The Theatres Trust

Second homes tax to fund the Royal and Derngate

11th February 2008

Read more at BBC News.
Second homes tax to fund the Royal and Derngate.
Published: 11 February 2008


£24m Marlowe Theatre in Kent given go ahead

11th February 2008

Read more at BBC News
£24m Marlowe Theatre in Kent given go ahead
Published: 11 February 2008


Arts Council funding in Wales

11th February 2008

Arts Council of Wales (ACW) announced its spending plans for 2008/2009. New funding for community arts and investments to raise the national and international profile of Wales sat alongside cuts to six organisations and standstill funding for many more. The names of the six organisations losing funding have not been published, with ACW citing client confidentiality. However, St Donats Arts Centre has said it stands to lose its grant of £45,000.

For more information, see the Arts Council of Wales Press Release.


Carlisle's Save our Lonsdale campaign bid to woo councillors

7th February 2008

Read more at The News and Star.
Carlisle’s Save our Lonsdale campaign bid to woo councillors
Published: 7 February 2008


Clearer ACE funding strategy called for

4th February 2008

The Theatres Trust calls for a clearer strategy to secure theatres at risk from loss of ACE funding. Download the full press release (PDF). Click here to download image of Theatres Trust Director, Mhora Samuel.


Chairman reappointed

31st January 2008

Rupert Rhymes OBE is reappointed as Chairman and Trustee of The Theatres Trust by Margaret Hodge, Minister for Culture. Download announcement.


Leicester PAC name unveiled - The Curve

28th January 2008

Read more at BBC News
Leicester PAC name unveiled – The Curve
Published: 28 January 2008


London Assembly report into West End theatre investment

24th January 2008

London Assembly publishes its report on sources of investment into West End Theatres. Download Restoration Drama (PDF).

Watch BBC News story


Arbroath Webster Theatre reopens after £4.5m refurbishment

19th January 2008

Read more at the Arbroath Herald, The Herald or see the magazine, Lighting & Sound International February 2008, p. 84 – 91.
Arbroath Webster Theatre reopens after £4.5m refurbishment
Published: 19 January 2008


Concerns raised over ACE funding cuts

10th January 2008

Theatres Trust Director, Mhora Samuel raises concerns that ACE arts funding cuts will lead to theatre closures. Download the full press release(PDF).


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