Made in Bolton

Total: 42 mins 27 secs

During Black History Month last year, the Octagon Theatre, working in partnership with Bolton Solidarity Community Association (BSCA), launched a new project – The Fabric of Bolton. The project aimed to platform and celebrate Bolton’s industrial heritage, from a fresh and less commonly heard perspective – that of the Black, Asian and other minority ethnic members of the community who contributed to this legacy through their work in textiles and other industries of Bolton.  

Saturday 9th October Available for 48 hrs from 1:00pm
Wednesday 29th September 6:45pm - Light Cinema Screen 2

The Fabric of Bolton

Modify Productions
United Kingdom, 2020
29:59 mins
Five fascinating and different individuals reveal the untold stories of Bolton’s Black and South Asian textile workers, in their own words.

Bolton MACFEST: ‘Spread honey, not hate… on your crumpet’

Ed Pink
United Kingdom, 2020
12:28 mins
‘Spread honey, not hate’ is a slogan from MACFEST; the Greater Manchester Muslim Arts and Culture festival, which came to Bolton for the first time this year - and of course Bolton makes the best crumpets in the world!