Wednesday, 24 November 2021 09:50

Global Rainbow Hailed a ‘Shining Success’

Having lit up the night sky over Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch for three nights last week, the Global Rainbow has been hailed a ‘shining success’ for the region. 

The festive season has officially kicked off across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, here's a round up of what's on and where.

Having grown up in Hong Kong it would be easy to excuse Alice Rose Fletcher for not being fully up to speed with the peculiarly British art of pantomime – except there’s no need to because she’s there already and raring to go.

Monday, 25 October 2021 10:44

Are They Having a Laugh in Boscombe?

Bournemouth Coastal BID has hailed Boscombe’s new comedy and music venue as a shot in the arm for the high street.

Bournemouth is set to be lit up by more than 100 festive-themed illuminations this winter as Christmas Tree Wonderland returns to the town.

The UK's largest visual effects, computer games & animation festival is back for 2021.

Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:42

wAteR climaTe festival coincides with COP26

Timed to coincide with COP26, Dorset foundation Cape Farewell and Lighthouse, Poole’s centre for the arts, are collaborating to host a very special climate/arts festival featuring thought-provoking and engaging new artworks, film, spoken word, music, poetry and debate programmed to Illuminate the current science and thinking around the climate emergency.

BAFTA 2019 nominee, Royal Television Society 2019 winner and National Television Awards 2020 double nominee Mo Gilligan is coming to Bournemouth this November.

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.