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 Trust comments on Plymouth Palace future
A petition has been launched that calls for discussions to resume about saving Plymouth Palace theatre. The theatre is currently no. 2 on our Theatres at Risk register. We'd be happy to talk to anyone with proposals for the building.
More contributors announced for Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking
Details of an impressive array of contributors for Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking have started to be confirmed as theatres, councils and architects join the line up discussing why and how theatres can engage with the placemaking agenda.
Stakeholders reveal results of Burnley Empire Viability Study
The second stage of the Viability Study for Burnley Empire is now complete. It has concluded that there is a clear opportunity for the restoration of the Grade II listed building through a long-term venture with partnership and training at its core.
Theatres Trust comments on withdrawal of plans for Blackpool Pavilion
Blackpool Council has announced that they will not proceed with the proposed museum in the Pavilion and Horseshoe at the Winter Gardens. Blackpool Pavilion is on our Theatres at Risk register.
What do theatres mean to you? | Blog by Jon Morgan
Jon Morgan, Theatres Trust Director, has written a Blog on why the wider theatre industry should care more about theatre buildings and engage with the placemaking agenda.
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Blackpool Museum proposal for the Winter Gardens withdrawn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.
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.
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.
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.