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June 2020 LTG Newsletter

All LTG Reps will have by now received an email from The Print Room with the latest edition of the LTG Newsletter.  Despite the COVID-19 crisis, and the dearth of live theatre, Sandra has produced an informative and interesting read. The Newsletter is now in the Backstage area of the LTG Website. Your theatre’s LTG [...]

TakeTen: Chesil Theatre New Writing Festival.

Stop Press: Support from LTG Patron Sir Kenneth Branagh “Three cheers for Winchester’s Chesil Theatre! At a time of challenge for all, they have bravely looked to creativity and imagination. Their new writing competition can lead the way to new ideas and new and entertaining ways to look at our changed and changing world. “I [...]

Nick Hern: applications now open for online amateur productions

Nick Hern are delighted to announce they are inviting applications to license Nick Hern Books plays for amateur online performance. Whether you’re looking to share a play you’ve always been passionate about or want to test a show you’ve had your eye on for a future fully staged production, or you want to try something [...]

Coronavirus Community Support Fund – open from 22 May 2020

The National Lottery Community Fund confirms that the Government’s new Coronavirus Community Support Fund will open for applications at 10am on Friday 22nd May. This new funding stream makes available £200m in Government funding that will be aimed primarily at small to medium organisations in England. The Fund has two key objectives: To increase community support [...]

DCMS Entertainment and Events Working Group

Sent 21 May 2020 Dear SOLT and UK Theatre Members, Please see below our press release in response to the latest announcement from DCMS in regards to the theatre sector. The working groups will all have had their first meeting by the end of this week and we look forward to updating members on their [...]