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.
Autumn 2020 Theatres Magazine
The latest edition of Theatres Magazine for supporters has been published.
Changes to regulations for theatres
Following the Prime Minister's announcement of local alert level tiering, DCMS has alerted us to two changes that have been made in the regulations and guidance for the performing arts.
#SaveOurTheatres campaign reaches £1million
We are delighted our campaign with Crowdfunder has raised over £1million, with donations from more than 15,700 supporters.
Secretary of State at DCMS Committee
Theatres Trust responds to Oliver Dowden's appearance before the committee, which covered the Culture Recovery Fund and possible reopening timescales.
Free online events programme
We are running a series of webinars aimed at helping theatres deal with emerging challenges of change, reopening and survival.
Culture Recovery Fund recipients announced
Theatres Trust is pleased to see a good number of theatres included in the first round of recipients announced by Arts Council England
£25,000 awarded to improve theatre accessibility
We are pleased to support six theatres to make their buildings more inclusive through the Accessible Theatres Scheme.
Rewards added to #SaveOurTheatres
Thanks to the generosity of our contacts across the theatre world, we’ve added some great prize draws and one very special reward to our Crowdfunder campaign.
Council approves plans to demolish Dudley Hippodrome
Theatres Trust is extremely disappointed by the decision to regenerate the site of the 1930s variety theatre, which is on our Theatres at Risk list.
Theatres Trust response to Brighton Hippodrome sale
We understand that Theatre at Risk Brighton Hippodrome has been sold and urge the new owner to act quickly on essential, urgent repairs to prevent further deterioration.
Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan
Theatres Trust responds to the introduction of Job Support Scheme, 5% VAT rate and extension to self-employed support.
Clarification on restrictions for amateur performing arts groups
DCMS has confirmed that non-professional groups can still meet in Covid-19 Secure venues so long as groups of no more than six are adhered to.