Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking follow up

On 17 October 2017 Theatres Trust's Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking brought together theatre operators, local authorities, planners, developers and architects to explore the role of theatres and wider cultural infrastructure within placemaking at our biggest conference to date.

Thank you to all who attended, we hope you found it enjoyable. For those who were not able to attend, please se a selection of Conference related press below. We are now pulling together our Conference Report, due out in January 2018.

In the meantime check out attendees comments and reactions to the topics being discussed by visiting our Twitter hashtag #theatresmakeplaces. See the Programme for the day. View the list of Contributors and find out which companies generously Sponsored the event.


17/10/2017 Arts Industry | Putting theatre in its place

26/10/2017 The Stage | Quotes of the weekThere is a real sense of ownership from our local community for the theatre, so we feel a massive sense of responsibility for how we play our part in the area.” Sian Alexander, executive director at London’s Lyric Hammersmith, speaking at the Theatres Trust conference

00/10/2017 Space Architects | Theatres & Placemaking: the need to adapt to survive

17/10/2017 Hope in Hell blog Theatres Trust Conference - all I got was a ton of good info

31/10/2017 Making Music blog Place-making: what is it?

09/11/2017 LSI Online Theatres Trust Conference 17: Theatres and Placemaking synopsis

09/11/2017 PlaceMaking Resource Analysis: Can the show go on for theatres?

30/11/2017 ADF Futurewatch Setting the Stage for regeneration

Keep an eye out for more press with articles to appear in in ABTT's Sightline and Arts Professional.