Deafinitely Theatre

A new partnership bringing the UKs only professional deaf-led theatre company to actacentre. On Saturday 13 May, as part of the Southbank Arts Trail, a taster drama workshop for deaf and hearing young people aged 14 – 25, introducing participants to devising bilingual theatre.

Day Trippers

New monthly Tuesdays announced for summer term – 16 May, 20 June and 18 July.
Inspired by the Campaign to End Loneliness, a day trip out to the actacentre began this Spring – weekly on Tuesdays – sharing a hot meal, arts and social activities.

actacentre Cinema

Following a range of successful first cinema events in actacentre Studio, including family films and an international women’s day event, forthcoming cinema dates for 2017 have been announced.

Theatre Bar

The acta Theatre Bar is being re-launched from Tuesday 18 April, and will be open 10 – 3 Monday to Friday, with new additions to the menu.
Why not come and see us for late breakfast, elevensies, lunch, afternoon tea or just enjoy a cup of coffee in our lovely garden?


The next free acta seminar will take place on Friday 16 June, 1.30 – 4.30pm at actacentre, and details of invited guests will be published here soon.

Join us to discuss how we make more “working class theatre.”

CPD workshops

Open access, practical workshops (Wednesdays, 1 – 3pm) with the acta artistic team; regular sessions throughout the year; free to attend. These workshops are open to drama facilitators from across the sector who are interested in sharing and learning more about making community theatre.

Annual General Meeting

The acta Council of Management invite all staff, participants, audiences, partners and friends along to acta’s AGM, which will be held in the actacentre theatre on Wednesday 25 January at 7pm.

January 2017

Workshops start back again after the Christmas break on Monday 9 January. Other important dates coming up on Wednesdays…

Party invitation

acta participants, friends, volunteers and staff are invited to actacentre on Friday 9 December, for our Christmas Party, 7.00 – 10.00pm.
An evening of live music will kick off with the community choir, followed by the Ooh Betty Band.