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The Great Jubilee Gifts to Glossop

Victoria Hall was one of the Jubilee Gifts to Glossop that were donated by wealthy benefactors to the people of Glossop, to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887. The donors of the Victoria Hall were Herbert Rhodes and Captain Edward Partington. Herbert Rhodes, an ambitious young mill owner, announced his generous gift … Continue reading The Great Jubilee Gifts to Glossop

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Council gives £10k to look at future uses for Victoria Hall

Potential new uses for Glossop's Victoria Hall as a performance and arts venue are being investigated as plans to secure the future of the building when the library leaves next year move forward. High Peak Borough Council has committed £10,000 to support the work of the Victoria Arts Centre (VAC) group to test the feasibility … Continue reading Council gives £10k to look at future uses for Victoria Hall

Project receives £12,000 of funding for feasibility study

Derbyshire County Councillors Damien Greenhalgh, Ellie Wilcox and Dave Wilcox have provided the Victoria Arts Centre Project with £12,000 of funding from their Members Community Leadership Fund to aid a feasibility study into a new multi-million-pound arts centre for the town. Victoria Arts Centre Project Team Leader, Mike Bull, said ‘This is a great opportunity … Continue reading Project receives £12,000 of funding for feasibility study

Derbyshire County Councillors welcome HPBC and VAC project partnership

Labour County Councillors Welcome High Peak’s Decision to Work With Victoria Arts Centre Project Glossopdale’s Labour County Councillors have welcomed High Peak Borough Council’s decision to work with the Victoria Arts Centre project to realise a new and exciting vision for the Victoria Hall.  ‘The planning application for the new library extension on the Adult … Continue reading Derbyshire County Councillors welcome HPBC and VAC project partnership

Exciting Partnership News for the VAC

Exciting decisions were taken on Thursday 20 October 2016 by High Peak Borough Council. Their Executive formally approved that their preferred partner for the development of the Victoria Hall building in Glossop is to be the Victoria Arts Centre group. The Council declared their intentions to now explore fully the plans to establish the Victoria … Continue reading Exciting Partnership News for the VAC

Plans for Glossop’s Heritage Buildings

Plans to create a thriving arts scene in Glossop and return the town’s historic heritage buildings to public use are moving forward with the borough’s leading councillors due to discuss proposals this week. Updates on progress with projects to restore the Market Hall and Town Hall to community use will be considered by High Peak … Continue reading Plans for Glossop’s Heritage Buildings