Photographs

Photos from the rehearsals of Sailor’s Tales, at Avonmouth Community Centre.

Arts & Communities

A partnership with DCLG and ACE to showcase how quality intercultural and inter-generational participatory arts can achieve stronger and more integrated communities, by providing a shared focus – in Redcliffe and with migrant communities across Bristol.

Wishing for Winter

Wishing For Winter

10 to 17 December. 7pm (12 Dec, 3pm matinee)
Tickets £3. (Concessions and families Buy One Get One Free)

Winter has gone missing! Spring, Summer and Autumn are on a mission to find him before it is too late, with a little help from some unusual characters they meet along the way.

Take a seat next to Sophie and listen closely as Gran tells us this year’s Christmas tale of magical make-believe… or is it a true story?

Suitable for all ages.

The Falling Planets

Wednesday July 27 2016
Young carers from across the region meet at acta for just 3 days in their school hols, to devise and rehearse their own original show. Come along to see the results of all their hard work…

We Face the Dawn, Kingswood Community Play 1993

This mammoth undertaking had its beginnings when people from Kingswood and Avon County Community Leisure saw ‘Our Batch’ in Radstock in 1989. acta was already working in Kingswood, having established the Kingswood Youth Theatre in 1986 to 93, creating eight original shows with young people from all over the area…

The Now

September 23 – October 01.
That was then, this is now.. welcome to TheNow
For our 30th birthday, and the opening of the newly extended actacentre, acta has brought together community performers from across the City to take a wry and light-hearted look at the world of 2015 and the last 30 years.

Watch the trailer HERE

#acta30 Cabaret des Amis 1985

To commemorate our 30th birthday this year, we’re trawling through our archives and finding some images which tell the acta story. So here goes with number one! Kids’ Theatre performing songs from ‘Handle with Care’ at a cabaret benefit event for Kez in 1985, to buy her a new wheelchair! acta had just started, and this was one of the first shows.

Gas Girls production photos

The acta Centre was packed to the rafters with an eager audience for the three special preview performances of Gas Girls, at the end of March, which were a huge success.
Photographs from the preview performances now available.

through the tree

Friday 20 February 6pm

Children and young people people from across the City are coming together for a fun-packed week of drama, to create a show in just four days with theatre-makers at the acta centre.