Visit Us

If you’re new to the Octagon Theatre this section of the website should help you to find everything you need to plan your visit.

If you have specific enquiries about our shows and events then visit the What’s On pages, if you would like to know more about how to book your tickets then visit the How to Book section and if you would like more general information why not read all About Us.

And if you have any feedback after your visit, then do use the Contact Us section to let us know.


Box Office opening times:

Monday - Saturday: 9am – 7.30pm (7pm on the telephone, 5.30pm on non-performance days)

eight opening times:

Open Monday - Saturday from 9am - 6pm and later for pre-theatre dining on performance evenings.

Pop in eight for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Look at our menu here.

Coming to see a show?
Book your table in advance to guarantee one of the best seats in the house. Simply call 01204 520661 to book your table. Take a look at our menu here to see what delicious dishes are on offer.

The Octagon Theatre is a non-smoking building. We ask our customers to refrain from the use of electronic cigarettes in all areas of the Octagon as it is potentially disruptive, causes confusion and can be a distraction.

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The Octagon Theatre is situated in the heart of Bolton town centre, within easy reach of all the main train, bus and road routes, and just 5 minutes walk from the train and bus stations. View a Map to the Octagon Theatre, Bolton. For general...

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Take a look around!

Take a Panoramic Tour of the Octagon Auditorium... Here at the Octagon we have a very interesting theatre space. Every time you come and see a show you will enjoy a totally different experience as our plays can be performed in three different...

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Visit our Cafe & Bar

A fantastic new menu made from fresh, local ingredients, and a contemporary new look - join us for breakfast lunch or dinner!

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Rooms for Hire

"Your staff have all been incredible. I thought the venue, the food and everything was brilliant - and it was a quick turn around!"IronMan UK, July 2015 If you are looking to hire a room or venue in the centre of Bolton, look no further than the...

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The Octagon Theatre is committed to being accessible for all patrons - we want to make your visit to the Theatre as pleasant as possible. This section has information on the access provision that we offer and we welcome feedback on any access issues...

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First Time at the Octagon

If you’ve never been to the Octagon Theatre before you may have a few questions. We have tried to answer some of them here but if you can’t find the information you are looking for, please check other areas of the site or email...

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