Octagon Online

We’re all going through a challenging time amid the coronavirus pandemic and with guidelines advising people to stay at home to help save lives we wanted to do what we can to help keep you entertained.

Welcome to Octagon Online where you will find a selection of fun, creative and educational activities that you can enjoy at home.

Check back regularly as we will be adding new content each week.

One Night In Bolton - Writing Competition

One Night In Bolton - Writing Competition

To celebrate the Octagon’s upcoming production of One Night in Bolton by Becky Prestwich, we are excited to announce a new writing competition for anyone from ages 11 and above.

Discover Arts Award Online

Discover Arts Award Online

Now we’re all at home for a little while, the Octagon have put together a brand new booklet so you can discover more about the arts, all from inside your house!

ReAct

ReAct

A project for over 50s in Bolton

Get Creative Challenges

Get Creative Challenges

Every week we are launching new challenges to help get everyone creative at home.

StoryMakers Online

StoryMakers Online

At the moment, you can’t come to the Octagon to enjoy StoryMakers, so StoryMakers is going to come to you with a series of online stories and accompanying craft activities.

CORONAVIRUS TIME CAPSULE

CORONAVIRUS TIME CAPSULE

Our 11-18's Youth Theatre are creating a weekly, video time capsule, in association with Company Three.

Crazy Patchwork Design Challenge

Crazy Patchwork Design Challenge

In this new weekly challenge our Wardrobe Manager Su Newell will show you how to create your own Crazy Patchwork design.