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Bournemouth council insist there is no demolition date for Boscombe BCCA

2nd September 2013

Bournemouth council insists there is still no date for the demolition of Boscombe’s BCCA building, although work has started on stripping out the inside. The sight of workers dismantling the interior of the derelict arts and community centre sparked rumours the building was about to be bulldozed.

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Call to raise final funds to pay for Preston Playhouse roof repairs

2nd September 2013

Work to repair the roof of Preston Playhouse has been completed.

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Charity ride for theatre builders

2nd September 2013

Three builders working on the Theatre Royal, Plymouth revamp are staging their own dramatic cycle ride.

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Taunton deadline for The Brewery Theatre takeover plan

2nd September 2013

A deadline has been set for groups wishing to takeover a bankrupt theatre in Somerset to submit their plans.The Brewhouse in Taunton shut in February after its financial position was declared to be “untenable”.

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Sculptor Antony Gormley opens £500k extension at Westacre Theatre

2nd September 2013

World-renowned sculptor Antony Gormley hailed a theatre in his Norfolk home village as an example of “regional internationalism” after formally opening its £500,000 extension.

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Bristol Empire Theatre returns to Old Market

2nd September 2013

Old Market will be getting a new pop-up arts space soon in a former bank on West Street that most recently was gay venue The Vault.

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Manchester's Victoria Baths: Restoration winner 10 years on

2nd September 2013

Manchester’s Victoria Baths was awarded £3.4m for winning the first series of the BBC show Restoration 10 years ago. There has been considerable work done on the Edwardian building and it is now used for theatre events, arts and weddings.

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Farnham town centre: Government approves compulsory purchase

2nd September 2013

The redevelopment of Farnham town centre has moved closer after the government approved two compulsory purchase orders allowing work to begin. Waverley Borough Council said preparatory work on the Brightwells area will begin in September.

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Curtain-up draws near for Plymouth's revamped Theatre Royal

1st September 2013

Plymouth’s Theatre Royal is only four weeks away from its official reopening.

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Rallying call to save Swansea old Palace Theatre

1st September 2013

A Swansea man who is passionate about saving the tatty-looking Palace Theatre is seeking like-minded residents.

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