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.
London Theatres | Guest blog by Michael Coveney
A new book, London Theatres, by theatre critic Michael Coveney and photographer Peter Dazeley, takes theatre lovers on a tour of London’s most iconic theatres. Michael blogs about the wider themes running through the book.
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.
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.
Arts centre plans for Bournemouth's threatened Regent Theatre
Bournemouth Civic Society has revealed plans to regenerate the threatened former Odeon/ Regent Theatre in Westover Road as an arts centre for Bournemouth.
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.
Theatres Trust comments on withdrawal of plans for Blackpool Pavilion
Blackpool Council has announced that they will not proceed with the proposed museum in the Pavilion and Horseshoe at the Winter Gardens. Blackpool Pavilion is on our Theatres at Risk register.
What do theatres mean to you? | Blog by Jon Morgan
Jon Morgan, Theatres Trust Director, has written a Blog on why the wider theatre industry should care more about theatre buildings and engage with the placemaking agenda.
Blackpool Museum proposal for the Winter Gardens withdrawn
Blackpool Council has decided not to proceed with the proposed conversion of the Pavilion Theatre and Horseshoe into a museum due to the larger than expected costs associated with the project.
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.