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Funding boost for Alnwick Playhouse

14th March 2016

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Funding boost for Alnwick Playhouse
Published 11 March 2016


Culture Media and Sport Committee launch Countries of Culture inquiry

14th March 2016

Countries of Culture inquiry

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee launches an inquiry on Countries of Culture. The inquiry looks at ways to preserve and promote UK’s cultural wealth.

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New fly tower proposed for at the Hull New Theatre

14th March 2016

Application: 16/00191/S19 and 16/00152/S73

The Theatres Trust supported the above applications to vary consent issued in 2015 for alterations and additions to the Hull New Theatre, including construction of a new side extension and stage house.

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Crest Nicholson Regeneration Ltd & Sainsbury's continue to propose demolishing Farnham's Redgrave Theatre

10th March 2016

Application: WA/2016/0268

The Theatres Trust objected to the above Section 73 application to vary conditions relating to Crest Nicholson Regeneration Ltd & Sainsbury’s East Street and Brightwell House redevelopment in Farnham which involves demolition of the Redgrave Theatre without providing a replacement cultural facility.

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Bristol's Old Vic expanding new studio

10th March 2016

Application: 16/00716/LA

The Theatres Trust supported the above listed building application by the Bristol Old Vic to create an opening in the north wall of the proposed studio theatre in the basement of the Coopers’ Hall to increase the flexibility of the performance area. The Trust supports the application.

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Stratford's Other Place altering landscaping

10th March 2016

Application: 16/00526/VARY

The Theatres Trust supported the above application to vary conditions relating to landscaping and security in planning permission 12/01768/FUL.

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Future brighter for London’s fringe theatres as Soho Estates Director Fawn James announces capital donation

9th March 2016

The Theatres Trust is pleased to announce that Soho Estates Director Fawn James has donated £125,000 to the Theatres Trust’s London Theatres Small Grants Scheme.

The scheme was launched in Spring 2015, working with the London Mayor’s Office, to help small theatres in the city with vital capital funding. It was set up in response to the London Assembly’s ‘Centre Stage’ report into the challenges facing small theatres in London, which identified that 93% of small London theatres had yet to raise the money to carry out significant upgrade or repair to their buildings, with a direct impact on their future.

Fawn James joins Cameron Mackintosh’s Mackintosh Foundation as the second major donor to the London Theatres Small Grants Scheme.

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Plans to build outdoor adventure course by London's Alexandra Palace facing objection

9th March 2016

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Plans to build outdoor adventure course at Alexandra park facing objection
Published 8 March 2016


Theatre 2016 Hopes & Fears snapshot survey

9th March 2016

Theatre 2016 Hopes & Fears snapshot survey – your views needed on the health of the sector

The Theatres Trust along with 12 other industry partners who are collaborating on the Theatre 2016 conference are asking everyone who works in the sector to visit www.theatresnapshot.co.uk and share their views on the state of the industry today and their hopes and fears for the next ten years.

The survey is open now and closes at midnight on Monday 28 March.

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Curtain goes up on Llandudno's Grand Theatre repair works

9th March 2016

Read the story at North Wales Pioneer
Curtain goes up on Llandudno theatre repair works
Published 5 March 2016


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