The Theatres Trust

Colchester Mercury reaches its £580,000 revamp funding target

26th February 2015

Read more in Daily Gazette
Colchester Mercury reaches its £580,000 revamp funding target
Published 26 February 2015


Ed Miliband to pledge universal entitlement to arts education

26th February 2015

Read more in The Guardian
Ed Miliband to pledge universal entitlement to arts education
Published 23 February 2015


Letter: The big shows and big shops won't come to Derby

26th February 2015

Read more at Derby Telegraph
Letter: The big shows and big shops won’t come to Derby
Published 26 February 2015


Revised plans for a new theatre in Soho submitted

26th February 2015

Application: 15/00565/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for variations to planning permission 13/09185 to redevelop a number of properties on Walker’s Court, comprising a mixed use development containing a new theatre/ live performance venue (sui generis). The variations include revised and improved plans for the theatre. The Trust supports the application.

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To view the planning documents online, please click here and enter the application number


Stretford Public Hall to be run by Friends group

26th February 2015

Read more at Messenger News
Stretford Public Hall to be run by Friends group
Published 26 February 2015


Successor bodies to English Heritage set out programme for the years ahead

26th February 2015

From 1 April 2015, English Heritage will separate into two organisations, Historic England, and the English Heritage Trust. They have set out their plans for the years ahead.

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Stella Duffy Blog: Jennie Lee White Paper Anniversary

25th February 2015

Read more at Stella Duffy’s Not Writing But Blogging Blog
Stella Duffy Blog: Jennie Lee White Paper Anniversary
Published 25 February 2015


Brighton Hippodrome campaigners launch new £25,000 fundraising campaign

25th February 2015

Read more in the Brighton Argus
Brighton Hippodrome campaigners launch new £25,000 fundraising campaign Published 25 February 2015


New 60-seat studio to ‘breathe new life’ into Arts Theatre

25th February 2015

Read more in The Stage
New 60-seat studio to ‘breathe new life’ into Arts Theatre
Published 25 February 2015


GPS Culture publish final report 'A new destination for the arts: Reflections, Recommendations and Conclusion'

25th February 2015

Christopher Gordon, David Powell and Peter Stark, authors of The RoCC Report and The PLACE Report have decided to draw to a close the current phase of their work together as GPS Culture on the 50th Anniversary of the publication of Jennie Lee’s ‘A Policy for the Arts: The First Steps’, it being the only White Paper addressing National Policy for the Arts in the UK.

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