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The Misfits

A week in the life of the Misfits

Monday our training group meets to create and rehearse for our live training. Wednesday our wellbeing group meet to connect, relax and have fun, Thursday our movement group dance, move and play, Friday drama games, improvisation in the morning and in the afternoon our poetry group express themselves through writing.


The History of the Misfits

The Misfits started in 1996 as Silent Zone at a day centre, moving to ACTA in 1999 where a group for younger people started. The Misfits moved to Stokes Croft in 2010 and added a movement group to the week, the poetry group started 2017. Alongside the groups developing our training and commisioned work has taken us on trips around the world - what a lot of fun!


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“Overall, I wouldn’t hesitate to commend the Misfits for their professionalism, for delivering high quality work, and for the fun and enthusiasm with which they do so. They have been wonderful professional colleagues of ours.”
Dr Pauline Heslop, Reader in Intellectual Disabilities Research, University of Bristol
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