Post COVID re-opening: thoughts from NLO, Eddie Redfern

Eddie Redfern has circulated to all LTG Members some helpful thoughts on things to think about as you we start to open up our theatres. His article is HERE He considers the impact on both those onstage and backstage. How do actors feel about returning to rehearsals and performance? How do your set-builders and stage […]

Theatres Trust: Theatre Reopening Fund Round 2

In November, the Theatres Trust announced the first 20 theatres supported through their Theatre Reopening Fund HERE. This included two LTG Theatres. In early December, the Theatres Trust announce details of a further 15 theatres HERE to receive grants to help with re-opening expenses. This time, recipients included LTG theatres The Tower in Stoke Newington,  The Barn […]

Performing Arts Guidance: 6 January 2021

COVID-19 update The government updated their guidance on 6 January on “Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)” The guidance is at THIS link. The key message is: During this period, performing arts venues can continue to operate under Stages 1 and 2 of the performing arts roadmap. This means that: Performing arts professionals may continue to […]

See It Safely

On 12 November Eddie Redfern, LTG National Liaison Officer attended the UK Theatre AGM via Zoom. A key message was that theatres should sign up to the SEE IT SAFELY theatre re-opening campaign. The aim of the scheme is to instil audience confidence in returning to theatre. UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre (SOLT) […]

Theatres Trust: Theatre Reopening Fund

The Theatres Trust has announced the first 20 theatres supported through their Theatre Reopening Fund. The grant scheme was established earlier this year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support theatres with the additional costs associated with reopening after a prolonged period of closure, and to meet current COVID-safe requirements. Two of the 20 […]