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Backstage tours 2020

Join us for a guided tour of the theatre, backstage, Production Hub, dressing rooms, rehearsal spaces and the historic Organ Room.

Performance Dates

29 Wed, Jan 2020 10:15am Sold Out
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29 Wed, Jan 2020 2:15pm Sold Out
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30 Thu, Jan 2020 10:15am Sold Out
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30 Thu, Jan 2020 2:15pm Limited 31 Fri, Jan 2020 10:15am On Sale 31 Fri, Jan 2020 2:15pm Limited
05 Wed, Feb 2020 10:15am Sold Out
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05 Wed, Feb 2020 2:15pm Sold Out
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06 Thu, Feb 2020 10:15am On Sale 06 Thu, Feb 2020 2:15pm Limited 07 Fri, Feb 2020 10:15am Limited 07 Fri, Feb 2020 2:15pm Limited 08 Sat, Feb 2020 10:15am Limited
08 Sat, Feb 2020 2:15pm Sold Out
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19 Wed, Feb 2020 10:15am Limited 19 Wed, Feb 2020 2:15pm Limited 20 Thu, Feb 2020 10:15am Limited
20 Thu, Feb 2020 2:15pm Sold Out
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21 Fri, Feb 2020 10:15am Limited
21 Fri, Feb 2020 2:15pm Sold Out
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26 Wed, Feb 2020 10:15am Limited 26 Wed, Feb 2020 2:15pm Limited
A glimpse of world-class opera in the making.

Follow one of our knowledgeable guides on a 90-minute walking tour as you explore Glyndebourne and discover more about the fascinating history behind this world-class opera house.

During the tour you will visit the theatre, backstage, Production Hub, dressing rooms, archive, rehearsal spaces and the historic Organ Room.

Tickets are £17 per person and include coffee and a pastry at the beginning of your tour.

‘We both found the visit both interesting and instructional. Seeing costumes and wigs up close was special and learning how wigs were made. Also to stand on the stage and look out at the auditorium where we have sat over so many years. A very helpful and enthusiastic guide. Will certainly recommend friends to visit.’Ann Barnes, Backstage Tour


Event details

Tours can be booked for either morning or afternoon slots.

Morning tours

10.00am: Organ Room opens for tea and coffee
10.15am: Tour begins in Organ Room
11.45am (approx): Tour ends

Afternoon tours

2.00pm: Organ Room opens for tea and coffee
2.15pm: Tour begins in Organ Room
3.45pm (approx): Tour ends

Booking details

Tickets: £17 per person (includes a coffee and a pastry)

To discuss private tours or to make a group booking (of 10 or more tickets) please call the Box Office on 01273 815000

Please also be aware that this tour entails a lot of walking and a number of steps. If you have any access requirements, please contact our Box Office and Customer Service team.


We look forward to welcoming you to a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes at Glyndebourne.

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