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Carlisle council unveils £1m arts centre vision for fire station

28th February 2014

Plans have been lodged for the £1 million transformation of Carlisle’s old fire station into an arts centre. And if they are approved work is set to start in June with the centre opening next spring. The temporary exhibition space will close at the end of May. Carlisle City Council is behind the scheme, which its leaders say is a symbol of the city’s “growing potential and ambition”.

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Pay-as-you-go for Grand drama at The Grand, Blackpool

28th February 2014

The Grand in Blackpool is trialling a new project, the first of its kind at the theatre, asking customers “what would you pay for great drama?” on its opening performance of English Touring Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe Eternal Love on March 11.

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Arts philanthropist snaps up St Stephen’s Church

28th February 2014

Read more at The Scotsman
Arts philanthropist snaps up St Stephen’s Church
Published: 28 March 2014


Asbestos removal next stage in plans to revive Bradford Odeon

28th February 2014

Read more at Yorkshire Post
Asbestos removal next stage in plans to revive Bradford Odeon
Published: 28 February 2014


Oldham Cinema plans a step closer

28th February 2014

Read more at Oldham Chroncile
Oldham Cinema plans a step closer
Published: 28 February 2014


Nottingham Playhouse 100% county council funding cut approved

28th February 2014

Read more with The Stage
Nottingham Playhouse 100% county council funding cut approved
Published: 27 February 2014


Cardiff Council approve reduction in arts funding

28th February 2014

Read more with Wales Online
Cardiff Council approve reduction in arts funding
Published: 27 February 2014


Still no progress on future of Swindon Mechanics' Institute

28th February 2014

Read the story at Swindon Advertiser
Still no progress on future of Mechanics’ Institute
Published: 28 February 2014


Arts Council England publishes 'This England' report

28th February 2014

The Arts Council have published This England: How Arts Council England uses its investment to shape a national cultural ecology, responding to recent debate on their geographical spread of investment.

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Breathing life into Aberdeen Tivoli

27th February 2014

A renovation project to revive the previously derelict Tivoli Theatre in Aberdeen is well underway. The theatre development will not be fully completed until September 2015 but shows and exhibitions are still being run from the venue. So far the listed building has been made wind and watertight and is showing six performances a year in its 242 seated auditorium.

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