Restoration to start on Globe Theatre Stockton-on-tees
CLEVELAND, ENGLAND — It has been announced that a £4 million restoration project on theGlobe Theatre will start soon,creating a new large entertainment venue between Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne. Stockton Council will contribute £1 million to the scheme with owners Jomast funding the remainder. The venue has been closed for over a decade was last in use as a bingo hall. During its heyday, it hosted many top groups, including The Beatles & The Rolling Stones. It is expected to open late 2012.