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'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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Eyesore to be demolished for Chester new theatre work to begin

30th August 2013

A towering city centre eyesore is to be demolished brick by brick as work gets under way at last on Chester’s long-awaited new theatre. ‘Surgical deconstruction’ of Commerce House in Hunter Street will begin in October, to make way for the £37m theatre.

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WSD2013: Theatre Architecture seminar - 9 Sept

30th August 2013

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

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WSD2013: 150 years of Welsh Theatre Buildings in a day! – 8 Sept

30th August 2013

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

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Edinburgh's Traverse theatre responds to The Scotsman article

30th August 2013

In light of recent speculation in The Scotsman, the Traverse would like to clarify that there are no immediate plans for a change of venue from its current home in Cambridge Street. Today, Traverse Executive Producer and joint CEO Linda Crooks issued the following statement:

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'Culture is healthy' according to Scottish report

30th August 2013

Reading, dancing or visiting historic sites, museums and libraries can have a positive effect on your health, according to a new report from the Scottish Government.

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Letter: Derby Hippodrome would be a worthier project for city

29th August 2013

IN response to the letter by T Denton, “Forget the Hippodrome and look at Queen Street”, (Opinion, August 24) which is misleading and full of glaring inaccuracies:

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Ovalhouse Theatre 'delighted' by planned move to Brixton

29th August 2013

In a major development for theatre in south London, Ovalhouse in Kennington is set to relocate to Brixton as part of the multimillion Future Brixton initiative.

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Whitehaven Civic Hall: Petition bid to halt closure

29th August 2013

Campaigners in Cumbria have called on their council to prevent a popular venue falling victim to budget cuts.

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WSD2013: How do you build a theatre in 3 weeks?

29th August 2013

Construction is under way for a fully functioning recyclable theatre being built for the World Stage Design 2013 festival.

The Willow Theatre is being built over the next two weeks in the courtyard of the Antony Hopkins Centre at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff.

Architect Tim Lai and designer Brad Steinmetz won an international design competition for a temporal, sustainable theatre which was open earlier in 2013. The competition saw over 100 entries from 26 countries.

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