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.
Thanks to our fundraisers
From Billy Elliot-inspired stunts to photo books and sponsored walks, Theatres Trust is enormously grateful to the people who have chosen to raise money for us during the current crisis.
Grants to help theatres improve environmental sustainability
Through our partnership with the Wolfson Foundation, we’ve awarded grant to five more theatres and £360,000 in grants will be available over the next three years.
Join our Board - Chair and Trustee opportunities
Could you help shape our work to champion the future of theatres in communities everywhere?
Lockdown exit strategy
Theatres Trust responds to the Prime Minister's announcement setting out the principles for easing restrictions in England.
Ramsbottom Co-op Hall awarded Grade II listed status
Theatres Trust is delighted that our application to Historic England has been successful, giving protection to the building recently added to our Theatres at Risk list.
Theatres support vaccine effort
Lockdown closed theatres continue to play a crucial role supporting their communities through the pandemic by opening their spaces as NHS vaccine centres.
Consultation on Permitted Development Rights
Our response welcomed the exclusion of theatres from the proposals to allow more changes of use from commercial buildings to new homes without need for full planning permission, but raised concerns about wider impacts of development.
Winter 2021 Theatres Magazine
The latest edition of Theatres Magazine for supporters has been published.
Theatres at Risk Register 2021 announced
This year’s list highlights 31 buildings with significant architectural merit and strong community value that are under threat.
Welcome result in Public Inquiry involving Wallingford Corn Exchange
Having provided evidence, Theatres Trust is delighted that the appeal against refusal of planning permission for an adjoining residential development has been dismissed.
Three Trustees re-appointed to Theatres Trust board
We are delighted to announce that Paul Cartwright, Richard Johnston and Gary Kemp will be serving a second term on our Board of Trustees
Scenario planning for 2021
We've put together a toolkit and set of base scenarios to help theatres to challenge assumptions embedded in their business planning and plan for the year ahead.