CURVE articles

Ross Willmott

Are CURVE, The Depot, Highcross, Phoenix Square, Braunstone Leisure Centre and a new gallery vanity projects?

5th September, 2011

I have heard all of the above described from time to time as vanity projects. Usually by the same people who are critical of any improvement they don’t like or perhaps are envious as they weren’t involved in creating them. So what is a vanity… Read full article

last piece of glass in CURVERW&RV

Cultural Quarter hailed a success

23rd February, 2011

I was delighted to read today’s Mercury story about the success of the Cultural Quarter. The Labour Group has suffered more than its fair share of criticism for this bold initiative. I am extremely proud that a Labour controlled council, under my leadership delivered not… Read full article

Thanks for the positive comments

3rd January, 2011

Many thanks to all those who have posted comments on my website, it’s attracting a lot of attention, from as far afield as Australia!  See article in the  Leicester Mercury. I am sorry to disappoint those who have made personal and pointless comments, you’re right,… Read full article

Ross and scarf liberty statue

Happy New Year

1st January, 2011

I would like to wish all visitors to my site a Happy New Year. As part of their review of 2010 the Leicester Mercury today published a two page feature in which I looked back at 2010 and forward to 2011. You might be interested to… Read full article

Her Majesty the Queen opens CURVE with Ross and Adam Cooper

17th December, 2010

It was one of the proudest moments of my life when CURVE was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 2009. It was 10 years since I first had the idea for a new theatre and Cultural Quarter for Leicester.  On becoming leader of… Read full article

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