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Theatre groups oppose 'damaging' Kingston Regal Cinema scheme

2nd April 2014

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Theatre groups oppose ‘damaging’ Kingston Regal Cinema scheme
Published: 2nd April 2014


Popular Ulverston venue given future boost

1st April 2014

Dozens of supporters attended the first annual meeting of the Friends of the Coronation Hall Association on Monday night. The independent group was set up last year to publicise events at the Coro in Ulverston, provide volunteer workers at peak times and raise money by applying for grant funding.

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The community rights challenge: Mhora Samuel discusses

1st April 2014

Localism has been a driving force of the coalition government for the last four years. Through localism the role of communities and their influence on decision-making, and ownership and management of community assets, has changed. Many of these changes were enshrined in the Localism Act passed in 2011 and brought into force in 2012.

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Farrell Review: the 60 recommendations

1st April 2014

In January 2013 Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries, asked Terry Farrell to undertake a national review of architecture and the built environment. He has undertaken this review independently with a team at Farrells and advised by a panel of 11 industry leaders with a breadth of experience that covers education, outreach, urbanism, architecture, property and philosophy.

After a year-long review Terry Farrell has set out his 60 recommendations covering education, planning, heritage and the RIBA and the ARB.

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More Free Educational at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2014

1st April 2014

New sessions have been added to the Professional Development Programme taking place at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2014, at the Royal Armouries at Clarence Dock, only a short distance from the centre of Leeds, West Yorkshire, on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 April 2014. The Professional Development Programme runs alongside a two-hall exhibition of the latest entertainment technology products. It is free to attend and offers visitors access to sessions presented by some of the most talented names in pro audio, lighting and video.

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ITEAC 2014 First Keynote Speaker and Programme Features Announced

1st April 2014

Tod Machover, “America’s most wired composer” (The Los Angeles Times) is today announced as the opening Keynote Speaker of the International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference 2014, kicking-off the three-day event in London on Sunday 8 June.

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Theatre Royal Winchester celebrating 100 years with fundraising ball

1st April 2014

Read more at Hampshire Chronicle
Theatre Royal Winchester celebrating 100 years with fundraising ball
Published: 1st April 2014


Burnley's Mechanics Theatre to be managed by trust

1st April 2014

Read more at The Citizen
Burnley’s Mechanics Theatre to be managed by trust
Published: 1st April 2014


£100,000 funding helps secure future of Cornish theatre

1st April 2014

A £100,000 grant has helped secure the future of a unique Cornish arts centre. For a quarter of a century, Sterts Theatre at Upton Cross, near Liskeard, has presented a highly-acclaimed mix of home-produced shows and visiting companies. In 2013, more than 15,000 people watched more than 250 performers in 40 different productions.

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Newcastle's Theatre Royal is leading the opposition to plans for new night clubs in the city's historic Grey Street

1st April 2014

Newcastle’s Theatre Royal is leading the opposition to plans for new night clubs in the city’s historic Grey Street. The theatre is asking customers and supporters to write to councillors asking them to oppose the proposals for the street, which is also home to the Grade II listed theatre. The council’s licensing committee is due to look at applications for two new night clubs opposite the Theatre Royal. These would have a combined capacity of 2,000 people and will be open up until 3am.

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