The Theatres Trust

Best in showbiz: West End wipes the floor with Broadway says SOLT London Theatre Report

30th July 2014

Read more at The Independent
Best in showbiz: West End wipes the floor with Broadway
Published 30 July 2014


Threatened New Bradford Playhouse saved by private buyer

30th July 2014

Read more at The Stage
Threatened New Bradford Playhouse saved by private buyer
Published 30 July 2014


Bolton's Theatre Church to be demolished

29th July 2014

Application: 92362/14

Bolton Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the demolition of the former Methodist Theatre Church to allow construction of nine dwellings. The Trust objected to the application, and advised Council it must be satisfied the building is surplus to the cultural needs of the local community if it is to approve the application.

Read the Trust’s response

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


Car park demolition to improve access to Blackpool Opera House

29th July 2014

Application: 14/0512 & 14/0291

The Theatres Trust has commented on the above planning and listed building applications relating to the Blackpool Opera House for demolition of the adjoining car park and retail unit at 7-11 Leopold Grove to improve access to the Opera House’s loading doors. The Trust supported the application.

Read the Trust’s response

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


Best of luck to Weymouth Pavilion

29th July 2014

Read more at Dorest Echo
Best of luck to the Pavilion
Published 29th July 2014


Name a seat in the Roundabout, Paines Plough

28th July 2014

Read more at Paines Plough
Name a seat in the Roundabout
Published 28 July 2014


Chichester Festival Theatre

28th July 2014

Read more at bdonline
Chichester Festival Theatre
Published 28 July 2014


Health and social benefits spill over from the arts, says Cultural Value and Social Capital report

28th July 2014

The work of arts and cultural organisations is life-enhancing and delivers positive effects on people’s health and wellbeing and on the strength of their communities, Cultural Value and Social Capital report reveals. The research was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council as part of its Cultural Value Project

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Nesta paper on 'The new art of finance' in the arts released

28th July 2014

Nesta has released a paper The new art of finance: making money work harder for the arts that asks what can be done to increase innovation in funding for the arts and what role public funders might play in encouraging this.

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‘Council’s “bonkers” plan has left Hornsey town hall to rot’

26th July 2014

Read more at Tottenham & Wood Green Journal
COMMENT: ‘Council’s “bonkers” plan has left our town hall to rot’
Published 26 July 2014


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