• by Bolaji O
    Last week’s announcement that the 25th Bond film No Time to Die would be postponed yet again sent bigger chains into a tailspin, with Cineworld announcing the temporary closure of all its 127 UK movie theatres, while a quarter of Vue cinemas limiting operations to Friday to Monday only. In perhaps a rare example of bigger not being better, […]
  • by Bolaji O
    Amid concerns about the future of theaters, remember that the past wasn’t always glorious. This is the moment to rethink what we want at a cinema.   Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/16/movies/movie-theater-problems.html
  • by Bolaji O
    ‘They are asking them to give up hope’ of returning to normal is the warning given by members of South Holland’s cultural scene to the Government. Chancellor Rishi Sunak sparked controversy from musicians and artists last week when he appeared to suggest that they retrain.   Source: https://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/local-artists-strike-back-over-retrain-comments-9126848/
  • by Bolaji O
    Why a biopic on cricketer Muralitharan has become controversial in Tamil Nadu.   Source: https://scroll.in/article/
  • by Bolaji O
    lysian Residencies dashed hopes the redundant land would be developed after putting it on the market.   Source: https://www.kentlive.news/news/tunbridge-wells-council-investigates-buying-4595200
  • by Bolaji O
    Two firms have been charged with safety breaches after a cinema collapsed during demolition work. Masonry and scaffolding from the Odeon in Pilgrim Street, Newcastle, which was built in the 1930s, fell on 3 April 2017, crushing a bus shelter.   Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-54509373
  • by Bolaji O
    A major project to bring a Hull landmark back to life is looking for volunteers to help in the restoration process. The National Picture Theatre on Beverly Road is looking for people to help assist with a project to conserve and repair the building and its heritage features. The derelict Hull cinema was almost destroyed in […]
  • by Bolaji O
    A cinema in Hastings is calling on the community to support it or face imminent closure.   Source: https://www.hastingsobserver.co.uk/business/
  • by Bolaji O
    “We’re grateful to get this chance to come back. The theatre opened in 1894 and this is a grade listed building however it’s not just bricks and mortar, it’s nothing without people”   Source: https://www.lancs.live/news/lancashire-news/blackpool-grand-theatre-saved-grant-19095737
  • by Bolaji O
    Blackpool has been given the go-ahead to start work on two key regeneration projects after being allocated £8.6m of funding from the Government’s Covid-19 ‘Getting Building Fund’. The schemes which include the redevelopment of Houndshill Shopping Centre and Abingdon Street Market have been given formal approval by the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – and it’s […]

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