The Theatres Trust

Theatre Royal Plymouth makes £50k savings from going green

14th June 2008

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Theatre Royal Plymouth makes £50k savings from going green
Published: 14 June 2008


New certificates to make theatres monitor energy use

14th June 2008

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New certificates to make theatres monitor energy use by Lalayn Baluch
Published: 14 June 2008


Work together on climate change, says Hodge at Theatres Trust Conference

13th June 2008

Read more at The Stage by Lalayn Baluch
Work together on climate change, says Hodge at Theatres Trust Conference
Published: 13 June 2008


The Theatres Trust seeks Chair of Trustees

6th May 2008

The Theatres Trust is seeking to appoint a successor to Rupert Rhymes OBE, whose term of office ends on 30 January 2009. The post is a public appointment made by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and applicants are asked to apply through the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

The closing date for applications has now passed.

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Derby Hippodrome Injunction Granted

25th April 2008

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Derby Hippodrome Injunction Granted
Published: 25 April 2008


Journey into the world of 'Exploring Theatres'

23rd April 2008

The Theatres Trust, The National Advisory Public Body for Theatres, launched a new online Learning Resource, ‘Exploring Theatres’. Go live took place on Wednesday 23 April 2008.

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Conference 08: Building Sustainable Theatres

17th April 2008

The Theatres Trust’s Conference 08, taking place on 10 June 2008 at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, aims to help theatres meet the environmental challenges of climate change and rising energy costs and understand what’s behind the new energy performance regulations that will affect theatre buildings. Download the full Press Release (PDF). Booking is now closed.


Derby Hippodrome High Court judgment welcomed by The Theatres Trust

10th April 2008

Mhora Samuel, Director of The Theatres Trust attended the High Court hearing held today in London where Derby City Council (claimant) applied for an injunction to prevent the owner of the Derby Hippodrome (respondent) from carrying out further demolition of the theatre. In the three and a half hour hearing the owner continued to assert that his experts declared the building was unsafe and required demolition, contrary to the views of the Council and English Heritage who considered that the building was safe to the public on the street and could be saved.

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Theatres Trust meets Derby City Council to save Hippodrome

2nd April 2008

Following partial demolition of the listed grade II Derby Hippodrome on Friday 28 March, The Theatres Trust has met with senior officials of Derby City Council to discuss plans to secure the future of the theatre. Mhora Samuel, Director and Mark Price, Planning and Architecture Adviser for The Theatres Trust met with Richard Williams, Assistant Director of Regeneration and Councillor Evonne Williams at the council’s offices.

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Theatres Trust shocked by the 'demolition' of Derby Hippodrome

28th March 2008

Today, under the pretext of carrying out ‘essential repairs’ contractors AB Demolition demolished substantial sections of Derby Hippodrome. Fears were raised by The Theatres Trust two days ago that the presence of a demolition crew would only lead to further damage. Structural metal beams supporting the roof were removed and destabilised the whole building. The Hippodrome’s side walls have been pulled down and the theatre’s stage house and flytower have been lost.

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