Booking info

Ways to book

Book over the phone
01204 520661

Book in person
Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton, BL1 1SB

24hr ticket
bookings online

Performance Days
9am – 7.30pm (until 7pm on the phone)

Non-performance Days
9am – 5.30pm

We are closed on Sundays.

Please note we do not offer refunds. Tickets may be exchanged or a credit note given if tickets are returned to us 24 hours before the performance. A £1 exchange fee applies.


Tickets can be reserved without payment for 3 working days, if booking for a 10 or more, tickets can be reserved until 1 month before the performance (or 2 months before the festive show)


Concessions are available to age 16 years and under, full-time students, aged 65+ & retired, jobseekers, disabled patrons and their companion, Equity, NCA card holders. All discounts are subject to availability.

Age 17 - 25

If you’re aged 17-25 you can take advantage of our Young Person’s Standby Ticket. Book on the day of the performance and pay just £6.50. Proof of ID will be required, subject to availability, maximum of 2 tickets per booking, only applies to seats in stalls band B and gallery.

Be part of our 50th anniversary season and become a season  ticket holder.

Make significant savings on the price of tickets as well as enjoying great benefits.

Season tickets are also available to purchase online, in person or over the phone with or Box Office Staff on 01204 520661 (Mon - Sat 9am - 7pm)  

Find out more

We offer great group and school prices for those booking over 10 tickets 

Booking early guarantees the best seats at discounted rates, and there are free tickets for those booking large groups. Reserve your tickets for our anniversary season productions now and only pay one month before your performance date (two months for our festive show, A Christmas Carol). 

To book tickets call our friendly box office team on 01204 520661 (Mon-Sat, 9am - 7pm)

View Group & School Prices


You can now buy gift vouchers for the Octagon online


You can also order gift vouchers in person or over the phone 01204 520661 with our Box Office team.