The Theatres Trust

Mark Shenton: Reflections on Nick Hytner’s 12-year National Theatre tenure?

30th March 2015

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Mark Shenton: Reflections on Nick Hytner’s 12-year National Theatre tenure?
Published 20 March 2015


Chance to learn about Cumbernauld Theatre move

29th March 2015

Read more at Cumbernauld News
Chance to learn about Cumbernauld Theatre move
Published 29 March 2015


The Theatres Trust to talk at UK Theatre Spring Briefing and Networking Events

29th March 2015

In April and May 2015 UK Theatre will be joined with representatives from The Theatres Trust and Spektrix for their Briefing and Networking Events. Primarily designed as an opportunity to informally meet with other UK Theatre members and arts professionals over a glass of wine, these networking events include a short briefing on the key issues for UK Theatre.

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Curtain rises on revival at Sheffield’s Merlin Theatre

27th March 2015

Read more at Sheffield Telegraph Curtain rises on revival at Sheffield’s Merlin Theatre Published 27 March 2015


Shakespeare's Globe theatre sets stage for new funding for culture with social impact bond

27th March 2015

Raed more in Reuters
Shakespeare’s Globe theatre sets stage for new funding for culture with social impact bond
Published 27 March 2015


Spiegeltent headed to Stratford-upon-Avon for the Comedy Festival

27th March 2015

Application: 15/00516/FUL

The Theatres Trust commented on the above application for the construction of two temporary performance venues in Swan Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon, to be used in association with a comedy festival, reoccurring for approximately 10 days each year for five years. The Trust supported the application.

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


Southampton’s Nuffield Theatre team to operate new arts complex

27th March 2015

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Southampton’s Nuffield Theatre team to operate new arts complex
Published 27 March 2015


Hafren theatre faces up to £69k cuts

26th March 2015

Read more at News North Wales
Hafren theatre faces up to £69k cuts
Published 26 March 2015


Alexandra Palace secures £18.8m in Heritage Lottery Fund support

25th March 2015

Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust (APPCT) is delighted to announce that it has been awarded £18.8million of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to restore the Palace’s most significant historic spaces to their former glory and secure the Palace’s future as one of London’s leading heritage destinations.Under the plans, the eastern end of the Palace, comprising the BBC Studios and the Victorian Theatre will be repaired and refurbished, together with the glazed East Court in which a new and more welcoming public entrance hall will be created.The Palace’s stunning hidden theatre dating back to 1875 will also be brought back to life for community and commercial use with theatrical performances, cinema screenings, live comedy, acoustic music and corporate entertainment among the ideas backed by leading arts figures. The theatre will accommodate audiences of up to 1,300 but has been designed to suit smaller and more intimate audience numbers too.

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Alexandra Palace secures lottery funding for restoration

25th March 2015

Read more with Haringay Independent
Alexandra Palace secures lottery funding for restoration
Published 25 March 2015


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