Surgery artwork

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.

Horredy House

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.

A Tale or Two For You

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.

Redcliffe Lanterns

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.

All work and no pay?

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.

Gas Girls film

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 …

acta centre public meeting

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.

Arts Council Double

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.

act your age

Join us on Tuesday 15 July, 1.30 – 4.30pm at the acta centre, for the next acta foundation seminar – a conversation about intergenerational community theatre, with Sering VZ from Belgium, who will present a film of their recent show, Viewmaster, as part of the discussion.

Online card payments

The acta website has a new card payment system, both on the box office for shows and also for buying acta publications. We want to make sure that buying show tickets online is as quick, easy & secure as possible.