The Theatres Trust

Funding to Enhance Community Facilities in England, Scotland & Wales

4th March 2014

Under the Sita Trust’s Enhancing Communities Programme Core Fund, grants of up to £60,000 are available to not for profit organisations, community groups, schools, parish councils, local authorities and charities for projects that make physical improvements to community facilities and historic buildings / structures.

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Heritage Enterprise Programme (UK)

4th March 2014

The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced that its £125 million Heritage Enterprise grants programme is open for applications. The scheme aims to support not-for-profit organisations to help them work in partnership with the private sector in the restoration of unused historic building and sites and unlock their economic potential.

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Thousands celebrate opening of refurbished Liverpool Everyman

4th March 2014

Read more at Wirral Globe
Thousands celebrate opening of refurbished Liverpool Everyman
Published: 4 March 2014


£2million plans drawn up for New Bradford Playhouse

4th March 2014

Read more at Telegraph & Argus
£2million plans drawn up for New Bradford Playhouse
Published: 4 March 2014


Improved redevelopment scheme for London's Arts Theatre

4th March 2014

Application: 12/03930/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the demolition and redevelopment of the Arts Theatre which will include construction of a hotel and a new 319 seat replacement theatre. The scheme was first submitted in 2012, but has been significantly revised, resulting in a theatre that is not only more flexible, but also enables the theatre to potentially generate more revenue and thus be more sustainable. Read the Trust’s response

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


Council upholds Southbank Asset of Community Value status

3rd March 2014

The decision by a London borough to list a part of the south bank of the Thames traditionally used by skateboarders as an ‘asset of community value’ (ACV) has been upheld following a review. In July last year campaigners succeeded in having the undercroft of the Southbank Centre listed as an ACV by the London Borough of Lambeth, which meant that under the Localism Act they would be able to bid to purchase the site if it came up for sale. The site’s owner, the Southbank Centre, subsequently asked Lambeth Council to review its decision.

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Hornsea Floral Hall's beer-soaked carpet up for auction – but bidding has barely reached the price of a pint

3rd March 2014

Read more at Hull Daily Mail
Hornsea Floral Hall’s beer-soaked carpet up for auction – but bidding has barely reached the price of a pint
Published: 3 March 2014


Delight as legend Ken Dodd pledges free show for Dudley Hippodrome

3rd March 2014

Read more at Express & Star
Delight as legend Ken Dodd pledges free show for Dudley Hippodrome
Published: 3 March 2014


Time is running out for campaign to save Bexhill cinema

3rd March 2014

Read more at Bexhill Observer
Time is running out for campaign to save Bexhill cinema
Published: 3 March 2014


Arts Council England hits back over regions

3rd March 2014

The Arts Council has responded to the debate on the regional balance of parts funding with a report. This England: How Arts Council England uses its investment to shape a national cultural ecology, sets out how the ten year ACE strategy “Great art for everyone” is redressing the balance, and attempts to put the debate into the context of a national strategy that includes the resources of London and how they can benefit the regions.

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