Oldham Coliseum will go dark due to 100% Arts Council England funding cut

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All events from late March cancelled at the theatre, which is in a priority location for the government’s Levelling Up fund

Oldham Coliseum has cancelled all of its forthcoming events from late March onwards as a result of its 100% funding cut from Arts Council England (ACE).

The cancellations, which include a spring-summer programme featuring a stage adaptation of Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake and the Christmas pantomime Sleeping Beauty, were announced on Tuesday. The theatre will go dark from 26 March with no current indication of when it might reopen.

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