General Manager

General Manager

acta is seeking a General Manager to join our team here in Bristol. Deadline for applications: Monday 8th November 12pm. Job pack available to download.

Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator

acta is seeking a Communications Coordinator to join our team here in Bristol. Deadline for applications is 1st November. Read and download the job pack to apply.

Introducing Pick’n’Mix Theatre

We are delighted to announce that acta has been awarded funding from the Postcode Local Trust to resume our Thursdays group – now renamed Pick’n’mix Theatre!

This weekly group Thursdays is a free, open access drama group for adults in Bedminster.

Sudafest 2021

The Success of Sudafest 2021

On Sunday 12 September the acta centre welcomed nearly four-hundred people from across the community to enjoy all things Sudanese culture.
From food to film, performance to procession, there was lots to get involved in!

Thank you Trustees

Thank you and farewell

News following acta’s AGM in July 2021 regarding the Board of Management.

It is with sadness that we announce that both Stephen Fenton and Charly Williams will be stepping down from their roles. We would like to take this opportunity to thank them both and acknowledge the impact they have had.

Performing in a Pandemic

Hear from performers of Clippies, what it was really like being back on stage as lockdowns lifted in 2021. How did it feel being back? What was the energy like? And were there any positives that came from it?

Turn Up

Turn Up

An exciting new project working with Muslim women and girls in St Pauls, using audio technology to record their own podcast, reflecting on issues relevant to them.

Silent Heroines Disco Performance

Silent Heroines Disco

In January 2021, acta associate, Jody Cook, secured Arts Council England investment to deliver her “Silent Heroines Disco” project in Lockleaze this year. Inspired by her trip with the acta staff team to the International Community Arts Festival (ICAF) in 2017, acta supported Jody to make a bid to deliver her own version here in Bristol in 2021. An immersive theatre piece delving into the untold stories of the all-female cast, through an exciting, alternative audio performance.

Footsteps in the Snow

Footsteps in the Snow

10 -16 December
A festive treat for all the family! Set in a snowy, magical world, forest guardians go on a journey to rescue a child trapped in a snow globe. Meeting many wonderful characters on the way, they bravely follow the footsteps in the snow.
Minimum age is 5 years.