News

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.

  • Close up of the facade of Doncaster Grand signage.
    Theatres at Risk Capacity Building Programme Year 3 recipients

    We are delighted to announce details of the four theatres that will receive a share of £45,500 worth of support.

    Theatres at Risk Capacity Building Programme Year 3 recipients
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    General Manager vacancy

    We are looking to recruit a General Manager to join the senior management team, supporting our work through effective organisational, operational, project and event management.

    General Manager vacancy
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    Theatres in England permitted to reopen from 17 May

    Theatres Trust welcomes news that step 3 of the reopening roadmap will proceed, allowing theatres in England to reopen with some restrictions in place, but cautions that tough times are still ahead for the sector.

    Theatres in England permitted to reopen from 17 May
  • Theatres Trust on a tour of the auditorium at Ramsbottom Co-op Hal.
    Theatres at Risk Adviser vacancy

    We are looking to recruit someone to support community groups, theatre managers and local authorities with strategies to protect and restore theatres as live performance venues.

    Theatres at Risk Adviser vacancy
  • Auditorium of Streatham Hill Theatre in bingo use.
    Viable future for Streatham Hill Theatre

    An independent study, part funded by our Theatres at Risk Capacity Building Programme, confirms the theatre's potential for kickstarting high street revival and suggests a phased approach to refurbishment.

    Viable future for Streatham Hill Theatre
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    Planning applications near theatres

    Theatre operators and owners are advised to look out for planning applications near their venues and let us know so we can comment formally.

    Planning applications near theatres
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    Small Grants Programme launched supported by The Linbury Trust

    We are delighted to be able to offer grants of up to £5,000 through this new scheme to enable not-for-profit theatres across the UK to be viable and thrive in the future.

    Small Grants Programme launched supported by The Linbury Trust
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    Culture Recovery Fund second round recipients announced

    Theatres Trust welcomes further support for theatres in England, which is vital as they have remained closed far longer than expected.

    Culture Recovery Fund second round recipients announced
  • Auditorium of Wilton's Music Hall with wooden floors and red curtain
    Theatres at Risk Capacity Building Programme

    Thanks to funding from The Pilgrim Trust and Swire Charitable Trust, this scheme is open for a third year.

    Theatres at Risk Capacity Building Programme
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    World Theatre Day 2021

    On World Theatre Day, Theatres Trust reflects on the importance of theatres and how it has worked to protect them during the pandemic.

    World Theatre Day 2021
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    Join our Board - Chair and Trustee opportunities

    Could you help shape our work to champion the future of theatres in communities everywhere?

    Join our Board - Chair and Trustee opportunities
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    Blog: Introducing the Theatre Green Book

    Theatre Green Book Co-ordinator and Theatres Trust Trustee Paddy Dillon gives some background on the new project.

    Blog: Introducing the Theatre Green Book