LEISURE: Listen very carefully, I shall say this only once – ‘Allo ‘Allo is a hit at the Octagon

LEISURE: Listen very carefully, I shall say this only once – ‘Allo ‘Allo is a hit at the Octagon

Posted: 18th April 2019
THE much-loved war-time TV comedy ‘Allo ‘Allo has been recreated at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil – thanks to the Project Play team. Following on from the team’s successful run of The Vicar of Dibley last year, it has returned to once again bring laughs aplenty to audiences at the Octagon. Project Play producer has put together three different casts for the show which…

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LEISURE: West End shows coming to Yeovil

LEISURE: West End shows coming to Yeovil

Posted: 15th March 2019
THE Octagon Theatre in Yeovil has announced that it has secured two stellar West End productions for early 2020 and tickets are already on sale for these award-winning productions. The world’s most successful Rock & Roll musical BUDDY – The Buddy Holly Story has astounded audiences in the West End, Broadway and around the world for 30 years and you will now have the…

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LEISURE: Photos galore from YAPS and Jack and the Beanstalk panto

LEISURE: Photos galore from YAPS and Jack and the Beanstalk panto

Posted: 22nd January 2019
MORE than 200 photos from Yeovil Amateur Pantomime Society’s 2019 production of Jack and the Beanstalk at the Octagon Theatre can be found here in a number of picture galleries. Click on this link to find them. Jack and the Beanstalk runs at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil from January 22-26, 2019. Go to the Octagon website at www.octagon-theatre.co.uk or phone the box…

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LEISURE: Disco panto with Jack and the Beanstalk

LEISURE: Disco panto with Jack and the Beanstalk

Posted: 16th January 2019
FINAL preparations are being made by members of the Yeovil Amateur Pantomime Society ahead of their annual feast of panto hilarity. The group will be performing the ever-popular panto Jack and the Beanstalk – with a difference - at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil from Tuesday, January 22, through to Saturday, January 26. Following the group’s rock and roll spectacular…

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LEISURE: Aladdin panto magic brings sunshine to the Octagon Theatre

LEISURE: Aladdin panto magic brings sunshine to the Octagon Theatre

Posted: 13th December 2018
THE cast of the Aladdin pantomime have been filling the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil with a huge bubble of laughter and sunshine – although the weather outside has been wet, windy, cold and miserable. The Evolution Pantomimes team is once again bringing the magic of panto to the Octagon over the festive season and the crowds have been pouring into the theatre for their…

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LEISURE: By order of the Peaky Blinders

LEISURE: By order of the Peaky Blinders

Posted: 22nd November 2018
TICKETS are selling fast for a fun-filled charity event being planned to take place in the early part of 2018 at the Westlands Yeovil venue as guests are being invited to take a trip back to the 1920s. Funtasia Entertainment, HellYeah Events, Santiago Productions and Westlands have teamed-up to organise a Peaky Blinders themed event with great live entertainment, live…

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LEISURE: First exhibition for the Phat Qwarters

LEISURE: First exhibition for the Phat Qwarters

Posted: 18th November 2018
A GROUP of friends who have been keen quilters since meeting at Yeovil College nearly 20 years ago have put on their first exhibition. Chris Waddleton, Elaine Buckley, Joan Dawson, Marion Mountjoy-Row and Stella Hammond – known as the Phat Qwarters Textile Artists - showed off their work and also held workshop days during the run of the exhibition at the Ilminster Arts…

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There’s no business like show business

Headline: There’s no business like show business

Posted: 16th November 2018
THE highly-talented Castaway Theatre Group put on a fantastic Showcase at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil of songs from stage and screen. The audience delighted on September 9, 2018, in watching a packed and varied programme with songs from musicals including My Fair Lady, The Lion King, The Greatest Showman, Les Miserables, Oklahoma, Annie, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang…

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LEISURE: Fang-tastic! Join in the fun at Yeovil Country Park’s hair-raising Hallowe’en Trail

LEISURE: Fang-tastic! Join in the fun at Yeovil Country Park’s hair-raising Hallowe’en Trail

Posted: 25th October 2018
IT is time to get into the spirit of Hallowe’en at Yeovil Country Park this October half term so dust off your costumes and get your face paints at the ready. The countryside rangers and their team of dedicated volunteers are once again hosting the monstrously popular Hallowe’en Trail on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Join them for a fang-tastic fun day out in the…

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LEISURE: Yeovil Literary Festival has a fine line-up

LEISURE: Yeovil Literary Festival has a fine line-up

Posted: 23rd October 2018
THE 2018 Yeovil Literary Festival is virtually upon us with a fantastic line-up of writers and celebrities. The festival runs from Thursday (October 25, 2018) through to Monday, October 29, with around 50 events across multiple venues for the four days. Some of the stand-out events are as follows: Thursday, October 25: McFly band member Tom Fletcher appears at the…

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