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Theatre Royal Newcastle hits out at plans for thousands more late night drinkers

31st March 2014

Thousands of theatre-goers have been asked to fight plans for two new late-night clubs in Newcastle. Theatre Royal chiefs say the plans for the bars risk turning the city’s historic Grey Street into another Bigg Market. In an email to supporters, they said staff already have to clean away vomit, urine and litter, and things will only get worse if the applications go ahead.

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Bury St Edmunds: Theatre Royal fundraisers are welcomed back after going on 78 mile walk

31st March 2014

Intrepid walkers stepping out for the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds, raising funds by taking part in a stage by stage trek from the Globe Theatre in London. The 78-mile walk was ?undertaken between Friday and Sunday to raise money for the Theatre Royal in Bury.

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Fire destroys Phoenix Theatre and Studio in Lewes

31st March 2014

A massive fire destroyed the Phoenix Theatre and Studio building on North Street in Lewes in East Sussex on Saturday 29 March around six pm. The fire service received 23 calls from members of the public who spotted the blaze when it broke out.

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Consultation will inform plans for theatre tax relief

28th March 2014

A Government consultation is seeking to formalise the details of a proposed corporation tax relief for theatre productions, announced in last week’s budget. The relief will support plays, musicals, opera, ballet and dance, at a rate of 25% for touring productions and 20% for other productions.

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Communities minister predicts increasing role for building control

28th March 2014

Minister for Communities Stephen Williams MP has stressed the increasingly important role of local authority building control, whilst recognising that public services are under immense financial pressures. Speaking to the 2014 LABC members’ conference in Nottingham on 25 March, he stated that building work must reach higher standards, and that building control had demonstrated it could ensure that these requirements are met while at the same time saving developers time and money.

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Festival of Architecture 2014, London

28th March 2014

The London Festival of Architecture (LFA), now in its 10th year, is calling for participants to explore the dynamism of the UK’s capital city, through this year’s central theme, CAPITAL. This theme will be used as an umbrella term to explore London in relation to:

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London's Dominion overhaul to follow We Will Rock You exit

27th March 2014

Read more at The Stage
London’s Dominion overhaul to follow We Will Rock You exit
Published: 27th March 2014


Birmingham Conservatoire to get new £40m home

27th March 2014

Read more at The Stage
Birmingham Conservatoire to get new £40m home
Published: 27th March 2014


Arts Theatre revamp to include studio space

27th March 2014

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Arts Theatre revamp to include studio space
Published: 27th March 2014


New ceiling unveiled at the Apollo Theatre

27th March 2014

Read more at The Independent
New ceiling unveiled at the Apollo Theatre
Published: 27th March 2014


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