LTG COVID-19: 24 September 2020

The following was circulated by Eddie Redfern to all LTG Members Reps on Thursday 24 September. The text highlighted in the email is replicated below. I have just finished a meeting of SOLT/UK Theatre’s ‘Theatre Safety Committee’ where ABTT, Theatres Trust and SOLT/UK Theatre agree with the LTG position that theatres can continue with rehearsals [...]

LTG COVID-19: 22 September 2020

Eddie Redfern, LTG National Liaison Officer has today (22 Sep) written to all LTG Reps with the following statement: “Today the Prime Minister announced further restrictions on social gatherings and the Arts Minister confirmed that Amateur Theatre will be restricted to maximum six persons INVOLVED in a production effective from Thursday  24 September. This would [...]

Culture Recovery Fund: Grants

Eddie has circulated this to all LTG Members. Funding of between £50,000 to £3,000,000 for both profit and Non-profit cultural organisations is available from the National Lottery link HERE to: Cultural organisations (both profit and not for profit) based in England that are properly constituted and are registered at Companies House and/or Charity Commission, and [...]

LTG Newsletter – August edition delayed to September

The LTG Committee have taken the decision to delay issue of the August 2020 Newsletter (Vol 34 No 3) until after the LTG AGM to be held on 5 September. Sandra will prepare the Newsletter in the usual way so that it can be issued fairly soon after the AGM. It will also mean that [...]

LTG Letter to DCMS re COVID-19

LTG write to Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister for Digital and Culture, at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. She was elected Conservative MP for Gosport, Stubbington, Lee-on-the-Solent and Hill Head in 2010. LTG write seeking clarification on whether the government guidance of 17 July 2020 allows non-professional theatres to re-open in line with professional [...]