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 […]

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 […]