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Plastic grants for two venues

Published: 28 September 2020
Reporter: David Upton

Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester
Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester and The Lyric Theatre, Belfast have been helped to reopen through an initiative by plastic sheeting supplier Plastic Sheets Shop.

The company launched a Protective Screen Grant, providing £2,000-worth of protective screens and related products to the two selected venues.

Founded in 1951, The Lyric is Northern Ireland’s only full-time producing theatre, while Hope Mill is an independent venue founded in 2015 by Joseph Houston and William Whelton.