FROM Halloween fun to a world premiere production, there really is something for everyone this week.

The Bolton News:

Octagon’s new production ­— a world premiere ­— Seagulls opens this week, bringing music and drama together in a vibrant new show.

The new production that mixes original indie/folk music played live with the drama inspired by the themes of art and love from Chekhov’s classic play The Seagull.

The show follows the lives of four young aspiring musicians on the precipice of adult life in 2019, who believe their band Seagulls will one day make its mark on the UK music industry.

The play opens on Thursday and runs until Saturday, November 16.

Ticket prices from £29 - £14.

To listen to the soundtrack, and find out more visit

The Bolton News:

HALF-term is full of Halloween Treats.

Bolton Library and Museum are putting on a whole host of spooktacular events for all the family every day.

On Monday children are being asked to create Halloween bunting to decorate the library, and next Sunday families are invited to spooky bingo! Fore more information visit

The Bolton News:

LEGENDARY broadcaster Allan Beswick brings his sell out one-man show back to Bolton Little Theatre.

He will be live on stage with no ‘cut off’ button to hide behind; he’ll tell tales of life as seen through the eyes of a working class lad from a council estate in Lancashire.

Allan has been broadcasting for more than 40 years and is a popular radio talk show host.

For more information including how to get tickets visit

The Bolton News:

A GHOSTLY tour of Smithills Halls will take place this Thursday.

The fascinating tour will give visitors an insight to the history and ghost stories of the grand hall.

Tickets £8 adults and £7 concessions.

Book in advance and you can payment by cash or debit card at Bolton Museum on 01204 332211 or by cash at Smithills Hall Tel: 01204 332377.

The tour starts at 7pm.

The Bolton News:

MUSICAL Avenue Q is live at the Palace Theatre Manchester all this week.

The musical comedy featuring puppets and human actors with music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx and book by Jeff Whitty won Best Musical, Book, and Score at the 2004 Tony Awards.

For more information visit