Seven theatres awarded funding to improve environmental sustainability

The latest round of the Theatre Improvement Scheme in association with the Wolfson Foundation has awarded a total of £124,000 in grants to seven theatres.

In this round of the scheme we have funded small but impactful projects to reduce resource consumption and develop best practice in sustainability. These include replacing bathroom fixtures, fitting solar panels and battery storage, and updating lighting to energy-efficient LEDs.

The theatres receiving funding are:

  • An Lanntair, Stornoway
  • Cast, Doncaster
  • The Garage, Norwich
  • Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House
  • New Diorama Theatre, London
  • Old Fire Station, Oxford
  • Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle upon Tyne

The next round of the scheme is now open for applications with a deadline of 5 September.

Read our full press release.

Thanks to the Wolfson Foundation for its ongoing support.

Photo: Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle upon Tyne, by Darran Moore