Arts Theatre loses fight

The Arts Theatre in Lolndon’s West End which has been offering fringe drama on its 320-seat stage since 1927 has lost the battle to survive. 

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BAC plans post-blaze future

Barely a year after fire gutted the Battersea Arts Centre, artistic director David Jubb today announced plans for expanding the arts centre’s activities, including a new courtyard theatre and a commissioning programme.

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Barbican chief enters Brexit debate

 

Sir Nicholas Kenyon, managing director of the Barbican Centre, has waded into the Europe debate claiming that leaving Europe could damage London as a global cultural centre.

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Pay dispute resolved at Scottish Museums

But Wales threat of dismissal over weekend working row

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Arts organisations share £1m investment

Arts Impact Fund announces three loans

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National’s ‘Red Box’ closes

The National Theatre’s Temporary Theatre, the wooden red box auditorium erected in the theatre’s forecourt in 2013, is to close on May 4.

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‘Ghost of Palmyra’ in Trafalgar Square

The 1,800-year-old Triumphal Arch of Palmyra in Syria, destroyed by Isil forces last October, has been reconstructed in Trafalgar Square thanks to the latest digital technology, as part of World Heritage Week 2016.

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Leeds pioneers dance partnership

Dance organisations from Leeds have set up a new partnership.

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Wesker dies at 83

Sir Arnold Wesker, whose “kitchen sink” dramas of the 1950s brought working class grit to the London stage via the Royal Court Theatre, has died. He was 83 and had been suffering with Parkinson’s disease.

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Bowie echo for Proms

David Bowie, who died in January, is to be remembered in this year’s BBC Proms, it was announced today.

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