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Community urged to fundraise for Cwmbran Congress

30th August 2013

Cwmbran councillors are backing the Congress Theatre’s plan for a £100,000 refurbishment – and ask the community to support it’s frst major refurbishment for the theatre since it opened in 1972. The theatre has an annual running cost of £160,000, which is raised by volunteers, and the refurbishment payment will be on top of this.

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Event: Open House London 21 - 22 Sept

30th August 2013

Open House London celebrates all that is best about the capital’s buildings, places and neighbourhoods. Every September, it gives a unique opportunity to get out and under the skin of London’s amazing architecture, with over 700 buildings of all kinds opening their doors to everyone – all for free. The dates for 2013 are 21 & 22 September.

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Redditch Palace marks centenary

30th August 2013

It has survived two world wars, a global economic disaster and the rise of television to today stand as one of the jewel’s in Redditch’s crown. But as The Palace Theatre in Redditch marks its centenary, a brief look at the past 100 years shows how the Alcester Street venue came so close to being lost into the annals of history like so much of Redditch’s heritage.

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The Library of Birmingham, first look

30th August 2013

The new Library of Birmingham may be loud on the outside but inside it’s an enchanting temple of calm, says Jonathan Glancey for The Telegraph.


'Reinventing the library': Birmingham's futuristic vision

30th August 2013

The futuristic new building – which opens on Tuesday 3 September – aims to bring traditional book lending into the 21st Century while also housing one of the world’s greatest Shakespeare collections.

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Eyesore to be demolished for Chester new theatre work to begin

30th August 2013

A towering city centre eyesore is to be demolished brick by brick as work gets under way at last on Chester’s long-awaited new theatre. ‘Surgical deconstruction’ of Commerce House in Hunter Street will begin in October, to make way for the £37m theatre.

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WSD2013: Theatre Architecture seminar - 9 Sept

30th August 2013

An event for World Stage Design 2013, Cardiff, 5 – 15 September 2013.

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WSD2013: 150 years of Welsh Theatre Buildings in a day! – 8 Sept

30th August 2013

An event for World Stage Design 2013, Cardiff, 5 – 15 September 2013.

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Edinburgh's Traverse theatre responds to The Scotsman article

30th August 2013

In light of recent speculation in The Scotsman, the Traverse would like to clarify that there are no immediate plans for a change of venue from its current home in Cambridge Street. Today, Traverse Executive Producer and joint CEO Linda Crooks issued the following statement:

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'Culture is healthy' according to Scottish report

30th August 2013

Reading, dancing or visiting historic sites, museums and libraries can have a positive effect on your health, according to a new report from the Scottish Government.

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