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.
Changing Places toilets in theatres in England
The government has published its consultation response, making it compulsory to include a Changing Places toilet in new and significantly extended theatre buildings in England.
Theatre historian Alistair Fair’s book on Britain’s new theatres from the 1950s to the 1980s is now available in paperback.
Six more theatres across London awarded small grants
We have awarded six theatres a total of £30,000 from our London Small Theatres Grants Scheme.
UK Small Grants awarded to five more theatres
Five UK theatres receive over £23,000 from our small grants scheme to address urgent repairs and important building improvements.
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.
DCMS Committee Inquiry report and recommendations
Findings have been published on the impact of Covid-19, including the recommendation of a sector-specific deal for the performing arts.
Summer 20 Theatres Magazine
The latest edition of Theatres Magazine for supporters has been published – our first in digital format.
Theatre Super Auction
We are delighted to have been chosen as one of the partner charities for a celebrity charity auction.
Theatres Trust response to audiences back in theatres from 1 August
We welcome the announcement that theatres can reopen from 1 August for live performances with a socially distanced audience, stage 4 of the phased return, but we need an announcement on stage 5 in the next few weeks.
Planning protection for theatres, concert halls and music venues
Theatres Trust has been campaigning to strengthen protections for theatres in the planning system and is pleased that the government has responded so positively.
Theatres Trust enhanced advice service
We have bolstered our advice team and set up the Theatres Trust Skills Bank to support theatres to navigate the difficult times ahead.
DCMS announcement on next stages of reopening
Theatres Trust responds to the guidance for the performing arts in England and changes to the planning system.