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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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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


Press release: Five theatres to receive London Theatres Small Grants Scheme awards from the Theatres Trust through Cameron Mackintosh donation

3rd February 2016

Three quarters of small venues surveyed in 2013 as part of the Economy Committee of the London Assembly’s ‘Centre Stage’ report into the needs of small theatres in London said they needed to significantly upgrade or repair their buildings but 93% had yet to raise the money to carry out the work.

The Theatres Trust is pleased to announce that five small theatres in London will benefit from the first round of its new London Theatres Small Grants Scheme, made possible through a donation from the Mackintosh Foundation.

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

2nd 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


Alan Lane: Theatre tax relief is the graceful assault of an ideological ninja

2nd February 2016

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Alan Lane: Theatre tax relief is the graceful assault of an ideological ninja
Published 2 February 2016


Mark Shenton: It’s time to sing the praises of fringe theatres

2nd February 2016

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Mark Shenton: It’s time to sing the praises of fringe theatres
Published 2 February 2016


Dudley Council rejects campaigners' plans to save Dudley Hippodrome

1st February 2016

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`Dudley Council rejects campaigners’ plans to save Dudley Hippodrome
Published 1 February 2016


London’s Bloomsbury Theatre to stay shut until 2018

1st February 2016

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Bloomsbury Theatre to stay shut until 2018
Published 1 February 2016


Will curtain rise on Leicester a second time?

1st February 2016

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Will curtain rise on city a second time?
Published 1 February 2016


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