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  • Your Cinderella Reviews

    Your Cinderella Reviews

    We've had some amazing media reviews of our spectacular pantomime Cinderella. We wanted to share with you some of the amazing audience feedback we've received over opening weekend... Facebook (/The...

  • A Minute With The Manager: Christmas Gift Ideas

    A Minute With The Manager: Christmas Gift Ideas

    How are you getting on with your Christmas shopping? 2017 seems to have flown past at breakneck speed so I’ll admit I am a bit behind and I’ve noticed it is getting harder to know what to buy for frie...

  • A Minute With The Manager: Panto Is Almost Here, Oh Yes It Is!

    A Minute With The Manager: Panto Is Almost Here, Oh Yes It Is!

    Have you got your tickets for the ball yet? Over 20,000 tickets have been snapped up for our spectacular pantomime Cinderella making it our fastest selling pantomime - ever! The show will open on Frid...

  • Spring 2018 Season Sneak Peek...

    Spring 2018 Season Sneak Peek...

    As we head into our busiest time of year we want to share a sneak peek at our new Winter/Spring 2018 season… Strictly Stars Light Up The Stage If you’re watching Strictly as avidly as we are you’ll b...

  • A Minute With The Manager: The Octagon Academy

    A Minute With The Manager: The Octagon Academy

    When you look back over the things you’ve achieved in work there are moments and things that you are particularly proud of. For me, one of the things I am most proud of at The Octagon is our participa...

  • Westlands Takes Yeovil’s Wrestling History Full Circle

    Westlands Takes Yeovil’s Wrestling History Full Circle

    Those of you who will remember The Octagon Theatre in its previous form as The Johnson Hall may well remember seeing Wrestling advertised at the venue – maybe you even came along! Wrestling was once a...

  • Exciting New Events at Westlands

    Exciting New Events at Westlands

    Here at Westlands we are excited to be presenting more new and exciting events for Yeovil and the South West over the coming autumn/winter season. Whether you love to party or you’d rather just snuggl...

  • We’re Back For Our Busiest Autumn Yet!

    We’re Back For Our Busiest Autumn Yet!

    Following our summer dark period we are back and geared up for our busiest time of the year! The first few shows of our autumn 2017 season have seen some excellent productions coming to Yeovil and del...

  • Monteverdi Vespers: Q&A with Christopher Monks

    Monteverdi Vespers: Q&A with Christopher Monks

    Monteverdi Vespers: Q&A with Christopher Monks,  Artistic Director, Armonico Consort 2017 is the 450th anniversary of the birth of Italian composer, Claudio Monteverdi, and Armonico Consort mark the...

  • A Minute With The Manager: The Yeovil Literary Festival Returns

    A Minute With The Manager: The Yeovil Literary Festival Returns

    The Yeovil Literary Festival has now been running for five years and over the years has grown in both popularity and the number of events, with over 5,000 people attending last year. A partnership bet...

  • A Minute With The Manager: Summer Across Our Venues

    A Minute With The Manager: Summer Across Our Venues

    The summer season of shows is drawing to a close as we prepare for our busy maintenance period but there are still a few more performances to catch before DIY, gardening and holidays beckon (well, tha...

  • Panto In Progress

    Panto In Progress

    Whilst for many people pantomime will be a Christmas activity, for those of us who work here at The Octagon, and of course for our fantastic producers, pantomime is a 12-month job that never really st...

  • Cinderella Through The Years: So Many Lost Slippers!

    Cinderella Through The Years: So Many Lost Slippers!

    As we celebrate over 10,000 tickets selling before autumn for our spectacular 2017/18 Christmas Pantomime, we take a look into the history behind the story of Cinderella… The story of Cinderella (or...

  • A Minute With The Manager: The Octagon Philosophy

    A Minute With The Manager: The Octagon Philosophy

    By the time you are reading this we will have celebrated the official re-opening of Westlands with Darcey Bussell cutting the ribbon and marking a new chapter in the life of the sports, entertainment,...

  • Cinderella Sells 10,000 Tickets With Over 6 Months To Go

    Cinderella Sells 10,000 Tickets With Over 6 Months To Go

    The Octagon Theatre’s 2017/18 Christmas pantomime ‘Cinderella’, presented by Evolution Productions, has sold 10,000 tickets with over six months to go until its opening performance. Last year’s produ...

  • Two Dance Events You Cannot Afford To Miss

    Two Dance Events You Cannot Afford To Miss

    At 7 I started dancing at a local dance school in Yeovil, it was here that I was first mesmerised by the whole concept of Ballet: the music, the movement and the costumes.

  • Sam Bailey Interview

    Sam Bailey Interview

    We had a chat with X Factor winner Sam Bailey ahead of her visit to The Octagon on Thursday 27 April.

  • Classical Star Jennifer Pike Comes To Yeovil

    Classical Star Jennifer Pike Comes To Yeovil

    We are delighted to welcome Jennifer Pike with the Sinfonia Classica on Tuesday 11th April.

  • Ged McKenna & Summer Strallen

    Hysteria in Rehearsal

    John Dorney, Salvador Dalí in London Classic Theatre's upcoming production of Hysteria, has been blogging about rehearsals and how he feels in the run up to opening night...

  • A Minute With The Manager: The New Season

    A Minute With The Manager: The New Season

    Our new brochure is out, containing details of shows and events through to July and, for the first time, our brochure is now covering both events at The Octagon Theatre and Westlands.

  • Staff Picks: Spring/Summer 2017

    Staff Picks: Spring/Summer 2017

    Staff of The Octagon Theatre & Westlands take a look at our Spring/Summer Season Brochure to let you know what they’re most looking forward to.

  • A Day In The Life of The Octagon & Westlands: Mail Out

    A Day In The Life of The Octagon & Westlands: Mail Out

    If you were to pop down to The Octagon Theatre tomorrow you might find that you hear a lot of hustle and bustle coming from the Café/Bar.

  • Stunning Dance: The Richard Alston Company Are Back

    Stunning Dance: The Richard Alston Company Are Back

    We are always excited to welcome the ever-musical Richard Alston Dance Company back to Yeovil to give Somerset audiences the chance to see the company’s latest work.

  • A Minute With The Manager: Rediscovering Westlands

    A Minute With The Manager: Rediscovering Westlands

    2017 promises to be an exciting, challenging and busy year for The Octagon team as our new ‘sister venue’, Westlands, opens in just a few months.

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