The Theatres Trust

Localism Alliance event: Community Rights – Bristol, Wakefield, London

11th March 2014

The Theatres Trust has come together with several other organisations – Civic Voice, CAMRA, National Association of Local Councils (NALC), and Supporters Direct – to form the Localism Alliance, with the aim of raising awareness of Community Rights.

The Localism Alliance has now announced an initial programme of events to promote greater uptake of rights established under the Localism Act 2011. These include Community Right to Bid and Listing Assets of Community Value.

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Creative and commerical: Jim Beirne describes Live Theatre, Newcastle

10th March 2014

Read Jim Beirne full article at Arts Professional
Creative and commerical:Jim Beirne describes Live Theatre, Newcastle
Published: 10th March 2014


Newbury Corn Exchange and Watermill Theatre hit by local funding cuts

10th March 2014

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Newbury Corn Exchange and Watermill Theatre hit by local funding cuts
Published: 10 March 2014


Birmingham Ormiston Academy to take over running of The Old Rep

10th March 2014

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Birmingham Ormiston Academy to take over running of The Old Rep
Published: 10 March 2014


NPAC announces future Arts Centres

8th March 2014

National Partnership of Arts Centres (NPAC) to hold an open conversation about the role of arts centres in the future cultural ecology of the UK. With increasing pressure on arts funding and amidst a climate of heated public debate about the role of the creative industries, Future Arts Centres, to be held on Monday 12th May at Stratford Circus, is an event aimed at fuelling an open conversation amongst arts centre leaders.

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2014 Civic Trust Awards - Winners Revealed

8th March 2014

The 55th Annual Civic Trust Awards Ceremony was held on Friday 7th March at Blackpool Winter Gardens, supported by Blackpool Council and hosted by architect, writer and TV presenter George Clarke and Civic Trust Awards Managing Director Malcolm Hankey. From 238 applications, 79 national and international projects were rewarded with a Civic Trust Award, Commendation or Community Recognition at the glittering ceremony.

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Glasgow Film Festival plans to expand after record year

8th March 2014

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Glasgow Film Festival plans to expand after record year
Published: 8 March 2014


Ambassador Theatre Group plans major expansion

8th March 2014

Read more at The Telegraph
Ambassador Theatre Group plans major expansion
Published: 8 March 2014


Cultural planning guidance provided in new Government online Planning Practice Guidance

7th March 2014

The Culture in Planning Alliance (CiPA) is delighted that the new online Planning Practice Guidance published on 06 March 2014 and introduced by Nick Boles MP in his written ministerial statement includes new references to guide the development of culture in local plans and plan-making.

CiPA is very pleased that many of its recommendations during consultation on the beta version have been included.

CiPA includes The Theatres Trust, ixia public art think tank, the National Federation of Artists Studio Providers (NFASP), Arts Development UK, the Society of London Theatre (SOLT), UK Theatre, Voluntary Arts, the Visual Arts and Galleries Association (VAGA), the Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT) and the Little Theatre Guild.

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Kingston Council accused of subsidising International Youth Arts Festival 'through the back door'

7th March 2014

Kingston Council is subsidising the International Youth Arts Festival (IYAF) “through the back door” to the tune of almost £200,000, opposition councillors have claimed. Conservative leader Howard Jones revealed details of the council’s service level agreement with the Rose Theatre during a budget meeting on Thursday.

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