The Theatres Trust

Landmark Doncaster Grand is among 49 on national ‘at risk’ list

6th July 2012

Experts have named the Grand Theatre in Doncaster on a list of 49 venues across the United Kingdom that are at risk of being lost forever.

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‘Last act’ fears for historic theatres in Yorkshire

6th July 2012

The Theatres Trust warned yesterday that the Grade II listed Doncaster Grand Theatre and the Scarborough Futurist theatre could fall into dereliction and be demolished, unless the owners “recognise they are responsible for community assets and work with trusts and local communities to secure their future”.

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Two historic Glasgow theatres officially 'at-risk'

6th July 2012

Two Glasgow theatres have been placed on a UK at-risk register – but two others have been rescued. The Theatres Trust keeps a register of 49 venues across Britain which are at real risk of being lost, including the 1857 Britannia Panopticon on Argyle Street, said to be the world’s oldest surviving music hall, and the 1893 Old Athenaeum on Buchanan Street.

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Almost 50 theatres on the brink of closure

5th July 2012

Almost 50 theatres in Britain teeter on the brink of closure, and a leading preservation group has urged developers and local councils to step in and save them

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Theatres at risk throughout the UK

5th July 2012

The Theatres Trust has revealed that almost 50 theatres are at risk from building developers or neglect. Information gained through the annual Theatres at Risk register, shows there are seven fewer theatres on the register than last year. Several have been removed after being saved, but others have been taken off after they have been destroyed.

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Fewer theatres are at risk but it's not all happy endings

5th July 2012

This year’s Theatre Buildings at Risk Register is shorter than last year’s but while some venues have been rescued, others have been demolished

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UK theatres ‘at risk’ revealed

5th July 2012

Seventeen venues across the UK have been added to the Theatre Buildings at Risk Register, including the Theatre Royal Margate, Darlington Arts Centre and the Warehouse Theatre in Croydon.

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Call to save threatened theatres

5th July 2012

Almost 50 theatres across the UK are at “real risk” from developers or decay, a study by the Theatres Trust has found. Some 49 venues are on the Theatres Trust’s annual Theatres at Risk register – down from 56 last year. The Trust said the reduction was “good news”. Some have been taken off the list after being saved, but others have been removed after being demolished.

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Morecambe theatre's glorious past

5th July 2012

Morecambe’s grand Winter Gardens theatre once held 3,500 people and hosted Laurel and Hardy and Sir Edward Elgar – but has been closed for 35 years and is on a list of “theatres at risk”.

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Liverpool Everyman theatre staff reveal fundraising challenges as contractors prepare to start next phase of building work

5th July 2012

Everyman Theatre staff are preparing to climb mountains and jump from planes to help boost the theatre’s £1m public fundraising campaign. Meanwhile executive director Deborah Aydon is preparing to tandem jump from a plane in September as her contribution towards the fundraising drive. The fresh fundraising drive comes a year almost to the day that the old Everyman closed its doors for the final time

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