The Theatres Trust

Former actor launches 200-seat Barn Theatre in Cirencester

9th March 2017

A new 200-seat theatre in Cirencester opens this year. The Barn Theatre, which is attached to grade II-listed Ingleside House, aims to be a major producing house for the area. Read the new artistic director Iwan Lewis’ comments in The Stage

Published 9 March 2017


Leeds council to decide on £13.6m West Yorkshire Playhouse revamp

9th March 2017

Plans for a £13.6 million redevelopment scheme at West Yorkshire Playhouse will go before Leeds City Council next week – The Stage

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City leaders move to safeguard unique York building

8th March 2017

Planning restrictions preserve the stone arches that were designed by John Harper in 1834 as part of a new entrance for York Theatre Royal and moved to their current home when the theatre was remodelled in 1879. Read the full story in The Press

Published 8 March 2017


Interior of Congress is gutted

8th March 2017

Contractors have begun ripping out part of the interior at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, ahead of a major refurbishment. See the picture gallery – Eastbourne Herald

Published 8 March 2017


Fringe theatres face soaring rents following business rates hike

8th March 2017

Fears have been raised over the impact surging business rates could have on London’s fringe theatres – read the full story in The Stage

Published 8 March 2017


New Theatre To Open In Great Northern

8th March 2017

Northern Rep, Manchester’s first repertory company in over 50 years, launches a permanent venue in Great Northern Warehouse - read the full story in Manchester Confidential

New Theatre To Open In Great Northern

Published 8 March 2017


Mechanics' Trust unveils daring new vision for Swindon's railway village (TBAR)

8th March 2017

The Mechanics’ Institution Trust has unveiled its vision for the future and a possible bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to fund a space for films and events, offices for community organisations, conference facilities, a new restaurant and a theatre. Read the full story in Swindon Advertiser

Published 8 March 2017

The Mechanics’ Institution is currently on our Theatre Buildings at Risk Register.


Sneak peek inside Chester's Storyhouse theatre of dreams

7th March 2017

A tour of Chester’s £37 million Storyhouse theatre as it prepares to open on 11 May 2017. Read more in The Chester Chronicle

Published 7 March 2017


Look inside the newly-revamped People's Theatre in Newcastle

7th March 2017

Volunteers have helped transform The People’s Theatre in Newcastle in a £1.5m revamp – read the full story in The Press

Published 7 March 2017


Maidstone school takes delivery of an entire 240-seat auditorium after it was destined for a skip at leading London venue

7th March 2017

Valley Park School in Maidstone is the new home for Tim Foster’s original 240-seat auditorium from The Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn – read the full story with Kent News

Published 04 March 2017


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