Work will take place over the next 18 months on the revamp of Nottingham’s Theatre Royal following grants from Nottingham City Council and the Arts Council England and is due to be completed by Autumn 2017.

The work will see improvements to both the IMG_3707[1]Theatre Royal and the Royal Concert hall with £1.5 million pounds being granted by the Arts Council England and a further £1.8 million from Nottingham City Council.

The work will take place over the next 18 months and the theatre will remain open during the work. Improvements will be made to the backstage areas, stage doors and will also enable better disabled access. The box office, entrance foyer, conference rooms will also undergo improvements.

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Lucy Thomas, PR Manager Royal Concert Hall

Lucy Thomas, PR manager, at the Royal Concert Hall hopes the changes will help bring the venue into the 21st century and be a multifunctional space for rehearsals, conferences and coffee breaks.

“It will be an  iconic piece of street sculpture for Nottingham,” she said.



Artist impression of the finished exterior



  • The Royal Concert hall and Theatre Royal have over half a million visitors a year
  • The Theatre Royal has provided quality entertainment for over 140 years
  • The Royal Concert hall is home to one of the largest electronic organs in the world