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Sex In Suburbia

With West End and touring production credits that include Chicago, Guys and Dolls, Educating Rita and September In The Rain and television roles in Brookside,  Clocking Off, Merseybeat and Candy Cabs, Claire has established herself as one of the most popular and versatile talents in the UK.   Penny Crowe (Lindzi Germain) is the host of a late-night radio phone-in and as Britain’s leading Agony […]


When these 11 musicians get together for a live show the combination of brilliant musicianship, musical co-operation and a group of people having the time of their lives on stage has proved irresistible to audiences around the world – small wonder then that Bellowhead have won Best Live Act at the Radio 2 Folk Awards […]

Beauties and the Beats – The Lady Boys of Bangkok

The hottest, funniest production this side of Bangkok promises to take the UK to the highest levels of frantic fun, lively laughter and unabated euphoria as only the Lady Boys know how! The Lady Boys of Bangkok fast became the UK’s favourite touring cabaret show following their first appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1998 […]

LED street lights could save £32 million

The rollout of the new LED lights is nearing completion with more than 13,000 lanterns and 500 illuminated bollards now upgraded with new LED technology.   The anticipated payback time for the complete project  is just over seven years  with a warranty on the equipment of 15 years . The project will have anticipated savings of […]

Rt Hon Professor Shirley Williams

One of the UK’s most highly respected and accomplished politicians, the Rt Hon Professor Shirley Williams brings her fascinating talk on The 20th Century – the Century of Violence to Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts on Saturday 14 March. The daughter of political scientist and philosopher Sir George Catlin and feminist and pacifist writer Vera Brittain, Shirley […]

Bicycle thefts down in Boscombe and Bournemouth

Cycle thefts down in 2014   There has been a consistent drop in theft of cycles in Bournemouth following targeted crime prevention campaigns aimed at cyclists – urging them to secure their bikes when they leave them unattended.   Bike tagging and property marking events have also taken place in the borough in conjunction with Bournemouth Borough […]

Bournemouth lights up with the Arts by the Sea Festival 2015

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival returns for its fifth year, from Friday 9 to Sunday 18 October 2015, with ten days of events, installations and experiences for everyone to enjoy. Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival will enlighten those autumnal days and nights with a rich mix of music, dance and visual arts across […]

Three Germanic greats in Poole concert with the BSO

British conductor Nicholas McGegan conducts Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in an all-German programme at Poole Lighthouse on Wednesday 11 March, with steadfast violinist Veronika Eberle, and French violist Antoine Tamestit. Originally written for choir and four-hands piano, a selection of Brahms’s Liebeslieder Walzer was arranged for orchestra in the early 1870s. The texts Brahms set to music are […]

£118m investment paves the way for first-class season in UK’s premier destination

Voted the UK’s best coastal resort in the 2014 British Travel Awards, Bournemouth is now making a significant investment of over £100m in seafront and tourism related developments to strengthen its appeal for the new season. Seafront investment At the forefront of Bournemouth Council’s vision to create a world class seafront is the new Pier […]

United We Stand

United We Stand

United We Stand, a new play based on the story of “Shrewsbury 24” when 24 building workers were accused and three jailed for violent picketing and intimidating workers in Shropshire in 1973 comes to Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts on Saturday 7 February. In the 1960s and 70s the UK’s building companies were making […]

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