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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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80s Mania Night

Theatre was packed and very hot and stuffy. Show started and everybody in front of us stood up. I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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80s Mania

Amazing show.Fantastic place staff friendly and attentive plenty about to help find your seat... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David D
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Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Theatre was packed and very hot and stuffy. Show started and everybody in front of us stood up. I had to stand through entire show to enable me to watch the show. Bar is shut during performance which means there is a mad rush during...More

Thank Hetty60
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing show.Fantastic place staff friendly and attentive plenty about to help find your seat ect.Only very slight moan is the Bar and toilets dont seem big enough for the capacity of the building.That wouldnt put me of returning how ever.Fantastic experiance in a fantastic building.

Thank David D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Every time I visit the Buxton Opera House I feel blessed that we have this special place so near. The tickets are not too expensive, everything I have been to has been good and the variety of shows on offer just keeps improving. The staff...More

Thank tess6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here at Christmas and enjoyed the show!! Great panto, very professional, jokes for all ages. Was great to talk with the sound / effects guy in the interval who explained how the show works. Seating availability / visibility was clearly explained and we could...More

Thank cornishdefenseleague
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dress circle has comfortable seats, nearby car park is free after 6.00 pm, friendly reception volunteers and staff, but above all wonderful theatre. Saw HMS Pinafore by National G and S company- brilliant, so good you didn't want to blink in case you missed anything....More

Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been attending concerts/shows at Buxton Opera House for many years. It is situated in the picturesque historical & cultural area of central Buxton. The theatre itself is a delight & is immaculately decorated as it would have been at its height a hundred...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw Sleeping Beauty at the Opera house , fabulous time , great cast, in a beautiful theatre. The theatre was packed and great atmosphere.

1  Thank Gary A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our children here for the first time , after several years of the regent theatre we fancied a change we really enjoyed it and would definitely go again we all loved it.

1  Thank mark1380
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there to see superstar Rufus Wainwright. Fabulous facility, beautiful gilt decor comfy seats and great acoustics! Brilliant night, looking forward to my next visit, hopefully Rufus will return!

1  Thank Colin N
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Love the Opera House. A great building, loads of history and an amazing and vibrant mix of acts, plays, comedians and music. A must visit in Buxton!

Thank Alastair C
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nicola a
7 December 2017|
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Response from CCO2014a | Reviewed this property |
Your closer via the stalls and if you sit slightly to one side you seem to get a better view
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