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Dudley Hippodrome to be bulldozed in shock plan

25th November 2015

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Dudley Hippodrome to be bulldozed in shock plan
Published 25 November 2015


Dudley Hippodrome bombshell: Final curtain call for historic venue

25th November 2015

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Dudley Hippodrome bombshell: Final curtain call for historic venue
Published 25 November 2015


Guildford's Electric Theatre: Petition to 'save' building handed to council

24th November 2015

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Electric Theatre: Petition with more than 2,200 signatures to ‘save’ building handed to the borough council
Published 24 November 2015


Exhibition: Centre Stage: A Celebration of Theatre in Bristol

24th November 2015

Centre Stage: A Celebration of Theatre in Bristol
11 December 2015 – 24 January 2016
Royal West of England Academy

Centre Stage takes visitors on a magical journey to explore the story of theatre in Bristol. Turning the spotlight on those working behind the scenes as well as the famous names in front of it, this enchanting family-friendly exhibition includes life-size set designs, painting, photography, costume and an immersive new artwork commissioned especially for the exhibition. Focusing on craft and creativity, Centre Stage opens the doors on the enchanting world of theatre, transforming design into art and art into theatre.

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Work starts on fitting out Parkway Cinema at Beverley's Flemingate Centre

24th November 2015

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Work starts on fitting out Parkway Cinema at Beverley’s Flemingate Centre
Published 16 September 2015


Creative Industries - Routes to Finance

24th November 2015

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Creative Industries Federation recently launched ‘Creative Industries – Routes to Finance’, a guide to finance for the arts and creative industries.

It outlines:
  • Practical approaches to financial preparation;
  • Professional advice;
  • Public investment;
  • Philanthropic support and private capital.

For more information and to download the guide see ICAEW

York Theatre Royal has appealed for help in tracking down Maureen Linden

24th November 2015

Read the story at The Press
York Theatre Royal has appealed for help in tracking down Maureen Linden, whose photograph was found during its redevelopment
Published 24 November 2015


Dudley Hippodrome could be demolished to make way for new open public space

24th November 2015

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Dudley Hippodrome could be demolished to make way for new open public space
Published 24 November 2015


Edinburgh council to set up new Task Force, one-stop help and new 'open' grants fund

24th November 2015

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Edinburgh arts: council to set up new Task Force, one-stop help and new ‘open’ grants fund
Published 24 November 2015


Fife Chamber of Commerce: Kings Theatre Kirkcaldy

24th November 2015

The former ABC Cinema and adjacent former YWCA buildings on the east end of Kirkcaldy’s High Street is sitting unused since 2000.

Kings Theatre Kirkcaldy Ltd are a non-profit organisation established solely for the intention of ensuring the survival of these great buildings. Rock Ya Events Group is taking part in the event management and PR and marketing consultancy for this project. It is with great enthusiasm and pleasure that they share the vision for Kirkcaldy’s Former ABC Cinema and YWCA.

They are now seeking any assistance possible, both financial & non-financial, to bring this vision to reality by Autumn 2018. They hope that their VIDEO (please click) will inspire you to assist them in any which way you can to bring this much loved building back into use, not just only for ourselves to enjoy, but to inspire and entertain future theatre, arts and music lovers for generations to come. To support them financially please follow the link to their crowdfunding page.

For the full press release see Fife Chamber of Commerce
Published 24 November 2015


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