The Theatres Trust

Press Coverage: Theatres designed to be different

16th September 2011

Tim Foster, Senior Partner at Foster Wilson Architects, and Theatres Trust Trustee offers a theatre architect’s view of the process of designing and building spaces for performance.

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AudioBoo: GDS wins The Theatres Trust People's Choice Award for the second time

16th September 2011

Sarah Rushton-Read from The Fifth Estate interviews Tim Atkinson from The Theatres Trust and Matt Lloyd from GDS after GDS are announced the winners of The Theatres Trust People’s Choice Award for the second year in a row.

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Press Coverage: Arts need help from planners

16th September 2011

More arts groups express fears over planning changes. Two more arts bodies have weighed into the debate on the government’s planning proposals. Ixia, the public art thinktank, says that the provision of public art could be downgraded by planners and developers in future developments. And the National Association of Artists’ Studio Providers (NFASP) says culture is an essential component of balanced sustainable development, yet has been omitted from the government’s draft document on planning.

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Troupers make sure show goes on Gorleston Pavilion Theatre

16th September 2011

Gorleston Pavilion Theatre is on a threshold of a £1m makeover to return it to its former splendour. Stephen Pullinger reports on the Norfolk resort’s Edwardian gem.

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Cultural placemaking - exploring the role of culture in creating a sense of place

16th September 2011

Cara Courage is a freelance arts and culture consultant, with a specialism in visual arts and architecture, and explores the role of culture in creating a sense of place in Arts Professional Magazine.

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Arson attack at derelict Savoy Kettering

16th September 2011

Arson attack at derelict cinema in Kettering An investigation has been launched into a suspected arson attack at a derelict cinema in Northamptonshire. Fire crews were called to a blaze in the auditorium of the former Savoy Cinema in Kettering at 05:42 BST. Built in 1938, the building was used first as a cinema and later a bingo hall but closed in 1997.

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Theatres: designed to be different

16th September 2011

Tim Foster offers a theatre architect’s view of the process of designing and building spaces for performance in Arts Professional

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New Nantwich Theatre Project kickstarted

16th September 2011

A Nantwich father-of-two has helped kick-start a £1m appeal to create a new theatre in the heart of the town. Family lawyer David Lago is backing Nantwich Players in their ‘Buy-a-Brick’ appeal to build a modern theatre facility big enough to cater for their growing number of fans.

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Woolwich Grand Theatre gets go-ahead from council

16th September 2011

A rare bit of good news for Woolwich – plans to convert the old cinema/nightclub building on Wellington Street into an arts centre got planning permission from Greenwich Council. The building’s been empty for a few years following the closure of the N’Tyce club there, which succeeded infamous 80s/90s venue Flamingos (or, as we called it, Flaming Joe’s).

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Why the Bush was centre-stage for the new writing renaissance

15th September 2011

Before the Bush moves from its home of 40 years, Dominic Dromgoole remembers the ground-breaking plays, the tawdry tales and why working there was such a privilege

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