The Theatres Trust

Extension of time to implement extensions to Winchester’s Chesil Theatre

9th July 2012

Planning application: 12/00781/FUL

The Theatres Trust has been notified of the above planning application for an extension to the time limit for implementing planning permission (05/01200/FUL) for the erection of 1 no. four bed dwelling and 4 no. two bed dwellings, new refectory, kitchen, hall with 1 no. one bedroom flat over and new theatre facilities for the Chesil Theatre in Winchester.

The Theatres Trust supported the application. Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning application online, please click here, then click search.


Darlington Arts Centre added to at-risk theatre register

9th July 2012

The soon-to-be former Darlington Arts Centre has been added to a list of at-risk theatre buildings across the UK. Nearly 50 buildings feature on the theatre buildings at risk register, published by the Theatres Trust yesterday. The trust says a lack of care and investment leaves such buildings vulnerable to neglect.

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Historic Great Yarmouth Regent Theatre placed on ‘at risk’ list

9th July 2012

The Regent was placed on the Theatres At Risk list 2012 along with 48 other theatres across the country. The Edwardian gem, nestled in the heart of Great Yarmouth, has been empty since Mecca bingo pulled out in December last year and now the building is at risk of being lost, according to the Theatres Trust.

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Darlington Arts centre closes doors for last time

9th July 2012

On Saturday 7 July it was closing time for a venue that was at the heart of its community for 30 years.

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Front-of-house alterations for London's Adelphi

9th July 2012

Listed building application: 12/05777LBC

Westminster City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on an application for various works to convert the basement including a new WC as well as a new staircase in the stalls foyer and conversion of kiosks to cloakroom, bar and accessible WC at the Adelphi Theatre.

The Theatres Trust supported the application. Read the Trust’s Response

To view the planning application online, please click here and enter the application number, then click search.


Job Vacancy: Finance Officer (P/T)

9th July 2012

The Theatres Trust is seeking an experienced qualified Accountant to join its staff team. As the Finance Officer of this charity and public body which promotes the better protection of theatre buildings you will be responsible for the preparation of financial reports; annual financial accounts, quarterly management accounts, budgets and cash-flow forecasts; project management, claims and monitoring; grants payments; and all day to day financial transactions.

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Retention of render and cream paint to London’s Adelphi

9th July 2012

Listed building application: 12/05500LBC

Westminster City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on an application for the removal of Conditions 1,2,3 and 4 of Listed Building Consent dated 20 May 2011 (RN: 10/00240) for the retention of black paint to the Stand façade of the Adelphi Theatre.

The Theatres Trust supported the application. Read the Trust’s Response

To view the planning application online, please click here and enter the application number, then click search.


Hulme’s Hippodrome and Playhouse among historic theatres ‘at risk’

9th July 2012

Two of Manchester’s oldest theatres have been named on an ‘at risk’ register by a leading charity. The Theatres Trust says every effort must now be made to save Hulme Hippodrome and Hulme Playhouse. The interiors, dating back to the 1900s, have been described as an ‘opulent riot’ of Roccoco style, the only surviving examples of their kind in the country.

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Curtain rises on St Ives puppet theatre

6th July 2012

A new theatre is opening in west Cornwall in a converted boat shed. The Boat House Theatre opens with a premiere that features old favourites including Red Riding Hood and the Teddy Bears’ Picnic.

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Trust highlights threat to Scottish theatres

6th July 2012

Five theatres in Scotland have been placed on a national list of venues in danger of “being lost”.

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