The Theatres Trust

Success for cinema group in negotiations with owner in Bexhill

15th March 2014

Read more at Bexhill-on-sea Observer
Success for cinema group in negotiations with owner in Bexhill
Published: 15th March 2014


Joined-up thinking puts arts on the main agenda in Wales

14th March 2014

Arts and culture are at the heart of a wide-ranging set of recommendations for tackling poverty, closing the attainment gap in schools and driving regeneration in Wales. In ‘Culture and Poverty’, a report commissioned by the Welsh Government, Baroness Kay Andrews proposes more than 30 measures aimed at anchoring culture in communities, breaking down barriers to participation in cultural institutions, driving educational standards and delivering joined-up strategies for cultural infrastructure that will lead to cultural and heritage organisations working more closely together to address poverty.

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Culture to be given equal consideration in local plans

14th March 2014

New guidance on local planning practice makes reference to the value of culture and includes a number of the recommendations made by CiPA, the Culture in Planning Alliance, which represents arts bodies including The Theatres Trust, ixia public art think tank, the National Federation of Artists Studio Providers (NFASP), Arts Development UK and UK Theatre.

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Localism's no laughing matter for Griff Rhys Jones as he urges us to have a say

14th March 2014

Read more at Bristol Post
Localism’s no laughing matter for Griff Rhys Jones as he urges us to have a say
Published: 14th March 2014


Knight Property Group begin demolition works on the Aberdeen Capitol

13th March 2014

Knight Property Group has begun demolition works on the rear of The Capitol as part of its £30million plan to redevelop the iconic building on Union Street, Aberdeen. The 12-week demolition phase involves the removal of the rear auditorium section, latterly used as two nightclubs.

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Theatres Trust hosts community theatres seminar at PLASA Focus Leeds

13th March 2014

The Theatres Trust will once again be exhibiting at PLASA Focus, taking place Tuesday 29 April – Wednesday 30 April, at the Royal Armouries, Leeds, as well as participating in its Professional Development Programme.

Mhora Samuel, Director of The Theatres Trust will be hosting ‘Championing Community Theatres’ at 10.15am on Tuesday 29th in the Bury Theatre, Leeds Armouries.

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Event: PLASA Focus Leeds 29 - 30 April 14

13th March 2014

Following the Trust’s Conference 14: Community Theatres at Leeds City Varieties, The Theatres Trust will be exhibiting at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2014, the essential event for entertainment technology in the North of England, taking place at the Royal Armouries, on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 April. Visit the Trust on Stand R-E04.

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500 student homes to be created in £35m project in Liverpool

13th March 2014

Read more at Liverpool Echo
500 student homes to be created in £35m project in Liverpool
Published: 13th March 2014


A story of survival: Theatre Royal Nottingham

12th March 2014

Read more at Arts Professional
A story of survival: Theatre Royal Nottingham
Published: 12th March 2014


New exhibition puts a new focus on Aberdeen theatre's inner mysteries

12th March 2014

Thousands of people pass through the doors of Aberdeen’s historic His Majesty’s Theatre every week, but artist Jasmin Sutherland is about to give everyone a totally different take on the iconic building. For her new exhibition in HMT’s Dress Circle Bar, Between Every Act, is a set of photographs that use the interior spaces of the theatre as sets – beautiful, quirky and dramatic in their own right but also in relation to the figure placed within them.

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