Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Lighthouse - Poole's Centre for the Arts

Lighthouse - Poole's Centre for the Arts logo

Lighthouse, is a unique multi-space arts venue (theatre, concert hall, studio, cinema, gallery and meeting rooms) and the largest in the UK outside London with a programme of highly diverse range of high quality arts events that cannot be experienced anywhere else across the region, all in one place. Art forms include: drama, music, dance, literature, visual art, comedy, contemporary circus and film. It has a strong accessible programme for families and the main programme is supported by workshops and activities for children and young people to allow them to get closer to artists.

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Venue/Contact Details
The Lighthouse
21 Kingland Road
BH15 1UG
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
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  • Hearing Loop Available
  • Refreshment / Snacks
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Lift
  • Disabled Car Parking
  • Car Parking
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Lighthouse will be closed from 5.30pm on Tuesday 17 March 2020 until Tuesday 14 April 2020., ;Monday / Closed;Telephone sales only 11am - 5pm;;Tuesday - Saturday / Open;10am til late (varies);Telephone ticket sales from 11am - 8pm;Counter ticket sales from 11am - Finish (varies);;Sunday / Closed;If we have a Sunday performance ticket office will open two hours before the show;;Website available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
Costs are dependent on individual events. See website for details Access to Leisure and Learning Cards are accepted.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Booking Information:
Via website, telephone or in person.
Religious and Additional Needs Provision
Additional needs supported:
  • Visual impairment
  • Hearing Impairment
Special dietary provision
Are your staff DBS Approved?
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?