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Joseph Rowntree Theatre

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York’s Joseph Rowntree Theatre awarded two grants to help its reopening

The Joseph Rowntree Theatre has recently been awarded two grants which will help to ensure that when the theatre reopens its doors to the public, it will be meeting all the current coronavirus recommendations and will be a COVID-secure theatre with “Good to Go” status. The first of the grants is a local one, with £4,940.00 donated by the Heworth Ward Committee of  City of York Council.  As the theatre […]

todayNovember 13, 2020 7

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Local artist’s works for sale as part of York theatre’s bake and make fundraising sale

The Joseph Rowntree Theatre in York is running a bake and make craft sale on Saturday 7th November as part of its major Raise the Roof campaign. Local artist, Elliot Harrison, will be selling and signing vibrant prints, calendars and greetings cards of many of the city’s iconic buildings and views. Elliot’s work features a vibrant colour palette inspired by the vintage travel posters of the 20th century. Amongst the […]

todayOctober 30, 2020 28

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York’s Joseph Rowntree Theatre hits its £10,000 #SaveOurTheatres crowdfunding target

The national crowdfunding campaign launched by the Theatres Trust was designed to raise valuable funds to support theatres throughout the country.  York’s Joseph Rowntree Theatre was one of the first to sign up for the scheme and set itself an ambitious fundraising target of £10,000. Today, the theatre has announced that it has exceeded that target. The nationwide scheme was backed by high- profile individuals such as Jude Law, who […]

todayOctober 21, 2020 25

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The Joseph Rowntree Theatre’s appeal receives £1,000 boost from York Light Opera Company

One of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre’s longest standing hiring companies has gifted the theatre’s #SaveOurTheatres campaign £1,000 as the venue strives to reach a total target of £10,000. The donation comes as the theatre has just eight days left to reach its target and the donation has brought new momentum to the appeal. The crowdfunding campaign is a nationwide appeal to help secure the future of arts venues across the […]

todayOctober 13, 2020 4

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York’s Joseph Rowntree Theatre appoints its first Young Ambassador after huge fundraiser success

The Joseph Rowntree Theatre has just announced the appointment of Hannah Wakelam as its first Young Ambassador. Hannah was responsible for setting up and running the online Yorkshire’s Got Talent contest which reached its final last weekend. Through this contest and other online competitions, she raised over £1200 for the theatre’s Raise the Roof appeal and massively boosted the theatre’s youth following. Hannah approached the theatre very early on in […]

todayOctober 6, 2020 5

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Yorkshire’s Got Talent virtual contest in aid of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre extended

Good news for Yorkshire Day! “Yorkshire’s Got Talent” virtual contest in aid of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre extended by a week The organiser and judges of the online contest “Yorkshire’s Got Talent” have decided to extend the deadline for performers to upload their video entries. Anyone who is still considering entering the competition and showing off their special talent now has until midnight on Saturday 8th August to submit their […]

todayAugust 3, 2020 3

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Sale of jazzy face masks by theatre volunteer raises more than £850 for Joseph Rowntree Theatre roof appeal.

Very early on in lockdown, before the wearing of face masks became commonplace or, in some places, mandatory, one of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre’s volunteers began making and selling jazzy, fabric face masks  to help the theatre’s Raise the Roof appeal.  Demand was high, and within just a couple of months, sales have topped the £850 mark. Barbara Boyce, one of the theatre’s board of trustees, bought and donated all […]

todayJuly 17, 2020 1

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Joseph Rowntree Theatre gives Yorkshire’s Got Talent performers a stage on which to perform

Hannah Wakelam, the teenage musical theatre performer who is organising Yorkshire’s Got Talent in aid of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre’s Raise the Roof appeal, is unveiling more exciting news about the contest which is sure to attract more entrants to the online event. Current entrants are already aware of the £100 prize money and county-wide coverage of their performances, but Hannah will be revealing more details about the event as she […]

todayJuly 8, 2020 2

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Joseph Rowntree Theatre to be lit in red tonight

Joseph Rowntree Theatre to be lit in red tonight to highlight the desperate situation of the live performance  industry Tonight the Joseph Rowntree Theatre will be joining hundreds of live performance venues across the country as the industry seeks to highlight the current plight of the sector.  The #LightItInRed action is designed to draw attention to the critical condition of the UK live event and entertainment industry and its need […]

todayJuly 6, 2020 4

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