The Theatres Trust

Theatres Trust UK Small Grants Scheme Round 10 deadline approaching

3rd April 2017

Is your theatre in need of urgent building repairs, are you looking to improve operational viability, introduce environmental improvements, or enhance physical accessibility? Round 10 of our UK Small Grants Scheme is accepting applications.

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Theatres Trust announces new Meeting Room event space

3rd April 2017

We are delighted to announce that we have a new event space, the Study Room, available for hire at Theatres Trust. The Study Room can accommodate 6 people board room style and is available form 9:00 – 18:00 weekdays.

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Titchfield Festival Theatre's brand new studio theatre ready for action

31st March 2017

A new studio theatre has opened at Titchfield Festival Theatre as part of the extensive renovation work that the theatre is currently undertaking. The new studio is built on a mezzanine which allows space to incorporate bar areas on each floor, a cafe seating area, and enough room to house a traditional cinema organ. Read more in Southern Daily Echo

Titchfield Festival Theatre’s brand new studio theatre ready for action

Published 31 March 2017


Behind the scenes eight months into Croydon Council's refurbishment at Fairfield Halls

30th March 2017

The halls are closed for more than two years while Croydon Council completes the £30 million refurbishment masterplanned by Rick Mather Architects. Read more in Croydon Advertiser

Behind the scenes eight months into Croydon Council’s refurbishment at Fairfield Halls

Published 30 March 2017


'South Bank' plan for Woolwich Royal Arsenal approved

30th March 2017

Greenwich Council has given the go-ahead for a 450-seat theatre, a performance courtyard and 10 rehearsal studios at the Woolwich development in south-east London. The first phase will cost £32m and create 400 jobs, the council said. For more details see BBC News

‘South Bank’ plan for Woolwich Royal Arsenal approved

Published 30 March 2017


The Exchange: a brand new arts space for London

30th March 2017

Futurecity is supporting developer Ashbourne Beech’s plans for a new £7m arts space, with the working title of ‘The Exchange’, which is scheduled to open its doors in 2020 on the Isle of Dogs in East London. Between March and May 2017, Futurecity is looking for dynamic proposals to run The Exchange’s 224 seat theatre and two additional studios for rehearsals or performances. More information from Futurecity

The Exchange: a brand new arts space for London

Published 30 March 2017


Liverpool's Forum to be transformed into a music venue

29th March 2017

Application: 17F/0599 and 17L/0603

The Theatres Trust supported the above planning and listed building applications for alterations and the change of use of the former Forum/ ABC Super Cinema to form a mixed use performance and music venue.

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


Refurbishment and access improvements planned for Weymouth's Pavilion Theatre

28th March 2017

Application: WP/17/00218/FUL

The Trust supported the above planning application for extensions to Weymouth’s Pavilion Theatre to facilitate the installation of a lift.

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To view the planning documents online, please click here


The History of Europe - Told by its Theatres

27th March 2017

V&A 23 March – 3 September 2017

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Latest Oldham Coliseum Theatre designs published

27th March 2017

There has been much press interest this week in the proposed new Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Images have been released ahead of the submission of a planning application and can be seen in Manchester Evening News, Place North West and Oldham Evening Chronicle

Latest Oldham Coliseum Theatre designs published
Oldham getting huge new £30 Theatre
New vision for Oldham Coliseum Theatre unveiled

Published 27 March 2017


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