To take part in an acta group, please book a place by completing an enquiry form, or calling the acta office. All acta workshops are offered free of charge.

New Daytime Theatre

A new open access weekly theatre group for adults at the acta centre will start in 2021 – starting online in February.

Wednesdays, 2 – 3pm 

(New members always welcome.)


Rapport is a partnership project that brings together local people from different nationalities to make and share theatre across Europe.

Wednesdays, 10.00am – 12.00, (currently online workshops)

The group is working towards a performance to be created in collaboration with our partners: Teatr Grodzki, Poland (puppetry) Tantarantana, Catalonia /Spain (community arts & dance) Historieberattana, Sweden (digital arts & storytelling)

If you are interested in hearing more about the project and getting involved please contact Rosalie at

Lockleaze Stories

Following Gainsborough Girls (May 2018) and Fairytale TV Takeover (July 2019) a new group of local people met up weekly in Lockleaze, with acta associates Jody Cook and Tracey Harvey, to create their next show, “Drowning in Debt”  which performed at the acta theatre in March.

Thursdays, 10.00 – 11.30 at the Cameron Centre, Gainsborough Square.

(New members always welcome – workshops start back in 2021, after the lockdown restrictions end.)


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