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Buxton Opera House

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Been to the theatre many times to see plays and live music, Really enjoyed the evenings that we... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2012
Andy H
Glossop, United Kingdom
Alfie Boe

Charming theatre with very courteous staff topped off an excellent evening.

Reviewed 26 May 2012
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 May 2012

Been to the theatre many times to see plays and live music, Really enjoyed the evenings that we have spent there. Great.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 26 May 2012

Charming theatre with very courteous staff topped off an excellent evening.

Thank nickowls
Reviewed 21 May 2012 via mobile

The Buxton Opera House is a beautiful building and a must see for all visitors. The majority of staff are volunteers and work effortlessly to make the Buxton Opera House what it is today. The staff are welcoming but be warned due to health and...More

5  Thank retrodude
Reviewed 20 May 2012

We stopped off here on our way home; the opera house itself was closed, although the foyer for booking was open. The main impression was the number of people using the facilities of the gardens, the T.I. and its excellent coffee lounge, and the number...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 20 May 2012

The theatre is situated next to the Pavillion Gardens in Buxton. It is a small but beautiful theatre with ornate carvings. The cosy atmosphere lends one to feel at one with the players on the stage. The seats are small so may be uncomfortable for...More

Thank stelaw
Reviewed 14 May 2012

Value for the money Theatre a bit dated but still an enjoyable afternoon.

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 14 May 2012

This beautifully restored building plays host to a wide range of international acts and the performing arts. For Gilbert & Sullivan lovers, there is a two week period devoted to their operas. The staff are friendly, the veiw from all parts of the theatre to...More

Thank RobbieBStockport
Reviewed 9 May 2012

A lovely building with a good variety of entertainment all year round..

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Reviewed 30 April 2012

Buxton Opera House is the past brought up to date. Just like stepping back via the Doctor Who Tardis. Oodles of Gilding that looks so fresh it could have been done yesterday (probably was). Went to see a Strictly Come Dancing spin off, Coaches from...More

Thank Chillinandtannin
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Visiting Buxton to see Grimethorpe Colliery Band at this venue. Surprised at how small and intimate a venue it was. Love atmosphere and clear views of the stage from all angles. A lovely place to visit. The Band was pretty good too.

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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