The Theatres Trust

BRIT School and the Almeida receive grants from Lloyd Webber’s foundation

28th April 2014

Shakespeare’s Globe, the BRIT School in Croydon and the Almeida Theatre are among six organisations that are to receive funding from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation in its latest set of donations. In total, the grants amount to more than £156,000. The BRIT School will receive the largest sum of £64,725, which will help fund The Bridge Company, a company of 14 post-sixth form students, selected and trained to run their own theatre company.

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Alexandra Palace: A London high point loved by families

25th April 2014

Read more at The Metro
Alexandra Palace: A London high point loved by families
Published: 25th April 2014.


Lottery funding landscape laid bare

25th April 2014

The distribution of Lottery funding for the arts is a closed system, operating for the benefit of a small number of arts organisations but to the detriment of wider society and the economy, according to a new report by the authors who recently revealed England’s regional arts funding imbalance.

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Opening Address at Community Theatres delivered by The PLACE Report co-author, Peter Stark

25th April 2014

Hear Peter Stark OBE, co-author The PLACE Report deliver the Opening Address at The Theatres Trust’s Conference 14: Community Theatres.

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Plea issued to support the arts in Darlington as Cafe Create gets set to close

24th April 2014

Read more at The Northern Echo
Plea issued to support the arts in Darlington as Cafe Create gets set to close
Published: 24th April 2014


The arts are just as important as other subjects – and Gove knows it

24th April 2014

Read more at The Guardian
The arts are just as important as other subjects – and Gove knows it
Published: 9th April 2014


Birmingham Rep to host European culture festival

23rd April 2014

Birmingham Repertory Theatre will be the home of this year’s Be Festival, which celebrates European culture, after the event was forced to relocate from the factory it previously occupied. The festival, which was founded five years ago, used to take place in an empty factory in the Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham. However, since its owners began manufacturing again, the event required a new site for the forthcoming programme of events.

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Greenwich Theatre staff 'delighted' at 12 months council funding

23rd April 2014

Read more at This is Local London
Greenwich Theatre staff ‘delighted’ at 12 months council funding
Published: 23rd April 2014


Youth hostel to be built in Cirencester theatre building

23rd April 2014

Read more at Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Youth hostel to be built in Cirencester theatre building
Published: 23rd April 2014


Laurence Olivier statue could be moved from South Bank river walk

23rd April 2014

The National Theatre has applied for permission to relocate the statue of Sir Laurence Olivier from the South Bank riverside walkway to one of the raised terraces of the theatre building.

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