The Theatres Trust

How is business sponsorship performing?

24th April 2015

Colin Tweedy calls for business sponsorship of the arts to be nurtured again, particularly outside London where private, philanthropic donations cannot be relied on. Read more in Arts Professional
Published 24 April 2015


Chichester Festival Theatre wins 5 RIBA Awards

23rd April 2015

The Festival Theatre redevelopment has won five RIBA architectural awards, including the region’s top accolade, Building of the Year. The 2015 RIBA South East Regional Awards were announced on 23 April. Judges described the RENEW project as a ‘true masterclass in how to restore and augment an existing iconic building’.

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Move to bring variety back to Wells Regal

23rd April 2015

Read more at Wells Journal
Move to bring variety back to Wells Regal
Published 23 April 2015


Theatre Royal Stratford East dress circle renamed following £200k donation

23rd April 2015

Read more at The Stage
Theatre Royal Stratford East dress circle renamed following £200k donation
Published 23 April 2015


Pop-up Shop theatre launched in north Somerset

23rd April 2015

Read more at The Stage
Shop theatre launched in north Somerset
Published 23 April 2015


Who's in charge? The dramas of running a theatre

23rd April 2015

Recent announcements at the National, the Garrick and the Old Vic show that casting the management is as important as contracting the actors
Read more in The Guardian
Published 23 April 2015


Fundraiser’s cross-country trek to support the campaign to save the Brighton Hippodrome

23rd April 2015

Read more in the Brighton Argus
Fundraiser’s cross-country trek to support the campaign to save the Brighton Hippodrome
Published 23 April 2015


Andrew Lloyd Webber: ‘Theatre planning restrictions should be relaxed’

22nd April 2015

The Theatres Trust was mentioned in an article by The Stage in relation to comments made by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber regarding planning restrictions in theatres.
Andrew Lloyd Webber: ‘Theatre planning restrictions should be relaxed’
Published 22 April 2015


Leicester’s Haymarket Theatre taken off market after eight empty years

22nd April 2015

Read more at The Stage
Leicester’s Haymarket Theatre taken off market after eight empty years
Published 22 April 2015


Shepherd's Bush Palladium to make way for a 16 storey residential building

22nd April 2015

Application: 2015/00982/FUL

The Theatres Trust commented on the above application for the demolition of the former Palladium Cinema/ walkabout Inn at Shepherd’s Bush, and redevelopment to provide a part 16 storey mixed use residential, serviced apartment and hotel building with restaurant and café at ground and basement level. The site is adjacent to the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire Theatre. The Trust objects to the application.

Read the Trust’s response

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


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