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is Dis­ney’s lat­est Barns­ley Civic cam­paign: Sir Michael

Parkin­son has backed a ma­jor £5mil­lion fundrais­ing cam­paign to ren­o­vate The Civic Barns­ley to be­come a world-class arts des­ti­na­tion by 2023. “The arts are an in­te­gral part of what it means to be hu­man,” says the vet­eran broad­caster. “Barns­ley can be proud of the con­tri­bu­tion it has made to the world of lit­er­a­ture, the­atre, ra­dio, tele­vi­sion, mu­sic and sport. That is why this cam­paign is im­por­tant and why I am proud to be a Pa­tron of the Civic. Please sup­port us.” To do­nate or find out more visit www.barns­l­ey­civic.co.uk

Open au­di­tions: West York­shire Play­house is hold­ing open au­di­tions on March 25 and 26 for the Com­mu­nity Cho­rus of its forth­com­ing pro­duc­tion, The Grapes of Wrath, adapted from the clas­sic novel by John Stein­beck. The au­di­tions are open to vol­un­teer

Opera North Young Mu­si­cians: A search has been launched for young mu­si­cians to form an Opera North Youth Or­ches­tra to work along­side the Opera North Youth Com­pany as they pre­pare to take a new pro­duc­tion on tour this sum­mer – 15 tal­ented young in­stru­men­tal­ists, aged 14-19, are be­ing sought. For more de­tails, email youthensem­[email protected] op­er­a­north.co.uk or call Marie Le­maire on 0113 223 3557.

SUP­PORTER: Sir Michael Parkin­son is back­ing the Civic Barns­ley’s cam­paign.

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