The Theatres Trust

Boost for Trowbridge Town Hall arts project

21st March 2014

Read more at Wiltshire Times
Boost for Trowbridge Town Hall arts project
Published: 21st March 2014


Historic Scotland to invest £2m in old buildings

20th March 2014

Read more at BBC News
Historic Scotland to invest £2m in old buildings
Published 20 March 2014


Theatre tax relief a “monumental” development – industry reaction

19th March 2014

Read more at The Stage
Theatre tax relief a “monumental” development – industry reaction
Published: 19th March 2014


Thousands sign Brighton Hippodrome petition

19th March 2014

Read more at The Argus
Thousands sign Brighton Hippodrome petition
Published: 19th March 2014


Tax relief for theatre production

19th March 2014

In the Budget today, the Chancellor announced that a new tax relief will be available for the production of theatre and live performance work in ballet, dance and opera. The Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre Association have been working for some time with Arts Council England and colleagues in the Government to ensure the workability of these reliefs, with the Government’s stated aim that it wants this relief to support theatre production in London and around the country; with an ability to not only aim to maintain London’s position as one of the great theatre capitals of the world, but also to boost our regional theatres, providing a strong incentive for touring.

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Bury St Edmunds: Community-run arts centre could be first of its kind

19th March 2014

Britain’s first-ever community-run arts centre could be coming to west Suffolk as volunteers prepare to open out their ambitious plans to the public. Those behind the fledgling Wuffings project in Bury St Edmunds hope it will become a community centre with the arts at its core, with its small auditorium available to hire for community groups.

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Momentum builds for Community Theatres

18th March 2014

With the programme for this year’s Theatres Trust Conference 14: Community Theatres in place, and a strong line up of contributors confirmed, including Stephen Williams MP, Peter Stark OBE, Chairman of Voluntary Arts Network, and Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chairman of Arts Council England, momentum is building as delegates take advantage of the generous Early Bird delegate rates.

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Charcoalblue helps transform Everyman Theatre

18th March 2014

Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre, whose acting alumni includes Pete Postlethwaite and Julie Walters, has undergone a complete structural and artistic renovation thanks to the Everyman creative team, architects Haworth Tompkins and theatre consultants Charcoalblue. In 2005 the Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust enlisted Haworth Tompkins and Charcoalblue to consult on the complex and ambitious project.

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Bradford Alhambra Theatre: 100 years of the show going on

18th March 2014

Read more at BBC News
Bradford Alhambra Theatre: 100 years of the show going on
Published: 18th March 2014


Kingston upon Thames's Regal facing redevelopment

17th March 2014

Application: 13/13017/FUL and 13/13018/LBC

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames consulted The Theatres Trust on the above applications for alterations and redevelopment of the Regal Cinema comprising the erection of three additional levels to the cinema building, the subdivision and reuse of the auditorium, and a new seven storey extension to the east. The Trust objects to the application in principle because the excessive and insensitive internal subdivision and reuse of the existing building will damage the architectural integrity and significance of the building. Read the Trust’s response

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


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Side Elevation of the Minerva Theatre under construction, Chichester, 1988
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