Share the gift of theatre this Christmas with Buxton Opera House

Looking for some Christmas gift inspiration? Buxton Opera House have got you covered!

Treat your loved ones to the gift of live entertainment this Christmas with something for everyone, whether it’s a fun-filled family day, a night out with friends or an evening with someone special. Experience the magical feeling of live theatre in this beautiful venue and create special memories this festive season.

Find the perfect gift for everyone with Buxton Opera House’s top picks

What better way to kick off the festive gifting season than with our very own magical, family pantomime Cinderella! Offer the ultimate present this Christmas with invitations to the ball, offering wonderful music, the finest comedy routines and a sprinkle of Christmas magic. Running 8th December – 1st January 2024!

World class ballet

For ballet enthusiasts, we have the return of Varna International Ballet (7th – 8th January 2024) with productions of The Nutcracker and Swan Lake, the perfect way to dim the January blues. In the New Year Buxton Opera House have their very own production of Keeper of the Books (27th – 28th January 2024), an exploration into the stories of local people to celebrate the wonderful town of Buxton.

Know any Strictly Come Dancing fans?

BBC’s champion dancer Giovanni Pernice returns to our stage next February with this brand-new show Let Me Entertain You. Give the ultimate Christmas gift and let the magic of Strictly continue.

Family fun

If it’s family fun you’re looking for, your little ones are sure to love Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out (30th – 31st Mar 2024). Packed full of songs, dance and muddy puddles, this guarantees giggles and snorts for all Peppa fans. A perfect introduction to theatre.

Musical theatre

For all musical theatre fans there are some incredible gift opportunities lined up for you, starting with Buxton Opera House’s very own production of Evita (25th – 28th Apr 2024). With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice (the creative geniuses behind Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Jesus Christ Superstar), it’s not one to miss!

And why not answer everyone’s prayers this Christmas with tickets to the brand-new production of Sister Act (27th May – 1st Jun 2024), heading to Buxton straight from the West End! With a stunning cast, heavenly music and large doses of feel-good spirit, give a gift of tickets sent from above this Christmas.

Let them pick their favourite this Christmas

Too much to choose from? Why not give the gift of choice this Christmas with a Buxton Opera House voucher, the perfect experience for your loved ones to look forward to this festive season. You can purchase a gift voucher for any amount and personalise with a message for that lucky someone.

Buy vouchers online, at the Box office or over the phone

Vouchers can be bought and redeemed online, at the Box Office or on the phone and can be used for any show at Buxton Opera House, Pavilion Arts Centre or Buxton Cinema. Ideal for those tricky family members or last-minute gift dashes!

Share the gift of theatre this Christmas with Buxton Opera House!


Varna International Ballet’s The Nutcracker

7th January – 2pm & 5.30pm

Varna International Ballet’s Swan Lake

8th January – 7pm

Keeper of the Books

27th January – 7pm

28th January – 3pm

Giovanni Pernice – Let Me Entertain You

3rd February – 7.30pm

Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out

30th March – 1pm & 4pm

31st March – 10am & 1pm


25th – 27th April – 7.30pm

27th April – 2.30pm

28th April – 3pm

Sister Act

27th May – 1st June – 7.30pm

29th May & 1st June – 2.30pm

To find out more or make a booking, go to or contact Box Office on 01298 72190.

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

T: 01298 72190


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