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Tony Robinson: plays were a posh thing until the alternative theatre explosion

11th February 2014

Read more at The Guardian
Tony Robinson: plays were a posh thing until the alternative theatre explosion
Published: 11 February 2014


Halifax's Theatre Royal has a £300k guide price

11th February 2014

Read more at Halifax Courier
Halifax’s Theatre Royal has a £300k guide price
Published: 11 February 2014


Planning go-ahead for Keswick theatre's £700,000 lakeside cafe

11th February 2014

Plans for a new £700,000 café pavilion next to Theatre by the Lake on the Derwentwater foreshore have been welcomed by the Lake District National Park Development Control Committee, which gave the proposed development unanimous approval at its recent meeting in Kendal.

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Grants for the repairs of historic buildings & building situated in Wales conservation areas

10th February 2014

The Welsh Government has announced that grants are available for the repair of historic buildings and buildings situated within Conservation Areas. ‘Building’ is interpreted in the widest sense and thus, depending on their quality, memorial and garden structures could qualify for support. The focus for CADW’s grant giving in 2014- 5 is on historic building repair schemes which will help stimulate regeneration opportunities and/or which will help save listed buildings that are at risk.

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MPs call for a limit on London arts spending

10th February 2014

MPs have attacked the government over the decline in regional arts funding. in a debate in the House of Commons on arts funding, back bench MPs lined up to attack the disproportionate funding for national and London based arts institutions. Shadow culture minister Helen Goodman accused Coalition culture minister Ed Vaizey of failing to protect local government arts funding from his colleagues’ cuts in funding.

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Disused Great Lever church gets go-ahead for theatre plan

10th February 2014

Read more with Bolton News
Disused Great Lever church gets go-ahead for theatre plan
Published: 10 February 2014


Grant to help with essential repairs at Alnwick Playhouse

9th February 2014

Read more at Northumberland Gazette
Grant to help with essential repairs at Alnwick Playhouse
Published: 9 February 2014


Flood warnings in place around Landmark Theatre, North Devon

9th February 2014

Read more at North Devon Journal
Flood warnings in place around Landmark Theatre, North Devon
Published: 9 February 2014


New report: 10 commitments for effective pre-application engagement

7th February 2014

A new report commissioned by the Local Government Association and the British Property Federation, outlines for the five statutory consultees (English Heritage, the Environment Agency, the Health and Safety Executive, the Highways Agency and Natural England) a 10 point commitment framework for effective pre-application engagement with local planning authorities.

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Event: Crowdfunding Masterclass for the Arts, Heritage and the Third Sector

7th February 2014

‘Crowdfunding Masterclass for the Arts, Heritage and the Third Sector’

Where: In the surroundings of Leiston Abbey, Suffolk When: March 15th-16th 2014

In these challenging times, understanding the many benefits of alternative funding streams is essential for the heritage sector. Crowdfunding can be transformational: growing audiences, raising revenue, visitor footfall and digital profile, and revolutionising how organisations interact with the world. Most importantly, it can support and extend grant funding and existing financial resources.

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