The heart warming rags-to-riches tale of little orphan Annie is one of the most successful and enduring musicals of all time. It made a reappearance on stage at Poole Lighthouse this month, starring Su Pollard and David McAlister. Continue Reading
One of Shakespeare’s greatest comedies, Much Ado About Nothing is the play of the summer with Doctor Who stars David Tennant and Catherine Tate currently starring in the Shakespearian classic at London’s Wyndhams Theatre. But Bournemouth has its own version, with local theatre company ‘Shakespeare by the Sea,’ whos new adaptation brings a very modern twist to the classic play. Continue Reading
The world-class custom bike show, Battistinis California Dreamin’ Expo, took place over the May bank holiday weekend at the Bournemouth International Centre. Continue Reading
The first festival of its kind, Communityfest, took place on Saturday 21st May. The free festival ‘to bring the whole community together’ did exactly that, all in the name of the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation. Continue Reading
Dorset author, Natasha Solomons, is visiting Hamworthy Library on 18th May, to talk about her new book, The Novel in the Viola. Continue Reading
Last night saw AUCB Fashion students showcase their designs in their very own catwalk show ‘No show’, as they competed for a place in London Graduate Fashion week in June 2011. Continue Reading
Sexy, risqué and entertaining, Burlesque dancing is quickly becoming one of the most controversial new hobbies. But is it an entertainment art or glorified stripping? Continue Reading
The Eurovision Song Contest kicks off this Saturday with the return of boy band Blue to represent the UK. We havent had much luck in the contest in the past few years, and the last time the UK enjoyed victory was in 1997. But do Blue have a chance this year? Or is the Eurovision just a waste of time? We visited the streets of Bournemouth to find out what you thought. Continue Reading
I don’t know a single person that doesn’t love a good Chinese, or a good bargain for that matter and the Lotus Lounge appears to satisfy my hunger for both.
There was much hoo-haa when Gary Rhodes put his name to two restaurants in Christchurch: Rhodes South and King Rhodes (now The Jetty and Jacks Restaurant). But two years later, he was gone, and as I walk through a street filled with eatery after eatery, Im left wondering who needs Continue Reading
India is known for its excellence in both cricket and cooking, and Dorset cricketer Raj Naik is currently making the transition from cricket ground to kitchen, with the opening of his first ever Indian restaurant, the Mint Leaf in Bournemouth.
The drive up to Loch Fyne, in Poole is like driving through a fairytale, the enchanted road of The Avenue, underneath the tall, never-ending trees makes for a beautiful journey, at the end of which is upmarket Canford Cliffs, one of the few places I’ve seen where they still have Continue Reading
Richmond Classics is synonymous with Bournemouth, and having won countless awards for its achievements in fashion, it has become a favourite store for trendy Bournemouth inhabitants and visitors alike.