Overview

The Octagon is opening its doors on selected dates throughout 2017 to welcome school groups and other groups (of 10 or more participants) into the theatre. Our Backstage Pass- Group Tours are completely FREE and will take you on our stage, into the dressing rooms and everywhere else in between, giving you an exciting glimpse into the mechanisms of a working theatre.

Schools

Our Backstage Pass- Group Tours are a brilliant way of enhancing your school’s cultural education offer.  We can tailor tours to any age group. Whether you want to explore industry links or career pathways with your group, or whether you are interested in storytelling, history or science; a Backstage Pass- Group Tour will be an exciting experience for everyone.

Community Groups

Here at the Octagon, we know that learning doesn’t stop after school! Our Backstage Pass- Group Tours are open to community groups with 10 or more participants. If you are looking for an engaging and stimulating trip for your group, ‘Backstage Pass- Group Tours’ will offer a fascinating insight into stagecraft and story.

These tours are not bookable online. To book please fill in the above form and email to imogen.woolrich@octagonbolton.co.uk 

(Due to high demand we cannot guarantee your preferred availability, but we will do our best to accommodate everyone)

BOOKING FORM

Please note we can only offer ‘Backstage Pass- Group Tour’ to groups with a minimum of 10 participants and a recommended maximum of 30 participants. Due to the level of demand, we ask that you choose two time slots to help us best accommodate your group.

Additional information

Tickets

These tours are free and only available to community groups and schools

How to book

These tours are not bookable online to book please fill in the above form and email to imogen.woolrich@octagonbolton.co.uk 

Tickets

Tickets

These tours are not bookable online

Talking Heads, Thu 6 July                  

Tour 1 - 10.00am-11.15am
Tour 2 - 11.30am-12.45pm
Tour 3 - 1pm-2.15pm
Tour 4 - 2.30pm-3.45pm

Talking Heads Fri 7 July                  

Tour 1 - 10.00am-11.15am
Tour 2 - 11.30am-12.45pm
Tour 3 - 1pm-2.15pm
Tour 4 - 2.30pm-3.45pm

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