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.
Theatres & Placemaking conference report published
We have published a report of case studies, insight and key themes discussed at Theatres Trust Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking.
Planning approval threatens Theatre at Risk Burnley Empire
Burnley Council has approved a 10-year temporary planning permission for the former front entrance and foyer of the Grade II listed Theatre at Risk Burnley Empire for use as a café. This is a huge blow to the future restoration of Burnley Empire.
Waltham Forest Council to buy at risk Walthamstow EMD / Granada
It is fantastic that Waltham Forest Council have committed to purchasing the Walthamstow EMD / Granada and have pledged to restore and reopen this magnificent Grade II* listed building, currently on our Theatres at Risk Register.
Theatres Trust welcomes approval of Ambassadors Theatre proposals
Last week Camden Council granted planning permission to transform the Grade II listed Ambassadors Theatre into a highly adaptable 425+-seat performance space, The Theatres Trust welcomes the news.
Theatres Trust praises Edinburgh Council's support for Leith Theatre
The news that Edinburgh City Council have awarded £1m in their latest budget towards Theatre at Risk Leith Theatre is a fantastic endorsement of the hard work of Leith Theatre Trust and their ambition to fully restore and reopen this important building.
Theatres Trust disappointed at termination of Dudley Hippodrome lease
It is bitterly disappointing that Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council’s cabinet has opted for the early termination of the five year lease granted to the volunteers trying to save theatre at risk Dudley Hippodrome.
Theatres Magazine Winter / Spring 2018 published
Theatres Trust Theatres Magazine for Friends and Corporate Supporters has been published, leading on Theatres at Risk stories, here's a peek at what's inside.
Theatres Trust announce final four Urgent Repairs recipients
We have awarded four theatres a total of £54,520 in the final funding round of the Urgent Repairs Scheme. This scheme, set up in partnership with the Wolfson Foundation, helps theatres in need of immediate repair and maintenance.
Wolfson renew support with new Theatre Improvement Scheme
Following the success of the Urgent Repairs Scheme pilot, the first collaboration between the Theatres Trust and the Wolfson Foundation, the partnership continues with the launch of the new Theatre Improvement Scheme.
Theatres Trust welcomes DCMS blog on protecting our theatres
We welcome the DCMS blog post on the importance of protecting our theatres by Michael Ellis MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism.
Tim Eyles reappointed as Theatres Trust Chair
We are delighted to announce that Culture Secretary Matt Hancock has reappointed Tim Eyles as Chair of the Theatres Trust for a further three years until 31 January 2021.
Creative Scotland announces 2018-2021 Regular Funding Portfolio
We have commented on Creative Scotland Regular Funding Portfolio 2018 - 2021, released today.