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Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts

21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UG, England
+44 844 406 8666
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night with Sinple Minds

We arrived having parked in near by Poole park for free (after 7pm), short walk to the Lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mike P
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
First Time here, what a gem, Really enjoyed it

This was our first time at this theatre to see Simple Minds acoustic, who were brilliant as was the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William H
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived having parked in near by Poole park for free (after 7pm), short walk to the Lighthouse centre. the staff were friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming. We had time to get a coffee and burger in the ground floor...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time at this theatre to see Simple Minds acoustic, who were brilliant as was the venue. We really enjoyed the atmosphere, staff made you feel welcome, lots of staff at the bars keeping then queues down and easy access. The show...More

Thank William H
Reviewed May 9, 2017

We drove for 3 hours to see Snarky Puppy here and sat in the balcony area, with good views of the stage. The staggered seating is set up so you ought to be able to see well between the heads of the people in front....More

1  Thank EyesOpen2012
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

We weren't queuing for drinks so can't comment but theatre lovely, drinks in cafe overpriced (£2.50 for a bottle of 7-up) Seats comfortable but a little cramped (think far less room than an aeroplane or bus seat lol) Saw Rent which was excellent. The building...More

Thank Calum M
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Saw the BSO playing Debussy & Rimsky Korsacof.. very good value for a truly excellent perfomance. Venue has Theatre, Concert Hall & cinema and has a full and very varied program of events.. Also has all the modern facilities, bars etc..Would highly recommend. There is...More

Thank SpudSpuddy
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Saw rent last night , the show was excellent , but the venue slightly disappointed... my pint of thatchers was flat and warm, so I asked for another one and it tasted the same , so I went for a pint of lager instead ......More

1  Thank clairer1965
LighthousePoole, General Manager at Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed the show. Please accept our apologies for the service you received at the main bar. The service yesterday evening was unfortunately affected by equipment failure and staff sickness. We are working to get the...More

Reviewed April 30, 2017

Went to see Banff film festival at the Lighthouse. Banff films were awesome as always. Venue is really good - reasonably priced parking nearby and staff we on the whole very friendly and welcoming. Our only grumble was the seats were not allocated. One of...More

Thank kedw1260
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Alright looking venue, although why do places like that feel like it's ok to pack people in like sardines!! You pay a lot of money to see an act to be uncomfortable and feel like you're being a nuisance to anyone you're sitting next to...More

Thank billshot
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Clean and tidy, bar and restaurant available. Reasonable fixed price car parking in the evening. Found the music volume quite loud. Saw Brendan Cole in all night long. Good show but narrow stage made things a bit awkward for the dancers.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Poole Lighthouse was refurbished over the summer of 2016 and this was my first visit after it had been finished. To outward appearances it looked a lot better, but knowing it of old I suspected it was but skin deep - and I was right....More

Thank Clive R
LighthousePoole, General Manager at Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2017

Thank your comments regarding Lighthouse. The main doors were moved back into their original position to allow the foyers to be sectioned off into three parts. This means that each section can be heated or lit separately to help improve the sustainability of the building...More

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Dave-in-Bournemouth
I absolutley agree with your comments.
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Response from Janet W | Reviewed this property |
Many thanks for your support.
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sandbanks2014
visited the Pantomime on this years first night with my granddaughter again. amazing cast as usual and Patrick O' Kane doesn't disappoint as the baddie, the children just love him. thank you once again for a great first night
December 20, 2014|
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Response from sandbanks2014 | Reviewed this property |
I know it wasn't a question but I just needed to say how great it was
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