The Academy is a free group run by the Octagon that gives young people the chance to create and tour their own theatre production. Ruth who is the Academy producer and director talks about how during lockdown they have taken the group virtual!
It has been a strange and difficult time for staff here at the Octagon. When we made the announcement about the delay to the opening of the building, our dedicated box office team were working hard from home ringing our audiences to let them know.
Box Office manager Dana talks about this experience in this short blog.
Chief Electrician at the Octagon Kay Buckley talks about how she and others at the Octagon looked to help the Bolton community during the pandemic and has got her sewing machine out to be part of a fantastic group of volunteers sewing scrubs for Bolton's GPs.