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Poptastic: The Night SClub, 5ive, East 17, Big Brovaz and Booty Luv Came To Yeovil!

Poptastic: The Night SClub, 5ive, East 17, Big Brovaz and Booty Luv Came To Yeovil!

Last Friday (14th April) saw Poptastic, the BIGGEST Pop Party, come to Yeovil! With a DJ playing all the best cheesy 90s and 00s tracks, balloons, confetti, prosecco for the 'Best Dressed' and LIVE performances from S Club, 5ive, East 17, Big Brovaz & Booty Luv it really was an incredible…
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A Minute With The Manager: Opening Week

A Minute With The Manager: Opening Week

During an incredibly busy week at The Octagon – with Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society’s latest production of Jesus Christ Superstar – we’ve also been frantically busy opening our new ‘sister venue’ at Westlands. We were handed the keys on Monday 27 March and had just two and a half days to get the…
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A Minute With The Manager: Less Than A Week To Go

A Minute With The Manager: Less Than A Week To Go

It is almost time to welcome guests through the door and begin a new chapter in the life of the venue. The first few weeks will see us getting to know a new venue and how to get the best service for our guests out of the facilities. The Octagon is now 43 years old and has seen significant changes…
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Party Nights: Live Performances From The Original Bands!

Party Nights: Live Performances From The Original Bands!

With a new venue comes new and exciting programming opportunities and we’ve been sure to take advantage of these with our spring/summer season. From April onwards we have some brilliant themed party nights which are sure to have something for everyone! These party nights will involve a DJ spinning…
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Stunning Encore Screenings at Westlands

Stunning Encore Screenings at Westlands

With Westlands were are excited to be able to offer residents of South Somerset and beyond even more diverse programming through events like our Screenings – which are entirely new to the team here at The Octagon and Westlands! Starting in March, we’ve been working with Flaming Lassie to bring you…
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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. Sean Welsh, Operations Manager I am excited about the new shows we are getting with Westlands Entertainment Venue; we have some amazing shows at The…
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A Minute With The Manager: Our Official Opening

A Minute With The Manager: Our Official Opening

Choosing an artist to open our new venue provided me with a dilemma. One of the exciting things about Westlands is that the venue means different things to different people, so how do you pick one person to make a fitting celebration for the area? With the conferencing side a business leader could…
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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 (& now Westlands) team as our new ‘sister venue’, Westlands, opens in just a few months. At the end of March the freshly refurbished venue will reopen its doors and be ready once again to serve and entertain the town. I…
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