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Buxton Opera House

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Address: Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
Phone Number: 0845-1272190
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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Fabulous Concert Venue

This was our third visit to the Opera House and I had to write this review to say how good a concert venue it is. Great view of the stage from wherever you are sitting, plenty of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This was our third visit to the Opera House and I had to write this review to say how good a concert venue it is. Great view of the stage from wherever you are sitting, plenty of leg room, great sound and an excellent overall atmosphere. Despite living over 50 miles away, we will be coming back again soon!

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A most beautiful Opera House / Theatre... We were in Buxton for just one night and had tickets to see a most wonderful Irish folk group "Altan" at The Opera House.... What a fantastic Performance in an Incredible Theatre... The Opera House itself is very ornate both to the exterior and Interior , The seating is very good with boxes... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I think the title says it all. I love going to see productions at this venue, you will the opera house is a joy to see and be involved in.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you visit Buxton try to go into Buxton Opera House, either to see a show or on a tour. It must be one of the most beautiful theatres in the UK with the original Victorian moldings and gold decoration. This is also my favourite theatre to see shows at as it is fairly small giving a more intimate feel... More 

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Spent two very enjoyable evenings at the Buxton Opera House. The historic building is stunning. I sat in the stalls and had a fine view of the stage. On the down side the toilet facilities were restricted which led to long queues at the intervals. The staff were helpful, even calling me a taxi after the show. Well worth a... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

What a venue. Not only is Buxton Opera House a wonderful venue for operas but it also stages plays and concerts for many different types of music. A great example of this was last Saturday night when we enjoyed a fantastic performance by the Oyster Band.

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This theatre is a true gem. The building itself is a work of art, internally and externally and it has a good selection of bars to accommodate people beforehand and during the interval. The shows and artists who perform there are top class and the diversity of offerings are too numerous to expand on here but if you want a... More 

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Pudsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Visited here on Saturday night to watch Dara O'Briain. The theatre is a lovely venue, relatively small so everyone is close to the stage, good acoustics, and nice decor. There were bars on a couple of the levels, so we were able to get drinks without too much fuss in the interval. The staff were also very friendly and helpful.... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
34 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This opera house is one of the best preserved Victorian buildings still in use. In the 1970s it had been reduced to a cinema now it has been fully restored and it has revitalised Buxton as a music centre. Inside the building is an absolute jewel. Magnificently decorated lots of gold leaf must have been used. Yet with modern facilities.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Went to see the Hollies there. An excellent show. Quite small theatre so most seats close to stage. Well managed friendly bars. Also a very pretty greenhouse garden runs alongside.

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