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

Manju Bhavnani
Juliette Bradbury
PD Blowers Ltd and S & A Engineering Services Ltd
Mr & Mrs Leigh-Bramwell
Mrs Sue Burkinshaw
Andrew and Pat Dickson
Michael Griffiths
Rebecca Hall 
Robin Heywood
Chris Lowe
Mrs Hilary Lowe
Claire Moreland
Mr Ian Roberts
Taylor & Taylor Financial Services Ltd
My Chris Taylor
Dr George West
Hon. Ald. Frank White JP & Eileen White
Richard Woffenden

octagon reimagined seat supporters

Katy Bayley
Margaret Blenkinsop
Christine Cooke
Rosslyn Colderley
Jean and Jeremy Duerden
Edward Genesis Chartered Surveyors
The Harper Family
Lucinda Harvey
Barbara Putwain (Longworth)
Miss Zoe Putwain
Mr David Shaw
The Taylor Family
Taylor & Taylor Financial Services Ltd
Mr Chris Taylor
Mrs Rebecca Webster
Mr Gerry Yeung




George and Elizabeth Almond
Judith Berry
Beryl Brownlow
Melanie Brownlow
Josie Byrne
In loving memory of Jeannette Cheetham
Mr Neil Cheetham
Robert Flitcroft
David Griffiths
Anne & Tom Harrison
John Powell & Martin Lessons
Mrs A Lloyd
Dominique Taylor
Isobel Taylor
Gary & Charo Titley
Elizabeth Thacker
Adam Williams


Anna & Geoff Morris
Dr Jacqueline Harris
Geoff Collins
Jordan Hulme
Lee Johnson 

Mrs J Johnson 
Lesley Lander
John Levitt
Mrs Lynn Malcolm
Ms Lynda Mason 
In loving memory of Kate Morgan
Georgia Platt
The Platt Family
Ms Mary Rudkin
Gail Slater
Sid Strong
Nick Tyldesley
Elizabeth Williams
Kate Williamson
Daniel Zahir
Lucy Anderson
Mike Thomas
Miss Sally Holden
Mr R Watkin
Mr Ricardo Penswick
Mrs Anne Collins
Mrs Christine Cooke
Mrs Helen Critchlow
Rosie & Emily Heaton
Mrs B Hewlett
Andrew & Gillian Howe
Nancy Hubbard Steve Baker
Angela & Ron Blenkinship
Beverley Brodie
Mr and Mrs Stephanie Cave
Keith Clayworth
Mrs C Cooley
Mrs A Cooper
Mrs Rosslyn Colderley
C Coulthard
Mr John Davnall
Mrs Sarah Davnall, in loving memory of her mother Eve
Peter Fenton
Keith Fenton
David Gibbs
Elaine and Mike Giles-Thomas
The Grant Family
David Heaton

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