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Burnley cultural hub named after volunteer 'Moira Preston'

2nd April 2014

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Burnley cultural hub named after volunteer ‘Moira Preston
Published: 2nd April 2014


Birmingham Hippodrome reports record attendance, boosted by 'blockbuster productions'

2nd April 2014

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Birmingham Hippodrome reports record attendance, boosted by ‘blockbuster productions
Published: 2nd April 2014


Campaigners protest closure of Conwy's Civic Hall

2nd April 2014

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Campaigners protest closure of Conwy’s Civic Hall
Published: 2nd April 2014


Woolwich Grand Theatre demolition deferral offers 'some hope'

2nd April 2014

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Woolwich Grand Theatre demolition deferral offers ‘some hope’
Published: 2nd April 2014


Liverpool Everyman Theatre by Haworth Tompkins with old and new bricks

2nd April 2014

Behind the brickwork exterior of the new Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, England, architecture studio Haworth Tompkins designed a curved auditorium built from 25,000 reclaimed bricks. Haworth Tompkins was tasked with designing a new home for the popular theatre, previously housed in an nineteenth-century chapel, to make room for an expanding programme.

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Calls for urgent action to save Halifax theatre

2nd April 2014

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Calls for urgent action to save Halifax theatre
Published: 2nd April 2014


Theatre groups oppose 'damaging' Kingston Regal Cinema scheme

2nd April 2014

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Theatre groups oppose ‘damaging’ Kingston Regal Cinema scheme
Published: 2nd April 2014


Popular Ulverston venue given future boost

1st April 2014

Dozens of supporters attended the first annual meeting of the Friends of the Coronation Hall Association on Monday night. The independent group was set up last year to publicise events at the Coro in Ulverston, provide volunteer workers at peak times and raise money by applying for grant funding.

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The community rights challenge: Mhora Samuel discusses

1st April 2014

Localism has been a driving force of the coalition government for the last four years. Through localism the role of communities and their influence on decision-making, and ownership and management of community assets, has changed. Many of these changes were enshrined in the Localism Act passed in 2011 and brought into force in 2012.

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Farrell Review: the 60 recommendations

1st April 2014

In January 2013 Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries, asked Terry Farrell to undertake a national review of architecture and the built environment. He has undertaken this review independently with a team at Farrells and advised by a panel of 11 industry leaders with a breadth of experience that covers education, outreach, urbanism, architecture, property and philosophy.

After a year-long review Terry Farrell has set out his 60 recommendations covering education, planning, heritage and the RIBA and the ARB.

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