc.

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Heather M
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Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Have been a few times and have always enjoyed it. The theatre is one of the most beautiful in the country and well worth a visit.

Thank rainbow6
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Very good intimate venue in old fashion style. Appears well organised. Retains ornate mouldings etc.

Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Booked on line clean old opera house , bar prices not too bad , two ice cream £5 show was great dancing and the atmosphere was great

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit. Spotless and the staff are so friendly . The surroundings are beautiful a very special place in a stunning area

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great night out very clean staff very polite and helpful the snacks and drinks arnt over the top prices and performance was very good as we saw hairspray, would go again and recommend great night 😀😀😀

Thank Fern A
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I'd heard a lot of good things about Buxton Opera House, and my other half had been given some vouchers for it, so we booked to see Hairspray there. The show we loved. It was new to us, and is very feel-good, but the quality...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This show was amazing....so professional cannot recommend enough.. brilliant night everyone stood up at the end ....brilliant x

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We've seen some great shows here. May not be the creme de la creme per the Manchester Theatre runs but the productions and events at Buxton are well worth seeing. Beautiful building, almost a family run affair such is the personable nature of the theatre...More

Thank Ade H
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We went to see Hairspray as a family (seven of us). We all loved the whole experience, so much better and more comfortable than the Palace and Opera House in Manchester. Parking was easy and free if you look for it within a few minutes...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We went to see Abba. It was a great performance and I had a great time. The place was clean and the staff was lovely it was really easy to get to our seats and very quick exit too. They had ice cream and open...More

Thank Febe M
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Response from Kath J | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at the Old Hall Hotel, lovely food and open to non residents. That is yards away, just over the road there are a few places, can’t remember the name but they looked busy, good sign. In the Pavillion there is a cafe... More
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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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