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RHWL Arts Team unveils Tara Arts rejuvenation designs Planning application for new theatre submitted

24th September 2012

RHWL Arts Team has submitted a planning application for renovation of Tara Arts, unveiling a striking new design for Earlsfield’s cross-cultural theatre inspired by the organisation’s Asian roots.

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New Brighton pub theatre to open in October

24th September 2012

A new fringe venue is set to open in Brighton at the start of October. The 50-seat proscenium arch-style theatre space, which is being built in the function room at the Iron Duke pub and hotel in Hove, will begin its inaugural season on October 6 with stand-up from comedian David Whitney.

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Shanklin Theatre's wrangle over theatre costs

21st September 2012

The Isle of Wight Council’s boss of economic development, John Metcalfe, has said he is keen to see Shanklin Theatre trustees finally take over the building following a financial wrangle between them and the authority over repair costs. Theatre trustees revealed they had refused to sign a document to take on the freehold of the theatre from the council, because of the cost of vital health and safety work.

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Oldham Coliseum opens after revamp

21st September 2012

Oldham Coliseum Theatre is due to re-open at the end of October after a nine-month refurbishment. The venue has had essential repair work completed, including a new heating system, asbestos removed from walls and electrics replaced, as well as refurbishment of the front of house facilities.

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Museum boss backs demolition of Dudley Hippodrome

20th September 2012

The boss of the Black Country Living Museum today backed the controversial demolition of the historic Dudley Hippodrome, saying it was important for a multi-million tourism masterplan.

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Stage Electrics’ new Manchester show leads expanded autumn student exhibition schedule

20th September 2012

Now in its 10th year, Stage Electrics’ regional UK lighting, audio and video exhibition schedule kicks off in October with its inaugural Manchester Exhibition at the Royal Northern College of Music on October 3rd.

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Bradford's Alhambra cancels show due to electrical problem

19th September 2012

A theatre in Bradford has cancelled two performances due to what staff described as “unforseen electrical problems”. Bradford’s Alhambra Theatre said it had no choice but to cancel Wednesday’s evening and afternoon performances of 42nd Street.

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New Liverpool Everyman Theatre continues to take shape in Hope Street

19th September 2012

Work on the theatre is on schedule with a “soft opening” for the public due to take place at the end of 2013. Contractors Gilbert-Ash are currently working on the first floor bar area, youth theatre room and the auditorium which will boast a small balcony – a feature of the original theatre before it was refurbished in the 1970s – and which will reuse around 22,000 bricks from the old Everyman.

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Dudley Hippodrome challenge to council plan

19th September 2012

Heritage watchdogs today called on council chiefs to prove that there is no “viable use” for the historic Dudley Hippodrome before it is knocked down – as they throw their weight behind a campaign to save the building.

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ATG announces £15m investment by end of 2013 across its 39 venues

19th September 2012

Ambassador Theatre Group has announced that by the end of 2013, it will have invested £15 million in its venues over a three-year period.

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