The Theatres Trust

Press Release: Fifth Round of Small Grants Announced by The Theatres Trust

1st August 2014

The Theatres Trust is pleased to announce its fifth round of small capital grants to theatres. Among the five successful theatres in this round are the Grade II* listed Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells and the community-owned Shanklin Theatre on the Isle of Wight.

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Arts charity launches commission-free crowdfunding platform

31st July 2014

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Arts charity launches commission-free crowdfunding platform
Published 31 July 2014


London Theatre Report 2014

30th July 2014

The London Theatre Report, the first quantitative analysis of the capital’s multi-faceted theatre ecology, indicates that London is the most significant theatre capital in the world, witha huge variety of types and sizes of theatre across London’s boroughs.

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London Theatre Report 2014
Published 30 July 2014


C launches two new venues at Edinburgh Fringe

30th July 2014

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C launches two new venues at Edinburgh Fringe
Published 30 July 2014


Eastbourne Pier fire: recap after blaze destroyed large section of landmark building

30th July 2014

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Eastbourne Pier fire: recap after blaze destroyed large section of landmark building
Published 30 July 2014


Tennant and Jacobi among performers demanding ACE justifies Orange Tree cuts

30th July 2014

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Tennant and Jacobi among performers demanding ACE justifies Orange Tree cuts
Published 30 July 2014


Best in showbiz: West End wipes the floor with Broadway says SOLT London Theatre Report

30th July 2014

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Best in showbiz: West End wipes the floor with Broadway
Published 30 July 2014


Threatened New Bradford Playhouse saved by private buyer

30th July 2014

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Threatened New Bradford Playhouse saved by private buyer
Published 30 July 2014


Best of luck to Weymouth Pavilion

29th July 2014

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Best of luck to the Pavilion
Published 29th July 2014


Application submitted to statutory designate the Coronet Theatre, Elephant and Castle

28th July 2014

The Theatres Trust has applied for the Coronet Theatre in Elephant and Castle to be added to The National Heritage List for England. To see how the process works, please click here

The Trust is concerned about the loss of this art deco theatre to the nation and believes it meets the special criteria for designation set out in the English Heritage Culture and Entertainment Buildings Selection Guide produced by the Heritage Protection Department in March 2007. Read a summary of the Trust’s application.

If you have additional evidence and wish to support our application to English Heritage please send these to: ApplicationsSouth@english-heritage.org.uk quoting Application Reference Number 486363.

A petition has been started to save The Coronet venue


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