An exhibition of selected images by internationally renowned photographer Rankin will open to the public at Lighthouse, Poole’s centre for the arts from 15 September, six months after the venue closed in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
An emergency grant of £255,038 for Lighthouse has been announced by Arts Council England and confirms the short-term survival of Poole’s centre for the arts.
Youngsters who are missing attending their stage school during the coronavirus pandemic will be able to enjoy workshops online.
Award-winning storyteller Michele O’Brien is to share Sunday bedtime stories with Lighthouse Facebook visitors.
John Newcombe has been showing films since 1952 – and at 82 years young he’s still going strong, working regular shifts at Lighthouse, Poole’s centre for the arts. Could he be Britain’s oldest working cinema projectionist?
Light Up Poole will see more than twenty light art spectacles transforming the Old Town as some of the world’s leading practitioners join local groups and artists to respond to the theme of ‘Tides’.