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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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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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A collaged image of a tree seen through a brick wall with an arch and an open gate

Death. It’s the only certainty there is in life – but when did you last talk about it? acta Company invite you for an evening of reflection as they present ‘When You’re Gone’: an exploration of life, death, love, and grief. We’ll meet a cast of characters who are all affected by death. We hope …

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Join us on Wednesday 29 June, 12.30pm – 2.00pm for the latest in our series of online interactive seminars. For this one, we will be exploring dramaturgy in the context of community theatre – how to take a story devised by a group, and turn it into a script with a clear narrative that ensures …

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Christine sits with her head in her hands and her knees up, cradling herself. Jan, her friend, stands behind and holds her hand out to comfort her friend.

Jan, a survivor of an abusive relationship, finds her confidence grows when she is invited to join an advisory group where her story matters and is valued. Can her friend, Christine, feel the benefits too? Written and performed by two women with direct experience of domestic violence, Hard Evidence tells the story of friends supporting …

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