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Glasgow’s Pavilion Theatre prepares to re-open after major renovation

24th July 2013

The famous Glasgow Pavilion theatre is throwing its doors back open for business this Thursday (July 25), after undergoing major improvement works.

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Arts Council issues cuts warning ahead of new funding applications round

24th July 2013

Arts Council England has revealed that it will open applications for a new three-year funding round in January, warning that some organisations will be cut due to a reduction in central government support.

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Arts Council England restructure costs near £10m

24th July 2013

Arts Council England’s latest staff restructure has cost nearly £10 million, the body’s annual review has revealed.

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Councillors vote to buy bankrupt Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton

24th July 2013

Councillors in Somerset have voted in favour of buying and re-opening the bankrupt Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton.

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Press release: Third round of Small Grants announced by The Theatres Trust

24th July 2013

The Theatres Trust is pleased to announce its third round of small capital grants to theatres across the nation, including one of the smallest theatres in the UK - the Tom Thumb Theatre in Margate, and the most northerly theatre in the mainland – the Mill Theatre in Thurso.

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Camberwell's theatrical history

24th July 2013

Camberwell – one of London’s most vibrant theatre districts? SE5 once thronged with music halls and attracted big-name celebrities to live locally. Now Camberwellian Michael Armstrong is bringing his neighbourhood’s variety show past into the present. Not known however for a night out at the theatre.

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Keswick Theatre oral history project secured HLF grant

24th July 2013

A project documenting an oral history of professional theatre in Keswick has been boosted by a grant of £33,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund. ‘Talking Tales’ was conceived by the Friends of Theatre by the Lake, a group of passionate supporters who have raised more than £390,000 for the theatre since it opened in 1999.

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Leeds Grand Theatre receives a blue plaque

23rd July 2013

Leeds Grand Theatre has received a Blue Plaque from Leeds Civic Trust to honour its heritage. Local writer, director and producer, Kay Mellor, unveiled the plaque today (Tuesday 23rd July) in the Dress Circle Bar at the Theatre.

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Theatre group 'very angry' over register office sale in Guisborough

23rd July 2013

Campaigners have failed in an attempt to turn a Teesside register office into a community theatre.

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The best theatres beyond London's West End

23rd July 2013

While London‘s West End may be famous for its playhouses and musicals, some of this thriving theatre city’s most exciting productions take place not in big-name theatres, but in quirky non-traditional spaces. These alternative London theatres offer more than just a great evening out—they deliver a shot of nightlife that’s way off the tourist trail.

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