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A History of the Gaumont Palace Theatre

18th December 201811:09 am19th December 2018 7:36 pmLeave a Comment

Doncaster has a rich and fascinating cinema heritage and was once home to the largest theatre in South Yorkshire – the Gaumont Palace Theatre.  Local historian Ron Curry MBE reveals the history and architecture of the beautiful Art Deco theatre. There is nothing, that can match the compulsive magic of that big screen in a […]

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Doncaster’s mining statue gets the go ahead

12th December 201812:01 pm12th December 2018 12:02 pmLeave a Comment

Doncaster’s proud mining heritage will be honoured for years to come with the exciting news today that the fundraising drive to build an iconic town centre tribute has been successful. Individuals, businesses and organisations have been supporting the campaign through online pledges and donations at locations across the borough, an exhibition about the project in […]

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Welcome to Heritage Doncaster

12th April 201810:34 am12th April 2018 10:36 amLeave a Comment

Heritage Doncaster is the new name for the part of Doncaster Council which manages council-run museums and heritage services.  Nick Stopforth, Doncaster Council’s Head of Libraries and Culture, introduces our new brand and website. I am delighted to be writing the very first blog post for Heritage Doncaster, of which I am sure that there will […]