The Theatres Trust

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon confirm purchase of State Cinema in Grays

14th September 2015

Read the story at Thurrock Gazette
Pub chain JD Wetherspoon confirm purchase of State Cinema
Published 14 September 2015


Crowdfunding effort to light up Plymouth's Palace Theatre reaches halfway point

14th September 2015

Read the story at The Plymouth Herald
Crowdfunding effort to light up Plymouth’s Palace Theatre reaches halfway point
Published 14 September 2015


Finborough Theatre application refused

11th September 2015

Application: PP/15/04451

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea have refused the application for the creation of flats above the Finborough Theatre. The application received over 700 objections.

Read the Council’s report here

Read The Theatres Trust response to the application


New national heritage body for Scotland granted charitable status

11th September 2015

Historic Scotland has released a press release about how the new national heritage body for Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland has received charitable status from the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

For the full press release see Historic Scotland
Published 11 September 2015


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

11th 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.

Read full story


Theatre to return to the Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd, this weekend

11th September 2015

Read the story at Wales Online
Theatre to return to the Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd, this weekend
Published 11 September 2015


Fund raising ghost walk to save the Brighton Hippodrome

11th September 2015

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in a post in Save the Brighton Hippodrome’s Facebook Page.

There will a special fundraiser to Save Our Hippodrome at 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday 3rd November and will begin from outside the Hippodrome in Middle Street.

They believe restoration for live performance is now the clear default option. They are developing a working relationship with Brighton and Hove City Council, The Theatres Trust, Historic England, the Frank Matcham Society and AMG to bring that about.

Fund raising ghost walk to save the Brighton Hippodrome.
Published 11 September 2015


Huddersfield's Lawrence Batley Theatre launches fundraising campaign

10th September 2015

Read the story at Huddersfield Examiner
Lawrence Batley Theatre launches fundraising campaign on 21st birthday
Published 10 September 2015


Plymouth Palace Theatre charity thank emergency services for 'quick' response

10th September 2015

Read the story at Plymouth Herald
Plymouth Palace Theatre charity thank emergency services for ‘quick’ response to petrol can teens
Published 10 September 2015


London's Battersea Arts Centre: News update includes plans for Grand Hall

10th September 2015

Battersea Arts Centre has released a press release with news, which includes an update on plans for the Grand Hall rebuild.

For the full press release see Battersea Arts Centre.
Published 10 September 2015


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