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“Favourite theatre” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Buxton Opera House

Buxton Opera House
Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
0845-1272190
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Ranked #2 of 10 Activities in Buxton
Type: Operas, Performances
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Peak District - Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Favourite theatre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Beautiful theatre with loads of character. Always a really good programme of shows with so much variety. The staff are so welcoming and helpful. Visit several theatres locally but this one is our favourite.

Visited October 2012
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Wollongong, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Bugle Boy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Story of Glen Miller the actors were great and most of them doubled as band members during the show which was just fantasic.Of all the shows I saw while I was in England this has the most lasting impression

Visited September 2012
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Impromptu theatre trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Been to many performances here and also the Pavilion Arts Centre. Both great venues for music, film, theatre and much more

Visited September 2012
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Theatre in the Hills”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

The Opera House in Buxton has become the star attraction of the Buxton Festival, but is open all year offering an extremely diverse range of entertainments. It hosts the Festival Operas, a hugely popular Gilbert and Sullivan annual festival, an annual pantomime, plays,concerts and musicals by local, national and international
Companies. The restoration cost millions and the frescos are staggeringly beautiful. It has a large army of 'friends' and volunteers who ensure its future. during the summer you can take a tour around the theatre without actually watching a show. Check out the website for forthcoming events.

Visited October 2012
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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“Varied show list”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Seen many a show here and most of them are excellent. The panto at Christmas is traditional and really worth seeing. It is quite expensive but well worth it and is run as a charitable trust so you know your money is helping keep the place open.

Visited October 2012
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