The Theatres Trust

Fringe Theatre to open on Cutty Sark

11th December 2013

Read more at The Stage
Fringe Theatre to open on Cutty Sark
Published: 11 December 2013


Creative Scotland announces the appointment of new directors

11th December 2013

Following a recent recruitment process, Creative Scotland announced the appointment of four new directors. This is the first step in a restructuring process for the organisation, and a refocus of roles, that aims to improve the way they operate across all aspects of their work.

Leonie Bell has been appointed as Director of Arts & Engagement; Philip Deverell has been appointed as Director of Strategy; Gerard Kelly has been appointed as Director of Funding Operations; and Ian Stevenson has been appointed as Director of Finance.

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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


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