The Theatres Trust

Quay Theatre, Sudbury makes comeback thanks to huge volunteer push

10th December 2013

Read more at Suffolk Free Press
Quay Theatre, Sudbury makes comeback thanks to huge volunteer push
Published: 10 December 2013


Stars join to fight against Hammersmith's Riverside Studios rebuild

10th December 2013

Theatre industry heavyweights have waded in to object to redevelopment plans for Riverside Studios just days before Hammersmith and Fulham council decides its fate. Stars of the creative world have joined the founding director, Peter Gill, 74, in supporting residents who feel replacing the famous arts complex with a much larger centre will be an eyesore on the Thames and that the height, massing and design will affect the character of the area.

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Community group 'thrilled' to run Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre

10th December 2013

A community group are jumping for joy after Taunton Deane Council decided to hand them the day-to-day running of the Brewhouse Theatre. An executive panel of councillors agreed to grant a five-year lease to Taunton Theatre Association (TTA) at a meeting last week. Members of TTA hope to have the 352-seater venue open by April next year.

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Cumbrian Theatre's new restaurant would create jobs

10th December 2013

Read more at The Cumberland News
Cumbrian Theatre’s new restaurant would create jobs
Published: 10 December 2013


Redevelopment of Hammersmith Riverside Studios

9th December 2013

Applications: 13/03799/FUL & 13/03800/CAC

The Theatres Trust raised substantial concerns and objected to the current planning applications for the Riverside Studio development as it did not provide sufficient information to demonstrate that the proposed redevelopment would include a satisfactory multifunctional replacement facility for the Riverside Studios that would meet the requirements of a modern arts centre within the catchment area. Read the Trust’s response. The Trust has subsequently withdrawn its objection as it is satisfied that commitments are in place to ensure a proper replacement arts centre for the Hammersmith Riverside Studios.

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


Funding for community projects in Brentwood

9th December 2013

Read more at Brentwood Weekly News
Funding for community projects in Brentwood
Published: 9 December 2013


Theatre in Rhos 'could house axe-threatened library'

9th December 2013

Read more at The Leader
Theatre in Rhos ‘could house axe-threatened library
Published: 9 December 2013


Council to outsource running of Birmingham Old Rep theatre

9th December 2013

Read more at Birmingham Mail
Council to outsource running of Birmingham Old Rep theatre
Published: 9 December 2013


Gaping holes in Cromer Pier Theatre bar and decking put festive show in doubt

6th December 2013

Gaping holes in Cromer Pier’s decking and theatre floors, along with major damage to the box office, are putting the venue’s Christmas show in jeopardy. Pounding waves have put a gaping 5ft hole in the bar floor near the Christmas tree, which now peers down to the raging waves below. A “bus stop” bench on the side of the theatre has also been ripped up leaving another 12ft in the floor.

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Christmas Card 2013 on sale now

5th December 2013

Our 2013 Christmas Card is now available to buy, the proceeds of which all go towards supporting the work of the Trust.

Louise Mark has once again designed this year’s Christmas Card which shows a scene of London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue and completes the set of watercolours of the three London west end theatre freeholds owned by The Theatres Trust including the Lyric Theatre, the Garrick Theatre and the Lyceum Theatre.

Christmas Card 2013 (c) Louise Mark 2013

Lyric Theatre, London
Watercolour
Copyright Louise Mark, 2013
Size: 150mm x 150mm

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