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Revealed: Studio plans for Scala arts venue

Cross-section of the Scala arts venue ground floor Cross-section of the Scala arts venue ground floor

Exciting visuals for the Scala's studio layout have been released, giving a glimpse of what the new Worcester arts venue will offer, subject to planning permission being granted. The designs show three multi-use studios, currently named The Stage, The Screen, and The Box, as well as a café that can provide additional performance space, and foyer an...

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Planning application for Worcester’s new arts venue is in

A CGI image of what the exterior of the new Scala arts venue could look like. Image credit: Burrell Foley Fischer. A CGI image of what the exterior of the new Scala arts venue could look like. Image credit: Burrell Foley Fischer.

The planning application for Worcester's new Scala arts venue has been submitted, setting out an ambitious vision for a new performance and creativity hub in the heart of the city. The City Council has drawn up a revised scheme to revive the historic Scala and Corn Exchange buildings in Angel Street, following extensive consultation with stakeholde...

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New creative consortium to work with Council on Worcester’s new arts venue

The Scala building in Worcester

A new consortium of arts and creative organisations has been formed to work with Worcester City Council on the delivery and management of a new arts venue in the city centre. Based in the Scala and Corn Exchange buildings in Angel Street, the new venue will be funded by part of the £17.9 million award to the City Council from the Government's Futur...

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Next steps for creating new multi-use arts centre in historic Worcester city centre buildings

The Scala building in Worcester

regeBacking has been given to proposals to develop a new arts venue in the heart of Worcester's city centre, with a raft of local arts organisations involved. Worcester City Council's Policy and Resources Committee has authorised the continuation of design work for The Scala and Corn Exchange in Angel Place as a multi-use arts venue, as part of the...

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Strong support for new multi-use arts centre in historic Worcester city centre buildings

Close up of the Scala building in Angel Street, Worcester

An independent consultation with members of the arts and creative communities in Worcester and beyond has shown strong support for the creation of a new multi-use arts centre in two historic city centre buildings. Worcester City Council engaged independent expert Candice Pearson to carry out a stakeholder consultation, after plans to create a 500-s...

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Councillors to consider revised proposal for arts venue in heart of Worcester

Close up of the Scala building in Angel Street, Worcester

Worcester city councillors are to be asked to consider a revised plan for creating a new arts venue in the city centre, in response to spiralling costs. The Policy and Resources Committee will next week be asked to agree to scale back the plans for the Scala in Angel Street, reducing its seating capacity from 500 to 300. The move comes in response ...

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Additional funding confirmed for planned Scala arts centre development

Artist's impression of the new arts centre exterior. Image courtesy of Burrell Foley Fischer Artist's impression of the new arts centre exterior. Image courtesy of Burrell Foley Fischer

Additional funding has now been confirmed for the proposed redevelopment of Worcester's Scala Theatre, taking the ambitious plans a step closer to becoming reality. The proposals will transform the Angel Place area, attracting world-class arts, music, and comedy acts to Worcester, as well as giving a much-needed boost to local businesses. A plannin...

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Public Consultation for Worcester’s Scala Theatre - Wednesday, December 14 at The Guildhall

Artist's impression of the new arts centre exterior. Image courtesy of Burrell Foley Fischer Artist's impression of the new arts centre exterior. Image courtesy of Burrell Foley Fischer

Plans for an exciting new arts venue in the heart of Worcester city centre will be revealed to the public on Wednesday, December 14 from 1pm to 8pm at The Guildhall in High Street. Everyone is welcome to attend this public consultation, view the plans, and share feedback with Worcester City Council and other representatives. The plans will be on di...

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