The Theatres Trust

ABTT Statement following the update issued by Westminster City Council into the Apollo Theatre Investigation

18th December 2014

The Association of British Theatre Technicians has been leading on the development of advice to theatre owners concerning Suspended Fibrous Plaster ceilings in theatres for most of 2014. A group of experts was convened following the request for further guidance to be added to Technical Standards for Places of Entertainment.

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Revealed: First image of new Oldham Coliseum building

18th December 2014

Read more at Manchester Evening News
Revealed: First image of new Oldham Coliseum building
Published 18 December 2014


Dundee Little Theatre left in the cold after pipes destroyed

18th December 2014

Read more in the Dundee Evening Telegraph
Dundee Little Theatre left in the cold after pipes destroyed
Published 18 December 2014


Bid to create arts centre in Acton library rejected

18th December 2014

Read more in The Stage
Bid to create arts centre in Acton library rejected”:


Richard Godwin: We lose the future if we let the music die in London

18th December 2014

Read more at Evening Standard
Richard Godwin: We lose the future if we let the music die in London
Published 17 December 2014


Tributes paid to entertainer who saved Gorleston Pavilion from closure

17th December 2014

Read more at Norwich Evening News 24
Tributes paid to entertainer who saved Gorleston Pavilion from closure:
Published 17 December 2014


Mecanoo submits Oldham Coliseum revamp for planning

17th December 2014

Read more at Architects Journal
Mecanoo submits Oldham Coliseum revamp for planning
Published 17 December 2014


Can this man save the arts in England? Rupert Christiansen welcomes Darren Henley, the new chief executive of Arts Council England

17th December 2014

Read more in The Guardian Can this man save the arts in England? Rupert Christiansen welcomes Darren Henley, the new chief executive of Arts Council England
Published 17 December 2014


New Chief Executive of Arts Council England announced

17th December 2014

The Arts Council has announced the appointment of Darren Henley as its new Chief Executive. Darren will succeed Alan Davey who is leaving after seven years. As well as leading Global’s Classic FM since 1999, Darren has been the author of two defining Government reviews into music and cultural education.

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Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse: No prosecution to be brought

17th December 2014

Read more at BBC News
Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse: No prosecution to be brought
Published 17 December 2014


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