The Theatres Trust

Upgrade for the Wyndham's Theatre lightning protection system

10th September 2013

Application: 13/06451/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to upgrade the lightning protection system at Wyndham’s Theatre.

The Theatres 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.


Better protection for the Novello Theatre

10th September 2013

Application: 13/06449/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to upgrade the lightning protection system at the Novello Theatre.

The Theatres 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.


A new lightning protection system for the Noel Coward Theatre

10th September 2013

Application: 13/06427/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to install a lightning protection system to the Noel Coward Theatre.

The Theatres 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.


Sean Holmes on Secret Theatre: 'There are no assumptions; it's about honesty'

9th September 2013

Frustrated by British theatre’s conservatism, the Lyric Hammersmith boss has decided to shake things up with a season of secret shows. With funding squeezed, we’ve come to expect cultural cheerleading. Arts leaders fight their corner, championing their chosen discipline wherever possible. Theatre, we’re told, feeds television and film. It pays its way in VAT and cultural tourism and generally does this country proud. Look at War Horse, Jerusalem or One Man, Two Guvnors.

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Hulme Hippodrome restoration plans announced by Youth Village

9th September 2013

It was the place to be seen in Manchester when The Beatles played to packed houses, but the Hulme Hippodrome since fell into disrepair – now campaigners are hoping to raise enough cash to refurbish the Grade II-listed building. Local youth campaigners want to see the building, which featured an ornate three-tier theatre, a ballroom and a restaurant, turned into an arts centre and hub for groups in the Manchester area.

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New £1m skatepark to replace Southbank's undercroft? Not interested, say the protesters

9th September 2013

The Southbank Centre today unveils dramatic new designs illustrating what its planned new site for skateboarders could look like, but opposition groups have declined invitations to view the plans.

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Multi-million pound transformation on the cards for Darlington's Civic Theatre

8th September 2013

A multi-million pound transformation could be on the cards for a much-loved Edwardian theatre. This autumn, Darlington Borough Council will submit a £5m bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund in an attempt to revive the town’s Civic Theatre – often referred to as the jewel in its crown.

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Perth Theatre fans invited take their seat to raise £1million

7th September 2013

Fans of the Scottish theatre are being given the opportunity to own a piece of history. A new campaign to help fund the multi-million-pound transformation of Perth Theatre has been launched. It is hoped that £1 million can be raised through the Take Your Seat initiative, which will be used to equip the popular venue with the latest facilities.

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Bolton's Octagon Theatre reopens after £580,000 refurbishment

7th September 2013

Bolton’s flagship theatre has unveiled a modern new look as it launches its latest season.

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Redditch Palace Theatre virtual curtain's up on online tour

6th September 2013

Redditch’s historic Palace Theatre can now be viewed from anywhere in the world thanks to the creation of an online virtual tour. Residents now have an access all areas pass to the Alcester Street venue as a result of a link up between Redditch Borough Council and Solihull based photographer Kevin Harper as part of the Edwardian theatre’s 100th anniversary celebrations.

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