The next free Foundation seminar will take place on Friday 13 February, 1.30 – 4.30pm, and will focus on evaluation of participatory arts. How do we measure the social, artistic, cultural and economic value of community theatre, and does this help us to advocate for public funding of the arts?
All welcome to come along to our Annual General Meeting, which will take place on Wednesday 4 March, 7.30pm at the acta centre.
Older members of Making Time, Monday mornings at acta centre, worked with local children from Compass Point to explore worlds, and create artwork for Gaywood House Surgery.
Young carers in Weston super Mare combined horror and comedy to create their own original spooky ghost story movie for Halloween, in a project to give young people a break from their caring responsibilities, make new friendships and build self-confidence.
We have been working with mums at Hannah More Primary School, all of whom speak English as a second language, to create a show for younger children in the school. Following two excellent shows on 21 October, an extra performance has been scheduled in school on 10 November.
We are proud to announce a lantern-lit parade for Redcliffe, on Saturday 24 January, for local families to celebrate their community at the start of the Bristol Green Capital year. We will be working with children and families at St Mary Redcliffe Primary and Redcliffe Children Centre.
How to produce the community theatre of your dreams and earn a living too.
Notes from the seminar held on Friday 7 November, to discuss partnerships & collaborations, developing project proposals and securing funding now available.
We quietly launched local film-maker, Benjie Croce’s, fabulous documentary of acta’s Gas Girls WWI centenary project this summer. It can be viewed online …
Monday 6 October, 7pm acta centre
All welcome to join us for this evening of presentations and conversations on the plans to develop and extend the acta centre next year.
Both acta bids to Arts Council England have been successful – A capital bid to extend the acta centre in 2015, and core funding support for 2015 -18.