The Theatres Trust

Kenton Theatre’s sign bid turned down

22nd April 2013

Plans to install an illuminated sign at the Kenton Theatre in Henley have been rejected by South Oxfordshire district councillors. Trustees of the New Street theatre applied for a 3.7m x 60cm burgundy aluminium sign to be placed above the canopy, supported by decorative brackets in the same colour. Members of the council’s planning committee visited the theatre on Monday and at a meeting on Wednesday rejected the application by eight votes to two.

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Hudson Architects appointed to Diss Corn Hall restoration

19th April 2013

Hudson Architects has been appointed to the £2.5 million redevelopment of the historic Corn Hall arts venue and the surrounding streets in Diss, Norfolk. The practice will submit plans by autumn for the restoration of the grade II-listed Corn Hall and the development of the wider public realm which extends to the market square.

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Theatres Trust seeks a Records Assistant

19th April 2013

The Theatres Trust seeks a Records Assistant. This is an important full-time role, responsible for all the Trust’s records, ensuring they are up-to-date, accessible and easily retrievable, working across our four service areas: Theatres at Risk; Theatres Advice; Grants; and Planning. Records include contact information, letters and emails, papers, publications, catalogues, hard-copy files, electronic files, digital images, collections and archival materials. In addition this job involves an important communications and fundraising role, maintaining records of our key contacts and donors and corresponding with them to ensure that our information is up-to-date.

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Theatres Trust Media Production Services

19th April 2013

The Theatres Trust seeks an individual or agency to provide media production services. Specifics include: organising the planning and production of print and other media products and ensuring all deadlines are met with production standards of the highest accuracy. This includes: commissioning and writing copy; sub-editing copy; commissioning, researching and assembling visual images in appropriate formats and file sizes; assembling advertising collateral, and preparing layouts for print and writing scripts and coding for online publication/applications.

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Two Wisbech theatres join forces and sign partnership agreement

19th April 2013

Wisbech’s newest theatre has joined forces with the town’s oldest theatrical institution. The Act Theatre, which opened last month within the Thomas Clarkson Academy complex, and the Angles Theatre have signed a partnership agreement, which will see the Angles Theatre manage the box office, show staging and front of house duties.

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Belfast MAC celebrates first birthday

19th April 2013

The Metropolitan Arts Centre in Belfast is celebrating its first birthday as new figures reveal it has exceeded its annual visitor target by over 75%.

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A call for evidence of philanthropy by Arts Quarter

19th April 2013

A new survey, ‘Philanthropy in the Arts’, is aiming to assess the current funding climate in the arts sector, including the impact of the first year of Arts Council England’s Catalyst Fundraising grants.

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Aberystwyth Arts Centre to become part of University Institute

19th April 2013

The Arts centre will conduct a review of space as it becomes part of a new university structure. Aberystwyth Arts Centre it is to conduct a review of activities and staffing structures “to ensure resources are fully utilised” and will become part of the University’s new Institute for Literature, Languages and the Creative Arts in August 2013.

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Threat to theatres from ‘light-touch’ planning controls

18th April 2013

Leading theatre operators have warned against the “potential serious consequences” of new government planning legislation that threatens to bring venues into conflict with local residents.

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Newcastle Tyne Theatre needs £10m to make it to 150th anniversary

18th April 2013

The Tyne theatre may not see its 150th anniversary unless around £10m is raised for its restoration and development. The warning has come from Brian Debnam, co-ordinating consultant for The Tyne Theatre and Opera House Preservation Trust in Newcastle, which took over the Grade I-listed theatre on Westgate Road in 2009.

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