Funding

Leitheatre’s £5k appeal

Leitheatre’s £5k appeal

Crowdfunding appeal to cover cancelation losses

The cancellation of The Odd Couple because of Covid in the cast has cost Leitheatre dearly, the company has revealed as it has set up a crowdfunding appeal to cover its costs.

May 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
£6.5M for King’s

£6.5M for King’s

Refurb dates set for Sept 2022-July 2024

Edinburgh’s King’s theatre has secured £6.5 million in grants from the Scottish Government and is now set to go dark from September 2022 until July 2024 for a major £25 million redevelopment.

July 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
£955K for Ed Theatres

£955K for Ed Theatres

Second wave of Covid funds announced:

Six Edinburgh organisations have received a total of £955,698 as part of the £5m Performing Arts Venue Relief Fund, the second round of government support, administered by Creative Scotland and announced on Thursday 24 September 2020.

September 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Letter to FM

Letter to FM

Full text of Capital Theatres’ letter to the FM:

This is the full text of the letter sent from Capital Theatres to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Wednesday 9 September 2020.

September 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
King’s Double Jeopardy

King’s Double Jeopardy

Jobs or King’s, Capital Theatres tells FM:

Capital Theatres has sent a stark warning to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that without emergency funds it will either have to sack workers or risk the King’s theatre closing for good.

September 10, 2020 | By | 3 Replies More
Threat to King’s refurb

Threat to King’s refurb

“Double Jeopardy” for King’s over refurbishment funds:

Money collected by Capital Theatres and allocated for the proposed £25million refurbishment of the King’s Theatre has, ironically, put the future of the theatre in doubt.

August 5, 2020 | By | 2 Replies More
Reopening Date for Theatres

Reopening Date for Theatres

September Date planned for Scottish Theatres:

Scottish theatres will be allowed to reopen with physical distancing in place on Monday 14 September 2020, if plans announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon go ahead.

July 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
FM confirms £97m is for arts

FM confirms £97m is for arts

First Minister’s take on UK-wide culture funds:

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that the Scottish element of the UK Government’s £1.57 billion culture relief will go to the sector and is additional to the £10m announced on Friday.

July 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Help for theatre Freelancers

Help for theatre Freelancers

£500K for dedicated Theatre Artists Fund:

A new Theatre Artists Fund will provide emergency support for theatre workers and freelancers across the UK in need of financial support due to the impact of Covid-19 on the theatre sector.

July 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
A £97m opportunity

A £97m opportunity

Measured support for £1.57 billion for arts:

The announcement of a £1.57 billion package of support for the art across the UK has been met with near universal acclaim. But is it a lifeline or an opportunity?

July 6, 2020 | By | Reply More