CPD workshops

The next open access workshop for practitioners will be 10 – 12 on Wednesday 29 November at actacentre. An opportunity to work with the acta artistic team. Regular sessions throughout the year; free to attend.

actacentre Cinema

Following a range of successful first cinema events in actacentre Studio, including family films and an international women’s day event, Autumn term cinema & workshop dates – Thursday 26 October and Monday 11 December.

Festival dates

A festival of theatre made by refugees will be held on 26 – 29 March 2018. This next actacentre international theatre festival sets out to inspire, share learning and stimulate debate.


Fridays, 1.30 – 4.30pm at actacentre.
Future seminars:-
23 February: Local to global – 13 July: Wholly allianced; what makes a successful partnership? – September: Value for money; justifying community theatre in a context of poverty

Elders at St Nicholas of Tolentine

In Summer 2017, we worked with St Nicholas of Tolentine Primary on our Malcolm X Elders schools project. The Elders Theatre Company worked with the year 6 class to create a show inspired by their 2014 show, Ticky Picky Boom Boom.

Day Trippers

Inspired by the Campaign to End Loneliness, a day trip out to the actacentre, sharing a hot meal, arts and social activities. Groups members this term worked with children in the local primary school reception class to write their own poems together.

AGM garden party!

The acta Council of Management invite you to a summer garden party (and AGM), which will be held in the acta Theatre Bar on Monday 10 July at 6pm. Fun activities and meeting people from across our projects, in the big acta get together. Bring food to share.