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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
0845-1272190
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

We attended a band concert at the Buxton Opera house - a wonderfully restored building. If you fancy something in their extensive programme of productions, its well worth the visit to see the building.

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Lovely theatre and well kept but seats can really become uncomfortable after a few hours. Sound is brilliant and so is the view

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Oxfordshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were luck enough to have a guided tour around the Opera House and it was fascinating, well worth the £6 charged.

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Saw the play here. Lovely building but not enough seats in the bar. Good play and good view from relatively cheap seats

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sk179eu
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Visited quite recently to watch a Peter James's Perfect Murder. Fantastic Building and superb murals and gold gilding. A real must to visit if in the area. Its not all opera and has a wide range of shows from comedy, drama, bands, opera, ballet all sorts. Only a small bar yet reasonable prices. I have been looking through the brochure... More

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Royston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We could see the building from our bedroom window!!! It Looks a Wonderful Building but sadly did not get to a show there!!! Maybe next visit.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I worked here for the first time in August in a G&S production. Wow! What a beautiful building- fabulous acoustics. I had friends and family come and see me perform and they said it was so lovely to be in with friendly staff and a great bar! What more do you need!!!!

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Amazing programme full of diverse performances, including dance, theatre, opera, talks, concerts and, of course, the annual pantomime. The venue is an experience itself - ornate gilded decoration in a genuine Matcham theatre. If you are curious, and there's a show you fancy, give it a whirl! You won't be disappointed.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The ambience was great, staff a little confused as to where our seats were, but very friendly and the bar pricing was very reasonable. Will definitely be going again soon.

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Southampton
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It was lovely quaint opera house. Went to see Richard Thompson acoustic set and sound was brilliant..although things like toilets were not the best it didn't seem to matter as all part of the charm

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