The 28th International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival 2022

Gilbert & Sullivan at Buxton Opera House

Buxton Opera House, Water Street, Buxton, SK17 6XN

When: 30th July – 6th August 2022

T: Box office 01298 72190


The Gilbert & Sullivan Festival returns for a week-long programme in Buxton as part of the 28th International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival which takes place in Harrogate. The annual Gilbert & Sullivan Festival is the biggest celebration of the Gilbert & Sullivan comic operas anywhere in the world.

There will be 20 fully-staged performances in the Royal Hall, Harrogate and running alongside is a packed fringe programme with lectures, concerts, a memorabilia fair and more. Visitors can drop in for one show or immerse themselves in the festival and experience everything on offer.

In Buxton, favourites this year by National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company include Iolanthe, The Pirates of Penzance and Utopia Ltd. Peak Opera joins the line up of visiting opera companies as well as Opera Della Luna and Forbear! Theatre. There’s also a number of fringe events taking place featuring talks and performances.


For all bookings for performances in Buxton, go to

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