The Theatres Trust

Is it time for a new-look Arts Council?

14th April 2014

Read more at The Guardian
Is it time for a new-look Arts Council?
Published: 14th April 2014


St Andrews University takeover of Byre Theatre under fire

12th April 2014

Read more at The Herald
St Andrews University takeover of Byre Theatre under fire
Published: 12th April 2014


The final curtain for National Theatre’s double act Sir Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr

11th April 2014

Read more at The Independent
The final curtain for National Theatre’s double act Sir Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr
Published: 11th April 2014


Joyce McMillan: Silence isn’t golden for the arts

11th April 2014

Read more at The Scotsman
Joyce McMillan: Silence isn’t golden for the arts
Published: 11th April 2014


National’s venue the Shed to stay until 2017

11th April 2014

Read more at The Stage
National’s venue the Shed to stay until 2017
Published: 11th April 2014


Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff unveils plans for £6m expansion

11th April 2014

Read more at Wales Online
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff unveils plans for £6m expansion
Published: 11th April 2014


Derby Hippodrome: Council hints at compulsory purchase

11th April 2014

Read more at BBC News
Derby Hippodrome: Council hints at compulsory purchase
Published: 11th April 2014


Wolverhampton Central Youth Theatre wins £10k grant

10th April 2014

Read more at BBC News
Wolverhampton Central Youth Theatre wins £10k grant
Published: 10th April 2014


Why Britain needs a culture secretary who cares about liberty – not art

10th April 2014

A culture secretary from the Treasury – it is what John Maynard Keynes, the founder of the Arts Council, would have wanted. That hasn’t been the mainstream reaction: Sajid Javid, newly-appointed to the Cabinet in the wake of Maria Miller’s departure, has been given a cool reception from arts quarters. A former banker, an economic policy wonk with no special interest in matters aesthetic – what sort of an ambassador for Britain’s culture is this?

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Triumph for people power as Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre curtain rises again

10th April 2014

Very few large counties have no premier theatre location, but for just over a year that has been the case in Somerset. However, that changed on Tuesday, when the curtain was finally raised again on a big stage in Taunton. The Brewhouse Theatre made what could have been its final bow last February when management put Somerset’s number one live performance venue into administration – and since then enthusiasts have been working hard behind the scenes to get the place reopened.

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