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“Shame the acoustic is so bad” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts

Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UG, England
0844 406 8666
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Ranked #16 of 68 things to do in Poole
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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Shame the acoustic is so bad”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Of course the in house orchestra is great but they really need a better venue. Backstage has been updated but the inside is like it's from the 70s

Visited April 2014
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Poole, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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“Middle of the road programmes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Poole is lucky to have an arts centre and it is blessed with the outstanding Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, but the Lighthouse has to sell tickets and its programmes are bland and uninspiring, much like the audiences it attracts!

Visited April 2014
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Poole, United Kingdom
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“Lighthouse, Poole”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Poole Lighthouse used to be called the Art Centre but has been upgraded to a perfect place. You can see musicals, theatre performances and films. There is an art centre to view and a great bar lounge area. You can go on line and enter Lighthouse, Poole and sign on for all the events during the year, this is well worth doing to forward plan your holiday if there is something you would like to see. Parking is located opposite behind the bus station which is a multi story car park. During both local and general elections the Lighthouse is used for the count which is not open for general public.




Visited August 2013
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“nice atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Just been to see aliens love underpants. Really clean everywhere. Friendly staff really helful when i telephoned to book my tickets . Money well spent my son enjoyed himself so much.

Visited April 2014
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“London culture at Poole prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

To have one of the world's (not just the UK) but the world's renowned orchestras on your doorstep, based in an acoustically perfect setting at reasonable prices is one the reasons we moved to Poole in the first place. The Arts Centre provides theatre (often from West End - example tickets for 39 Steps in London £60+ at Poole £19), some really fantastic world music delivered in an intimate studio setting where you are practically sitting on the artists' knees! a cosy, alternative cinema, a constantly changing gallery, concert hall, and friendly staff - what is there not to like?

Visited March 2014
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