Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

We’re so pleased to let you know that we’ve been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service – the MBE for voluntary groups. Our amazing volunteers do all sorts: devise and act in our plays, help run our shows, cook

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Sudafest 2022

Sudafest is a celebration of Sudanese culture. Everyone is welcome at Sudafest – Those with Sudanese heritage and those who want to learn more.

Creative Wellbeing Café

We are excited to announce the opening of acta’s Creative Wellbeing Café. The café will be open 10am-4.00pm on most Thursdays in June and July, specific days listed below, serving hot drinks and homemade cakes, and from 11am—12.30pm you’ll be

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Listen now: Chocolate Biscuits

A group of Black Hijabi Muslim Girls from Bristol ages 11-17 who met over 8 weeks to talk about issues that matter to them. Grab your chocolate biscuits and listen to the girls put the world to rights. This podcast is part of acta Community Theatre: Turn Up; amplifying under-platformed voices.

Scan of physical rapport publication. It is ringbound and features a group of people, arms wrapped around one another, with their back to the camera.

Rapport – the publication

Between 2019 and 2021, acta worked with three international community arts organisations on Rapport: refugee arts with participants and practitioners open to integration. Over seas, lands, and indeed Zooms, Rapport brought together local people from different nationalities and shared theatre