Season Previews

Music at St Giles 2017

ONE of Dorset’s greatest country houses will once again be the setting for a series of concerts this summer when the third Music at St Giles begins in May with a recital by the virtuoso pianist Sunwood Kim. The concerts are a partnership between Lord Shaftesbury, who is restoring his 17th century ancestral home, St…

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Music, laughter and diversity at Salisbury Arts Centre

THE winter and spring season at Salisbury Arts Centre is packed with surprises, old favourites, cutting edge comedy and theatre and a weekend celebrating diversity. The arts centre has a well-established track record of world music. The new programme brings some new names to Salisbury – Volosi, a Klezmer band from Poland, American duo The…

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New year, new studio at Poole’s Lighthouse

POOLE’s refurbished and improved Lighthouse arts centre not only has a splendid new foyer and entrance but an exciting new flexible studio space which will be home to some cutting edge and adventurous performances over the next three months. Officially opened before Christmas with a powerful drama, Archipelago, the Sherling Studio starts the late winter/spring…

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Shining a light on the arts

POOLE’s Lighthouse centre for the arts is the largest multi-disciplinary arts centre outside London – and this year will see major improvements to the centre, both for performers and audiences. The centre will close from the end of May to mid-October for the transformational work, and there will be pop-up venues during the closure –…

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