The Theatres Trust

Theatre 2016 Reflection speech: Rebecca Atkinson-Lord

13th May 2016

This afternoon, Rebecca Atkinson-Lord spoke at Theatre 2016, offering reflections on Theatres Trust session 6: “How can we afford relevant and accessible places and spaces for theatre in our changing communities?” and offers some thoughts of her own


Let’s stop trying to save theatres, says former Ovalhouse director

13th May 2016

Story from The Stage

Let’s stop trying to save theatres, says former Ovalhouse director

Published 13 May 2016


Statement from Theatre Royal Winchester: Theatres Trust grant

12th May 2016

Theatres Trust has announced that it is giving Theatre Royal Winchester a grant to help with urgent repairs to the building. The trust has awarded £5,000 from its Theatres Protection Fund’s Small Grants Scheme towards fabric and structural repairs to the theatre’s weather damaged façade on the Tower Street side.

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Statement from Bridgwater Arts Centre: Theatres Trust grant

12th May 2016

The Chair, Board and staff of Bridgwater Arts Centre are delighted to announce the award of funding from the Theatres Protection Fund from the Theatres Trust. This will be used to fund the urgent repairs to our backstage area roof following the highly damaging excessive rainfall in 2015.

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Eighth round of small grants announced by Theatres Trust

12th May 2016

Theatres Trust is pleased to announce the recipients of the Theatres Protection Fund’s Small Grants Scheme. Successful theatres in this round are: the Theatre Royal Winchester; Friargate Theatre in York; Tron Theatre in Glasgow; Bridgwater Arts Centre and the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis.

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Five weather-damaged theatres get Theatres Trust help

12th May 2016

Theatres Trust’s Small Grants Scheme round 8 and its recipient have been mentioned in British Theatre Guide.

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Published 12 May 2016


Glasgow Tron and Theatre Royal Winchester among beneficiaries of £28k weather damage windfall

12th May 2016

Tim Eyles, Chair of Theatres Trust has been quoted in The Stage.

Glasgow Tron and Theatre Royal Winchester among beneficiaries of £28k weather damage windfall

In the article about the recipients of the Theatres Trust’s eighth round of the Small Grants Scheme Tim Eyles was quoted as saying the grants would ensure the venues could “continue to operate safely and serve their communities”.

Glasgow Tron and Theatre Royal Winchester among beneficiaries of £28k weather damage windfall

Published 12 May 2016


Conductor Simon Rattle urges Croydon Council not to close Fairfield Halls for two years

11th May 2016

Story from Croydon Advertiser

Conductor Simon Rattle urges Croydon Council not to close Fairfield Halls for two years

Published 18 May 2016

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£16m performing arts centre set for Dundee

10th May 2016

Story from Arts Professional

£16m performing arts centre set for Dundee

Published 10 May 2016


Sadiq Khan: what new London mayor means for the arts

7th May 2016

Story from The Stage

Sadiq Khan: what new London mayor means for the arts

Published 7 May 2016


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