Dorset’s only free seafood festival promises a magnificent haul of great fish and shellfish, fine local produce, glorious live music and to top it off a wonderful fireworks display on Saturday evening.

Thursday, 16 September 2021 10:12

Florence Show Examines 'Lady with the Lamp' Myth

Songwriter and performer Louise Jordan brings her solo production Florence: The Lesser Known Life and Legacy of Florence Nightingale to Lighthouse, Poole’s centre for the arts, on Wednesday 8 October 2021.  

Monday, 06 September 2021 09:54

Stars to Shine in Folk Cub Autumn Season

Bournemouth Folk Club is not only under new management but has also announced an impressive autumn season featuring the likes of star names Martyn Joseph and Midnight Skyracer – all in a new venue.

FOODIES FESTIVAL – the biggest gourmet food and drink touring festival in the UK – is coming to Bournemouth for the first time this September 17th - 19th, with MasterChef and Bake Off champions, top music acts, live theatres and gastronomic delights from around the world!

Tuesday, 31 August 2021 12:45

Bournemouth Gardens Aviary to be Rebuilt

You will soon be able to hear the squawks, chirps and chatter of almost 200 birds enjoying the new aviary that’s being built following a campaign to raise funds by The Parks Foundation and BCP Council.

Having tried out new technology and techniques in residency at Lighthouse as part of the SANCTUARY artist development scheme, folk group The Last Inklings are thrilled to be launching their debut album The Impossible Wild on Thursday 30 September 2021 at Poole’s centre for the arts.

Inside Out Dorset, the biennial international arts festival produced by Activate, has pulled some strings to bring together different communities from across Weymouth and Portland to make puppets.

Poole’s summer of celebration continues with the first 3 Acres Summer Gathering on Ashley Cross Green over August Bank Holiday weekend.

Friday, 20 August 2021 11:11

Bourne Free Pride Festival This Weekend

Bournemouth will be flying all the colours of the rainbow this weekend as Bourne Free, the town's Pride Festival, gets underway.

By the end of September some 80 individual artists will have benefited from SANCTUARY, the innovative new artist development residency at Lighthouse, Poole’s centre for the arts.