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Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts

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Address: 21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UG, England
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Good venue

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Poole, United Kingdom
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681 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Briport
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145 reviews
77 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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. The entrances on the front have all been amalgamated into one big central one, thus... More 

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LighthousePoole, General Manager at Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts, responded to this review

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 and reduce running costs. Many of these improvements are behind the scenes, but have a... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Wednesday evening to hear the fabulous Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and were highly entertained. There is small licensed cafe area serving pre-show meals and the large bar area can cater for everyone with the interval drinks being organised expertly. There is good daisabled access with even some limited parking right outside the front doors. There is a... More 

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see the Play That Goes Wrong. What a fantastic play this is. Laughed the whole way through. Had jaw ache afterwards. Couldn't praise it highly enough. Seats were good as well. Saw this play in London, but still laughed out loud seeing it for the second time.

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Thank Tuppence52
Poole
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say I've never laughed so much I was in agony but in a good way really nice venue as well but the play was awesome go see it before it's to late also can someone legitimate record it and release it on DVD 😊

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the 3 little ones to see a panto and was not disappointed, I loved it (and so did they) such a well produced show, will be returning next year.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had bite to eat before watching comedian carl connely all the staff we dealt with were more than professional. Great place to go for a chilled out evening

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Poole, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to the Lighthouse three times in the last two months and seen the pantomime, blood brothers and the play that went wrong. Each one would be worth five stars and were excellent productions. What's happened? Is there new management that have decided to spend a bit more to get to put on better shows? Keep it up... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

I recently took my mother here to see Blood Brothers the play itself was amazing but what made the evening a success was the attitude of the staff. My mother has limited mobility so visiting a new place is always a concern but the staff were extremely helpful, anticipating our needs and responding positively even before we asked. We also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The venue is one of the best I've been to. It is even comparable to some London venues. The food in the resturant was delicious and the seats in the theatre and the concert hall were very comfortable and the staff were kind and helpful

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