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Extended conference and exhibition space for Manchester Lowry

13th April 2010

In an expansion effort, Manchester’s arts and entertainment venue The Lowry has taken over the ground floor conference and event facilities in the adjacent Digital World Centre (DWC). The new facilities include a tiered theatre for 100 delegates and over 300sqm of exhibition space, with floor-to-ceiling sound-proof partitioning, which can transform the space into eight individual meeting rooms with capacities ranging from 2-70 delegates.

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Shanklin Theatre 'won't be a burden'

13th April 2010

The leading role being taken by Shanklin Town Council in saving the town’s theatre for community use will not extend to pouring council taxpayers’ money into the project, a meeting was told. Cllr Chris Quirk said he would publicise exactly what arrangements were being put in place to allay any public disquiet the council would be saddled with a financial burden.

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Event: ITEAC Conference 2010 discussion topics announced

12th April 2010

Following the successful format of previous International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conferences, the three days will see over a hundred experts take part in around thirty presentation and discussion sessions. The Conference, to be held in London from 13-15 June, is attracting a broad range of delegates from venue design, construction, installation and management as well as a large number of designers and practitioners.

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Event: SAVE's 2010 Conservation Book Fair - 22 June

12th April 2010

Leading heritage organisations and publishers will once again be gathering together at Cowcross street to sell their publications (many at special discounted rates). This year the event, to be held on 22nd June, will be supplemented by short talks and book signings by prominent architectural authors including Dan Cruickshank, Marcus Binney and Jeremy Musson.

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Free student places available for Conference10: Designing School Theatres

12th April 2010

The Theatres Trust is pleased to offer free student places to its upcoming Designing School Theatres conference thanks to the generous support of Conference10 Sponsors Anne Minors Performance Consultants and Arts Award.

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Plans for Derby riverside theatre revived

12th April 2010

An iconic building standing proud on the banks of the Derwent catering for hundreds of theatre-goers, that is the vision of the councillor with the job of overseeing the city’s cultural life. But it is one which sounds all too familiar to many. It was five years ago that a £30m-plus theatre was first suggested for Derby’s riverside.

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Exeter Northcott sells assets

12th April 2010

Administrators for the Exeter Northcott theatre are preparing to sell a building to help pay off its debts. Emmanuel Hall in St Thomas is the theatre’s main asset and could fetch more than £250,000. It is currently home to Theatre Alibi and the touring company is now looking for a new base.

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Long Eaton Duchess Theatre rises from ashes like phoenix

10th April 2010

A theatre that was destroyed by fire six years ago is on course to re-emerge from the ashes in June 2010. The £200,000 new Duchess theatre will be housed in the former methodist church, in Westgate, Long Eaton, and act as a local community centre.

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Eastbourne Royal Hippodrome project takes step forward

9th April 2010

An ambitious project to make the Royal Hippodrome Theatre the focal point for the regeneration of Eastbourne’s deprived Devonshire Ward has taken an important step forward. A community trust, set up with the blessing of the Borough Council, has now been incorporated as a limited company and will soon be formally registered as a charity.

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Eastbourne Royal Hippodrome project takes step forward

9th April 2010

An ambitious project to make the Royal Hippodrome Theatre the focal point for the regeneration of Eastbourne’s deprived Devonshire Ward has taken an important step forward. A community trust, set up with the blessing of the Borough Council, has now been incorporated as a limited company and will soon be formally registered as a charity.

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