The Theatres Trust

Theatres help celebrate the Story of London

20th May 2009

London’s past, present and future is being celebrated through the Story of London, a month-long festival and Mayor of London initiative which takes place in June and celebrates all aspects of the capital including its architecture, culture, food and history. Many of London’s theatres are participating in Story of London offering tours around their glorious buildings or giving the public the chance to look around and have their questions answered by knowledgeable theatre staff.

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Condition check on oldest Dumfries theatre

19th May 2009

Read more at BBC News
Condition check on oldest Dumfries theatre
Published: 19 May 2009


The trouble with new-build theatres? No ghosts in the house

19th May 2009

Read more at The Guardian
The trouble with new-build theatres? No ghosts in the house
Published: 19 May 2009


13 capital projects have their eyes on £3m scottish arts prize

19th May 2009

The Scotsman
13 capital projects have their eyes on £3m scottish arts prize
Published: 19 May 2009


The next few years look tough for theatre - but I don't feel gloomy

18th May 2009

Read more at The Guardian
The next few years look tough for theatre – but I don’t feel gloomy
Published: 18 May 2009


Blackpool Winter Gardens has a future, vows council

14th May 2009

Read more at The Blackpool Gazette
Blackpool Winter Gardens has a future, vows council
Published: 14 May 2009


Derby Playhouse company's disappointment at university theatre deal with council

14th May 2009

Read more at the Derby Telegraph
Derby Playhouse company’s disappointment at university theatre deal with council
Published: 14 May 2009


New venue to rise from Westminster Theatre’s ashes

14th May 2009

Read more at The Stage BBC News and London Evening Standard
New venue to rise from Westminster Theatre’s ashes
Published: 14 May 2009


Local designs pour in for Borehamwood Ark

13th May 2009

A competition to design a logo for Borehamwood’s new community theatre has received an overwhelming response. Local schoolchildren were invited to get their creative thinking caps on and come up with a design that would capture the essence of The Ark theatre, to be opened in September at Hertswood School. The image will be used on the entrance gates, the website, stationery and even the building. Final judging will be complete final judging by the end of May

Source: Borehamwood Online


York Barbican redeveloper goes into administration

13th May 2009

The decision to tear up the contract with a company wanting to redevelop the Barbican centre in York has been vindicated after the company called in the administrators. Absolute Leisure had signed the papers in December to begin work on the refurbishment of the theatre and the construction of new restaurants to the front of the building. York Council now have clear views as to what the building can be used for and the imperative is to bring it back into public use as soon as possible

Source: The York Press


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