The Ashden Trust/Ashden Directory
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The Ashden Trust/Ashden Directory

“Bringing together environmentalism and performing arts”  The Ashden Directory is an interesting resource for anyone looking for a range of information relating to the environment and theatre/performance. Have a browse for useful links, news, interviews, projects, performances and much more. The directory is part of The Ashden Trust, a grant-making charity established in 1989, who primarily support … Continue reading

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The three pillars of sustainable theatre

Written just over a year ago but still highly relevant, this interesting Guardian piece discusses theatre’s role in building a sustainable future. In addition to the performances themselves as tools to create awareness and promote change (e.g. see the article linked to in this blog ‘Cultures role in environmental change‘, ), the theatre industry needs to … Continue reading

Julie’s Bicycle 10 top tips
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Julie’s Bicycle 10 top tips

“Sustaining creativity”, Julie’s Bicycle is a not for profit organisation making sustainability intrinsic to the business, art and ethics of the creative industries. The site offers advice to the theatre industry in all aspects of theatre and performance, from greening the office or rehearsal space, to best communicating eco initiatives, going on tour the green … Continue reading

Green Arcola’s tips for sustainable theatre
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Green Arcola’s tips for sustainable theatre

Green Arcola, who work within the well-known Hackney based Arcola Theatre,  have produced a document of ideas as a starting point for exploring how to create sustainability in theatre productions.  To think about the small changes that you or your company can make have a look at their PDF here Green Arcola provides sustainability research and monitoring, project management … Continue reading