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William Shakespeare revival set for Shoreditch

7th March 2009

Two companies – one professional and backed by one of the country’s leading classical actors, one venerable and amateur – are seeking funding to construct theatres on sites only a few hundred yards apart in Shoreditch, the birthplace of modern English drama.

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Help name your new Borehamwood theatre

6th March 2009

Read more at This is Local London
Help name your new Borehamwood theatre
Published: 6 March 2009


School in last-minute bid to save Plymouth Athenaeum

6th March 2009

Read more at Cornish Guardian
School in last-minute bid to save Plymouth Athenaeum
Published: 6 March 2009


Folkestone performing arts venue Quarterhouse opens

5th March 2009

Folkestone’s flagship creative venue, Quarterhouse, officially opened its doors today (5 March 09). Costing £4.4m, the state-of-the-art facility contains an auditorium which can seat 250, or 500 people standing. It was designed by Alison Brooks Architects. BBC South East Today reports

Source: This is Kent BBC News


Culture group seek public backing in Whitley Bay Dome bid

5th March 2009

Read more at News Guardian
Culture group seek public backing in Whitley Bay Dome bid
Published: 5 March 2009


Liverpool's Royal Court Theatre confirms winning architect

5th March 2009

The Royal Court Liverpool is another step closer to its restoration with award winning British architectural practice Allford Hall Monaghan Morris announced today (5 March 2009) as the winning architects in the Theatre’s Next Stage Competition.

View the Royal Court Liverpool’s Press Release


CABE publishes its Guide for Clients

4th March 2009

CABE publishes its ‘Building excellence in the arts – a guide for clients’. It is a vital resource for anyone procuring and building arts facilities. It is a step-by-step guide to the procurement process, which shares the experiences of arts clients and illustrates with existing arts buildings along the way.

Download CABE’s Building excellence in the arts – a guide for clients (5 MB PDF)


Funding boost for Georgian Theatre Royal Yorkshire

4th March 2009

Read more at Northern Echo
Funding boost for Georgian Theatre Royal Yorkshire
Published: 4 March 2009


When things went sour for Britain's 'sweetest,' The Palace Theatre Halifax

4th March 2009

Read more at Halifax Evening Courier
When things went sour for Britain’s ‘sweetest,’ The Palace Theatre Halifax
Published: 4 March 2009


Financial troubles at the Plymouth Athenaeum cause closure

4th March 2009

Read more at Cornish Guardian
Financial troubles at the Plymouth Athenaeum cause closure
Published: 4 March 2009


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