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.
Four weeks of creative activity online for all ages. Join us for new discoveries, adventure and wonder, all from the comfort of your own home.
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!
A project for over 50s in Bolton
Every week we are launching new challenges to help get everyone creative at home.
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.
Our 11-18's Youth Theatre are creating a weekly, video time capsule, in association with Company Three.
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.
In this new weekly challenge our Wardrobe Manager Su Newell will show you how to create your own Crazy Patchwork design.