Theatres Trust Conference 2014: Community Theatres (session 3)

9th June 2014

Theatres Trust Conference 2014: Community Theatres, session 3. Community rights.

Community Rights, picture by Jim Ellam

The Localism Act of 2011 created opportunities for communities to plan and develop the future of their local areas. These changes, challenges and opportunities informed the experiences relayed by the third panel: Sophie Michelena, Development Manager, Locality; John Caldwell, Chair, the Civic Group, Stourport-on-Severn; Eileen Collier and Alan Williams, Brampton Arts Centre, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire; Kevin Spence, Chairman of the Little Theatre Guild. Chair: Ruth Eastwood, CEO, Blackpool Grand Theatre. Recorded at the Leeds City Varieties, 28 April 2014.

“Community Asset Transfer is a fantastic tool. Is it simple? No. Is it easy? No. Is it worth it? Every step of the way.” John Caldwell