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Derby Hippodrome added to list of community assets

19th March 2013

The Derby Hippodrome is now on Derby Council’s List of Community Assets.

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New chair of Arts Council England warns against cuts to culture budgets

19th March 2013

Peter Bazalgette to say arts face ‘very big’ problem if councils carry out cuts, and argue Heseltine plan should focus on culture writes Charlotte Higgins for The Guardian.


Party marks 60 years of Salisbury Studio Theatre

19th March 2013

Studio Theatre in Ashley Road celebrated 60 years of staging plays in Salisbury by throwing a party at the weekend.

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Blog: Top tips for communities taking care of their assets

19th March 2013

Annemarie Naylor, head of assets at Locality, shares advice for communities that want to transfer their assets

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Newcastle Tyne Theatre and Opera seeks conservation architect

18th March 2013

A conservation architect led design team is called for by the Tyne Theatre and Opera House Preservation Trust for restoration works due to run until 2017.

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Plymouth Theatre Royal will look like a new building after revamp

18th March 2013

Plymouth’s famous theatre will look like a “completely new building” by the time a £7million redevelopment project is finished, the chief executive has promised. Work has now started on the Theatre Royal’s makeover, which will see the building re-clad to improve energy efficiency, and a new box office, shop and cafe installed along with an outdoor terrace and new studio space. ?

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Policy Fight Club: It is right to cut Arts funding in times of austerity

18th March 2013

Policy Exchange, in partnership with St. James Theatre debated the motion “It is right to cut Arts funding in times of austerity”.

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Environmental reporting: sustainability matters for the arts

18th March 2013

Reporting data will give the arts confidence to act, invest wisely and work together towards change, says Alison Tickell


Brewhouse Theatre wins Employer of the Year award in wake of administration that made its staff redundant

17th March 2013

Taunton’s Brewhouse Theatre scooped the accolade at the Exeter College Skills Awards, three weeks after financial difficulties compounded by funding cuts led to the venue’s collapse. The theatre employed 20 full time and 35 part time staff and was also supported by a team of 20 volunteers. The 352-seat venue was nominated for the award on the strength of its relationship with the college and two students undertaking its Technical Theatre Apprenticeship course.

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New 'relaxed' theatre helps autistics

17th March 2013

A year after an autistic child had to be treated during the musical Wicked, a scheme has been set up to make it easier for those living with the condition to enjoy the theatre too.

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