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Darlington Arts Centre added to at-risk theatre register

9th July 2012

The soon-to-be former Darlington Arts Centre has been added to a list of at-risk theatre buildings across the UK. Nearly 50 buildings feature on the theatre buildings at risk register, published by the Theatres Trust yesterday. The trust says a lack of care and investment leaves such buildings vulnerable to neglect.

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Historic Great Yarmouth Regent Theatre placed on ‘at risk’ list

9th July 2012

The Regent was placed on the Theatres At Risk list 2012 along with 48 other theatres across the country. The Edwardian gem, nestled in the heart of Great Yarmouth, has been empty since Mecca bingo pulled out in December last year and now the building is at risk of being lost, according to the Theatres Trust.

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Darlington Arts centre closes doors for last time

9th July 2012

On Saturday 7 July it was closing time for a venue that was at the heart of its community for 30 years.

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Job Vacancy: Finance Officer (P/T)

9th July 2012

The Theatres Trust is seeking an experienced qualified Accountant to join its staff team. As the Finance Officer of this charity and public body which promotes the better protection of theatre buildings you will be responsible for the preparation of financial reports; annual financial accounts, quarterly management accounts, budgets and cash-flow forecasts; project management, claims and monitoring; grants payments; and all day to day financial transactions.

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Hulme’s Hippodrome and Playhouse among historic theatres ‘at risk’

9th July 2012

Two of Manchester’s oldest theatres have been named on an ‘at risk’ register by a leading charity. The Theatres Trust says every effort must now be made to save Hulme Hippodrome and Hulme Playhouse. The interiors, dating back to the 1900s, have been described as an ‘opulent riot’ of Roccoco style, the only surviving examples of their kind in the country.

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Curtain rises on St Ives puppet theatre

6th July 2012

A new theatre is opening in west Cornwall in a converted boat shed. The Boat House Theatre opens with a premiere that features old favourites including Red Riding Hood and the Teddy Bears’ Picnic.

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Trust highlights threat to Scottish theatres

6th July 2012

Five theatres in Scotland have been placed on a national list of venues in danger of “being lost”.

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Seven days on stage: It could be curtains for dozens of theatres

6th July 2012

Rebranded London Hippodrome relaunches, but many more historic buildings are at risk – plus Boris Johnson gets on his dancing shoes

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New Ryde Theatre plans mean bright future in the wings

6th July 2012

The historic Ryde Theatre, closed by the Isle of Wight Council two years ago, could be restored and reopened to the public. Since the theatre was put on the market last year, after plans for the Platform One music college to take it on collapsed, the council has received two proposals from interested parties.

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Landmark Doncaster Grand is among 49 on national ‘at risk’ list

6th July 2012

Experts have named the Grand Theatre in Doncaster on a list of 49 venues across the United Kingdom that are at risk of being lost forever.

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