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Taunton’s Brewhouse theatre to go into administration

20 February 2013

THE STAGE: The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre in Taunton is to go into administration tomorrow following cuts to its public funding in recent years. The centre is expected to confirm that it will be closing from tomorrow (February 21) while all options are considered.

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Weymouth Pavilion: Call for community use

5 February 2013

BBC: A seaside theatre could be saved from closure after a council called for bids to manage the venue for community use.
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council had been considering five options for the Weymouth Pavilion - including its demolition.

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Whiteladies Picture House: Inspector to rule on cinema's fate

29 January 2013

BBC: Rejected plans to turn a derelict cinema into flats and a gym are being considered by a planning inspector at the end of a six-day inquiry.

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Petition launched to save Weymouth Pavilion

18 January 2013

THE STAGE: A petition has been launched to try to extend the time local groups have to submit a proposal for running Weymouth Pavilion Theatre.
The building is under threat of closure and possibly demolition after Weymouth and Portland Borough Council, which owns the venue, said it would cost too much to run in the coming years.

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Q&A: Whiteladies Picture House debate

2 January 2013

BBC: As a public inquiry into Bristol City Council's decision to refuse planning permission for flats and a gym on the site of the former Whiteladies Cinema is deferred until the new year, BBC News looks at the future options for the building.

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Campaigners celebrate success in pub rescue campaign

3 December 2012

THE POST - Campaigners who fought off plans to turn a Weston-super-Mare pub, The Bristol House, into a Tesco Express have received an early Christmas present – with news the inn is to re-open next month.

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Bristol mayor George Ferguson names cabinet

3 December 2012

THE POST - Bristol's new mayor has named the cabinet team who will help him run the city.
Simon Cook - Actor, Equity member and former Liberal Democrat leader of the council - will be responsible for culture and sport.

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Channel 4′s The Fear filmed in Bristol

3 December 2012

BRISTOL CULTURE - New four-part crime drama The Fear, beginning tonight at 10pm on Channel 4, may be set among the criminal ganglands of Brighton, but much of the production was filmed in Bristol.

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Danny Boyle / Nick Hytner investment in regional theatre campaign

16 November 2012

Boyle - director of Slumdog Millionaire, and Hytner - Artistic Director of the National Theatre, succinctly and articulately present the case for sustained public investment in regional theatre - arguments that Equity have been campaigning on over the last couple of years in the Manifesto for Theatre and now the new 'Invest for Success' campaign.

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Would you like to become a reviewer for Remote Goat?

7 November 2012

Branch member Arthur Duncan on the benefits of becoming a reviewer of the arts.

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first posted 1 November 2013