The Theatres Trust

Gainsborough's Old Nick Theatre is getting refurbished thanks to nearly £90k of funding

21st August 2015

Read the story at Worksop Guardian
Gainsborough: Old Nick Theatre is getting a refurbishment thanks to nearly £90,000 of funding
Published 21 August 2015


Taitmail: at the front of The National Nicks

21st August 2015

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The National Nicks
Published 21 August 2015


Five tips for looking after your archive

21st August 2015

Compton Verney Vania, one of our Summer Archive Project Interns, is a Conservator, and has been providing us with lots of useful advice on how to care for our archives over the course of the project.

In this post, she describes her five top tips for looking after archives.

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Margate's Dreamland cinema given green light for planned restoration works

21st August 2015

Read the story at Isle of Thanet Gazette
Dreamland cinema given green light for planned restoration works
Published 21 August 2015


Haworth Tompkins to design new London theatre near Tower Bridge

21st August 2015

Read the story at Building Design
Haworth Tompkins to design new London theatre
Published 21 August 2015


Nicholas Hytner raises curtain on new London theatre near Tower Bridge

21st August 2015

Read the story at The Guardian
Ex-National director Nicholas Hytner raises curtain on new London theatre
Published 21 August 2015


Golden moments from the history of Belfast’s Grand Opera House

20th August 2015

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in Belfast Live

Celebrating 120 years at the heart of Belfast’s entertainment scene, the Grand Opera House is truly one of the city’s cultural icons.

Described by The Theatres Trust as “probably the best surviving example in the UK of the oriental style applied to theatre architecture”, the Grand Opera House opened its doors on December 23, 1895.

Golden moments from the Grand Opera House’s history as it celebrates 120 years
Published 20 August 2015


Summer Archive Project: Lon-done!

20th August 2015

Duchess Last week the Summer Archive Project Interns completed the cataloguing and repackaging of all the London theatre plans held in the archive. 131 crisp, new, neatly labelled boxes have been generated, with plans and documents filed by theatre and then by individual project. Some are for planning proposals for simple changes to exterior signage – others for complicated full restorations.

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One plan, two guvnors: National’s Nicks to open Tower Bridge theatre

20th August 2015

Read the story at London Evening Standard
One plan, two guvnors: National’s Nicks to open Tower Bridge theatre
Published 20 August 2015


Project to renovate Perth Theatre shows ‘great ambition of city’

20th August 2015

Read the story at The Courier
Project to renovate Perth Theatre shows ‘great ambition of city’
Published 20 August 2015


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