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"Encouraging" levels of interest in the Brewhouse

Administrators for the Brewhouse in Taunton say there has been "encouraging" levels of interest in the theatre and its facilities.

It comes on the day Taunton Deane Borough Council discuss making a bid for the theatre.

We can report that from a comprehensive marketing campaign we have received encouraging levels of interest in the theatre and its facilities.

It's our overriding desire to treat all interested parties fairly and give each the opportunity to promote their interest to offer.

The Administrators can confirm that they have to keep the detail and status of interested parties confidential.

After 12 April we will be carefully evaluating all proposals on their merits and ability to be delivered.

– Simon Girling, from administrators BDO

Council discusses bid for theatre

The Brewhouse went into administration in February Credit: ITV News West Country

Taunton Dean Borough Council will discuss making a bid for The Brewhouse Theatre today.

It would not mean the authority would take on the running of the theatre though.

The public arts and performance hub went into administration in February leaving more than 50 members of staff redundant.

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Council discusses bid for theatre

The Brewhouse went into administration in February. Credit: ITV News West Country

Taunton Dean Borough Council will discuss making a bid for The Brewhouse Theatre today.

It would not mean the authority would take on the running of the theatre though.

The public arts and performance hub went into administration in February leaving more than 50 members of staff redundant.

Brewhouse Theatre to be bought by council?

The Brewhouse Theatre closed back in February Credit: ITV News West Country

The Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton could be bought by the local council.

Taunton Deane Borough Council says it would be able to protect the Brewhouse buildings, but that another organisation would have to run the theatre itself. It closed in February this year because of a lack of funding.

Taunton Council sets aside cash for Brewhouse Theatre

Taunton Deane Borough Council is setting aside £35 thousand to help the Brewhouse Theatre, which closed last week. Campaigners fighting to get it re-opened lobbied councillors last night.

The extra cash will be spent on maintaining the property, legal fees and getting advice on the types of arts projects that could be held there in the future. and comes on top of 152 thousand pounds already allocated to the theatre in the Council budget.

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Brewhouse supporters asked to speak up

A candlelit vigil was held at the theatre when the closure was announced. Credit: ITV News

Former employees of the Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton are urging people to attend a full council meeting tonight to speak out about its closure.

The Somerset venue went into administration last week making more than 50 members of staff redundant.

Supporters say anyone who "cares' about the effect it will have on the community should have their voice heard

Brewhouse supporters asked to speak out

A candlelit vigil was held at the theatre when the closure was announced. Credit: ITV News

Former employees of the Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton are urging people to attend a full council meeting tonight to speak out about its closure.

The Somerset venue went into administration last week making more than 50 members of staff redundant.

Supporters say anyone who "cares' about the effect it will have on the community should have their voice heard.

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