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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 845 127 2190
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Saw Dara O’Briain

Enjoyed a great night at the Buxton Opera House watching Dara O’Briain. It is a lovely old theatre... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David B
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Lovely theatre

First time visit to this theatre. Beautiful theatre with comfortable seating. Plenty of staff on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Crockonarock
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  • Very good24%
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Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
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"opera house"
in 262 reviews
"beautiful theatre"
in 51 reviews
"dress circle"
in 22 reviews
"upper circle"
in 14 reviews
"front row"
in 12 reviews
"great acoustics"
in 12 reviews
"box office"
in 11 reviews
"frank matcham"
in 16 reviews
"comfortable seats"
in 10 reviews
"wonderful venue"
in 15 reviews
"lovely building"
in 28 reviews
"small bar"
in 11 reviews
"old building"
in 14 reviews
"helpful staff"
in 11 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 43 reviews
"hall hotel"
in 10 reviews
"little gem"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great night at the Buxton Opera House watching Dara O’Briain. It is a lovely old theatre, the auditorium is a delight to behold and the seats are comfortable. Definitely worth a visit!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit to this theatre. Beautiful theatre with comfortable seating. Plenty of staff on hand to ensure that everyone found their seat.

Thank Crockonarock
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tickets for Lady Boys!!!!! as a birthday present, by children. We saw first hand in Thailand many years ago but....This show was very professional and polished and an experience, not as in your face as in Thailand. The theatre is traditional old English local opera...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

visited often with different people and groups this time it was with young adult members and older family members to watch lady boys of Bangkok another fantastic show never fails to deliver really lucky to have such a great place on our door step keep...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Just got back tonight after another great visit to the opera house, been half a dozen times already this year a d have another three shows to see in the coming months, every visit without fail has been great every member of staff I've encountered...More

Thank barry j
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I love this theatre, the staff are really helpful and you can see such an eclectic mix of entertainment. We went to see The Drifters and got the full concert experience without the jostling for position. People danced in their seats and isles. The theatre...More

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We often visit the Opera House and enjoyed many shows but more and more the shows are spoilt by people using their mobile phones to film the show. We went to see the Drifters last night and I agree with the previous reviewer that people...More

Thank CheshireRover2
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Absolutely fantastic show by the. Drifters,.unfortunately was spoils for some by people standing up and supposedly dancing. I have no problem with this but why not go in the aisles.when people have paid £27 pound they want to SEE the artist not look at a...More

Thank patricia3211
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Concert was brilliant, the theatre is wonderful, full of old charm and with helpful staff. Enjoyed the experience

Thank A1Tage
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Went to see Fastlove with friends. Parking near by. Fab & attractive pub next door (the clubhouse pub) was busy but staff were quick & friendly, also other great places close by with pre-show meal/drink deals. The opera house is a lovely building & seating...More

Thank annemacdonald101
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margaret n
14 March 2018|
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Response from Kath J | Reviewed this property |
Better check with the Opera house. I would have a look at there website x
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tinydancer7245
23 February 2018|
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Response from CCO2014a | Reviewed this property |
Don't go to Bella I found it over priced and you didn't get a lot for your food there are other options close by depends what you like but I found a nice bar that does good food up the hill from the theatre I can recall the... More
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