The Theatres Trust

Seminar: Energising Culture - Powering our Cultural Venues 10 September

29th August 2012

Monday 10 September, 2.00pm – 3.00pm A PLASA 2012 Education seminar exploring practical solutions to powering our cultural events into the future, based on the Energising Culture guide, authored by Julie’s Bicycle and published in partnership with The Theatres Trust.

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Curtain up on new Plymouth Theatre Royal plans

29th August 2012

The Herald can today reveal how the Plymouth Theatre Royal could look after a once-in-a-generation facelift costing up to £7million. Theatre bosses, who are hoping for vital Arts Council backing, are preparing to launch a public appeal for cash in a bid to begin work next year. It would include building a glass-fronted extension housing a swish new entrance from freshly landscaped Royal Parade.

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Much ado about nothing..? Or did the Bard tread the boards in King’s Lynn

29th August 2012

It’s been rumoured for years that Shakespeare himself once performed in The Shakespeare Barn, at King’s Lynn Arts Centre. what is now an art gallery in Lynn. Now all’s well that ends well, as new research suggests its probably true.

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Bristol Old Vic revamp uncovers secrets

27th August 2012

Stripping back Britain’s oldest continually working playhouse has revealed some hidden secrets as well as ending guesswork about its history. The first phase of the Bristol Old Vic refurbishment is being completed, 11 years after plans for it were first put in place.

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Fire breaks out at back of Derby Hippodrome

24th August 2012

A fire investigation will this morning take place to try to discover the cause of a blaze at the back of Derby’s Hippodrome. Crews from Ascot Drive, Nottingham Road and Kingsway were called to the incident at 1.50am, when they arrived they found an 5m x 5m outbuilding in Green Lane alight.

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Ex-Corrie actress Gwen is in the driving seat for campaign to save Derby Hippodrome

24th August 2012

Derby-born actress Gwen Taylor has agreed to become president of Derby Hippodrome Restoration Trust. It’s a huge coup for the dedicated team battling to bring the decaying building back to its former glory.

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Behind the scenes at Lowestoft’s refurbished Marina Theatre

23rd August 2012

From the outside, Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre appears to be enjoying a quiet summer holiday as it takes its seasonal break from hosting live shows. But behind its smart facade, the Edwardian theatre is a hive of activity as a £250,000 refurbishment nears completion.

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English Heritage publishes local plan guidance

23rd August 2012

Government advisor English Heritage has published guidance for local authorities on how to create a sound local plan in relation to the historic environment elements in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).

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Seminar: Old Theatres, New Times with the Frank Matcham Society 9 November

23rd August 2012

The Frank Matcham Society is pleased to present a one-day seminar that will include an account of the recent restoration of the 175 year old Grade I listed Newcastle Theatre Royal..

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Theatre chiefs lead inquiry aimed at improving West End

23rd August 2012

West End representatives, including theatre leaders, have called for submissions of evidence from local businesses and stakeholders about the problems affecting the area, as part of a newly formed panel that will address the workings of London’s entertainment district.

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