Colwood commits to the arts

Colwood city council has voted to commit 2.72 acres of land valued at $1.1 million for a performing arts and cultural centre at Royal Bay.

  • Jun. 29, 2012 11:00 a.m.

Colwood city council has voted to commit 2.72 acres of land valued at $1.1 million for a performing arts and cultural centre at Royal Bay.

The plan, developed by Colwood, WestShore Chamber of Commerce, Sooke School District, First Nations and others is to transform the Royal Bay gravel pit into an arts centre, to be aligned with the planned Royal Bay secondary school.

Plans include a 550 to 600 seat theatre, an aboriginal cultural centre and a new home for the Canadian College of Performing Arts.

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