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UK Theatres Grants Scheme

The information below is a summary of that on the Theatres Trust website at The UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme is a capital fund that awards up to £5,000 to theatres across the UK run by charities and not-for-profit groups that can clearly demonstrate the value capital improvements to their theatres would make to their [...]


Over the last few weeks UK Theatre and SOLT have been coordinating activity to help the theatre industry to become an even safer and more supportive environment for all. • 10 Principles to encourage safer and even more supportive working practices in theatre. The principles are intended to help all volunteers, directors and trustees to create a positive [...]

Chesil Theatre 10 x 10 National Playwriting Competition

The Chesil Theatre is currently inviting submissions for 10-minute plays. The theme for this year’s eagerly awaited 10×10 playwriting competition is HIDDEN WORLDS. Deadline: Midnight, Friday 30 March. Established in 2008, originally in partnership with the Nuffield Theatre’s former Writers’ Group, this increasingly popular biennial playwriting competition celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.  Since then, 10×10 has [...]

Voluntary Arts Epic Awards

  Closing date: 11th January 2018 Entries are now open for the 2018 Epic Awards programme. Run by Voluntary Arts, the annual awards programme supports voluntary arts across the UK and Ireland, and ADUK have supported the programme each year by offering organisational membership to the winners in each national category. Epic Awards 2018 is your [...]


The RSC are hosting another big amateur weekend on 14th & 15th October 2017 and it’s your chance to be part of an unforgettable experience working with theatre practitioners in the RSC rehearsal rooms and on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon.   To find out more and how you can book visit the RSC website search [...]