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 welcomes the approval of The Factory, Manchester
We welcome the approval of the new flexible space and are pleased that John McGrath, CEO and Artistic Director will be speaking at our annual conference.
Theatres Trust welcomes the revised National Planning Policy Framework
Read our response to the revised NPPF including the adoption of Agent of Change as a development consideration.
J&C Joel celebrate 40 years by supporting Theatres Trust
J&C Joel, manufacturer of flame retardant fabrics, drapery and stage engineering solutions has selected Theatres Trust as their chosen charity in their 40th anniversary year. Each customer will be asked to donate £1 per order, which they will match.
Blackpool Winter Gardens Pavilion secures Selladoor partnership
We are delighted that the Pavilion Theatre at the Blackpool Winter Gardens, on our Theatres at Risk register, will be protected and revitalised thanks to a partnership with Selladoor and Blackpool Entertainment Company.
#InspiringFutureTheatre by the Theatres Trust
In support of the UK Theatre and SOLT initiative Inspiring the Future of Theatre, some of our staff discuss why they work in theatre, and why they love working to protect theatres across the UK.
Theatre at Risk Streatham Hill Theatre listed as an ACV
Lambeth Council have listed Theatre at Risk Streatham Hill Theatre as an Asset of Community Value, offering the theatre additional protection from development. This is great news for the campaign group working to repopen the historic venue.
Improving Accessibility scheme supported by Arts Disability Champion
We're delighted that Andrew Miller, UK disability champion for the arts and culture sector has supported our Improving Accessibility funding route, year one of our Theatre Improvement Scheme, for driving the access agenda beyond reasonable adjustment.
Join the industry in inspiring future theatre
Join us and support SOLT and UK Theatre's industry initiative, Inspiring the Future of Theatre, to help showcase the huge range of careers available in theatre, and encourage children and young people to consider jobs they might not have known existed.
We celebrate women in architecture on #EthelDay
Theatres Trust joins RIBA in celebrating women in architecture, on #EthelDay, from Elisabeth Scott, theatre architect, to our very own Architecture Adviser, and qualified architect, Claire Appleby, and the many women working in theatre architecture.
24 influential new Ambassadors have committed to championing our work
We are delighted that 24 influential Ambassadors have committed to championing our work the past, present and future of live theatre. They will work with us to ensure the UK's theatres are protected and secured for future generations to enjoy.
Alexandra Burke, Theatres Trust Ambassador, on her favourite theatre
Watch an interview with Alexandra Burke, Theatres Trust Ambassador, discussing her favourite theatre and why. As a Theatres Trust Ambassador Alexandra will work with us to ensure the UK’s theatres are protected and secured for future generations.
Michael Ball, Theatres Trust Ambassador, on the role of theatres
Watch an interview with Theatres Trust Ambassador Michael Ball discussing the role of theatres and the value of live performance. Michael will work with us to ensure the UK’s theatres are protected and secured for future generations.