The Theatres Trust

Happy RE: NEW year for Chester’s £37.5m theatre project

23rd January 2014

Read more in Chester Chronicle
Happy RE: NEW year for Chester’s £37.5m theatre project
Published: 23 January 2014


David Jason back s bid to reopen Doncaster's Grand Theatre

22nd January 2014

Read more at The Star
David Jason back s bid to reopen Doncaster’s Grand Theatre
Published: 22 January 2014


Culture secretary Maria Miller defends arts funding strategy

22nd January 2014

Read more at The Stage
Culture secretary Maria Miller defends arts funding strategy
Published: 22 January 2014


Daily Politics: Asset of community value

21st January 2014

Jo Coburn is joined by chair of the Arts Council England, Sir Peter Bazalgette, to discuss the latest political news

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Brighton Hippodrome cinema plans declared incomplete

21st January 2014

Read more at BBC News
Brighton Hippodrome cinema plans declared incomplete
Published: 21 January 2014


Islingtons King's Head is saved from closure as famous pub theatre venue secures long-term backing

21st January 2014

Read more at Islington Tribune
Islingtons King’s Head is saved from closure as famous pub theatre venue secures long-term backing
Published: 21 January 2014


Penzance's Acorn Theatre is 'back on the arts scene'

21st January 2014

A popular Penzance theatre which was forced to close in 2010 due to a funding shortage is “definitely back on the Cornish arts scene”. The Acorn Theatre in Parade Street has announced a significant increase in attendance and income in 2013 after reopening in September 2011. More than 100 public performances were staged over the year covering a varied programme, including 37 music events and 30 theatre performances as well as children’s events, comedy nights, literary evenings, cabaret, dance shows and performance art.

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New theatre unveiled in hold of Cutty Sark

21st January 2014

A new studio theatre has been unveiled in the hold of Cutty Sark, the world’s sole remaining tea clipper and major London landmark. The venue is set to launch on 29 January 2014 with a fortnight of performances, including comedians Alan Davies, Griff Rhys Jones, Richard Herring and Ross Noble. There will also be a talk by round-the-world yachtsman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, as well as evenings showcasing music and magic.

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Stephen Williams MP on saving pubs and community assets

21st January 2014

MPs are currently debating pub closures, and what can be done to keep them open. One option is to make use of “community rights”, which came into force in 2012. Communities Minister Stephen Williams explains how they work as he looks at sites in Oxfordshire in his personal film.

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Brighton's Astoria again facing demolition

21st January 2014

Application: BH2013/03926 and BH2013/03927

Brighton and Hove Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning applications to demolish the Grade II listed Astoria Theatre and redevelop the site.

The Theatres Trust remains opposed to the total demolition of the Grade II statutory listed Astoria Theatre. Read the Trust’s response

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


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