Where there’s a will…

Twenty five local solicitors firms from across Dorset and Hampshire have raised £5,500 for Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole by taking part in its ‘Make A Will Fortnight’ scheme.  It was set-up to not only raise vital funds for the Poole charity, which offers free specialist palliative nursing care to around 650 local people living with…

Mike Hall

Classic Clapton

Regent Centre, Christchurch, 7 September 2013 [divide] Review by Janine Pulford A blinder of a concert. This tribute act (After Midnight) formed 28 years ago and this was their first time playing in Christchurch and only their second appearance in Dorset. Lead guitarist/vocals Mike Hall has an uncanny resemblance to Clapton and has clearly studied…

Arts by the Sea

20 September – 12 October 2013, with free outdoor opening weekend 20-22 September Bournemouth’s Arts by the Sea Festival will have a wonderful array of musical talent in this, its third year – spanning films accompanied by live score from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO) through to classical Paginini by candlelight in the historic Shelley Theatre.Festival…