Tyne Theatre And Opera House Preservation Trust

Tyne Theatre And Opera House Preservation Trust

Charity information

Tyne Theatre And Opera House Preservation Trust

The Tyne Theatre and Opera House, currently operated by SMG Europe as the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, is a grade one listed theatre rated “in the top 4% of listed buildings” by English Heritage.

Founded 2008

  • Mission statement

    The Theatre is afforded a three star (the highest) rating by the Theatres Trust “a very fine theatre of the highest theatrical and architectural quality”. The importance of the architectural and theatrical heritage of the building is also recognised by The Association of Historic Theatres in Europe and OISTAT (the International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Technicians and Architects).

    The Tyne Theatre and Opera House Preservation Trust became the freehold owner of the building in 2008.

    The objects for which the Tyne Theatre and Opera House Preservation Trust is established are;
    (a) To acquire, restore and preserve for the benefit of the public at large the Grade One Listed Building known as The Tyne Theatre and Opera House;

    (b) The advancement of public education in all aspects of the dramatic arts by the presentation and production of plays and other expressions of drama including the commissioning of new works and the mounting of public performances and the mounting of classes, exhibitions and demonstrations of dramatic
    arts and theatre technology;

    (c) The advancement of public education in theatre technology by the preservation, conservation and exhibition of machinery and technology of the performing arts and the interpretation of such artefacts and their historical context;

    (d) The advancement of public education in all aspects of the arts including music and music th

  • Aims

    Tyne Theatre And Opera House Preservation Trust aims to:

    • (a) To acquire, restore and preserve for the benefit of the public at large the Grade One Listed Building known as The Tyne Theatre and Opera House;
  • Overview

    Established: March 2008

    Registered Charity Number: 1120746

    Board members: 16

    Part time staff: 2

    Phone number: 441912413986

    Address: 117 Westgate Rd NE1 4AG

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