The Theatres Trust

Brandon Lewis MP rejects Public Inquiry into Brighton Hippodrome Applications

19th September 2014

The Theatres Trust is deeply disappointed by the Government’s announcement today that a Public Inquiry will not be held into the redevelopment scheme proposed for Brighton Hippodrome.

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Theatres Trust TheatreStage at PLASA London

19th September 2014

For the second year at PLASA London, ExCel, we will present the TheatreStage on Stand R40 – a hub for awards and announcements from leading theatre industry trade bodies and organisations. TheatreStage will be a focal meeting point to network with theatre colleagues for the duration of the 4-day exhibition. Our TheatreStage will be active from Sunday 5 to Wednesday 8 October.

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The Theatres Trust will be hosting the following sessions on its TheatreStage:

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Unique circus theatre, Brighton Hippodrome, tops Theatre Buildings at Risk Register 2014

18th September 2014

The Grade II* former circus theatre, Brighton Hippodrome tops the thirty-three theatres on The Theatres Trust’s Theatre Buildings at Risk Register 2014, launched at the Theatre Royal, Brighton on 18 September. The annually published Register features the most ‘at risk’ theatre buildings across the UK under threat of demolition and redevelopment, theatres that lie abandoned, neglected and decaying, and theatres in use at risk of closure.

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Flintshire Council to axe iconic arts venue Clwyd Theatr Cymru funding

17th September 2014

Read the story at:Leader Live
Flintshire Council to axe iconic arts venue Clwyd Theatr Cymru funding
Published 17 September 2014


Asset or Liability: owning a Listed Building in the 21st Century

17th September 2014

A report which aims to add a new level of inclusiveness to heritage policy development by incorporating private owners views has been published by the Listed Building Initiative in August 2014.

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Former culture secretary to step down from role as Donmar Warehouse chair

11th September 2014

Read more at The Stage
Former culture secretary to step down from role as Donmar Warehouse chair
Published 11 September 2014


Ed Vaizey – ‘partnerships are crucial for the industry’s survival’

11th September 2014

Read more at The Stage
Ed Vaizey – ‘partnerships are crucial for the industry’s survival’
Published 11 September 2014


Event: Intangible Cultural Heritage in the UK: promoting and safeguarding our diverse living cultures

10th September 2014

Find out more at An ICOMOS-UK Conference
When: Saturday 20th September 2014
Time: 09:30am – 16:30pm
Where: The Museum of London Docklands, West India Quay
ICOMOS-UK Members: £65.00 / Non-members: £75.00 (includes light refreshments and sandwich lunch)
Published 10 September 2014


Press release: The Theatres Trust presents TheatreStage at PLASA London

9th September 2014

The Theatres Trust, the National Advisory Body for Theatres, presents its TheatreStage at PLASA London from 5 – 8 October at ExCel London. Following the success of the TheatreStage at last year’s PLASA London, it will once more provide a focal point for members of the theatre industry to gather and network throughout the show.

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Manchester Met seeks architect for theatre redevelopment

9th September 2014

Read more at Architect’s Journal
Manchester Met seeks architect for theatre redevelopment
Published 9 September 2014


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