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The Octagon Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Our local theatre

The Octagon has gone from strength to strength, offering a grand selection of shows throughout the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike B
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Michael Parkinson

This was my first visit to the Octagon to see Michael Parkinson, excellent show, in lovely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
philip h
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Evercreech, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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The Octagon Theatre is South Somerset’s premier arts and entertainment venue. Owned and managed by South Somerset District Council the venue welcomes over 130,000 visitors a year for a range of fantastic live performances from top quality production...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Hendford, Yeovil BA20 1UX, England
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All reviews pre show flying horse salad bar audience participation full house local venue front of house great evening lovely venue staff were lovely full marks varied programme live orchestra excellent view small town box office last night
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Octagon has gone from strength to strength, offering a grand selection of shows throughout the year, including a grand variety during the Yeovil Literary Week. There was a slight concern lasy year that the main thrust seemed to be towards booking tribute bands, but...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the Octagon to see Michael Parkinson, excellent show, in lovely surroundings, with a very nice Restaurant. No parking issues, in fact I am attending the venue this coming Saturday, "" Money well spent ""

Thank philip h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw Swan Lake with The Russian State Ballet and Live Orchestra at The Octagon last night and was delighted with the performance. The dancers and the music were fantastic and the performance was faultless. The staff at The Octagon are very helpful and go that...More

Thank YeovilWuppy
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The octagon is up there in my opinion with so many other fab theatre’s , such great views no matter where you are seated ! Clean comfortable with great bar , food if you want and lovely staff . Lighting sound was excellent and the...More

Thank carolinek541
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Join their mailing list. Varied Acts of quality performers. Dont forget too their Arts week this month of October. Easy to book, helpful staff on the telephone too. Oh! and check their Westland venue for theatre and film.

Thank timblagrove
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Had a very good evening here yesterday. Large, spacious theatre which is clean and comfortable. Well laid out seating with a good view of the stage throughout. Staff were lovely and very helpful. Free parking after 6pm in an adjacent car park. Drinks were fairly...More

Thank Ali264163
Reviewed 22 September 2018

A very well run theatre. The staff make you feel welcome. It is easy to book tickets either on line or box office. A good view Wherever you sit.

Thank Twoshoes2014
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We had a pre show meal first and the rooms were packed. The staff in the restaurant coped very well. We had booked a table and this was just as well as there did not seem to be any spare tables. The food as usual...More

Thank ebbiecot
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had such a great experience in our cafe/bar ahead of your show on a very busy food service evening. Thank you for recommending our sight lines and ice cream as well as the production itself....More

Reviewed 8 September 2018

My first time here and not my last that’s for certain. A small intimate theatre that is very “user friendly”. Plenty of parking and no hassle getting in and out of the car park. The theatre access is easy from the foyer too. Everything seems...More

Thank TJA950
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you can recommend our venue so highly after your very first visit - we are always excited to welcome new visitors. Thank you for your recommendation of our venue, parking, cafe/bar and staff and we look...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Originally booked to see Joe Pasquale then decided to book a table for a meal before the show. What a good decision. Excellent tasty meal. Looked after by wonderful caring staff, nothing too much trouble and all very smart. The show was hilarious and to...More

Thank Pjb238
TheOctagonTheatre, The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed a fantastic meal ahead of your visit to Joe Pasquale recently. Thank you for your recommendation of our staff, venue and food. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon for another meal...More

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