Welcome to Buxton Opera House Press Office

Here you will find a selection of this season's press releases and images to download. For any further information, or to be added to our press list please contact our Press & Content Officer, Helen Naylor: e: h[email protected] or t: 01298 72050.

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"I can't believe it's not Buddy". Buddy Holly and the Cricketers come to Buxton

Celebrating the joy that Buddy has brought to millions around the world, the UK’s best-loved Buddy Holly act commences its tour coming to Buxton in October.

Answer the siren’s call; performers are wanted for an exciting new play set in Buxton.

Young actors are sought to help celebrate Buxton.

This year’s panto cast is announced.

The full cast for this year’s pantomime, Cinderella has been released.

Buxton Dame swaps his panto puns for EastEndless fun.

Buxton's favourite panto Dame, James Holmes, brings a new comic act to the Pavilion Arts Centre

Gilbert & Sullivan back in Buxton

The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company will be arriving soon to open their 2019 season once more in Buxton.

Autumn promises a firecracker of a season at Buxton Opera House

Pick up your ultimate guide to autumn at Buxton Opera House with our new August to December brochure

Forty years on and the future looks bright with refurbishment ideas for Buxton Opera House

Arts Council England and the High Peak Borough Council have awarded Buxton Opera House a grant to conduct a feasibility study.

Embrace your creative side with our new Monthly Make Workshops.

Adult crafters can find their creative side with accomplished crafter and teacher Lara Pomeroy.

Making connex-ions for the over 65s

Buxton Cinema and Connex Community Support have joined forces to bring more social activities to the local communities, over 65s.

One of the greatest stage and screen actors of our time joins us with IAN MCKELLEN ON STAGE

Sir Ian McKellen will be in Buxton on stage with Tolkien, Shakespeare, others…and you!

Local young performers are invited to audition for not one but two spectacular productions.

Following the success of West Side Story, Buxton Opera House are on the lookout for talented local performers to star in contrasting musicals Oliver! and Rent

It’s come home; Buxton Opera House is announced as East Midlands Regional Winner for the Most Welcoming Theatre Award 2018.

Buxton Opera House takes the East Midlands title as UK Theatre announces Most Welcoming Theatre 2018 regional winners.