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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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Latest News & Opinion

Declaration of Climate and Ecological Emergency

August 19th, 2021|

Collective Encounters has joined Culture Declares Emergency, a growing international movement of individuals and organisations in the cultural sector declaring climate and ecological emergency. This means telling the truth, taking action and seeking justice. See [...]

Confidence through Creativity goes national

August 16th, 2021|

Collective Encounters is offering a great opportunity for women who are accessing different types of support services to take part in fun online workshops that use creativity to build confidence. CONFIDENCE THROUGH CREATIVITY is a [...]

Call for presenters – Arts for Social Change Showcase

August 16th, 2021|

Arts for Social Change Showcase 30 September 2021, 7:30pm Zoom Collective Encounters is inviting expressions of interest from participatory theatre makers, practitioners and organisations working in community engagement contexts to take part in an event [...]

The Legend of the Mernix: Join the quest!

August 12th, 2021|

The Legend of the Mernix is a unique multimedia experience that invites audiences to join a quest to find hope in hard times. The experience was created collaboratively by the citizens and artists of Birkenhead, [...]

Events & Opportunities


September 30 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

OPEN SPACE: Creativity and Climate Justice

November 11 at 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

OPEN PLAYGROUND: Theatre from Lived Experience

20th January 2022 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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