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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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Theatre bars that go the extra yard

29th May 2013

Speaking to Lyric Hammersmith executive director Jessica Hepburn ahead of The Theatres Trust Conference she mentioned her holistic attitude to running the building: “We are always trying to expand on all fronts…whether it’s ticket sales or other income generation opportunities, like catering.” writes Honour Bayes for The Stage.


Ticket levy proposed for Darlington Theatre to raise funds for restoration

28th May 2013

Theatregoers could be asked to pay an extra levy on top of their ticket prices to help raise funds for restoration work at an historic North-East theatre.

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Curtain up on £2.5m Park Theatre in Finsbury Park

26th May 2013

The opening night of a long-awaited £2.5million theatre saw the six-year vision of its mastermind come to glorious fruition last night.

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Waterfoot Theatre issues plea for Investor

26th May 2013

Waterfoot’s internationally-renowned playhouse is looking for an investor to grant them some desperately needed funding.

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£600,000 new theatre plan in Tiverton on course

26th May 2013

An ambitious £600,000 plan to create a modern theatre for Tiverton and improve learning opportunities for the town’s young people could begin by next summer.

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Chorley Bingo Hall in demolition outrage

26th May 2013

The demolition of an historic bingo hall has outraged residents and traders. The Orion Bingo Hall in Cleveleys now belongs to workmen who have moved in to begin ripping down the 1934 Art Deco building on Crescent West.

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Weymouth Pavilion stages last show before closing

25th May 2013

Weymouth Pavilion has staged its last show before being closed by the borough council.

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