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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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Saw a show with friends this week.

The Kast Off Kinks. Four people, sat in the stalls, great show. Good value for money. A fun... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chipping Norton

Visited hear for the first night, and a lady called Margaret who worked hear made our night. She... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John T
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Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Kast Off Kinks. Four people, sat in the stalls, great show. Good value for money. A fun evening. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank LesleyChippingNorton
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited hear for the first night, and a lady called Margaret who worked hear made our night. She was over helpful amazingly friendly and a excellent asset to the opera house. I would truly recommend a visual... even more so if you get Margaret in...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an exceptionally classy theatre inside and out where we watched a show by Derren Brown. Excellent seats and all at a reasonable price. Excellent service at the box office from quality and most helpful staff. Undergoing some repairs externally currently but well managed.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to see "Rip it Up" in September fantastic fast moving show in this wonderful theatre. 3rd visit we have had we are from Essex.

Thank Coomberman
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth the 45 minute drive to see a show at this lovely small theatre. A throwback to an earlier age but great viewing positions and good sound. Easy parking and plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes close by

Thank potsUk
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Opera House always amazes me.....the gold leaf and the ornate fittings are marvellous. Usually visit a couple of times a year and combine it with a hotel stay. Only complaint is the shortage of legroom, people must have been a lot shorter when it...More

Thank 646johns646
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the theatre and the show we saw. We went into the upper circle which afforded us fantastic views of the stage. Drinks were good and plenty of bars but the decor was the real star. Thus theatre was absolutely...More

Thank DINKEtravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buxton Opera House is a great venue to visit and offers something for everyone throughout the year. Many well known stars perform there. There is also a great panto each year for all the family. It is beautiful inside and a striking building on the...More

Thank _roobyatte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went see music from the James Bond movies and to sample this magnificent Opera House. We had an excellent view from the upper circle and acoustics were good too. This is a wonderful venue for music and theatre and should be on every ones...More

Thank trrip53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw all 3. Magnificent! Obscure operas you are unlikely not see anywhere else chosen precisely because they are so rarely performed. Pleasantly surprised at the contemporary relevance. My favourite place in town!

Thank 165Marg
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hayley b
26 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
29 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.