Bolton's Albert Halls theatre will close for up to 9 months while it undergoes a £4 million
Work is expected to start on the Grade II listed theatre and conference venue next March.
Plans for the new look Halls include better restaurant facilities, extensive redecoration and improved accessibility.
Councillor Cliff Morris, Leader of Bolton Council said,
"These are essential maintenance works that need to carrying out, but we have the opportunity to develop amenities to enhance the public's experience of The Albert Halls"