The Mouth – Bournemouth – Poole – Christchurch

Shot at dawn | Review

By Lisa Moro The latest John Foster play – Shot at Dawn at Bournemouth Town Hall’s Council Chamber. The location, transformed for the audience into an ad hoc venue for a WWI desertion trial in France, with its sweeping amphitheatre seating and grand wooden panelling lent itself well for this purpose. The packed house had gathered to […]

The importance of being Earnest | Review

By Lisa Moro Did you know that Oscar Wilde’s full name is Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde? And the full name of the play he premiered in 1894 is The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People. I’m not a serious person and nor is anyone in my family, so it was a bit […]


By Lisa Moro Parkour meets Sonic the Hedgehog and Pulp Fiction, spinning you around till you are dizzy whilst whispering in your ear in this performance by Fuel Theatre called ‘The Roof’, In Bournemouth as part of the Arts by the Sea Festival We collected our headphones and stood in the footprint of the old Imax […]

Boscombe Cafes – the best and the rest..

I want to let you in on a Boscombe secret. No, not the one about the dominatrix. It’s that Boscombe, ‘blight of Bournemouth’* is home to an outrageous amount of good food, especially good cafes. You can get good priced meals in lovely little independent venues ran out of passion. I have been to almost […]

'Bespoke' at Boscanova

Second year illustration students from the Arts University College at Bournemouth staged their very own successful exhibition yesterday at Boscombe’s Bosconova cafe in the area’s precinct. The idea was to raise funds for future exhibitions in London next year. The exhibition is the first of many to come at the cafe and the public can […]

Indian Paradise…. Customers keep coming back for more!

by Gerald Gilbert Kamal, the owner and head chef at the Indian Paradise restaurant in Christchurch Road Boscombe says he offers a unique twist to his wide range of curries, Balties, and Tandori dishes. His customers decisively agree and say they like the very wide range of original flavours that are constantly changing and the […]

Fantastic luxury treatment at home! Lisa Dean Holistic Therapist

Lisa is an experienced therapist and having worked in Bournemouth and previously Portugal. I made an appointment for my treatment during a hectic week, giving me a relaxing hour to myself. Lisa arrived at my home with everything she needed for the treatments; Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Back and neck massage and Reiki. My house […]

New Beach Huts

by Gerald Gilbert After a world-wide design competition for disabled access beach huts the development is now going ahead on Boscombe seafront. The new huts called ‘Seagull and Windbreak’ are to be situated by Boscombe pier along with a disabled access car park and disabled access to the beach. The competition which was funded by […]

A review of Vita Nova’s Hamlet

By Gerry Written and directed by Lee Hart. This is a modern day adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Using current day issues to relate a classic tale, with the purpose of reaching a wide audience. The cast “all recovering addicts” Bring a realism and naivety, which is refreshing and enlivening to a tale of betrayal, greed, […]

Authentic Italian cooking in the heart of Boscombe.

Your won’t need to travel to Italy to experience modern and authentic cuisine when you can walk just a few steps from the centre of Boscombe to the legendery Marco Polo restaurant and have truly delicious Italian food any time.  Opened 8 years ago the restaurant has such a regular clientele that on a Friday […]

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