Lockleaze Youth

Lockleaze Kids Theatre

New spaces available!
Theatre for children aged 5-9 in Lockleaze, North Bristol, delivered by acta associate Jody Cook and acta Projects Director, Rosalie Pordes.
Funded by BBC Children in Need.

Elders at St Nicholas of Tolentine

In Summer 2017, we worked with St Nicholas of Tolentine Primary on our Malcolm X Elders schools project. The Elders Theatre Company worked with the year 6 class to create a show inspired by their 2014 show, Ticky Picky Boom Boom.

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.

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.

Young people in Lawrence Weston

Young people aged 14 – 19 yrs living in and around Lawrence Weston in North Bristol will be taking part in a new weekly youth theatre project starting September. Thanks to support from the J Paul Getty Jr charitable trust, we are delighted to announce that our youth theatre work will once again be returning to Lawrence Weston.

Ticky Picky Boom Boom

Funding has been secured from Arts Council England (Grants for the Arts) to create a new show with the Malcolm X Elders’ Theatre Company. Elders are keen to explore Caribbean folk stories in their next show, which will perform at the acta centre in November, before touring to schools across Bristol.

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

we have overcome

we have overcome

Monday 29 October, 7.30pm
Malcolm X Community Centre

A one-off performance for Black History month; the Malcolm X Elders’ Theatre Company tell their own stories of moving from the Caribbean in the 1960s to make a new home in Bristol.

The End

go north youth theatres

“My favourite show was ‘A Dangerous Engagement’ and there was a singer, Scarlet, who was supposed to get married and Katrina, a spy, who poisons her ring to kill half the world.”

Go North enabled over 150 young people in Kingsweston, North Bristol, to work with acta to create their own original theatre shows, and more…