Poole Museum to host display of hidden heritage of Gypsies and Travellers

This summer Poole Museum will display stories from Kushti Bok (which means “Good Luck” in Romany). The group supports people from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller backgrounds.

Poole High Street set to benefit from £80,000 cultural programme grant

Coming soon: bringing arts and culture to our high street Poole is set to benefit from an £80,000 grant from Historic England as part of the Poole High Streets Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ). The grant will be used to create and deliver community-led cultural activities on the high street over the next three years. BCP […]

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole keeping the Blue Flags flying

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole beaches have been awarded more blue flags than any other UK authority in this year’s awards.

Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival back for 2021

Camp Bestival is back in the grounds of Lulworth Castle for 2021, from Thursday 29 July to Sunday 1 August, with a movie theme.

New sea dragon discovered in Dorset

Dorset fossil hunter Dr Steve Etches MBE has unearthed a new type of prehistoric ‘sea dragon’ on a Dorset beach. He found it buried head-first in limestone.

Kingston Lacy illuminated trail

The gardens of the National Trust Kingston Lacy form the perfect setting for this new, after-dark experience.

New exhibition showcases 21 years of the work of renowned British sculptor Simon Gudgeon

Internationally renowned Simon Gudgeon is celebrating 21 years as a sculptor with a retrospective exhibition devoted to his work, which is being held in the gallery space at his sculpture park, Sculpture by the Lakes near Dorchester. ‘Coming of Age’ is the first major retrospective devoted to Simon’s sculpture, and offers a unique opportunity to […]

Dorset sculpture park, Sculpture by the Lakes starts virtual tours

June 2020 update: Open from Wednesday 3rd June. You must now pre-book and buy tickets online before visiting. Lots of new sculptures to see and gardens looking wonderful. See you soon! Sculpture by the Lakes is one of the many sculpture parks across the UK that has had to close its ‘garden gates’ until further […]

Photos of Camp Bestival 2019

In pictures – Camp Bestival 2019

Photos of Larmer Tree Festival 2019

Photos from the 29th Larmer Tree Festival