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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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Pink Floyd effect show with friends

Brilliant show ... first time I’ve been to this venue ... beautiful building . Very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ann H
England, United Kingdom
Great Building

Went to Hairspray, a great show..thank you everyone...also to get a look inside this wonderful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hereford, United Kingdom
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Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Brilliant show ... first time I’ve been to this venue ... beautiful building . Very friendly and helpful staff... lots of stairs ... maybe a negative for older or disabled folks . The6 would probably have to check accessibility prior to booking a show.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to Hairspray, a great show..thank you everyone...also to get a look inside this wonderful building. A lovely lady steward let us have a good look at the ceiling and pointed out items of interest and the deco details. The outside was in the middle...More

Thank quilter48
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have been to Buxton before but only got to see the outside of the Opera House, but last night had the opportunity of seeing inside as we were lucky enough to see the great Rufus Wainwright in concert. What a fabulous building, clearly lovingly looked...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to see the Gem that is Patrica Routledge who did a lovely talk on her Musical Theatre work and listening to recording of her singing was great, Beautiful venue really nice what they have done to the revamp my first of many visits, Only...More

Thank CCO2014a
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Opera House will not disappoint for pure splendor - white and gilt. Do look up at the ceiling painting! It has clearly been refurbished relatively recently. The building suffers from limitations of the original design: crowded stairs and limited toilets.

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely architecture that us currently being restoted. Couldn't get tickets for Hairspray so just had a look at outside and foyer. Lovely gem of a building.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another enjoyable visit to this lovely venue to see a very high quality performance. We will being going back lots more in the future, this is a gem of Victorian architecture in beautiful Buxton.

Thank Loveyumfood
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Buxton Opera House for Roy Wood's Rock n Roll night and the auditorium itself is beautiful, ornate gold and white cherubs and swags in pristine order, utterly gorgeous. We had a great evening all round, though I would suggest it may be worth...More

Thank Annie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely decorated Opera House. Staff welcoming and cheerful. Traditional theatre - seats comfortable but not much leg room - therefore Chap seated behind me kept kick me (accidently). Theatre smaller than we anticipated but ceiling decor - beautiful. Ice cream in the interval was delicious....More

Thank jeanf438
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are very good friends with the Lancashire Hotpots so couldn’t resist a weekend away when we were told we could be on the guest list. The building is very inviting, it’s really quaint looking from the outside with its coloured glass and traditional facia....More

Thank Jordanny
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hayley b
25 February 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
28 November 2016|
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Response from jane499580 | Reviewed this property |
Only Snow White and the seven dwarfs I'm afraid
Ted G
22 August 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.