News

Stay up-to-date with key news about theatres and the issues that affect them across the UK, including theatres which are currently on our Theatres at Risk register.

  • The exterior of the Fire Station Auditorium facing onto the public square on a sunny day.
    Performing arts venues shortlisted for RIBA 2024 awards

    RIBA has announced the shortlists for its regional awards, which include a number of cultural buildings.

    Performing arts venues shortlisted for RIBA 2024 awards
  • Gary Kemp at a Theatres Trust event
    Gary Kemp becomes Theatres Trust Ambassador

    We are delighted that former Trustee Gary Kemp will continue to support us as an Ambassador.

    Gary Kemp becomes Theatres Trust Ambassador
  • Audience at a conference in a historic theatre auditorium.
    Opportunity: Conference Programmer

    We are seeking freelance creative consultant(s) to programme our 2024 Annual Conference.

    Opportunity: Conference Programmer
  • Group of people on stage having a tour of a theatre.
    Opportunity: General Manager (maternity cover)

    We are looking for maternity cover for the General Manager role within our small, busy team.

    Opportunity: General Manager (maternity cover)
  • The front cover of the Theatres Magazine Winter 2024 edition, showing a spot lit band on stage in an darkened theatre taken across a full seated audience.
    Winter 24 edition of Theatres Magazine published

    Friends, Patrons and Corporate Supporters have been sent a digital copy of Theatres Magazine.

    Winter 24 edition of Theatres Magazine published
  • Auditorium of historic theatre, Epstein Theatre
    Theatres at Risk Register 2024 announced

    This year’s list of theatres under threat of permanent closure, redevelopment, or demolition consists of 39 theatres with two new additions.

    Theatres at Risk Register 2024 announced
  • Two men on a construction site. Photo by Pixabay
    Cultural Infrastructure Maintenance Assessment

    We urge the theatre sector to take part in an important research survey being conducted on behalf of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport into repair and maintenance backlogs in cultural venues.

    Cultural Infrastructure Maintenance Assessment
  • Exterior of Theatre Royal Margate
    Operator wanted for Theatre Royal Margate

    Thanet District Council is looking for a new operator for the Theatre Royal Margate, which is on our Theatres at Risk list.

    Operator wanted for Theatre Royal Margate
  • Group of people in hard hats and yellow safety jackets in a historic theatre auditorium with pink plaster ceiling that is being renovated.
    Blog: Reflections on 2023 and a look forward to 2024

    As 2023 draws to a close, Theatres Trust Director Jon Morgan looks back over the key issues and achievements of the year and forward to priorities in 2024.

    Blog: Reflections on 2023 and a look forward to 2024
  • Exterior of Minerva Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre
    Theatre Green Book UK announces ambitious future plans

    We are delighted to share plans for the Theatre Green Book UK, the grassroots initiative that sets common standards for sustainable theatre.

    Theatre Green Book UK announces ambitious future plans
  • Exterior of Shaftesbury Theatre with Mrs Doubtfire artwork
    Mrs Doubtfire Prize Draw

    Enter the prize draw for a chance to win two tickets and a signed programme for the hit musical Mrs Doubtfire.

    Mrs Doubtfire Prize Draw
  • People in protective clothing inspecting the auditorium of a derelict historic theatre
    Resilient Theatres: Resilient Communities Grant Programme reopens

    We have opened the second round of our grant programme to support Theatres at Risk, generously supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, the Swire Charitable Trust and the Pilgrim Trust.

    Resilient Theatres: Resilient Communities Grant Programme reopens