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Fire at Crown Theatre in Eccles

3rd June 2013

Sunday 2nd June 2013 there was a fire at the listed Crown Theatre in Eccles.

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Is the DCMS going to be abolished?

3rd June 2013

There is a new rush of rumour that the Department of Culture, Media and Sport is to be abolished as soon as the Comprehensive Spending Review, the extra one, is out of the way at the end of the month, as a supersaver for the Treasury. writes Simon Tait for The Stage Columns.


Work to begin on major revamp of Cambridge Arts Theatre

2nd June 2013

Cambridge Arts Theatre will close to audiences for 10 weeks while the venue undergoes a major redevelopment.

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Amphitheatre planned for Brighton

31st May 2013

Plans to open a new 250-seat outdoor theatre in Brighton as a permanent home for professional touring groups are being developed.

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Two months to fix-up 'unsafe' Burnley Empire

31st May 2013

The owners of a crumbling old playhouse have been given eight weeks to clean up their act by magistrates after the building was deemed unsafe. The former Empire Theatre, in Cow Lane, Burnley is in need of urgent repairs after years of neglect. Owners Lancashire Theatre Company failed to appear at Reedley Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning after a summons was issued.

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Bristol firms invited to support Tobacco Factory Theatre appeal

31st May 2013

Theatre is calling on the city’s firms to sponsor a seat as part of a £150,000 appeal to improve seating.

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ONS launch report into 'What matters most to personal well-being?'

30th May 2013

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) today publishes further analysis and tools to aid the understanding and monitoring of National Well-being.

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Oldham Council seeks architect for theatre complex

30th May 2013

Oldham Council is seeking an architect to transform its Victorian library into a new theatre and heritage centre.

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Curtain falls on Weymouth Pavilion

29th May 2013

Weymouth Pavilion Theatre will close at the end of this week, while the local council tries to find a group to take over the running of the venue.

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Pair turns former Savoy Tonyrefail into theatre

29th May 2013

A disused bingo hall in south Wales is to reopen as a 220-seat theatre, hosting both professional and community productions.

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