The Theatres Trust

Theatres Trust to chair Theatre 2016 debate "How can we afford relevant and accessible places and spaces for theatre in our changing communities?"

5th February 2016

The Theatres Trust is conference partner to Theatre 2016 running over 13 and 14 May. There will be 6 strands of discussion over the two days, and we are delighted to be chairing “How can we afford relevant and accessible places and spaces for theatre in our changing communities?” Sponsored by Charcoalblue

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Fundamental change needed to re-balance arts funding, report warns

5th February 2016

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Fundamental change needed to re-balance arts funding, report warns
Published 5 February 2016


Plans revealed for Edinburgh’s old Odeon cinema

5th February 2016

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Plans revealed for Edinburgh’s old Odeon cinema
Published 4 Feb 2016.


Stage prop: Small theatres defy money woes

5th February 2016

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Stage prop: Small theatres defy money woes
Published 5 February 2016.


Report: GPS The Next Steps? a contribution to debate on a new national policy for the arts and culture in England

4th February 2016

GPS Culture, the team behind the 2014 report that prompted a re-think at Arts Council England on regional distribution of arts funding, has launched a new report in February 2016 The Next Steps? – a contribution to debate on a new national policy for the arts and culture in England.

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Report: Arts Quarter 2015/16 Revenue Generation in the Arts

4th February 2016

Arts Quarter has launched a report with the findings of its online Survey conducted in December 2015 which invited arts organisations to share insights into their fundraising and revenue generation activities for this current financial year and then look forward to how these might continue to evolve in the years ahead.

For further information see Arts Quarter.
Published 2 February 2016


Exhibition V&A: Curtain Up - Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York

4th February 2016

V&A: Curtain Up – Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
9 February – 31 August 2016
Theatre & Performance, Room 104

The Society of London Theatre, the V&A and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center are collaborating to celebrate this unique theatrical relationship in an ambitious exhibition designed by Tom Piper, the critically acclaimed artist and theatremaker renowned for his stunning Tower of London poppies installation, Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red.

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Small London theatres receive grant boost

3rd February 2016

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in BDaily.

Five small London theatres have received a much needed £25,000 boost thanks to the London Theatres Small Grants Scheme.

The scheme, run by the Theatres Trust, will see Battersea Arts Centre, Bush Theatre, The Cockpit, New Diorama Theatre, and SPID Theatre each awarded a share of £25,000 to spend on urgent building repairs, access route improvements, and new office and education spaces.

This first round of grants have been funded by the Mackintosh Foundation, run by theatrical producer Cameron Mackintosh, with the support of the Mayor of London.

Small London theatres receive grant boost
Published 3 February 2016


First beneficiaries of London small grants scheme include BAC and Bush Theatre

3rd February 2016

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in The Stage.

Battersea Arts Centre and the Bush Theatre are among the first recipients of grants from a pioneering new fund for small London theatres, backed by Cameron Mackintosh.

The scheme was set up by the Theatres Trust last year in response to a London Assembly investigation, which found that more than 75% of the capital’s small theatres are in need of significant upgrade or renovation.

First beneficiaries of London small grants scheme include BAC and Bush Theatre
Published 3 February 2016


Battersea Arts Centre in London nets £5k grant

3rd February 2016

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in Crystal Palace Today.

A South London theatre is one of five across London to get a share of a £25,000 grant from the Theatres Trust.

Battersea Arts Centre nets £5k grant
Published 3 February 2016


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