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Sleeping Beauty ensemble ‘ready to take next step’

With a proud track record of delivering award winning in-house pantomimes in recent years, Lighthouse Poole is fast becoming a…
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Q&A with Aden Gillett

With award-winning comedian Seann Walsh, Chris Harper (Call the Midwife, Coronation Street) and Aden Gillett (The Crown, The House of…
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Séan Aydon talking Frankenstein

In Séan Aydon’s new production of Frankenstein, the timeless themes of Mary Shelley's iconic story are entwined with a host…
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Jah blessing for sound man Josh

It’s not every day that you find your evening’s work has gone global, but that’s exactly what happened to Lighthouse…
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Q&A with Seann Walsh

With award-winning comedian Seann Walsh, Chris Harper (Call the Midwife, Coronation Street) and Aden Gillett (The Crown, The House of…
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How Sanctuary became a ‘haven’ for Kiwis

Sanctuary, the annual season of artist residencies at Lighthouse, has welcomed its first international guests. Lunar Collaborative, from New Zealand,…
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Todd Carty is our panto King!

Dreams can come true – and just weeks after appearing in the 70th anniversary tour of The Mousetrap, Lighthouse is…
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Flashmob meeting is the write move

Lighthouse is proud to support the first national Playwrights Flashmob on Tuesday 2 July alongside some of the best-known theatres…
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First time Aladdin lands panto ‘Oscar’

Benjamin Armstrong, the star of last year’s in-house production of Aladdin at Lighthouse Poole, was deservedly named Best Newcomer at…
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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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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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‘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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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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Q&A with Chris Harper

With award-winning comedian Seann Walsh, Chris Harper (Call the Midwife, Coronation Street) and Aden Gillett (The Crown, The House of…
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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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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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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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