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Finalists revealed in Bradford Odeon contest

24th March 2014

Audacious plans to turn Bradford’s empty Odeon cinema into a swimming pool have been withdrawn, leaving just two teams still vying to regenerate the landmark. Earlier this year Rance Booth Smith with Turley Associates and Rex Procter Partners revealed plans to transform turning the former 1930s cinema into a public pool and indoor running track as part of its ambitious £30 million ‘City Reflections’ vision.

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Century old cloth and plaster ties caused Apollo collapse

24th March 2014

Read more at ITV News
Century old cloth and plaster ties caused Apollo collapse
Published: 24th March 2014


More shows rescheduled at Derby's Assembly Rooms following massive fire

24th March 2014

Read more and a full list of cancelled and rescheduled shows at Derby Telegraph
More shows rescheduled at Derby’s Assembly Rooms following massive fire
Published: 24th March 2014


The Really Useful Group splits to pursue international growth

24th March 2014

Read more at The Telegraph
The Really Useful Group splits to pursue international growth
Published: 24th March 2014


Stockport Plaza seating restoration underway

24th March 2014

The new seating at The Plaza which will be an exact replica of the originals will consist of 4 rows at the front of the stalls without arms which were originally delineated as one price band by having a segregating rope across the aisle, the ring for which can still be seen in our auditorium whilst the remainder of the Stalls will consist of wooden armed high comfort seating.

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Leith theatre project funded by Creative Scotland

22nd March 2014

Read more at Edingburgh Reporter
Leith theatre project funded by Creative Scotland
Published 22 March 2014


Portsmouth Theatre threatened with closure after NatWest's 'utter incompetence'

21st March 2014

Yet two months on, the issues are still not fully resolved and the business interruption means the Groundlings Theatre is “on the brink” of closure, with problems with its suppliers and ticket sales plunging 90 per cent. Artistic director Richard Stride revealed the theatre is to hold a fundraising event on Sunday as he seeks to cover the estimated £10,000 in lost revenues over the past two months, while he has unsuccessfully sought a loan as well as arts grants.

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Hinckley's Concordia Theatre escapes threat of closure after agreeing measures to prevent child sexual abuse

21st March 2014

Read more at Leicester Mercury
Hinckley’s Concordia Theatre escapes threat of closure after agreeing measures to prevent child sexual abuse
Published: 21st March 2014


Boost for Trowbridge Town Hall arts project

21st March 2014

Read more at Wiltshire Times
Boost for Trowbridge Town Hall arts project
Published: 21st March 2014


Historic Scotland to invest £2m in old buildings

20th March 2014

Read more at BBC News
Historic Scotland to invest £2m in old buildings
Published 20 March 2014


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