The Theatres Trust

Wiltshire Council axes funding for Salisbury Arts Centre

11th March 2015

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Wiltshire Council axes funding for Salisbury Arts Centre
Published 11 March 2015


Conwy County Borough Council proposes demolition of the historic Colwyn Bay Pier and Pavilion

11th March 2015

Application: DC/0/41463 and DC/0/41462

The Theatres Trust commented on the above planning and listed building applications seeking consent for demolition of Colwyn Bay’s Victoria Pier and Pavilion and retention of 76 stanchions. The Theatres Trust objects to the applications.

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


Building the Future – The TCPA’s Prospectus for Progressive Planning

10th March 2015

The Town and Country Planning Association has launched its pre-election manifesto Building the Future which warns that there is a real danger that the planning system, a vital national asset, essential to the maintenance and well-being of the country, will soon be lost.

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Fresh plea issued to save former Telford cinema as community venue

10th March 2015

Read more in Shropshire Star
Fresh plea issued to save former Telford cinema as community venue
Published 8 March 2015


The Guardian Theatre Blog: Are local councils the unsung heroes of the arts?

10th March 2015

Councils are caught in an austerity trap. But the enlightened ones have a defiant, nay patriotic, faith in the value of the arts blogs Fin Kennedy (author of the In Battalions study) for The Guardian Theatre Blog, published on 6 March 2015.


Simon Tait: 5 potential London homes for the RSC

10th March 2015

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Simon Tait: 5 potential London homes for the RSC
Published 10 March 2015


Vimeo: Dunoon Burgh Hall closes for refurbishment

10th March 2015

A short film about the last day of the Burgh Hall in Dunoon before it closed for extensive refurbishment with thoughts from some of the people who have worked, volunteered, facilitated and participated in the building’s artistic and community events over the past 5 years.

Watch the short film with Vimeo


The Guardian Theatre Blog: Changed stages - how the nation's theatre reinvented itself

10th March 2015

Despite the funding cuts, we are living through a rich time for theatrical experiment – as witnessed all over the country blogs Lyn Gardner for The Guardian Theatre Blog published on 9 March 2015.


Northampton's Royal and Derngate launches £425k upgrade bid

9th March 2015

Read more in The Stage
Royal and Derngate launches £425k upgrade bid
Published 9 March 2015


Coventry's historic Albany theatre reaches milestone under volunteers

9th March 2015

Raed more in Coventry Observer
Coventry’s historic Albany theatre reaches milestone under volunteers
Published 9 March 2015


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