Local Theatre

If you want to just kick back and enjoy some sophisticated ways of expression, go and visit these theatres and see their showings! We have a great list here, if you enjoy the opera vibes or other types of music genres as well!

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Buxton Opera House

Water Street, Buxton, SK17. A very attractive theatre, particularly famous for the Buxton Festival in the summer. A regular change of shows and one night musical and comedy performances.

The lovely Buxton Opera House designed by Matcham (in the summer festival a bugle is blown from the balcony to let the crowds drinking in the plaza below know that the interval is over!)


Market Place, Derby – the comparitavely new £12 million arts centre. Hosting part of the National Film Archive, showing all tyoes of film plus art spaces.

Derby Playhouse

Derby Playhouse

New Victoria Theatre

New Victoria, Newcastle Under Lyne, ST5 0JG  A lovely, intimate theatre in the round. Reknowned for their own shows and don’t miss the productions by Northern Broadsides!  A great bonus is the fantastic value ticket prices.


Regent Theatre

Piccadilly, Hanley, Stoke, ST1 1AP.  A large venue which welcomes most of the large touring companies with big musicals throughout the year.


Victoria Halls

Hanley, Stoke. A venue that attracts a variety of theatre and music acts.   for group bookings.

Stoke Rep Theatre

Stoke. A 235 seat theatre that opened in 1197.  With 6 productions a year Stoke Rep follows the best tradition of quality ameteur theatre.

Live and Local

And now for something completely different!  Why not visit a Live and Local Show held in a variety of village halls throughout rural communities?  Performances by professionals but in low key venues – you must try it!