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70th Anniversary Conference

The 70th Anniversary Conference held at the Crescent Theatre 0ver the weekend 8th -10th April 2016 attracted one of the largest numbers of delegates in recent years.  The Conference entitled “Thinking Back – Looking Forward” was a great success for the LTG and it was great to see so many ” first timers” at this [...]

Serious Threat to Lisbon Players

   Our overseas member, Lisbon Players, are once again under threat of losing their theatre premises. Estrela Hall is part of large plot of land and buildings owned by the British Government in the heart of Lisbon. Lisbon Players have been in occupation for 70 years, and have made the place their own, providing English-speaking [...]

National Conference 2016

Delegates are booking fast for the National Conference to be held at The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham 8th to 10th April 2016.  It’s also the 70th Birthday of the Little Theatre Guild so that’s double the reason to attend this year.  Why not make this even more special and encourage more members from your theatre to attend.  So [...]

Chesil Theatre Playwriting Competition

The Chesil Theatre is pleased to announce that its fifth biennial 10×10 Playwriting Competition is now open for submissions. Writers have until midnight, 22 April 2016 to submit a ten minute play on a theme Inspired by the life, lyrics and/or legend of David Bowie. Ten winning plays will receive their premier over one weekend in [...]

Theatre Royal Dumfries

The Theatre Royal Dumfries have asked the local authority for an additional £50,000 to complete their planned £1.9 million refurbishment.   Unforeseen structural issues have caused the project costs to rise to £2.11 million and the owners, The Guild of Players, have approached Dumfries and Galloway Council for the extra money.  The theatre is Scotland’s oldest working [...]