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Tate Modern unveils underground performance space – the Tanks

24th April 2012

The Tate has revealed details of the Tanks, described as the world’s first museum space dedicated permanently to live art, installation and performance. They will open on 18 July, 10 days before the Olympics, and be filled this summer and autumn with a 15-week festival of art.

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CIDA, Cr8net Conference 2012

24th April 2012

Artist, educator and AIR Council member Rosalind Davis reports on CIDA Cr8net that took place on 24 April.

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Rt Hon Greg Clark MP acknowledges Trust response that the NPPF is good for the arts

24th April 2012

On the 24 April 2012 the House of Commons debated the National Planning Policy Framework and acknowledged The Theatres Trust favourable recepton of the National Planning Policy Framework.

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Q & A: Arts head Gavin Barlow, chief executive of the Albany

24th April 2012

From shouting matches to social enterprise, Gavin Barlow talks about turning round the fortunes of the south London arts centre, The Albany.

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Conference 12: ‘Delivering Sustainable Theatres’ is open for booking

24th April 2012

The challenge of achieving the triple bottom line

Booking is now open for The Theatres Trust’s sixth annual conference Delivering Sustainable Theatres taking place at Stratford Circus, London on Tuesday 12 June 2012.

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Darlington Borough Council: update on Arts Centre site

24th April 2012

Members of Darlington Borough Council’s Cabinet are set to consider a report outlining proposals for future investment in the arts following the marketing for sale of the Arts Centre site, Vane Terrace, Darlington. The report will be considered at the next Cabinet meeting which will take place at 5pm on Tuesday 1 May at Darlington Town Hall.

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Former Carlton Cinema to renew planning and listed building consents

23rd April 2012

Planning and Listed Building Applications: P120656 & P120675

Islington Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning and listed building applications to review Extant Permission: P080514 and a new listed building consent to replace extant consent P080515.

The Theatres Trust referred the application to the Cinema Theatre Association. Read the Trust’s response

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


Bishop Auckland former Hippodrome listed Grade II

23rd April 2012

In October 2010 The Theatres Trust submitted an application to English Heritage to nominate the Hippodrome Variety Theatre in Bishop Auckland as a heritage asset for statutory listing. The Secretary of State, after consulting English Heritage, has decided to add the former Hippodrome Theatre in Bishop Auckland to the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historical Interest. The building is now statutory listed at Grade II.

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Stahl Theatre Oundle to replace a staircase and corridor enclosure

23rd April 2012

Listed Building Application:EN/12/00516/LBC

East Northamptonshire Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application for the replacement of a staircase and timber and glass corridor enclosure with a new and more robust black powder coated aluminium framed version.

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

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


Seamus Heaney to mark Lyric re-opening anniversary

23rd April 2012

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney took to the stage to kick off events to mark the first anniversary of the re-opening of Belfast’s Lyric Theatre. It marks the start of a fortnight’s celebration of the new building’s first anniversary. In 2009, the poet unveiled the threshold stone of the £18m building.

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