The Theatres Trust

Theatre group 'very angry' over register office sale in Guisborough

23rd July 2013

Campaigners have failed in an attempt to turn a Teesside register office into a community theatre.

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The best theatres beyond London's West End

23rd July 2013

While London‘s West End may be famous for its playhouses and musicals, some of this thriving theatre city’s most exciting productions take place not in big-name theatres, but in quirky non-traditional spaces. These alternative London theatres offer more than just a great evening out—they deliver a shot of nightlife that’s way off the tourist trail.

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Last-ditch attempt to save historic Dudley Hippodrome

22nd July 2013

Campaigners will hit the streets to whip up support in a last-ditch bid to save Dudley Hippodrome from the bulldozers with a demonstration this weekend.

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Theatre supporters battle council over Guisborough pub plans

22nd July 2013

Theatre group Earthbeat and its supporters are fighting council plans to sell the former register office at 88 Westgate in Guisborough to a large pub chain.

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Worksop: New signs for Acorn Theatre Notts

22nd July 2013

Tourist signs are set to be installed in Worksop directing people to the Acorn Theatre. Notts County Councillor Kevin Greaves worked with theatre bosses to get the nine signs installed.

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ATG launches theatre technicians apprenticeship scheme

22nd July 2013

The Ambassador Theatre Group has launched a new apprenticeship programme for technicians that will allow four participants to work at the company’s regional receiving venues.

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Final blow for the Greenwich Playhouse

22nd July 2013

Greenwich Playhouse’s fight for survival and venue supporters worldwide were betrayed by Royal Borough of Greenwich councillor’s unanimous decision to grant planning/change of use to an illegally built backpacker’s hostel.

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Event: Performing for the King exhibition at Banqueting House from 19 July - 1 September 2013

21st July 2013

New temporary exhibition: Performing for the King, The making of the court masque.

Explore the world of the court masque at Banqueting House from 19 July – 1 September 2013.

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Haworth Tompkins wins theatre design double for NT and Regent’s Park

19th July 2013

Haworth Tompkins has won two awards for its theatre design work at the New London Architecture Awards. The architecture firm’s work on Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre won the public building category, while its design of the National Theatre’s Shed was one of two winners in the temporary category, along with Sou Fujimoto’s Serpentine pavilion.

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The new battle of Waterloo: Rival visions for future of Old Vic Tunnels

19th July 2013

The Old Vic Tunnels – the cult performance space – could be turned into a skateboard park after the theatre from which it took its name withdrew funding. The US footwear and clothing brand Vans is thinking to turn the venue into an underground skate park.

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