TripAdvisor award for Opera House

Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Art Centre has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for consistently earning great reviews, it has been announced.

The theatre which has been rated as excellent by nearly 500 reviewers is also ranked as No.1 of ‘things to do in Buxton’.

The Certificate of Excellence Award comes after a bumper year for Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Art Centre; the venue was officially recognised as the East Midland’s Most Welcoming Theatre, winning the public’s vote in the UK Theatre’s prestigious Your Theatre Matters Awards.

One TripAdvisor contributor who recently attended Buxton Opera House for the first time gave her experience 5 stars and commented: “Buxton is truly blessed to have this venue and for attracting a fantastic choice of entertainment to cater for all tastes. Its central location and free parking after 6pm are all a bonus. We’ll be back now that we’ve found this gem!”

Simon Glinn, Chief Executive of Buxton Opera House & Pavilion Arts Centre, said: “We are thrilled to be awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and voted as the best ‘thing to do in Buxton’.

“As custodians of one of the most glorious Edwardian theatres in the country we aim to provide a world class service to match this most finest of settings.

“We enjoy an extraordinary level of community support and this acknowledgment of excellence is yet another tribute to the dedication and hard work of our volunteer team who greatly contributes to our customers’ experience.”

To find out what’s on at Buxton Opera house and to plan your visit, call the Box Office on 01298 7190 or go online at