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Buxton Opera House

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Address: Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
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+44 845 127 2190
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10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

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Memorable concert. Can't wait to return for a repeat performance

Went to see Paul Carrack last summer. What a building...full,of character. Great atmosphere and although we were sitting in the stalls right at the back, we could had a good view... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to see Paul Carrack last summer. What a building...full,of character. Great atmosphere and although we were sitting in the stalls right at the back, we could had a good view of the stage. Can't wait to visit again.

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Petalidi, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a charming beautifully decorated theatrical experience. In the intimate auditorium you take a step back to a bygone era and feel that you should perhaps be dressed in white tie with the ladies in crinoline. Despite its provincial location the theatre attracts some quality performances and is certainly worth a visit. Would have had five stars but for... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been attending a few of the Adventure Festival talks and have to say the venue is perfect. Having seen Jasmin Paris this week I am looking forward to Sean Conway in February. Keep up the great work.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No dedicated space for coats or wet umbrellas. Spoiled potentially very nice experience. We had to sit through the ballet with coats on our laps which was unpleasant and made us very hot. Don't bother dressing up for this opera house. Will not come back. Experience totally ruined.

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High peak
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124 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Opera House seems to be thriving, and it's a credit to anyone involved with the management of this fantastic venue. With a wide range of events throughout the year it caters for everyone . We went to watch the Russian State Ballet perform the Nutcracker, the venue inside is absolutely stunning and boasts all the grand decor of the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of watching Snow White in this beautiful theatre . My little boy and myself attended the relaxed performance of Snow White and couldn't have asked for a better night . From arrival we were greeted by lovely friendly staff who couldn't do enough to help us . The cast were all lovely and every single one of... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To visit Buxton Opera House although in the centre of town, there seems to be no shortage of parking space, both on and off the street. I visited this place recently to see the Russian State Ballet of Siberia. Despite the opera house being almost full, we had no trouble parking. The building is very ornate both inside and out.... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a family we visit and watch the panto at the opera house every year. We sat at the top, we all had an amazing view, and the panto was fab! Kids loved the ice cream selection at the interval. Staff were lovely and friendly. What an amazing place the Opera House is!

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Thank Kim H
Buxton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Go regular with the children . Some staff lovely and friendly but we had one that was not so friendly and upset my children. Normally we never have any issues. Stunning theatre with some amazing shows

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Heanor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to do something different this new years eve and after much searching we decided on the gala meal and concert at the opera house and we weren't disappointed. The meal was served in the Pavilion Gardens Cafe. It was beautifully decorated, smart waiters, balloons on all the tables, good linen cloths and cutlery. We were welcomed warmly and... More 

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