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Campaigners aim to raise cash to buy Whiteladies Picture House cinema

1st September 2013

Campaigners pursuing their dream of returning Whiteladies Picture House to its former glory say they want to purchase the building.

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Newport council set for £34million in cuts

1st September 2013

Newport council’s chief executive has set out a radical vision of the future of the authority, with officers tackling possible budget cuts of £34 million by 2017.

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Nottingham Playhouse receive almost £1million of funding

31st August 2013

Arts Council England has given the theatre, which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary, a grant of £996,000 to make it sustainable for the future.

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WSD2013: Designing a Sustainable Theatre Ecology for Festivals, Conferences and Mass Arts Gatherings

31st August 2013

An event for World Stage Design 2013, Cardiff, 5 – 15 September 2013.

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WSD2013: Saving 18th century theatres The Bourla

31st August 2013

An event for World Stage Design 2013, Cardiff, 5 – 15 September 2013.

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Community urged to fundraise for Cwmbran Congress

30th August 2013

Cwmbran councillors are backing the Congress Theatre’s plan for a £100,000 refurbishment – and ask the community to support it’s frst major refurbishment for the theatre since it opened in 1972. The theatre has an annual running cost of £160,000, which is raised by volunteers, and the refurbishment payment will be on top of this.

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Event: Open House London 21 - 22 Sept

30th August 2013

Open House London celebrates all that is best about the capital’s buildings, places and neighbourhoods. Every September, it gives a unique opportunity to get out and under the skin of London’s amazing architecture, with over 700 buildings of all kinds opening their doors to everyone – all for free. The dates for 2013 are 21 & 22 September.

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Redditch Palace marks centenary

30th August 2013

It has survived two world wars, a global economic disaster and the rise of television to today stand as one of the jewel’s in Redditch’s crown. But as The Palace Theatre in Redditch marks its centenary, a brief look at the past 100 years shows how the Alcester Street venue came so close to being lost into the annals of history like so much of Redditch’s heritage.

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The Library of Birmingham, first look

30th August 2013

The new Library of Birmingham may be loud on the outside but inside it’s an enchanting temple of calm, says Jonathan Glancey for The Telegraph.


'Reinventing the library': Birmingham's futuristic vision

30th August 2013

The futuristic new building – which opens on Tuesday 3 September – aims to bring traditional book lending into the 21st Century while also housing one of the world’s greatest Shakespeare collections.

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