7 December, 2021

Phase one of Arches refurbishment nears completion

Claire Neville
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The first phase of an exciting refurbishment of several Victorian railway arches in Worcester is nearing completion. The Arches-Worcester initiative, which has received an investment of over £3 million from central government’s Cultural Development Fund, aims to create a new cultural quarter for the City.  A number of railway arches […]

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5 October, 2021

Tracking the history of the railway

Claire Neville
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Converting Worcester’s Victorian railway arches into trendy studios for creatives may have its challenges – but they are nothing compared to those involved in constructing the original railway in the 19th century. The Railway Viaduct is a prominent landmark in Worcester, with 65 arches stretching from Foregate Street Station to […]

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30 September, 2021

Why, for young people’s sake, the Show must go on

Claire Neville
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As anyone who’s been involved knows, putting on a dance show can test the patience of a saint at the best of times. But preparing for one as the country counted down to lifting all COVID restrictions was the ultimate challenge for Helen Leek, Principal of the Arches-based Academy Theatre […]

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