The Theatres Trust

Uncertainty continues for Barking’s Broadway Theatre

22nd June 2012

A new trust will be formed to run the embattled Broadway Theatre in Barking next year, although its current executive director says the future of the venue remains unclear. The theatre’s local council, the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, announced at the end of last year it planned to terminate its financial support to the venue.

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Canterbury's Marlowe wins at Culture Awards

22nd June 2012

The Culture Awards 2012 took place in Canterbury last night and The Marlowe Theatre won two of the prestigious annual public recognitions of excellence and achievement in local cultural activity.

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Northern Stage plans to share resources with museums

21st June 2012

Northern Stage is looking to create a production hub on a brownfield site in conjunction with local museums to share facilities and expertise.

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Architecture award for Canterbury Marlowe

21st June 2012

The theatre won a RIBA Downland Award for architectural excellence at the ceremony held in Swindon on Wednesday 20 June. In the booklet that accompanies the awards, RIBA described the theatre as “truly a landmark building”

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Change of use for Mansfield’s Town Mill

21st June 2012

Planning application: 2012/0242/NT

The Theatres Trust has made comments on the above planning application submitted to Mansfield District Council for the change of use from Public House (A4) to offices, refurbishment and a single storey extension to the rear of the building at the Town Mill in Mansfield.

The Theatres Trust objected to the application. Read the Trust’s response

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


Theatre Delicatessen to temporarily use former BBC production base for theatre productions

21st June 2012

Planning Application: 12/04141/FULL

Westminster Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the temporary alternative use of 35 Marylebone High Street. The theatre company Theatre Delicatessen currently occupy the premises and have programed a series of productions to take place throughout the rest of the year. The productions will utilitise unused spaces in the building prior to its redevelopment in 2013.

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 and click search.


RSC and Old Vic among recipients of £56 million endowment fund

20th June 2012

London’s Old Vic Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company are among 34 arts organisations sharing funds from a new £56 million government scheme designed to kick-start endowments in the cultural sector.

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Liverpool’s Royal Court unveils new interior after refurbishment

20th June 2012

The art deco Liverpool theatre will reopen its doors to the public next week after the completion of the first phase of its planned £10.6m redevelopment. Workers from Nobles Construction, which also restored the Neptune – now renamed the Epstein – theatre have spent the past 14 weeks completely renovating the Royal Court auditorium.

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RWCMD Wins Four Architecture Awards

20th June 2012

Just a year since it opened its new £22.5m performance and rehearsal space, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has won four British Architecture Awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

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Rear of former Theatre Royal Halifax to be demolished and replaced by hotel complex

20th June 2012

Planning and Listed Building Application: 12/00589/REN and 12/00594/LBC

Calderdale Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning and listed building applications to demolish the rear of the theatre and construct a hotel with gym, restaurant and meeting rooms. The renewal application is to replace an extant planning permission in order to extend the time limit for implementation of 08/00677.

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

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


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