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About the organisation

Landmark Theatres, born from Selladoor Venues is a portfolio of regional venues in North Devon and Peterborough receiving a wide variety of arts and cultural opportunities for local communities including major touring productions, high-profile live music acts, big-name standup comedy, dance, superb theatre and new writing. We also produce high-quality Theatre, Drama and Family productions including our annual family Pantomime in Peterborough.

  • We pride ourselves on an in-depth understanding of the locations in which we operate, working in areas of lower cultural engagement across the UK. 

  • We are respecting and responsive to local priorities, deliver innovation and work in partnership to empowering our communities. 

  • We deliver a breadth of creative activities and ways in which our communities can engage whether that be as an audience member, participant, decision maker or through developing talent.

About the role

Landmark Theatres is looking for directors who will become trustees as we transition to charity status in 2024.  We are seeking exceptional individuals from a broad range of backgrounds who will bring relevant insight, skill and experience to support us in delivering the highest quality theatre by, for and with the widest demographic in the least engaged places in England. Currently operating 4 theatres in Devon and Peterborough, and the largest new entrant to the Arts Council National Portfolio in 2023, Landmark Theatres has ambitious plans for growth nationally.

We are looking to recruit several new trustees who share our passion for theatre and are particularly interested in hearing from people with Finance experience and those who can bring a richer diversity of lived experience and age to the board.

If you think you could make a contribution, then we would love to hear from you. Please read our Trustee Information Pack- - and submit your application by 9am on Monday 15th April to  Interviews will be held online on Friday 26th and Monday 29th April.

For an informal discussion, please contact Creative Director & CEO Paul Jepson by emailing

Our ideal candidate


A willingness to meet the minimum time requirement and engage in training as and when required

• And understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship

• An understanding of the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion

• A commitment to Landmark Theatres vision, goals and values

• A willingness to respectfully speak their mind

• Good, independent judgement

• An ability to think creatively

• Strategic vision


What’s in it for you

New Board members will be given an induction, including time with the theatre staff and other board members.

Join us for:

  • A chance to be part of a brand new charity and the largest new entrant to the Arts Council England National Portfolio.

  • An opportunity to shape the organisation’s strategy and help realise its growth ambitions

  • You will be part of a highly engaged team, based at our theatres in North Devon and Peterborough


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Landmark Theatres

Apply by

11 Jun 2024







Time commitment

0-5 hours per month
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