REACT Festival of theatre made by Refugees

Monday 26 March to Thursday 29 March

The three REACT project partners from Bristol, Rotterdam and Palermo come together to share learning about making theatre with refugees. Joined by theatre companies and practitioners, academics and students for a series of workshops and conversations, as well as six new refugee theatre shows. Festival passes from £25.

Ladies’ Mile

17 & 20 April Tickets £3
Meet Victoria: ‘Loo lady,’ eavesdropper and observer of the twilight world of 1930s Bristol. Based on the memoirs of Victoria Hughes, a cloakroom attendant on the Ladies’ Mile public lavatories (Bristol Downs.)

Lost Sheep

21 March FREE EVENT
Don’t dig a hole for your neighbour to fall into…you may just fall into it yourself! Sheep escaping in a small Sudanese village leads to all sorts of problems.

Play in 3 days

Young carers from across the City are signing up for acta’s next “play in 3 days” challenge on 12 – 14 February. They will present a public performance of the show they create at 6pm on Wednesday 14 February. All welcome to come along to see what they’ve create in just three days.

a bit of imagination

December 7 – 16. Tickets £3.

acta’s hugely popular annual festive show.
All you need is …a bit of imagination, and the everyday becomes amazing!

Let chaos begin

6pm on Wednesday 26 July
Young carers from across the City present a public performance of the show they create in just 3 days!. All welcome

the crows plucked your sinews

Friday July 21 1.30pm & 7pm £3
London today / Somalia under British rule. Two women and two worlds collide.
Maanta iyo London / Soomaalidii xukunka ingriis hoos joogtay.

all change

Tuesday July 11 6.30pm & Wednesday July 12 1.45pm £2

Stories from our railway.

An original new show, created and performed by local people from the Avonmouth Stories company.

Down Our Road

June 14 & 15. Tickets £2

‘Loneliness, rivalries, pranks and parties – it all happens down our road!’

A poignant and humorous snapshot of life in Lockleaze today, devised and performed by local residents.

something else

Thursday 1st June, 1.00pm & 3.30pm, Tickets £7

Live on stage, the much-loved story of a small creature who lives his life always trying to fit in but never does, because he’s Something Else. Then one day a stranger turns up who wants to be friends… But does Something Else want to know someone who’s not like him? Presented by Deafinitely Theatre, the UK’s leading deaf theatre company.