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.
Francis Reid Collection donated to Theatres Trust Library & Archive
Lighting designer Francis Reid was well known to Theatres Trust as a Friend and a keen supporter of our work. In accordance with his wishes, his family have kindly donated some of his theatre materials to our collections.
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.
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.
Planning laws change to protect pub theatres
The Neighbourhood Planning Act passed into law on 28 April 2017 and removes permitted development rights in England that currently enable the change of use of pubs to retail, restaurant or office uses without the need for planning permission.
Globe Theatre Stockton-on-Tees wins planning permission
Theatres Trust welcomes Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council's decision to grant permission for the reuse, restoration and refurbishment of Stockton’s Grade II listed The Globe which will reopen as a multi-purpose live performance and entertainment venue.
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 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 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.