The Theatres Trust

Theatres Trust announces TheatreStage line-up for PLASA 2015

30th September 2015

Fifteen special theatre industry events take place on The Theatres Trust’s TheatreStage at PLASA Show 2015 from Sunday 4 to Tuesday 6 October at ExCel London.

Our TheatreStage plays host to key organisations and associations in the theatre sector announcing their latest activities, making presentations and giving awards, including the Association of Lighting Designer’s Michael Northen Award on Monday 5 October at 1.30pm.

The programme includes 15 presentations over three days from the Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT), Association of Lighting Designers (ALD), Backstage Heritage Collection, Behind the Scenes UK, Production Managers’ Forum, Society of Theatre Consultants, The Theatrical Guild, and ourselves, The Theatres Trust, the National Advisory Public Body for Theatres.

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My View, Margaret Herbert: We have a lot of friends, Prime Minister

30th September 2015

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in Doncaster Free Press.

Margaret Herbert gives her opinion regarding The Prime Minister’s remarks about Yorkshire people ‘hating each other, even if it was a joke’.

Amongst other Friends groups in the local area, she mentions that “The Friends of the Doncaster Grand Theatre and Grand Theatre Trust are working with Theatres Trust in London,the Matcham Society, and Architectural Heritage, and have the support of many famous names, including that of Sir David Jason, who is well-known and loved in our town.”

My View, Margaret Herbert: We have a lot of friends, Prime Minister
Published 30 September 2015


Reminder: The Architectural History of the Thorndike Theatre: a 1960s ‘Rep’ in Context

30th September 2015

The Architectural History of the Thorndike Theatre: a 1960s ‘Rep’ in Context
Wednesday 11 November
7.15pm
Leatherhead Theatre, Church Street, Leatherhead

Dr Alistair Fair (University of Edinburgh) will talk about the genesis and design of the Thorndike Theatre and will set the theatre’s architecture in context.

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'Neither bold nor modern': Mixed reception to £8.7m Hull New Theatre facelift plans

30th September 2015

Read the story at Hull Daily Mail
‘Neither bold nor modern’: Mixed reception to £8.7m Hull New Theatre facelift plans
Published 30 September 2015


Plans submitted for major Brixton regeneration proposals

30th September 2015

Read the story at Hbdonline.co.uk
Plans submitted for major Brixton regeneration proposals
Published 30 September 2015


Publication of the Theatre Tax relief manual

30th September 2015

The Theatre Tax relief manual is now available.

For more information see Gov.uk
Published 30 September 2015


Live Theatre in Newcastle prepares for new cultural development

29th September 2015

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in The Chronicle.

Nowadays Live is far more than the small but beautifully formed organisation first founded in 1973.

Besides setting up an online play-writing course and teaming up with leading Newcastle chef Terry Laybourne on The Broad Chare gastro-pub just down the road, it has transformed its adjacent old schoolhouse building into a home for creative businesses.
Live Works is its fourth major project and it will fill the long-neglected gap, next to the former Flynn’s bar overlooking the Tyne.

Opening a conference recently, Jim Beirne [the theatre’s chief executive] outlined this next exciting chapter in a wider context.
“If the culture of a place is successful, it’ll be fun and safe, students will come, universities will thrive, students will stay, SMEs will grow, and therefore so will the economy,” he told The Theatres Trust Conference.

Live Theatre in Newcastle to stage Lee Hall premiere as it prepares for new cultural development
Published 29 September 2015


Northampton's Royal & Derngate unveils donors’ wall to thank supporters

29th September 2015

Read the story at Northampton Chronicle and Echo
Royal & Derngate unveils donors’ wall to thank supporters for hitting £498,000 target
Published 29 September 2015


Moira Sinclair’s Speech at No Boundaries 2015

29th September 2015

Read the story at Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Moira Sinclair’s Speech at No Boundaries 2015
Published 29 September 2015


London's Rich Mix rescued after truce with council

29th September 2015

Read the story at The Wharf
Rich Mix rescued after truce with council
Published 29 September 2015


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