Octagon Online

Check out how you can engage with the Octagon online from our podcast to films and educational activities. 

Octagon Theatre Podcast

Octagon Theatre Podcast

We are thrilled to launch a new podcast to give audiences a chance to go behind the scenes.

#Our Adventure

#Our Adventure

A wonderful collection of stories about local Bolton residents who emigrated to the UK and their fascinating journeys.

The Fabric of Bolton

The Fabric of Bolton

Watch and listen to a documentary short film, in-depth interviews and stunning archive photographs that celebrate the contribution of Black and South Asian textile workers to the heritage of Bolton.

HIV+ Me

HIV+ Me

Meet the people from greater Manchester determined to end HIV stigma and shame

MACFEST Digital Commissions

MACFEST Digital Commissions

Enjoy 3 digital commissions from artist of Muslim heritage as part of MACFEST 2021

One Night In Bolton - Monologues

One Night In Bolton - Monologues

Listen to audio recordings of 10 captivating monologues - the winners of the One Night In Bolton creative writing competition.

ReAct

ReAct

A project for over 50s in Bolton

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.