New shows go on sale at Lighthouse  

Lighthouse, Poole is pleased to announce the following new shows and screenings on sale this week:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Abridged)
Friday 28 June, 7.45pm, Sherling Studio
A different take on the Shakespearean classic, created by students to raise money in aid of Shelter.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Sunday 14 July, 4pm, Theatre
Unite Youth Theatre present the sweetest, most delightful musical treat the whole family will adore with classic hits Candy Man and Pure Imagination alongside spectacular new songs from the writers of Hairspray.

Simon Brodkin: Screwed Up
Saturday 23 November, 8pm, Concert Hall
By popular demand, a second date for the comedian and his new show in which he rips into celebrity culture, social media, the police, Putin, Prince Andrew and God! Nothing is off limits, including his own mental health, his family, his five arrests and how he once found himself at an underground sex party. Age guidance: 14+

Tuesday 15 October, 7.45pm, Theatre

Caribbean reimagining of Puccini’s iconic opera, Madame Butterfly, Mariposa is a passionate dance drama about the sacrifices we are ready to make for love, set in a dockland world of sailors, faded showgirls and voodoo spirits. Age guidance: 12+

BSC: Ein Deutsches Requiem / A German Requiem
Sunday 10 November, 7pm, Concert Hall

Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Magna Sinfonia join forces to perform Brahms’ largest choral work, the powerful Ein Deutsches Requiem.

Mergaliyev Classical Ballet: The Nutcracker
Thursday 23 – Saturday 25 January, 7pm (2.30pm Sat mat), Theatre

The international company, hand picked by artistic director Yassaui Mergaliyev, performs the much loved Tchaikovsky ballet.

Cirque Enchantment
Sunday 16 February, 7.30pm, Concert Hall

This magical production features superb choreography, breathtaking live vocals and mesmerising circus performers. With an eclectic and iconic musical soundtrack the story finds a little girl with a big imagination who enters a frozen circus wonderland on a mysterious path of good versus evil in a dynamic fairytale for all the family.

Nick Stapleton: How to Beat Scammers
Thursday 20 February, 7.30pm, Theatre

Nick Stapleton is an expert investigative journalist and for over a decade he’s delved into the shadows, unravelling scams, frauds, and unethical practices. In this unique evening, audiences can expect a revealing exploration of the murky world of scams and fraud, as Nick shares some essential strategies to make sure your money stays where it should, in your pocket. 

Thursday 13 – Saturday 15 March, 7pm (Thurs), 7.45pm (Fri, Sat), 2pm (Sat mat). Theatre

Adapted by Nick Lane, this brilliant, theatrical treatment of Bram Stoker’s adventure blends Victorian Gothic with the Contemporary, showcasing Blackeyed Theatre’s trademark ensemble performance style and featuring a haunting soundscape, powerful performances and innovative design for an exhilarating theatrical experience. Age guidance: 12+

The Rheingans Sisters
Wednesday 14 May 2025, 8pm, Sherling Studio

After a decade releasing celebrated albums and touring across the world, The Rheingans Sisters new live show creates an even more immersive musical journey, from baroque fiddle tunes to trance beats, and metal-inspired arrangements of folk ballads to improvisations with phone voice notes.

With the exception of Cirque Enchantment and Nick Stapleton, which are already on sale, and the Rheingans Sisters for which there is no pre-sale, tickets are on pre-sale to Lighthouse Friends and go on general sale from Friday 7 June. at

For details of Lighthouse Friends visit

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