get together at actacentre

Get Together, 2011- 2018, brought together local people from different generations and cultures, encouraging people to share stories, positive experiences and work together to improve and celebrate the local community.

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.

Yusuf Can’t Talk

In partnership with Autism Independence, compelling new theatre by Somali women with autistic children.
Box office now open for 7.00pm performances at acta centre, Wednesday 19 – Friday 21 November.


Two new opportunities weekly on Fridays: 1.30 – 3.00pm at acta centre with Katie, arts workshops to share interests and ideas, and try new things, all welcome aged 55 yrs & over; and at St Mary Redcliffe Primary 3.00 – 4.30pm, Eid arts workshops for children & parents together.

Arts & Communities go ahead

acta has just heard that our bid to Arts Council England and Department of Communities & Local Government (DCLG), to extend the Get Together programme in Redcliffe and beyond, has been granted. Look out for initial community theatre projects from parents at Hannah More Primary, and with mums at Autism Independence.

Sahra, a new Somali show

We are delighted to announce that the Get Together Festival on 8 – 13 July will host a new show from the Dutch community theatre company, Rotterdams Wijktheater. Performing at the acta centre on Thursday evening, and a special performance in Somali on Friday morning in Redcliffe.

recycled teenagers

recycled teenagers

Generations come together, as the Recycled Teenagers lead acta’s development of new storytelling opportunities in Bedminster. If you have stories to share, live locally in Bedminster, and have a few hours spare each week, now is the time to get in touch. This latest intergenerational project follows a range of other artswork produced over the last few years…

The Magic Box of Stories

Wednesdays, 28 November & 5 December, 2.30pm
acta centre

An original intergenerational show of stories performed by local older people and children