The Theatres Trust

Wilton's Music Hall, London: derelict pleasure palace gets a ramshackle restoration

9th September 2015

Read the story at The Guardian
Wilton’s Music Hall: derelict pleasure palace gets a ramshackle restoration
Published 9 September 2015


£65m Burgess Hill plan gets green light and could be ‘biggest investment in the region’

9th September 2015

Read the story at Mid Sussex Times
£65million Burgess Hill plan gets green light and could be ‘biggest investment in the region’
Published 9 September 2015


Letchworth's Broadway Cinema to introduce live theatre

8th September 2015

Application: 15/01943/1

The Trust responded to the above application for a minor material amendment to planning permission 14/00463/1 for construction of an extension to the rear of the Broadway Cinema in Letchworth to facilitate the dual use of Screen 1 as a theatre. The Theatres Trust supports the application.

Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here


Curtain falls on bid to retain Melrose's Wynd Theatre as a performing arts venue

8th September 2015

Read the story at The Southern Reporter
Curtain falls on bid to retain Melrose building as theatre
Published 8 September 2015


Fundraiser goes swimmingly as Lyric Hammersmith boss crosses English Channel

8th September 2015

The outgoing director of the Lyric theatre has raised almost £15,000 for charity after swimming the English Channel.

Jessica Hepburn, who has been executive director of the theatre in King Street, Hammersmith, for nearly 10 years, completed the impressive feat in 17 hours and 44 minutes.

For the full press release see noodls
Published 8 September 2015


Curtain rises on Bangor Drama Club’s new theatre dreams

8th September 2015

Read the story at Spectator Newspapers
Curtain rises on Drama Club’s new theatre dreams
Published 8 September 2015


Still hope for the Liverpool's Futurist?

7th September 2015

The Cinema Theatre Association has released a press release regarding the future of Liverpool’s Futurist, after Liverpool City Council’s decision to demolish the Futurist, and the refusal of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to review the matter.

For the full press release click here.
Published 7 September 2015


Evans Vettori's Halifax's Square Chapel Centre for the Arts starts on site

7th September 2015

Read the story at Architects Journal
10 years later…Evans Vettori’s Halifax arts centre starts on site
Published 7 September 2015


London's Alexandra Palace Theatre: Suspended animation

7th September 2015

An image from The Theatres Trust’s Image Library has been used by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
Issue 16 Suspended animation
Published 7 September 2015


Plans to turn Wynd Theatre into an art gallery are being backed by Scottish Borders Council

7th September 2015

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in Border Telegraph.

Plans to turn Melrose’s only designated theatre into an art gallery are being backed by Scottish Borders Council.

A total of 12 objections to the change-of-use application were tabled.

Amongst the protesters were The Theatres Trust. A spokesman said: “Though the Trust recognises the importance of investment and regeneration in town centres, where a new use is proposed for a former community or cultural facility, the Trust always advises the local authority that it must be satisfied the building is surplus to the cultural requirements of the local community before granting the new use.”

Planners put Wynd’s gallery bid in the picture
Published 7 September 2015


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