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NEWS: The first ever Bradford Literature Festival opens

The first ever Bradford Literature Festival kicks off this weekend following the success of a three day launch event in September 2014. The festival takes place from the 15th - 24th May with over 150 events to choose from. Featuring around 250 writers, thinkers, artists and experts from around the globe, over the 10 days it will explore a staggering ...

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NEWS: Latitude Festival announces new music acts

Organisers have today announced further acts for the 10th anniversary Latitude Festival. Joining already announced musical acts on the Obelisk Arena will be Boomtown Rats, Badly Drawn Boy and War Paint while the BBC Radio 6 Music Stage will see acts including Omar Souleyman, Black Rivers and the Tom Robinson Band join the line-up. The Film and Music Arena has ...

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NEWS: Inverness’ Eden Court launches new season for Highland theatre fans

An exciting mix of drama, comedy, music, dance, family events and more is in store for Highland audiences at the Eden Court, Inverness, including the National Theatre of Scotland’s new comedy Yer Granny starring a host of TV comedy favourites including Gregor Fisher, Maureen Beattie, Jonathan Watson, Paul Riley and Barbara Rafferty. Music fans and fans of the singer/songwriter genre ...

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NEWS: Scots battle with the Roman Empire inspires North-east artistic project

Independent storytelling artist Andy Cannon begins a month-long artist exchange with Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA)with a deeply Scottish flavour. For the partnership will help him to develop a new show based on the battle of Mons Graupius, calledThe Last People on Earth, an odyssey to discover the stories behind the stories behind the story of the first recorded battle in ...

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NEWS: Aberdeen theatres launch Theatre Bus pilot

A TheatreBus project to be launched by Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA) in the autumn will mean theatre-goers won’t need a Fairy Godmother’s magic coach or a magic carpet to get home after a night out at His Majesty’s Theatre. As part of the pilot scheme, the special buses will run 15 minutes after the curtain comes down on Friday andSaturday ...

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NEWS: Jealousy and Revenge Explode onto the Stage at Scottish Opera

Scottish Opera will perform Verdi’s full-blooded and monumentalIl trovatorein a fiery production set to match the grandeur and drama of the music. Conjuring up the spirit of the Dark Ages, a world rife with superstition and ignorance, this turbulent tale follows an atrocious chain of events set in motion by an accusation of witchcraft. The stark, brooding lines of the ...

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NEWS: Latitude launches theatre line-up

Following earlier announcements of the music, comedy and literary line-up, Latitude Festival has today announced the theatre line up for its tenth-anniversary edition. Running from Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th July 2015, Latitude will once again see some of the largest names in theatre heading to Henham Park, Suffolk. For Latitude Arts Curator Tania Harrison, the secret is in finding ...

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NEWS: Perth’s Horsecross Arts welcomes increased theatre redevelopment funding

Perth's Horsecross Arts has welcomed additional funding pledged by project partners Perth &Kinross Council towards the on-going project to restore and redevelop Perth Theatre, and announced three Open Sessions which are being held for members of the public to find out more about progress on the project. Following a detailed design, cost and programme review, to ensure that the design ...

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