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Theatres Trust announces theatre buildings at risk need more than guardian angels

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.

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Launch: The Theatres Trust People’s Choice Award 2011

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.

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Seeking Theatre Planning Placements

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.

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Call to theatres to join in the Theatres DEC Pool and Green Database Survey

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.

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London Opera Glass Company donate money to The Theatres Trust

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.

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Launch of The Theatres Trust 'DEC Pool' for performing arts venues

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?

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Conference 11: ‘Converting Spaces~Creating Theatres’

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.

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Theatres take the lion's share of Arts Council England cuts in a postcode lottery

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.

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Scotland's theatre architecture revealed in new publication

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.

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Invitation to Welsh Theatre Symposium on 14 March 2011

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

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