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A composite image, on the left hand side is an image of Mohand and Peter, on the right is an image from Crown

The Platforma festival is produced by Counterpoints Arts every two years in a different part of England, in partnership with a range of organisations, artists and venues across many different art forms. This year, Platforma takes place in the South West and acta are delighted to host two brilliant events. 

We are looking for people in recovery from gambling harm to join a new creative support group, led by somebody with lived experience.  In The Long Group, you will have the opportunity to experience a wide-range of artforms including theatre, writing and photography and work together to present performances and exhibitions. You’ll be surrounded by …

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Painting of three animals (bear, cat, dog) walking around a campfire

Join Thriving Theatre for a hilarious and heart-warming theatrical adventure as they take you Wild Camping for the weekend. When a group of co-workers are forced to spend a weekend in the great outdoors, they quickly realise that they are in for more than just team building group exercises. As the weekend unfolds, tensions rise …

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A collaged image of a question mark and a pen, atop a blood splat made from book paper.

Our Young Carers Youth Theatre have been meeting online to create the play The Mystery Writer and have devised and rehearsed the show here at acta Theatre in just three days. An author sets herself the challenge of writing a murder mystery. She has fun deciding on its setting and plot, but the characters sometimes …

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If you’re aged 12 – 17, then acta wants to hear from you! Come and join us, whether it’s your first time doing drama, or you want to expand your skills and express your creativity. Help devise, write, and act in a show that will be performed on East Street in July No auditions, totally …

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A digital illustration of a train, a car, a boat, a plane, and a rocket ship all travelling around a countryside scene with a large lake, central. The sky is a red colour.

A mysterious incident brings travel chaos to the airport – all flights are grounded but nobody knows why. The stranded passengers need to leave quickly, and must work together to eventually find their way home and to their loved ones. Pack your bags and let Cornerstone Theatre take you on a journey: by wheel, by …

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Elevate is a scheme run by acta and funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation and WECA. Over the course of nine months, we will train a core group of practitioners to make high-quality and impactful community-based theatre and arts initiatives. Some of the sessions will be open for all to book on to – we advise …

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The planet is dying, people are being cruel to animals, war is ongoing, poverty and hunger are still rife – there’s only one thing left to do. Let’s kidnap the Prime Minister. Join acta’s Young Carers for an evening of putting the world to rights… whatever it may take!