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Titchfield Festival Theatre's brand new studio theatre ready for action

31st March 2017

A new studio theatre has opened at Titchfield Festival Theatre as part of the extensive renovation work that the theatre is currently undertaking. The new studio is built on a mezzanine which allows space to incorporate bar areas on each floor, a cafe seating area, and enough room to house a traditional cinema organ. Read more in Southern Daily Echo

Titchfield Festival Theatre’s brand new studio theatre ready for action

Published 31 March 2017


Behind the scenes eight months into Croydon Council's refurbishment at Fairfield Halls

30th March 2017

The halls are closed for more than two years while Croydon Council completes the £30 million refurbishment masterplanned by Rick Mather Architects. Read more in Croydon Advertiser

Behind the scenes eight months into Croydon Council’s refurbishment at Fairfield Halls

Published 30 March 2017


'South Bank' plan for Woolwich Royal Arsenal approved

30th March 2017

Greenwich Council has given the go-ahead for a 450-seat theatre, a performance courtyard and 10 rehearsal studios at the Woolwich development in south-east London. The first phase will cost £32m and create 400 jobs, the council said. For more details see BBC News

‘South Bank’ plan for Woolwich Royal Arsenal approved

Published 30 March 2017


The Exchange: a brand new arts space for London

30th March 2017

Futurecity is supporting developer Ashbourne Beech’s plans for a new £7m arts space, with the working title of ‘The Exchange’, which is scheduled to open its doors in 2020 on the Isle of Dogs in East London. Between March and May 2017, Futurecity is looking for dynamic proposals to run The Exchange’s 224 seat theatre and two additional studios for rehearsals or performances. More information from Futurecity

The Exchange: a brand new arts space for London

Published 30 March 2017


The History of Europe - Told by its Theatres

27th March 2017

V&A 23 March – 3 September 2017

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Latest Oldham Coliseum Theatre designs published

27th March 2017

There has been much press interest this week in the proposed new Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Images have been released ahead of the submission of a planning application and can be seen in Manchester Evening News, Place North West and Oldham Evening Chronicle

Latest Oldham Coliseum Theatre designs published
Oldham getting huge new £30 Theatre
New vision for Oldham Coliseum Theatre unveiled

Published 27 March 2017


New visualisations give first look at redeveloped Unity Theatre

27th March 2017

Unity Theatre has released the first images of its ongoing redevelopment. The theatre has worked with Liverpool based architects, K2, and contractors and social enterprise, Vivark, to deliver the ambitious redevelopment project which will transform the façade and front of house spaces. Read more in ArtinLiverpool.com

New visualisations give first look at redeveloped Unity Theatre

Published 27 March 2017


What does the future hold for Plymouth's theatres?

27th March 2017

The Theatres Trust Theatre Buildings at Risk register (TBAR) has been mentioned in an overview of Plymouth theatres marking World Theatre Day in the Plymouth Herald.

Now in its tenth year, the register reflects growing public interest in theatres and the built environment, and a wider acknowledgement of the importance of theatre buildings within local communities.

Published 27 March 2017


Multi-million pound boost for Brighton's Royal Pavilion Estate

23rd March 2017

Plans to transform two venues as part of a £41 million regeneration project have received a £3 million cash boost from local growth fund, Coast to Capital. The first phase of the scheme will transform the Grade I listed Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Grade II Studio Theatre, formerly the Pavilion Theatre. Work on the scheme is already underway as contractors work to provide new state-of the art facilities including increased capacity seating and a new viewing gallery. Read more in Brighton Argus and Juice 107.2

Published 23 March 2017


Parkwood Theatres may take on North Devon theatres 'very soon' says council

22nd March 2017

North Devon Council has asked Parkwood Theatres to provide a temporary theatre service. The council will tender a contract for the long term operation of both theatres later this year, with the intention being that the contract will start on April 1, 2018. – read the full story at: Devon Live

Parkwood Theatres may take on North Devon theatres ‘very soon’ says council

Published 22 March 2017


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