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.

  • Salford Victoria
    Autumn 2017 Building Better Theatres Workshops open for bookings

    Autumn 2017 Building Better Theatres Workshops are open for bookings. The workshops provide training to local authorities and theatre organisations. Workshops include 'Planning a Capital Project' and 'Delivering a Capital Project'.

    Autumn 2017 Building Better Theatres Workshops open for bookings
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    Hear from our Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking Gold Sponsors

    Allies and Morrison and Haworth Tompkins are Gold Sponsors of Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking. Find out why they are supporters of the conference, and why theatres and placemaking is relevant.

    Hear from our Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking Gold Sponsors
  • Audiences getting ready for s ashow at the Scarborough Futurist.
    Help us stop the demolition of Scarborough Futurist

    The Scarborough Futurist, on our Theatres at Risk register, is currently subject to an application for demolition. We have objected and urge you to as well.

    Help us stop the demolition of Scarborough Futurist
  • Headshot of Mike Sell
    New Honorary Life Friend announced

    We are delighted to announce Mike Sell as an Honorary Life Friend. Mike Sell is a theatre historian and has been involved with Theatres Trust for over 30 years.

    New Honorary Life Friend announced
  • colchester Mercury
    APAC Study Day 2017: Celebrating Anniversaries

    The Association of Performing Arts Collections (APAC) is holding its annual Study Day on 13 September at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester. Find out more about making use of your archives to celebrate your organisation’s history.

    APAC Study Day 2017: Celebrating Anniversaries
  • ABTT
    ABTT launch theatre toilets survey for venue operators

    A nationwide survey on access to toilets in theatres has been launched by the Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT). Theatres of all sizes from across the country are invited to fill out the survey.

    ABTT launch theatre toilets survey for venue operators
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    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.

    Theatres Trust responds to ACE NPO and Capital Funding announcement
  • Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking logo
    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.

    Invitation to sponsor | Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking
  • Colour auditorium photo from the first balcony looking across to the opposite side boxes and up to the ceiling.
    Theatres Trust provides update on Burnley Empire Viability Study

    The second phase of a Viability Study for the Burnley Empire theatre, a Theatre at Risk 2016, is well underway. The report from the study is due early summer.

    Theatres Trust provides update on Burnley Empire Viability Study
  • A view of the proscenium arch and stage at Blackpool Winter Garden Pavilion.
    Theatres Trust responds to Blackpool Museum proposal for Pavilion

    Theatres Trust raised concerns with planning and listed building applications 17/0164 and 17/0165 for part demolition at the Blackpool Winter Gardens to create a museum with a new public entrance from Adelaide Street.

    Theatres Trust responds to Blackpool Museum proposal for Pavilion
  • Alexandra Palace Theatre
    Theatres Trust comments on Alexandra Palace as construction begins

    On 5 April Alexandra Park and Palace Trust revealed the main construction phase of its East Wing restoration is underway.

    Theatres Trust comments on Alexandra Palace as construction begins