We are delighted to announce that the Octagon has been awarded Theatre of Sanctuary status.
The Octagon has become one in only a handful of theatres across the UK to be awarded Theatre of Sanctuary status and has been recognized for its commitment to becoming a welcoming and safe place.
Images from the rehearsals of the forthcoming production of Summer Holiday show the ensemble musical production underway. This will be the first time the musical has been staged as a promenade production on a bus.
Due to unforeseen circumstances the start of the building work for the essential redevelopment of the Octagon building has been delayed by a few weeks. This means the building will no longer close on Sat 5 May and the production of Summer Holiday will now be in the Octagon and not the Albert Halls.
TRIAL is a brand new site-specific show about sexual violence and the devastating impact of never being believed by Monkeywood Theatre in association with Octagon Bolton, performed in a courtroom setting for the Octagon’s REVEAL Festival from Thursday 26 April 2018.