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A world without barriers to creative expression

Bringing together people from different cultures, experiences, and generations to make and share creative work.

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On My Doorstep by Cornerstone Theatre

7pm 21st & 23rd May 2024

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Checkmate by Griffin Theatre

7pm, 17th & 19th June 2024

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We believe that theatre belongs to everyone, and everyone has a story to tell.

acta creates a place where everyone’s story matters, where individual opinions and experiences count, and are valued by others. We enable communities to share their stories, and engage audiences who rarely attend theatre.

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Elevate Workshops 2024

Training and development workshops for people with a passion for arts or theatre, community development and social change.

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Self Injury Through Time

Self-Injury Through Time

A new theatre group for people with lived experience of self harm, in collaboration with Self Injury Support and a researcher from Reading University.

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Maria with a puppet

Online Seminar | Maria Schejbal

Join us on Wednesday 1st May for a free seminar, where Maria Schejbal of Teatr Grodzki in Poland will introduce us to her practice.

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Our patron – Sir Tony Robinson

I’m delighted to have been asked to become patron of acta. The work the organisation does in Bristol and the wider community will be more important than ever during the difficult times ahead. I hope my own experience of grassroots theatre and my commitment to social justice and opportunity for all will mean I can make a valuable contribution