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    gas girls

    April - June 2017
    The untold story of the women who made mustard gas.
    This exceptional WWI centenary show from Avonmouth, Bristol is back at actacentre before a regional tour.

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    dream on

    Tuesday 4 & Wednesday 5 July
    Will Miriam’s dream become a reality?

    Miriam’s dream is to go to university, but there are many obstacles in her way. Will she be able to overcome these barriers to make her dream a reality?

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    all change

    Tuesday July 11 6.30pm £2

    Stories from our railway.

    An original new show, created and performed by local people from the Avonmouth Stories company.

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    the crows plucked your sinews

    Friday July 21 1.30pm & 7pm £3
    London today / Somalia under British rule. Two women and two worlds collide.
    Maanta iyo London / Soomaalidii xukunka ingriis hoos joogtay.

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    Down Our Road

    June 14 & 15. Tickets £2

    ‘Loneliness, rivalries, pranks and parties – it all happens down our road!’

    A poignant and humorous snapshot of life in Lockleaze today, devised and performed by local residents.

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    something else

    Thursday 1st June, 1.00pm & 3.30pm, Tickets £7

    Live on stage, the much-loved story of a small creature who lives his life always trying to fit in but never does, because he's Something Else. Then one day a stranger turns up who wants to be friends… But does Something Else want to know someone who's not like him? Presented by Deafinitely Theatre, the UK’s leading deaf theatre company.

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    the keeper of souls

    May 30 & 31. Tickets £2
    A thrill a minute chiller from Who Cares Youth Theatre.

    Beware the spirits who beckon you in. There’s no escape from…The Keeper of Souls.

    Recommended age 6 years and above.

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    it's my life

    Tuesday 23 May & Wednesday 24 May . £3
    Zahra wants to be a model, Yasmin just wants to be herself.. what’s so wrong with that?

    A new show from parents at Hannah More Primary, who last year brought Fatima & Sumaya to actacentre.

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Young carers

Young carers aged 10 - 18 from across Bristol and beyond are invited to actacentre for a "play in 3 days" challenge - free transport provided - next on 24 - 26 July.

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Seminars

The next free acta seminar will take place on Friday 16 June, 1.30 - 4.30pm at actacentre, with guest speakers to include Sarah Thornton, Artistic Director, Collective Encounters.
Is theatre really an artform for everyone, or does it remain the domain of the middle-class? Join us to discuss how we make more "working class theatre."

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