Wonderland at The Mayflower

A trip down the rabbit hole, and you’re in the Neil Eckersley production Wonderland. A modern, musical take on the Lewis Carrol classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, it’s quite unlike any other Alice you’ve seen before – curiouser and curiouser… A modern-day, single mum Alice follows her daughter Ellie into Wonderland, alongside unremarkable boy-next-door Jack.…

Barely Methodical Troupe – Kin – Poole Lighthouse

    If you’re a fan of all things quirky and a little different then Barely Methodical Troupe’s ‘Kin’ will tickle your fancy! The award winning troupe combines acrobatics, parkour, b-boying and contemporary dance to a create a show like no other. Kin not just tells a rather entertaining story but also allows each of…

Billy Elliot lands in Southampton

Most people know the story of Billy Elliot. Set in the 80s during the decline of the coal mining industry, it follows a young boy called Billy who finds a love for ballet and a way to make a better life for himself away from the repression and dreary life as a miner’s son. As…

Chinese Arts Night at Poole Lighthouse

To mark Chinese New Year and the year of the Rooster, the Lighthouse in Poole played host to the ‘Chinese Arts & Culture Night 2017’. There were explosions of colour in the form of the performer’s outfits, magic and some very talented and mind boggling performances from troupes, musicians and individuals alike. I found the…