The Theatres Trust

Free Newcastle theatre trips for disadvantaged groups

19th November 2013

Disadvantaged groups will be able to experience the theatre free of charge as a community engagement project gets underway. Newcastle’s Tyne Theatre and Opera House Preservation Trust has been handed a £1,500 cash boost from the Sir James Knott Trust so people can see Brick By Brick – a production which explores the life and time of theatre founder Joseph Cowen.

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Rose Theatre is Kingston's 'jewel in the crown' says council leader

19th November 2013

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Rose Theatre is Kingston’s ‘jewel in the crown’ says council leader
Published: 19 November 2013


Brighton Dome and Museum to be revamped as part of Royal Pavilion Estate plan

19th November 2013

Brighton is unique in this country in having a former royal palace, a museum and a major performing arts venue set together in historic public gardens – more than 1.2 million people visit the Regency era Royal Pavilion Estate each year, incorporating the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton Dome and the Pavilion Gardens.

A £35 million makeover, Heritage Centre Stage: Reawakening Brighton’s Royal Estate, will carry out “vital” repair work and much-needed improvements to visitor facilities. The project is essential if the buildings are to remain open.

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West End star vows to defy Brighton Hippodrome bulldozers

18th November 2013

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West End star vows to defy Brighton Hippodrome bulldozers
Published: 18 November 2013


£12.5m revamp of Glasgow Theatre Royal is in the wings after funds pour in

18th November 2013

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£12.5m revamp of Glasgow Theatre Royal is in the wings after funds pour in
Published: 18 November 2013


Move London venues North - ThinkTank

18th November 2013

Former No 10 adviser wants more cultural devolution. Cultural venues like the British Museum and Royal Opera House should be moved to the north of England, according to thinktank Civitas. In his paper, Transforming the Market, former No 10 adviser Patrick Diamond, says the south-east of England is too dominant and a “massive shift of power to the regions” is needed, he argued.

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RHWL Arts Team completes ArtsEd Theatre

18th November 2013

A new theatre for The Arts Educational Schools, London (ArtsEd), designed by RHWL Arts Team, has been completed and was opened in the presence of president and benefactor Lord Lloyd-Webber and with a performance of one of his most celebrated musicals. Evita. The 200-seat horseshoe theatre was created as part of a major programme of refurbishment made possible by a donation of £3.5 million from The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation.

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Hulme Hippodrome and Playhouse listing upgrade denied

18th November 2013

English Heritage have been considering upgrading Hulme Hippodrome and The Playhouse, Hulme to Grade II-star, prompted by the poor condition of the buildings and concerns over their future.

The Secretary of State, having consulted with English Heritage, has decided not to upgrade the Grade-listing for the theatres.

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M&G Real Estate and Knight Property Group form joint venture to acquire Capitol Theatre

15th November 2013

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M&G Real Estate and Knight Property Group form joint venture to acquire Capitol Theatre
Published: 15 November 2013


Developers sought for former Odeon building

15th November 2013

Read more at Telegraph & Argus
Developers sought for former Odeon building
Published: 15 November 2013


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