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Be warned about the blocked stage views

AS A long time supporter and Marlowe Friend I was disappointed with where we were seated for the Pantomime this year. When I booked I had four date’s that my family and friends could all go together so I went along to the booking office and asked for seats where we could all see the show and be together. I …

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Paul Barrett, Amanda Cottrell and Sir Graeme Odgers given Freedom of City of Canterbury

by Alex Claridge @claridgealex On a night of pomp and ceremony, Canterbury awarded the freedom of the city to a trio of distinguished names. Lord Mayor of Canterbury Cllr Ann Taylor presented the highest award the city can bestow upon Paul Barrett, Amanda Cottrell and Sir Graeme Odgers at the Guildhall on Thursday. Mr Barrett, the managing director of Barretts …

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I was so glad to see the story about the recent introduction of £1 per seat booked. It was my intention to write to Mark Everett in protest. For some of us who enjoy occasional visits to the Marlowe and are pensioners, this is just one more nail in the coffin to stop us enjoying more treats. One gets the …

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Theatre lover attacks Marlowe’s ‘ridiculous’ box office charges

Customers pay more in person than online A theatre-lover has branded the Marlowe’s decision to impose a booking fee when buying tickets in person “ridiculous”. Mature student Toni Fuller said she often went into the venue itself to avoid paying the extra charge usually added for online bookings. But she was surprised to find theatre bosses had not only introduced …

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Council’s priorities not secret, not confidential, just rubbish

The city council has finally published its league table of services as it lays the ground for further budget cuts and savings. It has put the controversial Local Plan, in which more than 15,000 new homes are planned for the district, atop the pile, with the cost of running democracy second and development management third. Culture in Canterbury also features …

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Our Council’s secret priorities

Oh dear… the Council that represents us and works for us is refusing to tell us what they’re doing. It’s a kind of nanny-dictator state.  Canterbury City Council has produced a league table of its 71 service areas in order of importance, but is refusing to reveal how it has ranked them. The Gazette has learned that the Marlowe Theatre …

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