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Alan Rivett, longstanding Director of Warwick Arts Centre to retire

After an established career in arts administration, Alan Rivett started at Warwick Arts Centre as Deputy Director in 1990, becoming Director in 2001. In his 17 years as Director, Warwick Arts Centre has brought internally renowned artists to the Coventry venue, collaborated with the arts sector regionally, nationally and internationally and overseen refurbishments and building developments of the region’s largest arts centre.

Thu 15 February 2018, 08:14 | Tags: Warwick Arts Centre

Warwick Arts Centre awarded major capital funding for 20:20 Project

Warwick Arts Centre has been awarded £4.2m in National Lottery funding from Arts Council England towards its 20:20 capital project.

By October 2020 Warwick Arts Centre will be a redeveloped cultural and creative centre for the region in which to continue the organisation’s distinctive, creative, artistic and cultural programme; a key regional venue that will be at the forefront of Coventry’s year as City of Culture 2021.

Fri 09 February 2018, 11:01 | Tags: University of Warwick, Warwick Arts Centre

Christmas lectures go off with a bang!

Setting crisps on fire, making spinach glow, and detonating hundreds of ping pong balls were just some of the experiments the children attending Warwick’s Christmas lectures were treated to this year.

Wed 06 December 2017, 10:16 | Tags: University of Warwick, Warwick Arts Centre, community, events, Sciences

Garfield Weston Foundation award £250k for Warwick Arts Centre expansion

The University of Warwick has been awarded £250,000 from the Garfield Weston Foundation to support the expansion and upgrade of the Warwick Arts Centre, as part of its 20:20 project.

Wed 13 September 2017, 13:02 | Tags: University of Warwick, Warwick Arts Centre

University of Warwick students take Kenilworth Arts Festival into second season

The Kenilworth Arts Festival will return this month bringing a host of award-winning musicians, best-selling authors and outstanding emerging talent to the town.


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