Our Supporters

Thank you to the many individuals, businesses, trusts, foundations and statutory funders who support the Octagon Theatre. Our work would not be possible without your continued support.

Core Funders

Principal sponsor

Principal patron

Sue Hodgkiss, CBE DL

Major partner


Arts Council
Bolton Council
Granada Foundation
Olglesby Trust

Octagon Reimagined Gold Brick Supporters

Juliette Bradbury
Robin Heywood
Claire Moreland
Andrew and Pat Dickson
Manju Bhavnani
PD Blowers Ltd and S & A Engineering Services Ltd
Taylor & Taylor Financial Services Ltd
Michael Griffiths
Dr George West
Mr & Mrs Leigh-Bramwell
Hon. Ald. Frank White JP & Eileen White


octagon reimagined seat supporters

Edward Genesis Chartered Surveyors
Katy Bayley
Barbara Putwain (Longworth)
Rosslyn Colderley
Jean and Jeremy Duerden
The Taylor Family
Lucinda Harvey
Taylor & Taylor Financial Services Ltd
The Harper Family
Margaret Blenkinsop


Melanie Brownlow
In loving memory of Jeannette Cheetham
Adam Williams
Judith Berry
Dominique Taylor
David Griffiths
Isobel Taylor
Josie Byrne
Anne & Tom Harrison
John Powell & Martin Lessons
Robert Flitcroft
George and Elizabeth Almond



Keith Fenton
The Platt Family
Angela & Ron Blenkinship
Beverley Brodie
Keith Clayworth
Mrs C Cooley
Mrs A Cooper
C Coulthard
David Heaton
Nancy Hubbard
Jordan Hulme
Gail Slater
Nick Tyldesley
Rosie & Emily Heaton
In loving memory of Kate Morgan
Andrew & Gillian Howe
Sid Strong
Daniel Zahir
David Gibbs
The Grant Family
Steve Baker
Lesley Lander
Elizabeth Williams
Kate Williamson
Mrs B Hewlett

Production Supporters

Manchester Airport


Age UK Bolton
Ambition for Ageing Bolton
Big Lottery Fund
Bolton CVS
GMW NHS Mental Health Trust
IGEN Trust
P Leigh-Bramwell Trust E
Mills & Reeve LLP
The Oglesby Charitable Trust

Corporate Members Premier

Corporate Members Plus

Corporate Members

OCTAGON donors

Steven Ainscow, Stephen Arnfield, Michael & Barbara Arundel, Steve Baker, Stephen Bromley, John Brownlow MRICS, Sandra Clancy, Pietro Colombi, Lisa Donnelly, Christopher Fernie, Joyce Gatenby, Michael & Kathleen Harrison, Margaret Hayes, Robin A. Heywood, Ian Hill, Peter & Janet Holling, Brian Iddon, Serena Johnson, Lesley Lander, Sue Lane, Robin Mathieson, Nadia Miskiw, Mamta Naik, Mayoor Patel, Gemma Rooke, Brian Senior, Pam Senior, David & Hilary Williams, Jacqui Williams, Margaret Woolfenden, Juliette Bradbury

We would also like to thank ABC printwear for sponsoring and supplying our Octagon Reimagined T-shirts