The Theatres Trust

Theatre energy is placed under the spotlight

30th August 2012

Strong environmental standards are to become compulsory for organisations bidding for Arts Council England funding. All National Portfolio Organisations, of which the Plymouth Theatre Royal is one, will have to measure and improve their water and energy use from next year.

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Deadline for next round of Architectural Heritage Fund funding October 24

29th August 2012

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is a registered charity that promotes the conservation and regeneration of historic buildings in the UK. Grants and low interest loans are available to voluntary organisations and building preservation trusts (BPTs) to regenerate historic buildings. The next deadline for applications is the 24th October 2012

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Milestone for £5.6m Newbridge Memorial Hall restoration

29th August 2012

A topping out ceremony is being held today (29 August) to mark the latest milestone in the £5.6m restoration of Newbridge Memorial Hall – the historic arts venue in South Wales. Seddon Construction started work on the overhaul in January, with Alwyn Jones Architects designing the restoration of the Grade II*-listed ‘Memo’ and the Grade II-listed Institute.

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Seminar: Entertainment Technology – How can it help theatres achieve the triple bottom line 11 September

29th August 2012

Tuesday 11 September, 12.30pm – 1.30pm. A PLASA 2012 Education seminar. What can entertainment technology offer theatres that need to address the triple bottom line of economic, environmental and social sustainability?

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Seminar: Evaluating Ecovenue 11 September

29th August 2012

Tuesday 11 September, 2.00pm – 3.00pm A PLASA 2012 Education seminar, The Theatres Trust publishes Evaluating Ecovenue, the final report of its three-year European Regional Development Fund-backed environmental sustainability initiative.

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Seminar: Energising Culture - Powering our Cultural Venues 10 September

29th August 2012

Monday 10 September, 2.00pm – 3.00pm A PLASA 2012 Education seminar exploring practical solutions to powering our cultural events into the future, based on the Energising Culture guide, authored by Julie’s Bicycle and published in partnership with The Theatres Trust.

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Curtain up on new Plymouth Theatre Royal plans

29th August 2012

The Herald can today reveal how the Plymouth Theatre Royal could look after a once-in-a-generation facelift costing up to £7million. Theatre bosses, who are hoping for vital Arts Council backing, are preparing to launch a public appeal for cash in a bid to begin work next year. It would include building a glass-fronted extension housing a swish new entrance from freshly landscaped Royal Parade.

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Much ado about nothing..? Or did the Bard tread the boards in King’s Lynn

29th August 2012

It’s been rumoured for years that Shakespeare himself once performed in The Shakespeare Barn, at King’s Lynn Arts Centre. what is now an art gallery in Lynn. Now all’s well that ends well, as new research suggests its probably true.

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Bristol Old Vic revamp uncovers secrets

27th August 2012

Stripping back Britain’s oldest continually working playhouse has revealed some hidden secrets as well as ending guesswork about its history. The first phase of the Bristol Old Vic refurbishment is being completed, 11 years after plans for it were first put in place.

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Fire breaks out at back of Derby Hippodrome

24th August 2012

A fire investigation will this morning take place to try to discover the cause of a blaze at the back of Derby’s Hippodrome. Crews from Ascot Drive, Nottingham Road and Kingsway were called to the incident at 1.50am, when they arrived they found an 5m x 5m outbuilding in Green Lane alight.

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