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Swansea Grand Theatre-goers to help pay for refurbishment

31st July 2012

Swansea Council is introducing a new 50p ticket levy that’s designed to fund a splash of colour to the Grand Theatre. The money raised will go on things like new carpets, better lighting and a lick of paint here and there. The authority already forks out £577,000 per year to fund the Grand.

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Arts Council publishes Community Infrastructure Levy Advice Note for culture professionals

31st July 2012

The Community Infrastructure Levy allows local authorities to raise funds towards infrastructure needed to support the development of their areas. A large number of local authorities are intending to use the Community Infrastructure Levy, and are developing draft charging schedules. Arts Council England have published their Community Infrastructure Levy: advice note for culture, arts and planning professionals

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National, Chichester Festival and Royal Opera House awarded ACE capital funding

31st July 2012

The National Theatre, Royal Opera House and Chichester Festival Theatre are among five organisations to win a share of £43.8m from Arts Council England. The funding will help restore and upgrade venues, with London’s National Theatre receiving the most at £17.5m.

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A campaign to Help Save the Crown Theatre Eccles

31st July 2012

SalfordOnline.com has set up a Facebook group to Help Save the Crown Theatre, Eccles and it is already gaining members including the Theatres Trust.

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Exhibition: The Guthrie Thrust Stage 1948 - 2011: A Living Legacy, The Hub, Edinburgh

31st July 2012

The Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT) is delighted to announce the Edinburgh showing of The Guthrie Thrust Stage 1948 – 2011: A Living Legacy exhibition, which can be seen from this week at The Hub, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, opening hours Monday-Saturday, 9am-7:30pm and on Sundays, 10am-7:30pm (except Sunday 2 September, 1pm-6pm only), coinciding with the 2012 Edinburgh International Festival.

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Chichester Festival Theatre gets £20m boost towards revamp work

31st July 2012

The Arts Council England today confirmed it will put £12m towards the theatre’s Renew campaign. The project’s aim is to restore and upgrade the theatre. The cash immediately unlocks an additional £8m in pledged local support from businesses, trusts and individuals, as well as West Sussex County Council and Chichester District Council which have pledged £1.5m and £500,000 respectively.

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Arts Council England announce five new Capital funding awards

31st July 2012

Arts Council England have announced five awards from round one of their Capital investment programme.

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Funding to Enhance Community Facilities (England, Scotland & Wales)

31st July 2012

Under the Sita Trust’s Enhancing Communities Programme Core Fund, grants of up to £60,000 are available to not for profit organisations, community groups, parish councils, local authorities and charities for projects that make physical improvements to community facilities and historic buildings / structures.

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Event: ixia NPPF Seminars

31st July 2012

ixia is organising three briefing events on how the provision of public art will be influenced by the prominent inclusion of cultural well-being within the NPPF. The events will be led by the planning barrister, Ian Dove QC of No5 Chambers, and the cultural commentator, John Holden.

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Event: Negotiating the Arts Landscape Arts Development UK

31st July 2012

This year the Arts Development UK Annual Conference will take place at The York Barbican on the 18th & 19th October 2012. The conference will explore key issues including: changing arts development to fit the future, real Localism and how to achieve it, useful maps for navigating the political and economic landscape, new commissioning and delivery opportunities.

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