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Sweet memories of the Royal Festival Hall’s inspiring staircase | Letters
Letters: Trevor Dannatt’s staircase at the Royal Festival Hall made a strong impression on Jeremy Lowe as a young architecture student, while John Page remembers a useful aspect of the banisters

Letters

22, Feb, 2021 @5:32 PM

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Trevor Dannatt obituary
Architect renowned for his work on the Royal Festival Hall

Elain Harwood

19, Feb, 2021 @6:16 PM

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Abnormally Funny People review – cabaret of comics with disabilities
This Zoom gig of eyecatching diversity closed the Unlimited festival and felt like a family gathering with its affectionate mutual mockery

Brian Logan

18, Jan, 2021 @11:44 AM

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£165m in emergency loans given to hard-hit UK arts organisations
New government loans welcomed by National Theatre as ‘a vital lifeline that will form part of our recovery’

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

11, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Anger after Grayson Perry claims Covid will clear arts of 'dead wood'
Artist accused of being out of touch for comments published as hundreds of gallery and museum staff face job losses

Oliver Basciano

02, Nov, 2020 @6:48 PM

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Bail out our musicians or risk losing them for ever, say classical music stars
Conductor Sir Simon Rattle and violinist Tasmin Little are among those warning that struggling artists will be forced to give up

Vanessa Thorpe

25, Oct, 2020 @6:21 AM

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Royal Festival Hall in London reopens with BLM-inspired season
First post-lockdown season will feature new commission inspired by BLM protest in London

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

03, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Everyday Heroes: key workers celebrated at Southbank, where hundreds face sack
Artists’ heartfelt tributes to friends and relatives who battled through the Covid pandemic make a striking outdoor portrait show, even as the arts centre’s own workers face redundancies

Hettie Judah

03, Sep, 2020 @6:54 AM

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Ambassador Theatre Group to lay off 1,200 casual staff in UK
Biggest employer in UK theatre to terminate contracts in September

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

30, Jul, 2020 @3:59 PM

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Musicians in desperate need of a lifeline | Letters
Letters: Wendy Staal says the Proms’ virtual orchestra helped hundreds of musicians, while Ruth Windle despairs at the lack of support from the government

Letters

23, Jul, 2020 @4:44 PM

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Southbank Centre warns of 400 job losses amid coronavirus crisis
Redundancies likely to affect all areas of organisation including Royal Festival Hall

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

16, Jul, 2020 @8:28 AM

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The future of music: ‘No one has anything positive to say about physically distanced gigs. At all’
Lockdown livestreams and drive-in gigs may be flourishing, but small venues and artists will struggle in coming months

Kitty Empire

21, Jun, 2020 @11:00 AM

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