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Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, lines up for £90k refit

21st April 2017

The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury will use a grant of £80,000 from Cherwell District Council to purchase a new seating rake for its main auditorium, and £10,000 from Banbury Town Council and Banbury Charities for the new PA system. As well as providing more legroom, the grants will allow the arts centre to increase its capacity – read the full story at: The Stage

Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, lines up for £90k refit

Published 21 April 2017


Craig Ferguson to Head Gilded Balloon’s Extension Into the New Town

21st April 2017

Karen Koren, Artistic Director of Gilded Balloon who will soon be handing over the reins to her daughter Katy, has announced that Gilded Balloon will expand into the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, as they embark upon an exciting new partnership with the Rose Theatre. This year, Gilded Balloon at Rose Theatre will open its doors to present an eclectic programme of over 40 productions, from acclaimed musical theatre, through drama, comedy and cabaret, to Edinburgh’s very own panto kings and as well as Scotland’s very own Craig Ferguson – read the full story at: Edinburgh Reporter

Craig Ferguson to Head Gilded Balloon’s Extension Into the New Town

Published 21 April 2017


Heritage centre wins fresh consent in Oldham

21st April 2017

A new planning permission and listed building consent has been approved for the Oldham Heritage & Arts Centre, part of the town’s cultural quarter overhaul. The project, which comprises the redevelopment of a grade 2-listed former library, had previously been rolled in with the development of the new Oldham Coliseum Theatre on the adjacent site, with consent granted in 2015 – read the full story at: Place North West

Heritage centre wins fresh consent in Oldham

Published 21 April 2017


North Devon Council passes urgent decision to enter new theatre contract with Parkwood Theatres

21st April 2017

North Devon Council has passed an urgent decision to enter a 12-month contract with Parkwood Theatres, with the contract set to be signed imminently. The contract will require a subsidy payment from the council of £185,000, a £10,000 increase on the approved 2017/18 budget. The additional £10,000 will be funded from the remaining subsidy from the 2016/17 budget. – read the full story at: Devon Live

North Devon Council passes urgent decision to enter new theatre contract with Parkwood Theatres

Published 21 April 2017


Arts plans a winner with £7.1m jackpot plans

20th April 2017

OLDHAM’S Cultural Quarter is another step closer to becoming a reality. The council was able to get funding packages for its new Arts and Heritage Centre and the new Coliseum Theatre which are going to link up with Gallery Oldham and the library to make a Cultural Quarter in Greaves Street – read the full story at: The Oldham Chronicle

Arts plans a winner with £7.1m jackpot plans

Published 20 April 2017


Pictures: A look inside the £11.7m restoration of Darlington theatre

20th April 2017

The shell of the former Darlington Civic Theatre is in the midst of an £11.7m transformation to restore the Edwardian theatre’s glamour. Alongside 21st century facilities being installed as part of the 18-month project, the venue has been rebranded as the Darlington Hippodrome to honour its original name – read the full story at: The Northern Echo

Pictures: A look inside the £11.7m restoration of Darlington theatre

Published 20 April 2017


Audience gets closer to the action in new London theatre

19th April 2017

The modular auditorium of London’s first large, commercial and custom-built theatre since 1973 will mean the audience gets even closer to the action – read the full story at: iNews

Audience gets closer to the action in new London theatre

Published 19 April 2017


London's new Bridge theatre should encourage playwrights to think big

19th April 2017

The West End is becoming a Broadway-like shop window for musicals and spectaculars. Hytner and Starr’s theatre devoted to new plays is to be welcomed – read the full story at: The Guardian

London’s new Bridge theatre should encourage playwrights to think big

Published 19 April 2017


We're pleased to welcome new Corporate Supporter Allies & Morrison

18th April 2017

We’re pleased to welcome Allies & Morrison as a new Corporate Supporter.

By becoming a Corporate Supporter they have demonstrated their commitment to promoting and protecting theatres for generations to come.

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Spring TM for Friends and Corporate Supporters out now

18th April 2017

The Spring 2017 edition of TM has been published and is on its way to our Friends and Corporate Supporters. Here’s a sneak peek.

Spring TM 2017 front cover artwork

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