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ABTT Booklet: RU Safe?

The booklet has been produced to help those who seek information and guidance in a handy form about entertainment in small places. It has been written by the Technical Standards Standing Committee of ABTT – Association of British Theatre Technicians as a free introduction into safety in entertainment. It can be downloaded from the website [...]

Defibrillators (AED)- funding

The Sinodun Players’ Health & Safety Cttee asked LTG about the installation of an AED (Defibrillator) in their theatre as many of the audience members were elderly. Mike Smith pointed out in his Chairman’s Letter in the LTG Newsletter that no training is needed to operate an AED which enables them to be located where [...]

Get Creative Festival 2019

If your theatre has a production taking place between 11 – 19 May 2019, why not include it on the Get Creative Festival website. For full information on this initiative, go to the Voluntary Arts Get Creative website where you will find a link to an event planning toolkit and email contact at You will also [...]

MonologuesSlam UK

We run a nationwide competition for actors called MonologueSlam UK, which will be coming to Northern Stage on 07 June 2019. MonologueSlam is a competitive showcase for actors, with a youth round for 11-17 year olds, and an adult round for 18+ performers (there is no upper age limit). The show is a fun night [...]

National Conference Highbury Theatre 29th to 31st March 2019

The National Conference will be held at Highbury Theatre, Sutton Coldfield from Friday 29th March to Sunday 31st March 2019.  The theme is ‘Making the Most of Your Theatre’ .  The conference promises to be a varied mix of workshops and activities , with author and broadcaster Natalie Haynes as the Keynote speaker – plus [...]