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Workington Carnegie aiming to break away from council control

15th August 2013

Workington’s Carnegie Theatre could be transformed – getting extra funding cash and new big-name acts. That’s the hope behind plans to go it alone and break away from Allerdale council control, allowing the theatre to apply for more grants and secure big time gigs.

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Swansea Palace Theatre derelict and overgrown

15th August 2013

The Palace Theatre in High Street, which once saw Charlie Chaplain tread its boards, is in danger of falling into irreversible dereliction, it has been claimed.

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Cultural Education report released by DfE and DCMS

14th August 2013

The Department for Education and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport jointly released Cultural Education on 5 July 2013.

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Event: Frank Matcham Society Seminar 25 Oct 2013

14th August 2013

The Frank Matcham Society marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the UK’s National Theatre at The Old Vic in October 1963 with a one day seminar on Friday October 25.

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Event: Heritage Open Days 12 - 15 Sept 2013

14th August 2013

Heritage Open Days celebrates England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission.

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Event: National Festival of Music Hall and Variety 20 - 22 September

12th August 2013

From Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd September, the celebrated Wilton’s Music Hall in London’s East End will host the National Festival of Music Hall and Variety, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the British Music Hall Society.

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New King's Edinburgh mural unveiled

11th August 2013

A mural by the Scottish playwright and artist John Byrne has been unveiled at one of Edinburgh’s leading theatres.

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Chichester's pop-up Theatre in the Park launches

11th August 2013

A team including a theatre producer and an archiectural practitioner have designed a pop-up venue for the Chichester Festival 2013.

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Darlington arts: when one door closes, another opens

11th August 2013

It may have lost its arts centre, but the council pledges proceeds of the sale go back into local arts – how should they be spent? writes John Dean, chair of Darlington for Culture for the Guardian Culture Professionals Network.


In the hot seat: playing it cool at the theatre

11th August 2013

When temperatures go up, audiences either melt or sit shivering in chilly auditoriums. Just how do you handle the heat? blogs Lyn Gardner


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