The Theatres Trust

Mark Shenton: Reflections on Nick Hytner’s 12-year National Theatre tenure?

30th March 2015

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Mark Shenton: Reflections on Nick Hytner’s 12-year National Theatre tenure?
Published 20 March 2015


Theatres Trust at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2015

30th March 2015

The Theatres Trust is pleased to be exhibiting at PLASA Focus: Leeds from 12 to 13 May. Register for your free entry!.

Come and talk to us on Stand R-E04 at PLASA Focus Leeds. Find out about our upcoming Conference15: Valuing Theatres, pick up copies of the Spring issue of Theatres Magazine, seek advice on planning a capital project, understand more about our role as a statutory consultee in the planning system and discuss whether your capital project could be supported by our Small Grants Scheme.

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Chance to learn about Cumbernauld Theatre move

29th March 2015

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Chance to learn about Cumbernauld Theatre move
Published 29 March 2015


Curtain rises on revival at Sheffield’s Merlin Theatre

27th March 2015

Read more at Sheffield Telegraph Curtain rises on revival at Sheffield’s Merlin Theatre Published 27 March 2015


Shakespeare's Globe theatre sets stage for new funding for culture with social impact bond

27th March 2015

Raed more in Reuters
Shakespeare’s Globe theatre sets stage for new funding for culture with social impact bond
Published 27 March 2015


Spiegeltent headed to Stratford-upon-Avon for the Comedy Festival

27th March 2015

Application: 15/00516/FUL

The Theatres Trust commented on the above application for the construction of two temporary performance venues in Swan Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon, to be used in association with a comedy festival, reoccurring for approximately 10 days each year for five years. The Trust supported the application.

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


Hafren theatre faces up to £69k cuts

26th March 2015

Read more at News North Wales
Hafren theatre faces up to £69k cuts
Published 26 March 2015


Alexandra Palace secures £18.8m in Heritage Lottery Fund support

25th March 2015

Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust (APPCT) is delighted to announce that it has been awarded £18.8million of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to restore the Palace’s most significant historic spaces to their former glory and secure the Palace’s future as one of London’s leading heritage destinations.Under the plans, the eastern end of the Palace, comprising the BBC Studios and the Victorian Theatre will be repaired and refurbished, together with the glazed East Court in which a new and more welcoming public entrance hall will be created.The Palace’s stunning hidden theatre dating back to 1875 will also be brought back to life for community and commercial use with theatrical performances, cinema screenings, live comedy, acoustic music and corporate entertainment among the ideas backed by leading arts figures. The theatre will accommodate audiences of up to 1,300 but has been designed to suit smaller and more intimate audience numbers too.

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Alexandra Palace secures lottery funding for restoration

25th March 2015

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Alexandra Palace secures lottery funding for restoration
Published 25 March 2015


Grand Theatre: Online bidder buys Llandudno site for £140,000

25th March 2015

Read more at North Wales Pioneer
Grand Theatre: Online bidder buys Llandudno site for £140,000 Published 24 March 2015


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