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.
Scarborough Futurist call in refused
It is with regret that the Secretary of State has decided not to call in the planning decision on the Futurist Theatre, thereby paving the way for the Council to progress demolition of the building.
More London Theatres awarded vital funding to secure their buildings
Round 3 of the London Theatres Small Grants Scheme has awarded grants to Applecart Arts, Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Chats Palace, Park Theatre and The Space to address repairs, access issues and improve conditions for staff, performers and audiences.
Theatres Trust statement on sale of Brighton Hippodrome
We understand that Brighton Hippodrome has been sold to a new owner. The Hippodrome is the finest surviving example of a circus theatre in the country and is currently on the Trust's Theatres at Risk Register.
Support our Christmas Appeal 2017
We continually work to ensure that theatre development has a lasting impact. This year we hope to raise over £5,000 through our christmas appeal to help theatres become more sustainable for the future.
Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking follow up
Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking took place on 17 October at Lyric Hammersmith. Find out more about the day.
Have you ever wondered... what role theatres play in placemaking?
The exciting programme for Conference 17: Theatres & Placemaking has been finalised, and delegate tickets are still available. Ensure your theatres make the most of the opportunities afforded by placemaking, book your delegate place now.
Theatres Magazine Autumn 2017 published
Theatres Trust Theatres Magazine for Friends and Corporate Supporters has been published, leading on Conference topic of placemaking, here's a peek at what's inside.
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'.
Understanding & working with post-war theatres report published
Between the 50s and the 80s Britain witnessed a boom in theatre building from modest to multi-auditorium. This report explores the opportunities and challenges they present as capital projects, from fabric repair to remodelling.
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.
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.
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.