The Theatres Trust

Alterations and extensions to the Ventnor Winter Gardens

8th March 2012

Planning Application:TCP/14651/C, P/01802/11

Isle of Wight Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for alterations including extensions to the Ventnor Winter Gardens’ Pavilion. The proposals include a 37 room hotel with restaurant, bar and conference facilities.

The Theatres Trust originally requested further information on the application. Read the Trust’s response but has now supported the application with conditions. Read the Trust’s further response

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


ABTT announce third leg of British tour of Guthrie Thrust Stage exhibition

8th March 2012

The Association of British Theatre Technicians is delighted to announce the British tour of The Guthrie Thrust Stage 1948 – 2011: A Living Legacy exhibition, created earlier this year for the Prague 2011 Quadrennial of Scenography and Theatre Architecture.

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ABTT invites applications for CEO position

8th March 2012

The Trustee/Directors of the Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT) seek to appoint a Chief Executive Officer to manage the business of the Association and its subsidiary companies.

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Meeting on Boscombe Arts Centre's future

7th March 2012

Around 60 people attended a public meeting to discuss how to stop the Boscombe Centre for Community Arts (BCCA) from being replaced by housing. The event was organised by the Friends of the BCCA and people met at the Portman Hotel on Ashley Road in Boscombe.

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Palace Theatre to refurbish Upper Circle Bar

7th March 2012

Listed Building Application: 12/01795/LBC

Westminster City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application over the internal alterations and refurbishment of the upper circle bar.

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.


Five groups fold after Arts Council of Wales cuts grants

7th March 2012

BBC Wales has learned that Gwent Theatre, Theatr Powys, Community Dance Wales, Welsh Independent Dance and the Cardiff Bay Arts Trust folded after their last grants ran out. The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) says difficult decisions had to be made. A group of AMs is planning to look at how the arts industry has adapted since the changes were adopted a year ago.

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Scotland’s oldest cinema the Bo'ness Hippodrome to celebrate 100 years at the movies

7th March 2012

The golden age of Hollywood is being brought back to life to commemorate the 100th birthday of Scotland’s oldest cinema, the Hippodrome in Bo’ness, near Falkirk.

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All Saints Chapel Crypt to be used as a gym

6th March 2012

Planning Application: EB/2012/0130

Eastbourne Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application on the renewal of the above planning application and listed building consent for the change of use of the Chapel Crypt to a residents’ gym and the installation of two external cast iron grilles and handrail to external staircase.

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.


Alterations to the Get-in at Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatre

6th March 2012

Planning and Listed building applications: 7-2012-1570-AU & AV

Bournemouth Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above applications for alterations to the elevations to provide a new entrance, emergency exit bridge and access to the east promenior from a new public terrace at the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth.

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

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


Letters: Hip, hip, hooray for Brighton Hippodrome

5th March 2012

I am so excited about the proposals to re-open the iconic Hippodrome writes a Brighton resident in Letters to Brighton Argus.

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