Circus News

Arts Centre Loses Fight to Remain at its Stratford Base

Stratford Circus Arts Centre is due to vacate the building later this month after nine years in Theatre Square.

Lucy Atkinson, interim CEO of centre operator Stratford Arts Trust, said “Leaving our home of nine years is bittersweet.

“We have enjoyed creating many wonderful memories and were devastated to have to lose staff through this process.

“2020 has been an immensely difficult year for our sector, with many more challenges ahead.”

The venue alleged in March that Newham wanted to get it out of the building so it could base a youthzone there instead.

However, the local authority accused Stratford Arts Trust of misleading the public about the building’s future which Stratford Circus occupied at a peppercorn rent…

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