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UK cinema conference pulls focus to growth, and reaching new audiences

The UK Cinema Association has announced plans for its 2020 annual conference, ‘Audiences – growing the big screen experience‘, to be held on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 March at Picturehouse Central, Piccadilly, London. The event will explore different facets of audience development, including specific audience subsections, such a young people, people with disabilities and people from Black and Minority Ethnic communities. ”While the UK cinema sector continues to thrive, there is always more that can be done to reach out to new audiences, and to encourage current cinema-goers to see…

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Africa Investment Conference promises attendance by top investors

Join Africa’s top investors and most dynamic CEOs at AFSIC – Investing in Africa. AFSIC is the largest annual Africa investment conference taking place outside Africa. Now in its 8th year, the event takes place 5th to 7th May 2020 in London, focused on highlighting Africa’s best investment opportunities and offers African business leaders the opportunity to hold highly focused investment meetings with the most important Africa investors. Now in its 8th year, AFSIC takes place 5th to 7th May, at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London Africa: the next big…

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An artist's impression of the proposed new cinema at the Wulfrun Centre

First look at Wolverhampton’s planned independent cinema

A new artist’s impression has revealed what a planned independent cinema for Wolverhampton’s Wulfrun Centre could look like. The owners of the shopping centre, LCP, have submitted plans to Wolverhampton Council for a three-auditorium cinema. The application seeks to change the use and layout the former Argos store within the Wulfrun Centre to include three auditoria, seating 164, 97 and 87 seats, plus 1,850 sq ft allocated for restaurants and food. As part of the proposals the external frontage to Cleveland Street will also be enhanced. Andrew Barrett, retail director at…

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