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Governance and Management
  • KTT/GV/1

    Kirklees Theatre Trust Constitution and Committees Item

    1980-2000
    Box 1:

    1. Memorandum and articles of association of Kirklees Theatre Trust, 26 Jun 1980
    2. Document entitled ‘Agreement between Cultural Services and The Lawrence Batley Theatre', including a copy of the underlease between Kirklees Metropolitan Council and the Theatre, 22 Jan 1992; draft agreements between the two parties and report entitled ‘A Theatre for Kirklees’, 21 Nov 1990
    3. Kirklees Theatre Trust Committee of Management agendas, minutes and associated papers, including funding agreement between Kirklees Theatre Trust and Council of the Borough of Kirklees for construction of the Lawrence Batley Theatre, (incomplete set) Feb 1991-Aug 1994
    4. Kirklees Theatre Trust Committee of Management and Annual General Meeting agendas, minutes and supporting papers including artistic director’s reports (incomplete set), Aug 1994-Dec 1996
    5. Minutes of the 1998 Kirklees Theatre Trust Annual General Meeting, 7 Dec 1998

    Box 2:

    6. Kirklees Theatre Trust Committee of Management minutes of meetings and associated papers including analysis of carpet suppliers quotations and financial reports and statements (incomplete set), Jan 1996-Dec 1997
    7. Minutes of Kirklees Theatre Trust Committee of Management and associated papers including budget position reports, strategic marketing plan and report on the extension of the Council’s underwriting of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s loan to Kirklees Theatre Trust (incomplete set), Jan 1998-Apr 1999
    8. Minutes of the Kirklees Theatre Trust Committee of Management and associated papers, including review of terms of reference, membership of sub committees and Artistic Director’s reports, Feb-Dec 2000

    Box 3:

    9. Minutes of the Staffing, Finance and Building Sub Committee and supporting papers (incomplete set), Feb 1991-Sep 1996 and Oct 2000
    10. Minutes of the Development Sub Committee and supporting papers (incomplete set), Feb 1991-Jul 2000
    11 Minutes of Staff meetings and other groups including the Dataculture Group, the Pension Group and the No Limit Experimental Theatre Advisory Group (incomplete set), Sep 1994 - Mar 2000
    12. Kirklees Theatre Trust Business Plan, 1996-2000
    13. Documents collected by Michael Dyson in order to assist him in preparing a projection for a theatre in Kirklees, including reports and accounts from Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Mar 1983; accounts of Leeds Theatre Trust Limited, Apr 1983; Wakefield Opera House feasibility study, 1983; and handwritten notes relating to projection, 1983
    14. Reports prepared for ABC Cinema working group entitled ‘Proposed Kirklees Theatre – Programming Management and Running – Some Observations’, Nov 1983; ‘Second Stage Report – Further observations: acquisition and Running Costs, Nov 1983' and 'Proposed Kirklees Theatre Financial Projections', 1983
    15. Report prepared for ABC Cinema Working Group entitled 'Preliminary Feasibility Study into the Possible Acquisition of the Former ABC Cinema, Market Street, Huddersfield and the Conversion of the Venue into an Arts Centre', prepared by the Principal Director of Leisure Services in consultation with Kirklees Theatre Trust, Jan 1984
    16. ABC Cinema Working Group minutes, 4 Oct 1983




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  • KTT/GV/2

    Catering Management Item

    1994-1997
    1. File entitled ‘Catering – Old’ containing draft agreements with Apricorn Catering Services Limited and related correspondence, 4 Dec 1996 -7 Jan 1997
    2. Inventory and valuation of the service bars and restaurant areas of the Lawrence Batley Theatre, prepared for insurance purposes, 24 Jan 1997
    3. Memorandum and Articles of Association of Reedmonte Limited, 12 Jul 1994
    4. File containing menus, agendas and minutes of Reedmonte Limited Annual General Meetings and other meetings concerning catering provision at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Jan 1996-Dec 1997
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  • KTT/GV/3

    Artistic Directorship Item

    1996-2000
    Box 1.
    Artistic Director's working files 1996 - 2000

    1. Working copies of materials used in a presentation for the Arts Marketing Association conference given by Ron McAllister and George Matheson on the relationship between the Lawrence Batley Theatre and the Hudawi Cultural Centre, nd [?2000]
    2. Correspondence, minutes and reports relating to the Huddersfield Marketing Partnership and Huddersfield Pride Limited, Nov 1998-Sep 1999
    3. Correspondence, budgets, reports and associated papers relating to the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, including minutes of the HCMF Board of Management and three year agreement between the Kirklees Theatre Trust and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival for 1997-1999, Apr 1997-Aug 1999
    4. Correspondence, budgets, reports and associated papers relating to the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, including minutes of the HCMF Board of Management and three year agreement between the Kirklees Theatre Trust and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival for 2000-2002, Sep 1999-Oct 2000
    5. Correspondence, budgets and assessment reports relating to the theatre’s bid for funding from the Arts Council England for the North Wing development project and its winning of the British Gas Adapt Award for accessibility, 20 Mar 1996-10 May 1996
    6. Correspondence with Dominic Barber, Artistic Director of the Castle Theatre, Wellingborough regarding a production of ‘When Santa Got Stuck Up The Chimney’ and booking form, 27 Apr 1998-3 Nov 1998
    7. Minutes and associated papers of the Arts Council England’s smaller middle-scale venue manager’s meetings and small scale venues network meetings, 28 Jan 1998-27 Oct 1999
    8. Report on the West Yorkshire Arts Marketing amateur/professional crossover audience development project, Nov 1997; New Asian Audiences Report and Evaluation, May 1999; West Yorkshire Arts Marketing application to ‘Arts for Everyone’ fund, Mar 1998; Annual Review Meeting Agenda 1998/1999 and related correspondence, Mar 1998-May 1999
    9. Artistic Director's correspondence with Kirklees Metropolitan Council councillors regarding grant funding, Sep 2000-Oct 2000
    10. Correspondence with Oxford Stage Company regarding productions and education work, Jan 1996-Jul 1997

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  • KTT/GV/4

    Front of House Management Item

    c1994-c2000
    1. Lawrence Batley Theatre branded long sleeve T-shirt, nd [?1994]
    2. Steward's waistcoat, nd [?1994]
    3. Stewards' training documents including general procedures for Main House and Cellar Theatre, and evacuation procedures, nd [?1998]
    4. Stewards' seating plans for theatre, nd [?1994]
    5. Annotated document entitled 'Procedure for 7.30 Shows', nd [?1994]
    6. Letters and memos to stewards dated 1 Mar 1996, 15 May 2003, 22 Sep 2003, 6 Oct 2003, 3 Nov 2003, 1 Apr 2004
    7. Steward ID badges and badges to promote shows, nd [?1994-?2000]
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