Deafinitely Theatre

A new partnership bringing the UKs only professional deaf-led theatre company to actacentre. NB The Deafinitely workshop on 13 May has been cancelled; please accept our apologies. We look forward to welcoming the Something Else show to the actacentre theatre on 1 June.

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?

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.

Gas Girls in 2017

We are delighted that Arts Council England have announced a strategic touring grant for the Company to bring back Gas Girls, our WWI centenary show about the mustard gas factories in Avonmouth, Bristol.

Graeme Riley

It is with the deepest sadness that we have to report the passing of Graeme Riley, long-time supporter and friend of acta. Graeme was a member of the Council of Management, formerly Chair of the trustees.

The Orator, Theatre West

We are delighted to welcome Bristol company Theatre West to the actacentre Studio, with a double-bill of new shows in September/October.

More & Better

We have received support from Paul Hamlyn Foundation to extend our Foundation workplace learning initiative, to offer new participatory activities in communities across Bristol and to further diversify the workforce.

Europe Day

acta announces its commitment to making 23 June an annual celebration of community theatre across Europe, in recognition that we have more in common than that which divides us.