Movies get groovy with the BSO

Lighthouse Theatre, Poole 16 February 2013 Review by Laurence Jones. I was fortunate enough to get tickets for the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Hollywood Blockbusters’ concert, conducted by Pete Harrison. No stranger to film scores, I was impressed by brilliant renditions from films including ‘Lawrence Of Arabia’, ‘Indiana Jones’ and ‘Schindlers List’, that easily matched the…

Want to learn to paint chickens?

Dorset artist, Marilyn Alliss, renowned for her paintings of chickens is offering taster days in June, using interactive acrylics, with a take-away of £25 worth of products free at her studio in Winterborne Whitechurch. Additionally, Marilyn is offering a £40 mixed media workshop based on roosters and chickens, at the Colliton Club in Dorchester. Learn…

The classroom of the future

Sherborne Girls in Dorset was recently the host of a fascinating series of lectures and workshops by chief executive of the iPad Academy and formerly Microsoft Professor of Advanced Learning Technologies, Professor Steve Molyneux. As part of the annual Joint Schools’ training programme, teachers across Sherborne’s secondary schools and Sherborne Prep School explored the adoption…