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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
0845-1272190
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Splendid building. Best to see it during the Buxton Opera Festival. Edwardian Theatre and, together with the Pavilion Arts Centre, is the centre for the Buxton Festival, which also has its "Fringe". Don't forget to visit Scrivener's Books - a lovely old house on several floors, full of 2nd hand books and only 10 minutes walk from the Opera House.

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Stunning decoration and compact design - great acoustics and friendly staff make this a place well worth a visit

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Eyam, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We always have a fantastic night at this venue. It's a lovely building, has a great atmosphere and provides a wide ranging programme of local and community events and the bigger names.

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Dorset
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Don't miss a chance to see an opera if you are in Buxton. Fantastic building. The opera was amazing. Do take a fan if very hot.

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Sheffield, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We came here for Rossini's Otello opera and we were not disappointed. The building is a really beautiful Victorian opera house which is worth seeing even if not attending an event. It is quite a small opera house that enhances the experience if you are seeing a show.

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Rainhill Merseyside
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Visited during the Buxton Festival , for a matinee Opera performance. Theatre so beautiful, ornate and well maintained .The leaded canopy at the front of the building was so impressive. The acoustics were fabulous for all of the audience to enjoy and the performance was brilliant . Would visit here again during the Festival - Buxton was so alive and... More

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Doesnt matter who is on just go and experience this wonderful theatre. Plenty of special offers in the pubs and restaurants nearby that cater for the visitors to the Opera House.

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glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a beautiful Frank Matcham theatre which has been beautifully maintained. The seats in the Upper Circle were comfortable and there was good leg room

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

went to their show as we enjoy their music, the theater looks after disabled visitors.superb theatre.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Many times I have visited The Buxton Theatre to attend vetting performances. Most recently Dawn French and Ruby Wax. These particularly shows were excellent in their own right. This theatre has many varied shows something for everyone. Look at their website and see for yourself. Whether local or a visitor make a trip to this beautiful theatre and enjoy your... More

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