The Theatres Trust

Theatres Trust announcement

14th June 2016

The Theatres Trust announces that Mhora Samuel is stepping down from the Trust as its Director after 10 years in the role.

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Mhora Samuel to leave Theatres Trust after 10 years

14th June 2016

Mhora Samuel, Director of Theatres Trust, has announced she will be stepping down from the position this month in The Stage.

“I have enjoyed my 10 years at the Theatres Trust immensely and am so proud to have had the opportunity to work alongside and support really talented and committed people who have brought new life to the theatres in their care.”

“Leading the trust’s campaign to include cultural wellbeing in planning policy in 2012 will be one of the most memorable highlights of my working career. I leave the organisation in its 40th anniversary year in strong shape and with a fantastic staff team and trustees to take the trust forward.”

Tim Eyles, Chair of Theatres Trust was alkso quoted, “I’d like to thank Mhora very much indeed for all her hard work at the trust and on behalf of all the trustees wish Mhora every success in the next phase of her career.”

For the full article please see The Stage.

Published 14 June 2016

Charity nights to help save historic Empire Theatre

9th June 2016

Read more at Burnley Express

Charity nights to help save historic Empire Theatre

If you are keen to help out with this project please contact The Burnley Empire Theatre Trust via facebook, twitter or by email at

Published 9 June 2016

Lifeline for Dudley Hippodrome

7th June 2016

The Theatres Trust is delighted by the news that Dudley Hippodrome, a building on our Theatre Buildings at Risk Register, has been given a lifeline, averting the recent threat of demolition.

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Sharing Heritage: Theatres Trust receives £5,200 Heritage Lottery Fund grant to open up its architectural archive

6th June 2016

The Theatres Trust has received a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Sharing Heritage grant for its Open up! Cataloguing our Regional Theatres Architectural Archive project, it was announced today.

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Thanet District Council is looking for operators for the Theatre Royal Margate

2nd June 2016

Thanet District Council is seeking an operator with far-reaching ambition and the ability to invest in the future of the Theatre Royal. Thanet District Council is offering a long lease or freehold interest in the theatre, and adjacent buildings at 16a and 19 Hawley Square, to an organisation which is committed to protecting their intrinsic historical and cultural significance and ensuring the continued operation of the theatre.

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Thanet District Council is looking for new operators for the Theatre Royal Margate

Event: Tipping Point: Doing Nothing is Not an Option
16-19 June

1st June 2016

Doing Nothing is Not an Option – June 17-19 2016 A major event in partnership with Warwick Arts Centre and Julies Bicycle

This event is intended for everyone concerned with climate change and the role performing arts has in exploring it and its ramifications. It will energise, re-energise and inspire; our aim is that all will leave with a clear sense of direction and purpose, and not a few with concrete ideas or commissions and collaboration that will have the active involvement of producing partners.

Find out more about Tipping Point 2016

The Golden Thrones: the best and worst loos in theatreland

1st June 2016

Super bowls or cramped cubicles? Journalist Kate Maltby canvasses critics and audiences to flush out the fanciest and foulest theatrical thunderboxes for The Times

Scottish Independent review of planning - report published

1st June 2016

In September 2015, an independent panel was appointed by Scottish Ministers to review the Scottish planning system. The panel were tasked with bringing together ideas to achieve a quicker, more accessible and efficient planning process.

The report of the panel, Empowering Planning to Deliver Great Places , and a statement from the panel were published on 31 May 2016.

The Scottish Government is now considering the recommendations put forward by the panel and will publish its response in due course.

Source: Scottish Government

A new life for historic theatres

24th May 2016

Theatres Trust has been mentioned in Arts Professional

A new life for historic theatres

Rebecca Morland, Theatres Adviser at the Theatres Trust shares step-by-step advice for groups looking to save historic theatre buildings from decay, demolition or closure.

Published 24 May 2016

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