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Ambassador Theatre Group co-founder Howard Panter awarded knighthood

15th June 2013

Howard Panter, the co-founder of the Ambassador Theatre Group, has been made a knight in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Sir Howard, from West Byfleet, has been honoured for his services to theatre.

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Curtain rises on first phase of Swansea Grand facelift

15th June 2013

Cash from kindhearted patrons of Swansea Grand Theatre has helped to get the project off the ground. It was back in January that theatre bosses unveiled a plan to transform key areas of the site. The aim of the project is to ensure that the venue remains among the best theatres in South Wales. Under the first phase of the work, steps are being taken to revamp the stalls auditorium seats through them being re-upholstered.

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Wealthy stars should donate back to the arts, Lady Lloyd Webber says

14th June 2013

Successful artists and celebrities should use their own money to help plug the arts funding gap and give something back to their industry, Lady Lloyd Webber has said.

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Arts ‘to receive ring-fenced 5% spending cut’

14th June 2013

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport will receive an 8% cut to its budget for 2015 to 2016 after a deal was struck with the Treasury, according to press reports.

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Leith Theatre preservation society aims to reopen famed venue in Edinburgh

14th June 2013

A derelict concert hall that once played host to some of the most famour rock bands is to re-open.

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Dame Liz Forgan becomes Chair of Bristol Old Vic Theatre

14th June 2013

It has been announced that Dame Liz Forgan, who stepped down as Chair of Arts Council England at the end of last year, is the new Chair of the Bristol Old Vic.

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The MAC in Belfast wins top architectural award

14th June 2013

The MAC has been recognised for its architectural excellence with a National Award by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Coming only 2 months after the MAC’s first birthday, this award allows for this hub for the arts in Belfast City Centre to be eligible for a shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize, for the best building of 2013.

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RIBA and RIAS award winners announced

13th June 2013

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) have revealed the winners of their respective 2013 awards in recognition of architectural achievement.

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British Theatre Guide: Dramatic Exhortations at Theatres Trust Conference

13th June 2013

The British Theatre Guide has published its write up of the recent Theatres Trust conference, Thriving Theatres.

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Redevelopment set to extend Theatre Peckham

13th June 2013

Read the full story at The Stage
Redevelopment set to extend Theatre Peckham
Published: 13 June 2013


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