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“Impressive”
Review of Buxton Opera House

Buxton Opera House
Ranked #3 of 34 things to do in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Impressive”
Reviewed November 18, 2013

Impressive theatre hosting a range of performances throughout the year. Attended an opera but, to be honest, left less than half way through.

Visited June 2013
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13 reviews
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“Theatre on a grand scale”
Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Had a really relaxed walk around the neighbouring pavillion gardens before stepping into the past. Lovely architecture on the outside gives way to a nostalgic foyer complete with royal red carpeting and wooden panelling. If the content of the performanecs could match it's grandeur then this would be a 5 star

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
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“Victorian elegance”
Reviewed November 17, 2013

Beautifully ornate theatre decorated in cream and gold. It has been refurbished in a style true to Frank Matcham's original design. Well worth a visit. Rather uncomfortable seats so make sure that you stretch your legs during the interval.

Visited November 2013
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“A lovely majestic theatre”
Reviewed November 16, 2013

We spent an evening in the Buxton Opera House and found it a delightful experience. The seating was very comfortable and you seemed to have a very good view of the stage, wherever you happened to be seated. The atmosphere in the theatre is regal but at the same time very relaxed. The staff were friendly and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and will certainly visit again.

Visited November 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Ed byrne”
Reviewed November 10, 2013

What a gem of a theatre, where ever you sit you have a great view of the stage, this building has been lovingly restored and i wish them every success in the future, we will be back

Visited November 2013
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