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Collective Encounters is a professional arts organisation specialising in theatre for social change through collaborative practice. We use theatre to engage those on the margins of society, telling untold stories and tackling the local, national and international concerns of our time.
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On 6th March Collective Encounters celebrated our 15 years radical with In Our Times 2019, a showcase the recent work of Collective Encounters, reflection on past achievements and to launch the company’s plans for a [...]
Collective Encounters is thrilled to announce they have been awarded £198, 000 from The Paul Hamlyn Foundation, £120, 000 from Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and £106, 000 from Children in Need for theatre projects across Merseyside [...]
An anthology of poetry written by marginalised groups including young people in care, and those experiencing homelessness and dementia. It's our 15th year of running participatory arts programmes inspiring personal, social and political change with [...]
At the beginning of this year, John Dermody an advisor to Collective Encounters’ board of trustees passed away. John’s contribution to meetings has been invaluable, and his humour and humility will be greatly missed by [...]
The insanity of modern Britain are laid bare in Collective Encounters new play exploring how easy it is for any one of us to fall through the cracks in society, and how hard it is [...]
In November 2016 Liverpool City Council commissioned Collective Encounters to research the social benefit and impact on communities of the Culture Liverpool Investment Programme (CLIP) 2015/2016. The contents and findings in this report are mainly [...]