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
15th December 2010
The Theatres Trust is delighted to welcome to the Resource Centre two groups of plasterwork cherubs salvaged from the Stage Boxes of the Royal Opera House in Scarborough, demolished in 2004. More information on the Opera House here
The groups of cherubs will be on show for the foreseeable future and we are grateful to Hayles and Howe specialists in the restoration of ornamental plaster and scagliola, who helped to salvage the cherubs and have loaned them to the Trust.
If you would like to arrange a visit to view the cherubs please contact Kate Carmichael
12th October 2010
Penelope Keith CBE DL, a Trustee of The Theatres Trust made a special appearance outside Derby Hippodrome Theatre today in a show of support for the theatre’s future.