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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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Just seen The Proclaimers at Buxton Opera House - Excellent Venue. However, only 3 loos for women in dress circle. Serious queues at the interval. But brilliant very decorative... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Just seen The Proclaimers at Buxton Opera House - Excellent Venue. However, only 3 loos for women in dress circle. Serious queues at the interval. But brilliant very decorative venue.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Just saw Miriam Margolyes performing excerpts from Dickens at the Buxton Opera House. Miriam was fantastic as she provided a running history of Dickens and his female characters - often breaking into character to enthral the audience. The BOH is a great venue for this type of show - the audience is close to the stage and the acoustics ensure... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We visited Buxton Opera House as part of the Buxton Festival. What a super building this is, the decor is superb including the interior ceiling. We were well received and had time for a drink in the delightful small bar before the performance. Don't miss out - go here - even looking at it from the outside from the gardens... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We enjoyed three operas last week. The interior is like sitting inside a jewellery box. The only problem is the rather inefficient cooling system. It can get uncomfortable in hot weather

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We have been here a number of times for carious events .I'm guessing it seats maybe 300 .Went to a literary talk yesterday by Helen Macdonald (H is for Hawk).It was excellent but could have been better if she had not had to compete with a brass band .Festival organisers please take note.

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Buxton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Visit Buxton - pop into Buxton Opera House even if it is just the entrance and take a look at the restored art work on the ceiling and the grand staircase - its wonderful. Staff are very welcome for you to pop inside and take a look. Many local volunteer in Buxton give their time to support the Opera House... More 

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Stockport, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This an incredible building with a spectacular interior, well maintained and providing great shows throughout the year.

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

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

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

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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Additional Information about Buxton Opera House

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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