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.
Cultural Infrastructure Plan
Theatres Trust is pleased to have supported GLA in the development of the Cultural Infrastructure Plan and will be continuing to work with them to deliver the actions it outlines.
Matthew Bourne to be honoured with Special Olivier Award
Congratulations to Theatres Trust Ambassador Matthew Bourne on being the recipient of this year’s Special Award in recognition of his extraordinary achievements in dance.
Selladoor takes on Theatre at Risk Peterborough Broadway
We are delighted that the Peterborough Broadway, currently on our Theatres at Risk register, will be secured thanks to a partnership with Selladoor, who will manage the venue.
Theatres and other performance spaces recognised in Civic Trust Awards
The Civic Trust Awards is Europe’s longest running architectural and built environment awards programme.
New grant scheme launched to improve environmental sustainability
Theatres Trust, in association with the Wolfson Foundation, has launched a new grant scheme to funding project improving the environmental sustainability of theatres
Theatres Trust welcomes high streets report
The Housing, Communities and Local Government committee has published its report on the future of the high street, High Streets and Town Centres in 2030.
London Small Theatres Grants Scheme supports five more theatres
From improving viability and finding access solutions, we have awarded £25k to five small London theatres, Omnibus Theatre, The Big House, Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, Tower Theatre and Soho Theatre.
Seven theatre projects awarded funds to improve accessibility
From installing leading assistive listening and captioning technologies, to offering practical solutions to the challenges historic theatres face providing level access across all floors, we have awarded seven projects grants to improve accessibility.
100th grant awarded to Greater Manchester theatres to improve access
Our 100th grant has been awarded to HOME in Manchester, who will work in partnership with the Royal Exchange Theatre, The Lowry, Z-Arts, Contact, Oldham Coliseum and Bolton Octagon, to purchase and share captioning equipment.
Theatres Trust responds to Cultural Cities Enquiry report
We welcome the report published today, which looks at how we continue to invest in culture in our towns and cities in a challenging economic environment.
Owner reveals plans for Brighton Hippodrome
The new owners of Brighton Hippodrome have revealed their proposed plans for its future. The theatre currently tops our Theatres at Risk Register for its significance.
Tips for saving a Theatre at Risk by Shanklin Theatre
Chairman of the Shanklin Theatre and Community Trust, Chris Quirk, gives a quick overview of the process they followed to reopen the theatre and the key lessons learned.