14th July 2011
The Theatres Trust 2011 Theatre Buildings At Risk register (TBAR) announced today identifies the number of theatres at risk in the UK has risen to 58 since last year. In addition to the tireless efforts of community and campaign groups who are the guardian angels of many UK theatres, there is a desperate need for funding and public backing. Over half of the theatres on its at risk register have yet to find the financial and political support needed to secure a viable future.
1st July 2011
Entries are now open for The Theatres Trust second annual People’s Choice Award, following a launch event at the ABTT Theatre Show 2011.
1st June 2011
The Theatres Trust is currently seeking Theatre Planning Placements volunteers to assist in the administration of the Trust’s role as a statutory consultee for theatres in the planning system and as an expert adviser in the heritage of theatre buildings.
17th May 2011
The Theatres Trust and Julie’s Bicycle have joined together to undertake a comprehensive survey of environmental and sustainability issues facing performing arts venues in the UK.
2nd May 2011
This month, Philip Main was delighted to present a cheque to The Theatres Trust, for £405. This marks the eight theatres recently signing up to the service plus one rogue five pound note found stuffed into a glasses dispenser at the Theatre Royal in Norwich.
12th April 2011
Does your venue have a Display Energy Certificate? Do you think it reflects your building’s energy performance? Want to know who’s getting all the ‘A’s?
7th April 2011
Booking is now open for The Theatres Trust’s fifth annual conference Converting Spaces~Creating Theatres taking place at the Pleasance Islington, London on Tuesday 14 June 2011.
6th April 2011
Over 73% of the funding cuts announced by the Arts Council England on the 30 March fell on theatres according to an analysis by The Theatres Trust. ACE’s new national portfolio saw more losers than winners, with 97 theatres losing funding or being cut entirely, and only 43 benefiting from an increase. In cash terms, theatre venues will lose a balance of £46.8m of public funding through ACE over the next four years.
9th March 2011
A new booklet which looks at the architects and styles of Scotland’s theatres is being officially launched today, Tuesday 8th March at Glasgow’s Theatre Royal. Written by Historic Scotland and The Theatres Trust, the booklet looks at theatre design from 1736 up until the late twentieth century, ranging from Victorian opulence and Edwardian designs to 20th century conversions and post-war theatres.
22nd February 2011
Hosted and produced by The Theatres Trust, Creu Cymru, and the Wales Association for the Performing Arts
Chaired by Theatre Director, Phil Clark
The Welsh Theatre Symposium is an opportunity for theatre makers, theatre companies, producers, local authority and independent theatre, arts centre and venue operators, arts development officers, theatre marketing professionals and architects and those involved in theatre capital projects to meet and discuss the current and future state of theatre and theatre venues in Wales today.
It will take place on the 14 March 2011 at Theatr Brycheiniog, Canal Wharf, Brecon, Powys LD3 7EW