The Theatres Trust

Demolition proposed for Edinburgh’s Odeon flytower

27th February 2013

Planning application: 12/04587/FUL

The City of Edinburgh has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the demolition of the flytower, single storey queue shelter and associated structures to the rear of the auditorium of the former Odeon cinema, Clerk Street and the construction of 18 student flats on the site of the flytower and queue shelter totalling 102 bedrooms

The Theatres Trust did not object 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.


Demolition proposed for Workington’s Opera House

27th February 2013

Planning application: 2/2013/0069

Allerdale Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above outline planning application for the demolition of the former Workington Opera House and three adjoining retail units and the proposed construction of new ground floor retail units with apartments over, to first and second floor to renew extant planning permission 2/2010/0154.

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.


Faringdon Old Pump House theatre revamped as parkour centre

26th February 2013

A disused theatre is to be transformed into a centre for parkour – also known as free running – in Oxfordshire. Organisers of the Old Pump House Project in Faringdon have raised £19,000 to revamp the building which was last used as a theatre in 1994. The new facility is expected to open in May.

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The Academy of the Science of Acting & Directing new theatre

26th February 2013

Planning application: P121909

The London Borough of Islington has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the change of use of 9-15 Elthorne Road, London N19 4AJ, to form a 300-seat theatre with associated external changes to windows, doors and roof for The Academy of the Science of Acting and Directing.

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, then click search.


Plymouth Palace Theatre (Dance Academy) owner loses entertainment licence

26th February 2013

Plymouth City Council chiefs have today stripped Manoucehr Bahmanzadeh of his entertainment licence for the venue, raided by police in 2006.

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Get out and about with Showlight 2013

25th February 2013

Showlight has always been highly regarded as one of the best networking events in the international lighting calendar, with plenty of time allowed for the social aspects of the event. This year’s visit programme, featuring eight different tours each with a different itinerary, is definitely a once in a lifetime opportunity, with an afternoon of visits arranged in and around the host town of Cesky Krumlov which offer a mix of strictly business and the not-so-serious.

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AudioBoo: Local authority arts cuts 'concerning'

25th February 2013

In his first broadcast interview since taking up the role, chairman of the Arts Council England Sir Peter Bazalgette explained how they will be dealing with the cuts that many local authorities are making to arts spending, as recorded on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme..


AHF Blog: A Large Project in Morecambe Winter Gardens

25th February 2013

At the beginning of 2013 I found myself sitting in the front room of a retail unit in Morecambe, Lancashire containing a frayed privacy screen, a filing cabinet, six electrical heaters, a large empty desk and a Thermos of much needed hot tea.

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Open meeting dates set by Creative Scotland

25th February 2013

Creative Scotland has announced dates for its promised open consultation meetings with arts practitioners in Scotland. The five dates are in Dundee, Edinburgh, Greenock, Teangue (on Skye) and Inverness between March 15 and April 23. There will be room for up to 100 participants at each four-hour session.

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Cash lift for Malton's Milton Rooms

25th February 2013

Ryedale District Council’s policy and resources committee has backed a plan to renovate the Grade II listed Malton Milton Rooms building to enable it to become an arts centre for North Yorkshire and to boost the economy of the towns of Malton and Norton. The scheme, which has won the support of Dame Judi Dench and Griff Rhys Jones, will have significant benefits to the area.

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