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Youth theatre project to benefit from Darlington Arts Centre sale

3rd December 2013

Read more at Darlington & Stockton Times
Youth theatre project to benefit from Darlington Arts Centre sale
Published: 3 December 2013


Unknown buyer snaps up Llanelli's Theatre Elli

3rd December 2013

Read more at South Wales Evening Post
Unknown buyer snaps up Llanelli’s Theatre Elli
Published: 3 Decemeber 2013


Over 80,000 nominations received in 2014 WhatsonStage Awards

2nd December 2013

In a new record, more than 80,000 submissions (81,088 to be exact) were received in the preliminary nominations phase of the 2014 WhatsOnStage Awards, which closed this past Saturday (30 November).

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Stourport library move 'fantastic' for civic centre site

2nd December 2013

Read more at The Shuttle
Stourport library move ‘fantastic’ for civic centre site
Published: 2 December 2013


Chester theatre plans on show

2nd December 2013

Plans for Chester’s iconic new theatre, library and cinema complex will take centre stage at the next One City Plan (OCP) drop-in event. The event, which is open to all, takes place at Chester Town Hall’s Palatine Room on Tuesday, December 10. It will give people the opportunity to discover the latest developments in the £37.5m project to transform the former Odeon building into a cultural centre featuring a theatre, library and cinema.

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Council 'uncertain' Horsecross Arts can repay £500,000

29th November 2013

Read more at The Courier
Council ‘uncertain’ Horsecross Arts can repay £500,000
Published: 29 November 2013


Troubled Saltburn theatre organisation secures Big Lottery funding for refurbishment scheme

29th November 2013

Read more at Darlington & Stockton Times
Troubled Saltburn theatre organisation secures Big Lottery funding for refurbishment scheme
Published: 29 November 2013


Kevin Spacey tells theatres to not just be 'somewhere posh people go at 7pm'

28th November 2013

Hollywood star Kevin Spacey has urged major theatres to hand cut-price tickets to under-25s to stop playhouses simply becoming “somewhere posh people go at 7pm”. The star of Se7en and American Beauty was speaking at the new £40 million JW3 Jewish Community Centre in West Hampstead on Monday night.

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Cuts may force councils to stop funding arts and leisure services by 2015

28th November 2013

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Cuts may force councils to stop funding arts and leisure services by 2015

Published: 28 November 2013


Library of Birmingham architects to create Oldham Coliseum Theatre and Heritage Centre

26th November 2013

A new Coliseum Theatre and Heritage Centre, aimed at attracting “a new kind of visitor” to Oldham in a scheme which will also refurbish the town’s former Grade II-listed Library and Art Gallery building, will be carried out by the architects behind the impressive new Library of Birmingham. Oldham Council said Mecanoo, who will create two auditoria of 600 and 250 seats alongside public research rooms and meeting spaces in the centre of the town, would offer an “outstanding quality” of architecture, committing to local firms in a project hoping to provide hundreds of new jobs.

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