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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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We were luck enough to have a guided tour around the Opera House and it was fascinating, well worth... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2014
The Perfect Murder

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

Reviewed October 17, 2014
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Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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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.

Thank supersalOxfordshire
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

Thank The_fixmeister
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...More

Thank fefex
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.

Thank Mae494
Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

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...More

Thank KristinWatson
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...More

Thank sarah m
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.

Thank Anne C
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

Thank 700kat
Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Thought we knew Buxton as have walked past the Opera House before. What a mistake. It rates with similar venues throughout the country in architectural style, decoration, seating, and the night we went, the quality of the performance. Seat prices are very competitive and no...More

Thank Trev N
Reviewed September 28, 2014

Perfect murder it was funny but very good and the opera house was beautiful inside seats comfy plenty of leg room

Thank Margaretmadeline
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hayley b
February 25, 2017|
Response from Kingy53 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no but if you have a blue badge you can park on the double yellow lines outside the theatre. It is about 20 metres to the disabled entrance
eleanor b
November 28, 2016|
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Response from jane499580 | Reviewed this property |
Only Snow White and the seven dwarfs I'm afraid
Ted G
August 22, 2015|
Response from mike h |
yes. but only in plastics. your drink can be served in plastic or transferred before you go in. bar staff will be happy to help.