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Update on Lighting Regulations

Report from Chris Newall & Andrew Whadcoat, The Questors Theatre. We attended a meeting arranged by the Association of Light Designers (ALD) on 21 November 2018 to provide an update on the EU lighting regulations and their future impact on The Questors. The draft EU lighting regulations as published in the Spring of 2018 would [...]

Annual Return Deadline

The Charity Commission The 2017 annual return deadline is approaching The deadline for submitting the 2017 annual return is the 31 October, you must file it before then. 7:53am, 24 October 2018: The deadline for submitting the 2017 annual return is in one week (31 October 2018).  

ROADS 321 Play Writing Competition

Romsey Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (RAODS) performing at the Plaza Theatre have launched their 321 Play Writing Competition for 2019. Writers to submit entries by 30 November 2018 to be performed in May 2019 at Treviglio in Italy, by RAODS members. The competition comprises three separate categories: Physical – winner gets £75 Monologue – [...]

Are you involved backstage? Are you interested in theatre lighting, sound, design or stage management?

Don’t miss the RSC’s Big Backstage Weekend, 10 – 11 November 2018. The RSC invite you to “Join us in Stratford-upon-Avon for an unforgettable theatre experience working with our technical, design and stage management teams. The Big Backstage Weekend offers workshops, masterclasses and backstage insights, for anyone who wants to develop their technical theatre skills. [...]

Plaza Theatre, Romsey receives Theatres Trust small grant

The Theatres Trust announce that five theatres have been awarded a total of £22,500 from its Theatres Protection Fund. One of the five is the Plaza Theatre, Romsey who have been awarded £5,000 to fit a stair lift replacement. The Press Release notes that “The Plaza opened in 1931 as a cinema. In the 1970s [...]