The Theatres Trust

Improved audience safety at Wyndhams Theatre

17th December 2013

Applications: 13/11583/LBC

Westminster Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for alterations to the auditorium handrails in Wyndhams Theatre.

The Trust supports the application because the proposed modifications are required to meet current legislation and safety standards. Read the Trust’s response

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


Higher handrails to meet safety standards

17th December 2013

Applications: 13/11582/LBC

Westminster Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for alterations to the auditorium handrails at the Novello Theatre.

The Trust supports the application because the proposed modifications are required to meet current legislation and safety standards. Read the Trust’s response

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


An outdoor theatre planned for Brighton

17th December 2013

Applications: BH2013/03930

Brighton and Hove Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for a change of use from a Bowling Green (D2) to an open air theatre (sui generis).

The Trust supports the application in principle because it provides a new and unique theatre space not currently provided within the local catchment area. Read the Trust’s response

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


Petition launched to save The Ark Theatre in Borehamwood

17th December 2013

Read more at Borehamwood & Elstree Times
Petition launched to save The Ark Theatre in Borehamwood
Published: 17 December 2013


Theatres Advice Service Workshop programme Spring 2014 announced

17th December 2013

The Theatres Advice Service provides information, advice and guidance to theatres. New in 2014 as part of our developing Theatres Advice Service we are offering a series of practical and informative workshops on the capital development of theatre buildings.

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Theatres Trust to be host venue for Women In Arts Festival performance

17th December 2013

As part of the Women in Arts Festival The Theatres Trust are hosting a celebrated production of Request Programme by Franz Xaver Kroetz, directed by Hedvig Claesson and performed by Cecilia Nilsson from Mon 16-Weds 18 December.

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The Society for Theatre Research vacancy for Hon. Treasurer/Membership Secretary

17th December 2013

The vacancy for Hon. Treasurer and Membership Secretary offers the opportunity to become involved in the fascinating world of theatre history. In accordance with Charity Commission regulations the Hon. Treasurer is not remunerated (though travel expenses are met for attending meetings which are generally in central London), but the Membership Secretary carries a stipend of £4,000 per annum. The two posts are customarily, but not necessarily combined.

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Scarborough's Futurist Theatre faces final curtain

17th December 2013

Scarborough’s Futurist is to be boarded up after the borough council rejected plans to more than double its subsidy to the site’s operator to £180,000. Conservative council leader Tom Fox said the theatre’s viability had not been established. The Save Our Futurist group said there was “absolute anger” at the decision.

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Letter: Restore the Hippodrome to put Brighton back on the map

17th December 2013

Letter as published in The Brighton Argus Brighton and Hove, instead of becoming the entertainment centre of the South, is in danger of becoming the “ancient” entertainment city of the South.

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Weymouth Pavilion's comeback

17th December 2013

Just a few months ago a council in the South West was considering demolishing their local theatre to make way for a car park. Luckily, that didn’t happen and now the curtain is about to go up at Weymouth Pavilion. A community group is now running the theatre and a production of Cinderella is its first pantomime since it was saved. New managers say they’re already pleased with ticket sales. ITV Dorset correspondent Duncan Sleightholme reports


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