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DCMS Guidance 9 July 2020

On Thursday 9 July the government gave the green light to resume outdoor performances on 11 July. See HERE. The headline information is: Small pilots of performances indoors with socially distanced audience to take place to inform future plans New government guidance outlines how nation’s beloved theatres and performance venues can get back up and [...]

Grants to support theatres reopening: Theatres Trust July 2020

An announcement from The Theatre’s Trust, 9 July 2020 We’ve repurposed the small grants schemes in our Theatres Protection Fund to help theatres affected by the pandemic. Theatres Trust runs the Theatres Protection Fund incorporating the UK Theatres Grants Scheme and London Small Theatres Grants Scheme. Funding from these schemes is normally restricted to capital [...]

Light It In Red: 6 July 2020

Inspired by Germany’s #NightOfLight2020, on the night of 6 July 2020 many theatres and places of entertainment were asked illuminate their buildings to draw attention to the dramatic situation in the event industry. Here are a few of the LTG Members who lit their theatres.

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

What a great year. Not one, but two LTG Theatres have received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2020. Progress Theatre Reading and the Sinodun Players at the Corn Exchange in Wallingford have both been awarded this prestigious accolade. The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service aims to recognise outstanding work by volunteer groups to [...]