The Theatres Trust

Captions for theatregoers in Scotland

12th May 2008

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Captions for theatregoers in Scotland
Published 12 May 2008


New measures to improve the energy performance of our buildings

9th May 2008

New guidance has been published by the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG) to help public authorities and institutions introduce Display Energy Certificates (DEC’s) in their buildings. This work is part of European legislation – the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. DEC’s come into force on 1 October 2008 for public buildings exceeding 1,000sqm that are frequently visited by the public.

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House of Lords debate listed theatres

7th May 2008

During an hour long debate on 7 May 2008 introduced by Lord Lloyd-Webber into the modernisation of listed theatres, the Government’s representative Lord Davies of Oldham highlighted the investment made by the Heritage Lottery Fund into restoring and improving listed theatres and the Government’s commitment to funding the arts through the Arts Council.

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Southbank Centre awarded £16.5m ACE grant

7th May 2008

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Southbank Centre awarded £16.5m ACE grant
Published: 7 May 2008


The Theatres Trust seeks Chair of Trustees

6th May 2008

The Theatres Trust is seeking to appoint a successor to Rupert Rhymes OBE, whose term of office ends on 30 January 2009. The post is a public appointment made by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and applicants are asked to apply through the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

The closing date for applications has now passed.

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Derby Council vow over Hippodrome repair

6th May 2008

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Derby Council vow over Hippodrome repair.
Published: 6 May 2008


Derby Hippodrome Injunction Granted

25th April 2008

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Derby Hippodrome Injunction Granted
Published: 25 April 2008


Journey into the world of 'Exploring Theatres'

23rd April 2008

The Theatres Trust, The National Advisory Public Body for Theatres, launched a new online Learning Resource, ‘Exploring Theatres’. Go live took place on Wednesday 23 April 2008.

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Final farewell to Barry's Theatre Royal

18th April 2008

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Final farewell to Barry’s Theatre Royal
Published: 18 April 2008


Derby Hippodrome planning application demolition proposals

18th April 2008


Planning Application Number: 04/08/00581

Derby City Council has notified The Theatres Trust of a listed building consent application proposing the demolition of the Hipppodrome, Green Lane, Derby.

The Theatres Trust recommended that the Council refuse this listed building consent application. Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning application online, please click here and enter the planning application reference number


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