Octagon Theatre
  • Octagon Theatre
    Howell Croft S
    BL1 1SB
The Octagon Theatre is a theatre situated in the heart of Bolton and aims to be bold, adventurous, and popular, making theatre of the highest quality and be a brilliant creative home for the people of Bolton and beyond.

Theatre. Made in Bolton. 

The Octagon Theatre lovingly bring stories to life on our stages designed to make you laugh, cry and sit on the edge of your seat. Over the course of a year, you might see a comedy or two, a brand new play, a musical, thought-provoking drama, a historical retelling and more.

Off our stages, the Octagon Theatre help nurture and develop stories of others.  Through their work in the communities from their storytelling sessions for under 5s to drama group for over 50s they believe everyone should have the opportunity to be creative. 

Get Involved 

The Octagon Theatre have many ways for you to get involved with the work they do! From young people, adults, and education, the Octagon Theatre have made it easy to get involved in their work. 

Octagon Kitchen & Bar 

Open: Monday-Saturday 9:30AM to 4PM/From 5:30pm for Pre-theatre dinning. 

A warm and welcoming place for eating, drinking and socialising.

Pre-book your table through the Octagon Theatre's website, or call the box office on 01204 520661



Room Hire 

If you are looking to hire a room or venue in the centre of Bolton, the Octagon Theatre could be the place for you. 

The Octagon Theatre have a number of versatile spaces to choose from, and can be a unique venue for meetings, corporate events, workshops, training sessions, presentations, small conferences and functions. The Octagon theatre's convenient location - in the heart of Bolton Town Centre, close to rail, bus and road links with accessible, secure parking nearby - makes us an ideal choice for your event

If you have any enquiries about room hire please contact 


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