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Edinburgh venue St Stephen’s to be run by Sell A Door theatre company

25th January 2015

Read more in The Stage
Edinburgh venue St Stephen’s to be run by Sell A Door theatre company
Published 21 January 2015


Plan for reopening of Royal Victoria Hall presented to Southborough Town Council last night

23rd January 2015

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Plan for reopening of Royal Victoria Hall presented to Southborough Town Council last night
Published 23 January 2015


Future secured for Sutton’s theatres with ground-breaking 10-year deal

23rd January 2015

The show will go on for both of Sutton’s theatres which are set to be taken over by a new theatre company to herald an exciting new era for the two venues.

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Doncaster's Grand Theater threatened by expansion of the Frenchgate Centre

23rd January 2015

Application: 14/02936/FULM

The Theatres Trust wrote to Doncaster City Council regarding the above planning application for the creation of a multiplex cinema and four additional retail units at the Frenchgate Centre. The site includes the Grade II listed Doncaster Grand Theatre which is on our Theatre Buildings at Risk Register. The Theatres Trust objects to the application. The Grand should benefit from this application in terms of planning obligations or other financial agreements and the Trust has formally request to meet to discuss the objection and to secure the sustainable future of the Grand.

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To view the planning documents online, please click here and enter the application number


Mountview forced to abandon Hornsey Town Hall relocation plans due to cost

23rd January 2015

Read more in The Stage
Mountview forced to abandon Hornsey Town Hall relocation plans due to cost
Published 23 January 2015

Read the full Mountview Academy Press Release: Alternative new home for Mountview explored

Read the comment in response from the Hornsey Town Hall Creative Trust


Newcastle People's Theatre proposes a new studio and foyer

23rd January 2015

Application: 20141932/01/DET

Newcastle City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application relating to the People’s Theatre for alterations to the entrance, reconfiguration of the foyer and bar, and erection of a new studio theatre. The Theatres Trust supports the application.

Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here and enter the application number


Creative Industries worth £8.8 million an hour to UK economy

23rd January 2015

New statistics have been published revealing the huge contribution that Creative Industries make to the UK economy. Published by the Department for Culture, Media, and Sport on 13th January 2015, the statistics reveal that the Creative Industries are now worth £76.9 billion per year (£8.8 million per hour) to the UK economy.

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Council bid for 'disposal' of Margate's Theatre Royal

22nd January 2015

Read more at Thanet Gazette
Council bid for ‘disposal’ of Margate’s Theatre Royal
Published 22 January 2015


Business as usual as Theatre Royal, in Bury St Edmunds, opens following closure

22nd January 2015

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Business as usual as Theatre Royal, in Bury St Edmunds, opens following closure
Published 22 January 2015


Sets appeal: jaw-dropping stage designs from around the world – in pictures

22nd January 2015

Pink elephants and water-worlds are among the groundbreaking creations of contemporary designers featured in a new book. Take a look at eight of their incredible creations in World Scenography 1990-2005 by Eric Fielding and Peter McKinnon at The Guardian Stage: Gallery


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