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Thanet Leisureforce join forces with Vista Leisure

9th April 2013

The organisation behind the Winter Gardens, Theatre Royal and the Ramsgate and Margate sports centres, Thanet Leisureforce (TLF), has merged with a company that runs leisure facilities in Dover.

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100 years of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, in audio of course

9th April 2013

The Birmingham Rep’s history is rich and varied, and in 2013, 100 years old. Records of the company over this period tell a remarkable story of the writers, directors, designers, actors, photographers, wardrobe, set-builders, stage crew, administrators, critics and audiences who have made The REP what it is today. And this accumulation of todays is preserved by REP100, a partnership project between Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Birmingham Archives.

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Richard Wentworth's Black Maria theatre breathes life into King's Cross

9th April 2013

Designed with young Swiss architecture practice Gruppe, the temporary structure is part public stage, part meeting house writes Oliver Wainright for The Guardian.


Church hall goes into new phase as Glasgow West End newest theatre

9th April 2013

A new theatre space is to open in a Glasgow West End church. The Cottiers Kelvinbridge Theatre will be located in the newly refurbished main hall of Lansdowne Church in Glasgow’s Great Western Road. It is being developed by the Four Acres Charitable Trust which operates Cottiers Theatre in Hyndland.

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New lease for Sheffield theatres

9th April 2013

The Lyceum Theatre Trust and Sheffield Theatres have signed a new lease to ensure the future of the Lyceum Theatre.

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Popular Croydon cafe Matthews Yard celebrates first year in business

9th April 2013

Matthews Yard officially opened on April 21, 2012, and has enjoyed a successful first year in business. The venue started as a cafe and co-working space but has since grown into a hub for a variety of projects including Croydon Tech City and Croydon Radio. It also became one of the first crowd funded theatres in the country after more than £6,000 was raised from public donations to build a arts studio.

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BDP wins Aberdeen Music Hall renovation

8th April 2013

BDP has been chosen for the renovation of Aberdeen’s Music Hall. The building, listed at category A, is being overhauled by Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA), who shortlisted five firms for the project.

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Array – new theatre seating by Zaha Hadid

8th April 2013

Zaha Hadid has unveiled Array, a new theatre seating system

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New theatre proposed for Arch 17, Miles Street, Vauxhall

8th April 2013

Application 13/00955/FUL

The London Borough of Lambeth has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the change of use from B1 (Light Industrial) to Sui Generis (Theatre) for Arch 17, Miles Street, London SW8 1RZ. The new premises has been identified as being a suitable location to continue the success of the Above The Stag (ATS) Theatre Company by adapting the arch into a small professional theatre.

The Theatres Trust supported the application. Read the Trust’s response.

To view the planning application online, please click here and enter the application number, then click search.


Mixed use proposed for Bournemouth’s former Winter Gardens site

8th April 2013

Outline Planning Application: 7-2013-1273-AR

Bournemouth Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application regarding the redevelopment of the former Winter Gardens site in Exeter Road, Bournemouth.

The Theatres Trust raised no objection to the application. Read the Trust’s response.

To view the planning application online, please click here and enter the application number and click search.


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