​Arts & Culture

Lewis-Manning patients display more than 200 artworks at Lighthouse exhibition

More than 200 artworks created by patients of Lewis-Manning Hospice Care have been put on display at the Lighthouse in Poole. The exhibition, which will stay on display... READ MORE »

Bournemouth set to make waves in the writing world with second festival now just weeks away

The countdown has started to the second annual Bournemouth Writing Festival later this month. Building on the success of the inaugural event in 2023 this year's festival... READ MORE »

Trethowans signs up for sixth successive year supporting Bournemouth Pavilion

Law firm Trethowans has renewed its ongoing support for Bournemouth Pavilion, making it six successive years. The commitment, which is part of its ongoing drive to... READ MORE »

What's on in Wimborne? Over 100 activities planned for Discover Wimborne festival

Wimborne will be a buzz of activity in April, as the town holds its annual Discover Wimborne festival. Starting from the 1st April, more than 100 activities will take... READ MORE »

Main sponsor confirmed for two-week celebration of art, music and community on Isle of Purbeck

The Lulworth Estate has been confirmed as the main sponsor of this year's Purbeck Art Weeks Festival (PAW). The celebration of art, music and community takes place across... READ MORE »

Swanage Theatre's community room set for significant refurb following more than £100k donations

The Mowlem Theatre in Swanage has announced a significant refurbishment project for its Community Room. The theatre is aiming to create a welcoming, versatile and... READ MORE »

May the force be with you! Businesses unite for Star Wars Day charity fundraiser on May the 4th

Two Dorset businesses are uniting this Star Wars Day to bring a charity fundraiser to Poole. Retrocave Gaming Cafe and The Gaming Circus will be sharing their love of... READ MORE »

Leading sculptors to exhibit at Sculpture by the Lakes’ award-winning show, FORM

Dorset’s sculpture park and botanic garden, Sculpture by the Lakes, has announced its much anticipated annual exhibition. Now in its fourth year. FORM builds on... READ MORE »

Arts charity aims to tackle mental health waiting lists for young people in BCP

A Boscombe-based charity aims to use interim arts-based therapy sessions to help tackle NHS mental health waiting lists for children and young people across BCP. Creative... READ MORE »

AUB awarded £1.6m for plastics research centre to help shape products of tomorrow – and the past

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has secured £1.6m funding from Research England to create a new centre for research into plastics innovation and curation. Experts... READ MORE »