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Bournemouth's Pavilion Gardens developer threatens legal action after council's decision to pull the plug stands

17th January 2014

Read more at Daily Echo
Bournemouth’s Pavilion Gardens developer threatens legal action after council’s decision to pull the plug stands
Published: 17 January 2014


Malt Cross Music Hall secures Heritage Lottery Fund investment

17th January 2014

The Malt Cross Music Hall on St James’s Street has secured over £1.38 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). This is part of a £1.7m Heritage Outreach and Engagement Project to bring to life two unused floors and caves under the current Malt Cross, so that they can be used for heritage education, tourism, arts, crafts and music.

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Nightclub and concert venue bid for former Great Yarmouth Regent

17th January 2014

The former Regent Cinema, in busy Regent Road, has been bought by owners of a Golden Mile pub who hope to turn it into an entertainment venue. Mr and Mrs Bromwich, landlords of the Marine Pub, said they would pitch the venue towards an older clientele and offer family fun including comedy, cabaret and concerts during the day. The Regent Road site has been vacant since December 2011 when Rank Group shut its Mecca Bingo hall, citing a lack of parking facilities among the reasons for closure.

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Max Stafford-Clark: how a timid and bullied Arts Council cut my company

16th January 2014

Read the extract and more at The Guardian
Max Stafford-Clark: how a timid and bullied Arts Council cut my company
Published: 16 January 2014


Conwy Civic hall to close

16th January 2014

Read more at Daily Post
Conwy Civic hall to close
Published: 16 January 2014


Mayor of London Boris Johnson backs proposals to redevelop London's Southbank Centre's unofficial skate park

16th January 2014

The Southbank Centre, which wants to construct a ‘Festival Wing’ and glass pavilion to accommodate new and improved arts and cultural space, has proposed moving the skate park 120 metres up-river to a new site under Hungerford Bridge. Speaking at a preliminary planning meeting yesterday, Johnson said that the skate park should remain in its current location.

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'Show us value for money': Conservative leader calls for list of Rose Theatre services to justify £500,000 Kingston Council funding

16th January 2014

Read more at This is Local London
‘Show us value for money’: Conservative leader calls for list of Rose Theatre services to justify £500,000 Kingston Council funding
Published: 16 January 2014


Apollo collapse could lead to £1m of insurance claims

16th January 2014

Read more at The Stage
Apollo collapse could lead to £1m of insurance claims
Published: 16 January 2014


Punchdrunk to extend its season at the Paddington Mail Centre

16th January 2014

Application: 13/12869/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to extend the temporary use of the former Paddington Mail Centre as a theatre until 31 December 2014. The Trust supported the application. Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here and enter the application number, then click search.


Charity status given to arts centre organisation

16th January 2014

The campaigners behind the Acton Arts Centre project have just been awarded charitable status for their organisation. Glynne Steele, co-director with Julie Saunders, said they were given the title about a week ago and that it means the Charity Commission has faith in their project, believe it is viable and therefore want to offer support.

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