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.

Find out more about SOLT and visit their website here.

Welcome to this week’s newsletter.

Kids Week

Thank you for all your support for Kids Week 2022. We have had our second best year ever, selling over 212K tickets. We have hosted over 40 activities, ranging from Q&As to dance workshops, and thank every show that has organised these with us. 90% of our workshop participants were new to Kids Week, as we prioritised first time bookers. Please continue to support us in our final week by sharing Kids Week on your social channels.

UK Theatre Awards – UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre Finalists Announced 

We are extremely pleased to reveal the shortlisted venues for this year’s UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre Award:

  • Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre
  • Leeds Playhouse
  • New Wolsey Theatre

Congratulations to the shortlisted venues! There were many excellent applications and the panel found it an extremely difficult decision to make.

The UK Theatre Awards returns on Sunday 23 October, for the first time since 2019.

To find out more information about this year’s UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre finalists, please visit the News section of the UK Theatre website.

Information about the UK Theatre Awards and the opportunity to book tickets to the ceremony can be found by clicking here.

Win A Year Of Theatre

Entries close for our Win A Year Of Theatre competition on 31 August. We would appreciate any support for this, including sharing it on your channels to help give it a final push.

Schools Theatre Day

To coincide with Schools Theatre Day on 6 October, we’ll be launching a London Theatre Guide for Schools which will provide detailed information for teachers to encourage school groups back to the West End.

QPark Update on rates for Theatre Card Holders

For any staff using QPark staff discount passes, please be advised that from 1 October 2022 the price will be increasing from £18.00 / 24hrs to £20.00 / 24hrs.

Job Opportunity – Press Assistant

About Grace PR are looking for a Press Assistant to join their team. 

Based in a thriving and fast-paced London Arts PR Company, the successful candidate will assist with publicity campaigns across multiple clients as well as supporting the directors with strong organisation and administration skills. The role requires competence using social media platforms and the ability to prioritise and work under pressure.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 14 September 2022.

Find out more and apply here