The Theatres Trust

Golden moments from the history of Belfast’s Grand Opera House

20th August 2015

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in Belfast Live

Celebrating 120 years at the heart of Belfast’s entertainment scene, the Grand Opera House is truly one of the city’s cultural icons.

Described by The Theatres Trust as “probably the best surviving example in the UK of the oriental style applied to theatre architecture”, the Grand Opera House opened its doors on December 23, 1895.

Golden moments from the Grand Opera House’s history as it celebrates 120 years
Published 20 August 2015


Summer Archive Project: Lon-done!

20th August 2015

Duchess Last week the Summer Archive Project Interns completed the cataloguing and repackaging of all the London theatre plans held in the archive. 131 crisp, new, neatly labelled boxes have been generated, with plans and documents filed by theatre and then by individual project. Some are for planning proposals for simple changes to exterior signage – others for complicated full restorations.

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One plan, two guvnors: National’s Nicks to open Tower Bridge theatre

20th August 2015

Read the story at London Evening Standard
One plan, two guvnors: National’s Nicks to open Tower Bridge theatre
Published 20 August 2015


Project to renovate Perth Theatre shows ‘great ambition of city’

20th August 2015

Read the story at The Courier
Project to renovate Perth Theatre shows ‘great ambition of city’
Published 20 August 2015


London Theatre Company to build 900-seat theatre at Tower Bridge

20th August 2015

Read the story at The Stage
Hytner and Starr’s London Theatre Company to build 900-seat theatre at Tower Bridge
Published 20 August 2015


Nicholas Hytner reveals new theatre plans near Tower Bridge

20th August 2015

Read the story at BBC News
Nicholas Hytner reveals new theatre plans
Published 20 August 2015


London to open first major theatre in 20 years, near Tower Bridge

20th August 2015

Read the story at The Independent
London to open first major theatre in 20 years
Published 20 August 2015


Groundworks signal step forward towards restoration and redevelopment of Perth Theatre

20th August 2015

Read the story at Horsecross Arts
Groundworks signal step forward towards restoration and redevelopment of Perth Theatre
Published 20 August 2015


'Plan of action' in place for theatre campaign in Warrington

19th August 2015

Read the story at Warrington Guardian
‘Plan of action’ in place for theatre campaign following arts council’s latest meeting
Published 19 August 2015


Curtain stays up as Southampton's Mayflower Theatre undergoes repairs

19th August 2015

Read the story at Dorset Echo
Curtain stays up as Mayflower Theatre undergoes repairs
Published 19 August 2015


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