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18 - 19 January | PLASA Focus returns to Glasgow

2nd November 2016

Registration is open for PLASA Focus Glasgow 2017 taking place from 18 – 19 January at the SECC, Glasgow. After a successful second edition, PLASA Focus Glasgow has grown to become the industry’s essential meeting place for events professionals in the Scottish region. Register now to keep up-to-date with announcements over the coming weeks.

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Tricycle's scaffolding theatre structure available free to a good home

2nd November 2016

The iconic scaffolding theatre structure designed by architect Tim Foster in 1979 is about to be removed from the theatre and is available for re-use. The theatre has a capacity of appx. 240 seats and is readily dismantled and re-erected. The space required to accommodate it is approx.12m wide x 17m long x 6.8m high.

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14 Nov | Theatres Trust at Theatrecraft 2016

1st November 2016

Theatres Trust will be exhibiting at Theatrecraft 2016 on 14 November at the Waldorf on the Aldwych, London.

Are you between 16 and 25 and interested in a backstage career in theatre? This is your chance to find out about Theatres Trust work protecting theares, including how to access to our Archive and Collections to support your studies, more about the nature and scope of volunteering opportunities at our central London office, and how to join Theatres Trust as a student member.

From direction to stage management, producing to marketing, lighting to designing, TheatreCraft 2016 is the only place to be for a unique glimpse into careers ‘behind the scenes’ in theatre.

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8 Nov | Welsh Senedd welcomes the Wales Heritage Group

1st November 2016

Tuesday 8th November (9.30am-3.30pm) is an opportunity for the community to meet and talk with many of the organisations active in the conservation of the historic environment in Wales. The Wales Heritage Group will be exhibiting in the Neuadd at the Senedd; at an event sponsored by Ken Skates AM.

The Wales Heritage Group is an alliance of statutory consultees and voluntary national organisations active in the conservation of the historic environment in Wales.

“The Wales Heritage Group is the voice of the independent heritage movement in Wales”

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Seaside towns struggle to rescue lost empires of entertainment

30th October 2016

Theatres Trust Architecture Adviser, Claire Appleby comments on the number of coastal theatres currently under threat in The Guardian.

“There are an awful lot of theatres under threat around the coastline,” said Claire Appleby, architectural adviser at the Theatres Trust, which produces a register of buildings at risk.

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Last of the Summer Wine actor Ken Kitson joins campaign to save Scarborough Futurist

28th October 2016

Popular TV actor and resident of Scarborough Ken Kitson is leading a group to try and halt the demolition of this amazing building and it’s possible benefit to the local and visiting community.

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Small Grants Scheme funded works get underway at Tron Theatre Glasgow

28th October 2016

Glasgow’s Tron Theatre received £5,000 in May 2016, towards its water damage repair project, to address water ingress affecting the backstage corridor and the office block – repair works are currently underway.

The UK Small Grants Scheme runs twice a year awarding small capital grants to theatres to improve their building. The next Round closes 5pm 31 October 2016.

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Guildford Borough Council is formally advertising for proposals to lease the Electric Theatre

28th October 2016

Plans for the future of The Electric Theatre have taken another important step forward. Guildford Borough Council is formally advertising for proposals to lease the theatre as a performing arts venue with some community use.

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Dudley Hippodrome deal nears completion after campaigners hold talks

27th October 2016

Campaigners are hopeful a deal to allow them to take over Dudley Hippodrome will be completed next month. Dudley Hippodrome is listed on our Theatre Buildings at Risk Register – read the full story with Express and Star

Dudley Hippodrome deal nears completion after campaigners hold talks

Published 27 October 2016


Campaign group says restoring Derby's Assembly Rooms and Hippodrome would save £45m

23rd October 2016

Derby’s crumbling Hippodrome should be re-built as a theatre, and the fire-damaged Assembly Rooms refurbished as a concert hall, to save £45 million, campaigners say – read the full story with Derby Telegraph

Campaign group says restoring Derby’s Assembly Rooms and Hippodrome would save £45m

Published 23 October 2016


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