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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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An evening out.

Buxton Opera House is a great place for a night out. They have a large programme of very different events. We have been to many shows & have enjoyed them immensely.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Buxton Opera House is a great place for a night out. They have a large programme of very different events. We have been to many shows & have enjoyed them immensely.

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Awesome place, have a look online at there programme as the booklet doesn't show you as much as online. Also somethings are sold out when the programmes go to print. The building is lovely. The staff are also very helpful and friendly nothing ever to much trouble.

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Bedford, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you have the opportunity to see a production at the Buxton Opera House - definitely go! Built over 100 years ago, this beautiful building was designed by Frank Matcham and is a joy to visit. The building has been lovingly refurbished to a high standard. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I visited the Opera House as it was a sort of open day and I really loved the place. It is a beautiful and well preserved theatre and the group of volunteers that were working on the day was very friendly and helpful and made our visit special by sharing their knowledge and love of the building. If you happen... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We visited the opera house to watch The Woman in Black'. It's a beautiful building, from the small but nostalgic entrance to the beautiful main seating area this building is fantastic, it gives a real feeling of heritage and time gone by! It has a great pre show bar and a small store selling ices at the interval. They have... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is not as advertised, although I suppose this was a terrifying experience!! We love Buxton Opera House, staff are friendly, seats were great. However this was very slow to get going. The actors, particularly the older gentleman had been great and I am sure that they must be aware how poorly scripted the performance is. The props are low... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I went here with my Mum to see The Searchers for my hen night. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left the wonderful staff could not do enough for us. We got asked if it was my hen night, made me chuckle as I did have my hen night sash and tshirt on. We were then told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I went to see a play at Buxton Opera House on the 6th of June, the opera house is one of the most beautiful theatre's in the country, from the outside it is stunning, two domes on the roof which you first notice as you approach it, inside this small theatre cherubs look down on you from the roof, the... More 

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Sheffield
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We went to see a fantastic production of 'The History Boys' at Buxton Opera House. What a gem this theatre is! A beautiful setting in which to see a great production.

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Limey in UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Went to see Birdsong which was an amazing production, highlighting the horrors of war as a backdrop to a love story. The narrative followed the book very closely

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Additional Information about Buxton Opera House

Address: Address: Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
Phone Number: 0845-1272190
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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