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Poole Pride delivers ‘a positive, lasting impact’

Hosted by Lighthouse, Poole’s first ever Pride event has made ‘a positive, lasting impact’ on the town and the wider…
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Opportunity: South Coast Music Partnership – Chairperson for the Music Hub Strategic Board

Salary: Voluntary - Unpaid Position Deadline: 1st July 2024 Interview: TBC Applications emailed to: music@southcoastmusic.org
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Q&A with Tilly Lee-Kronick

A unique fusion of ingenious storytelling, innovative aerial choreography, puppetry, dance, text and song, Handful of Nothing – at Lighthouse…
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Poole Pride Gallery

The first ever Poole Pride burst onto the scene in the most amazing way on Sat 8 June 2024. Our…
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In memory of Ruth Eastwood

It is with great sadness that Lighthouse has learned that Ruth Eastwood, CEO of Lighthouse from 1997 to 2008, passed…
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‘It really was a unique opportunity’

To thank our Lighthouse Friends we provide a number of exclusive events each year that give an insight to what…
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Q&A with Dom Joly

Dom Joly has been off travelling the globe again. This time, he’s been looking into some of the strangest and…
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Q&A with Charlie Bicknell, Cabaret With Balls

From Flashdance to Simon and Garfunkel via Tim Minchin, AC/DC and even a throw-back to Not the Nine O Clock…
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Q&A with Wayward Jane

Four friends – Sam Gillespie, Rachel Petyt, Dan Abrahams and Michael Starkey – drawn together by a passion for the…
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Dance chance to make dreams come true

Lighthouse is beginning to cast its spell on Poole by announcing open auditions for aspiring actors and dancers to join…
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Poole Pride: ‘They love a new Pride, it’s what they do!’

“We would sit there watching the actors on stage with all of us thinking: ‘One day, could this be me?’…
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Poole Pride: update

Lighthouse is incredibly proud to host the first ever Poole Pride on Saturday 8 June in celebration of our community…
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Pride: A celebration of Queer cinema

Lighthouse is proud to present the first Lighthouse Queer Film Festival as part of the inaugural Poole Pride in June.
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What it takes to give something back

On the eve of Volunteers’ Week, we take a look at the invaluable work done by volunteers at Lighthouse...
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Pride: Queer-as-Dorset art project to be unveiled

In a project specially commissioned for Poole Pride, artist curator Paul Sammut is creating an illustrated Queer history of Dorset…
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‘The art of connection… is the moment to cherish’

A lifelong connection with Lighthouse will be cemented this autumn when actress, artist and storyteller Michele O’Brien presents her deeply…
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A lad in the spotlight as Ben earns Panto Awards nomination

Lighthouse is delighted to congratulate actor Benjamin Armstrong on his nomination as Best Newcomer in the national Pantomime Awards, having…
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Ocean Automotive partnership renewed

Lighthouse Poole is delighted its renewed partnership with Ocean Automotive will continue to help support the arts at the heart…
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