Stay up-to-date with key news about theatres and the issues that affect them across the UK, including theatres which are currently on our Theatres at Risk register.
Derby Council launch Public Consultation on its new performance venue
Derby City Council have launched a public consultation on a new performance venue to replace the Assembly Rooms. It's important that the potential audience for this new venue respond so the council can understand what the community wants.
Scarborough Futurist call in refused
It is with regret that the Secretary of State has decided not to call in the planning decision on the Futurist Theatre, thereby paving the way for the Council to progress demolition of the building.
More London Theatres awarded vital funding to secure their buildings
Round 3 of the London Theatres Small Grants Scheme has awarded grants to Applecart Arts, Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Chats Palace, Park Theatre and The Space to address repairs, access issues and improve conditions for staff, performers and audiences.
Theatres Trust statement on sale of Brighton Hippodrome
We understand that Brighton Hippodrome has been sold to a new owner. The Hippodrome is the finest surviving example of a circus theatre in the country and is currently on the Trust's Theatres at Risk Register.
Support our Christmas Appeal 2017
We continually work to ensure that theatre development has a lasting impact. This year we hope to raise over £5,000 through our christmas appeal to help theatres become more sustainable for the future.
Theatres Trust comments on decision to approve demolition of Futurist
At a planning meeting today (20/10/17) Scarborough Councillors voted in favour of demolition of the Futurist Theatre, currently on our Theatres at Risk Register.
We hope you enjoyed Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking
Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking took place on 17 October at Lyric Hammersmith. Find out more about the day.
Theatres Trust statement on Derby Assembly Rooms
Derby Council carried out a viabiity study to look at the cultural provision in Derby and has begun work on a replacement venue. Theatres Trust recommends a hybrid venue. Find out more.
Have you ever wondered... what role theatres play in placemaking?
The exciting programme for Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking has been finalised, and delegate tickets are still available. Ensure your theatres make the most of the opportunities afforded by placemaking, book your delegate place now.
Theatres Magazine Autumn 2017 published
Theatres Trust Theatres Magazine for Friends and Corporate Supporters has been published, leading on Conference topic of placemaking, here's a peek at what's inside.
Autumn 2017 Building Better Theatres Workshops open for bookings
Autumn 2017 Building Better Theatres Workshops are open for bookings. The workshops provide training to local authorities and theatre organisations. Workshops include 'Planning a Capital Project' and 'Delivering a Capital Project'.
Understanding & working with post-war theatres report published
Between the 50s and the 80s Britain witnessed a boom in theatre building from modest to multi-auditorium. This report explores the opportunities and challenges they present as capital projects, from fabric repair to remodelling.