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.
Thank you Penny!
Thank you Penelope Keith for your time as a Theatres Trust trustee sharing your passion for theatre, history and invaluable experience working in them to help us secure the future of theatres across the UK.
Blackpool Museum proposal for the Winter Gardens withdrawn
Blackpool Council has decided not to proceed with the proposed conversion of the Pavilion Theatre and Horseshoe into a museum due to the larger than expected costs associated with the project.
Francis Reid Collection donated to Theatres Trust Library & Archive
Lighting designer Francis Reid was well known to Theatres Trust as a Friend and a keen supporter of our work. In accordance with his wishes, his family have kindly donated some of his theatre materials to our collections.
Historic England enhances listing of Ambassadors Theatre London
Historic England has expanded and enhanced the listing description for the Grade II listed Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End.
Theatres Trust responds to ACE NPO and Capital Funding announcement
On Tuesday 27 June Arts Council England's announcement brought good news for many theatre organisations across the UK. Theatres are critical for the cultural infrastructure of the nation and securing continued investment allows them to develop their work.
Historic England decides to not list Banbury's Grand Theatre
Historic England noted that while the Grand is of clear local interest, reflected in its local listing, in a national context - and in comparison with other listed cinemas - it is too modest architecturally, and alterations mean it does not merit listing.
RIBA National awards celebrate theatres
Architectural projects at Newcastle's Live Theatre and the Liverpool Philharmonic have been awarded prizes at the RIBA National Awards 2017.
Theatres Trust comments on Scarborough Futurist campaign setback
We were disappointed to hear from the Save the Futurist Theatre campaign group that their recent attempt to halt the demolition of at risk Scarborough Futurist has been unsuccessful.
RIBA Regional awards celebrate theatres
Architectural projects at York Theatre Royal and Newcastle's Live Theatre have been awarded prizes at the RIBA Regional Awards 2017.
Invitation to sponsor | Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking
As we announce the details for Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking, we invite organisation to sponsor our well-attended conference.
Planning laws change to protect pub theatres
The Neighbourhood Planning Act passed into law on 28 April 2017 and removes permitted development rights in England that currently enable the change of use of pubs to retail, restaurant or office uses without the need for planning permission.
Globe Theatre Stockton-on-Tees wins planning permission
Theatres Trust welcomes Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council's decision to grant permission for the reuse, restoration and refurbishment of Stockton’s Grade II listed The Globe which will reopen as a multi-purpose live performance and entertainment venue.