Volunteering Opportunities

We have some food-based voluntary opportunities here at acta. Our popular Making Time sessions on Tuesdays are needing more chefs – could that be you? Each week we get a delivery of food from FareShare South West and then our

Three sudanese young women are dressed in traditional clothing for the procession

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.

Keeping you safe

With UK Coronavirus restrictions lifted we are still taking additional steps to ensure the safety of all our audiences and our theatre members. Here’s what to expect.

Rosa is a white woman with brown hair and a blunt cut fringe. She is wearing a stripey dress and is looking directly into the camera and smiling softly

New team member: Rosa

Rosa is our new Communications Coordinator – working on acta’s social media, website, and newsletter (and more!)

A protest banner with the earth painted on it is waved in front of a billowing cloud of orange smoke. The words 'Force of Nature' come from the smoke.

Force of Nature

Join us for this riotous exploration of a planet on the brink, as this exuberant and energetic performance from Phoenix Theatre will leave you feeling invigorated and ready to take a stand.


Clippies Documentary

Watch this on-demand documentary – as we explore the story of the Clippies and the Bristol Tramway Riots of 1920s, through the eyes of acta’s community performers.
Click the title or ‘read more’ to watch.

Unsung Heroes

The Museum of Unsung Heroes

17 September
Staggered timings from 6.30-8.00pm
A Performance Trail in and out of the acta centre with live theatre, showcasing your Unsung Heroes.

Black Lives Matter

BLM statement – We are aware of the profound influence of historic and contemporary racism, and as a white-led organisation, we are committed to an inclusive approach, and to prioritise work that is led by black and minority ethnic communities.

Murder at Cluedo Manor

Murder at Cluedo Manor

12th – 13th February 2020
acta’s young carers’ youth theatre present their latest original creation, an unexpected murder mystery for an unusual collection of people, with a whole wardrobe full of secrets.