The Theatres Trust

ACE Capital Large Grants scheme open for next round

14th July 2016

ACE has today opened the next round of Capital: Large Grants for applications towards buildings and infrastructure. The minimum capital grant available is £500,000. Grants of £5 million or more are likely to be exceptional.

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BIG Lottery Fund's Coastal Communities Fund Re-opens for Applications (Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland)

14th July 2016

At least £90m of new funding will be available across the UK from 2017/18 to 2020/21. In this funding round public, private and voluntary sector organisations in coastal communities can apply for grants of over £50,000 for projects that support economic diversification regeneration of coastal communities.

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Theatres - Treasure Your Treasures
Heritage Open Days
8-11 September

13th July 2016

Heritage Open Days logo 2016

Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organise 5,000 events to celebrate our fantastic history, architecture and culture. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore.

Heritage Open Days is an inclusive event, encouraging different interpretations of heritage and culture around the country.

If you are a theatre and would like to take part in Heritage Open Days you need to meet the four conditions below:

1. Entrance must be FREE!
2. Offer something special:
3. Provide some form of information
4. Take place within the festival dates

Or for more introductory information download the Heritage Open Days invitation to participate leaflet.

Over 50 theatres are already taking part – you can Register your event up to 1 August 2016.

Find out more from Heritage Open Days


Croydon’s Fairfield Halls closes its doors for two-year refurbishment

12th July 2016

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in an artivcle in The Stage
Croydon’s Fairfield Halls closes its doors for two-year refurbishment
Published 12 July 2016


Take a look at Tara Arts’ stunning £2.7million new-look theatre in Earlsfield

7th July 2016

Read more in the Streatham Guardian
Take a look at Tara Arts’ stunning £2.7million new-look theatre in Earlsfield
Published 07 July 2016


Culture Secretary meets key stakeholders following EU referendum outcome

4th July 2016

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Culture Secretary meets key stakeholders following EU referendum outcome
Published 4 July 2016


Protecting Theatres: Whose? Where? How?

30th June 2016

Howard Loxton from The British Theatre Guide has written up the Theatres Trust 10th annual conference, Conference 16: Protecting Theatres, that took place on 21 June 2016.

Read more in Protecting Theatres: Whose? Where? How?, published on 29 June 2016 by The British Theatre Guide.


Culture Secretary statement on DCMS sectors following the EU referendum

29th June 2016

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Culture Secretary statement on DCMS sectors following the EU referendum


SOLT and UK Theatre issue statement on referendum

27th June 2016

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Theatre industry issues statement on referendum
Posted: 27 June 2016


Mark Shenton’s week: Theatre buildings are changing shape, but that’s no bad thing

27th June 2016

Theatres Trust and it’s annual conference, were discussed by Mark Shenton’s week in review article for The Stage.

For the full article please see Mark Shenton’s week: Theatre buildings are changing shape, but that’s no bad thing.

Published 27 June 2016


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