The below correspondence is posted here by kind permission from the Society of London Theatre
The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) is an organisation that works with and on behalf of their Members to champion theatre and the performing arts.
Welsh Government: Further Coronavirus restriction relaxations brought forward
The Welsh Government has confirmed further relaxations will be brought forward from 17 May to 3 May – including the resumption of indoor supervised activities for children, indoor organised activities for up to 15 adults, such as exercise classes, and the re-opening of community centres. This means Wales will have completed the move to Alert Level 3 by Monday 3 May.
Update for West End Theatre Audiences
We wanted to share this statement with you that we’ve posted on our website and social channels today, and sending reactively to press.
Global Media Opportunity
As a thank you for all the support that theatres have shown Global over the years through advertising, they wanted to support our reopening campaign with a very generous offer of £312,000 of free media on the London underground. The campaign will go live from 17 May and we have 40 London shows taking part in this. We have created 10 packages with posters each featuring 4 shows, and there will be 7 x 16 sheets, 5 x 6 sheets, 10 x 12 sheets and 50 x 4 sheets for each design.
Book now for our mental health & wellbeing webinars – starting Tuesday 27 April 2pm
“Life itself is an incredible, humbling experience & the journey teaches us so much. The good, the bad and the ugly. We can, if we choose, grow from it all.”
Join Christoph Spiessens on Tuesday 27 April 2pm for an affordable 90-minute webinar exploring the intersection between wellbeing, self-care & neuroscience. You will learn what Mindfulness is (and isn’t!), why it works and how you can practice it comfortably.
Members of the Media & Marketing network can use the promo code INDUSTRYWELL to pay £5.00 for a place (50% off the Non-Member price).
Free places are available for freelancers, as well as those who are currently unemployed or who may not be able to attend due to financial circumstances. Select the relevant ticket at booking.
Full list of webinars can be found at www.theatremeansbusiness.info.
REMINDER: Upcoming industry webinars
Thanks to everyone who attended our Members webinar today, we hope you found it useful. We have two more webinars scheduled this week, please register below:
- Marketing, Ticketing and Press Webinar – Thursday 29 April at 10:30-11:15am. To register, please click here.
- Webinar for Freelancers, Self-employed, Casting and Agents – Thursday 29 April at 11:30am – 12:15pm. To register, please click here. This webinar will be BSL interpreted and captioned.
Job Opportunity: Senior Marketing Officer at RSC
The RSC are hiring a Senior Marketing Officer. Find out more here.
Coronavirus Recovery Guidance
- Coronavirus Recovery Updates and Guidance – for SOLT Members
- Coronavirus Recovery Updates and Guidance – for UK Theatre Members
- Media Briefing Notes
- See It Safely Toolkit
- Working Safely During Coronavirus – Guidance
- Coronavirus Government Guidance Library
Wellbeing and mental health support for you and your staff
- Theatre Helpline
- Wellbeing resources webpage
- Mental health and wellbeing webinars (TheatreMeansBusiness.info)