Cultural Hub

On these pages you will find examples of past projects the Cultural Hub has delivered and resources we have produced.

Far Flung Corners

Posted on: 14th February 2017

A result of the Lighthouse/Cultural Hub partnership is Far Flung Corners, a brand new CD by the Far Flung Collective, released January 2017 on the Anna-Wendy/Birnam CD label, and officially launching at the prestigious Celtic Connections Music Festival in Glasgow on 28 January 2017.   Inspired by and celebrating the longstanding cultural diversity, connections and...
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Snow Play

Posted on: 14th February 2017

Before Christmas the Cultural Hub, alongside Lighthouse Learning, funded a visual arts outreach project associated with Theatre Lyngo’s Snow Play, our Christmas play for younger children. Artists Lorna Rees and Heidi Steller visited three local infant and primary schools and produced a beautiful snow cloud with the children there, proudly exhibited outside the Sherling Studio...
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Pirate Extravaganza!

Posted on: 16th December 2014

To facilitate transition between Ad Astra First School and Haymoor Junior School, Year 2 and Year 5 pupils worked together to create a Pirate Extravaganza! 180 pupils took a trip to Brownsea Island where BOK theatre company regaled them with tales of Poole’s history, in role as Harry Paye and his ship’s mate. Back in...
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Forgotten Voices

Posted on: 24th November 2014

Forgotten Voices was a project between Poole Museums Service and students from Poole High School to mark Black History Month 2014 and was supported by Bournemouth and Poole Cultural Hub. Students explored slavery and abolition in Poole using resources from the Poole History Centre. Students also worked with local historian and poet Louisa Adjoa Parker to...
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The Elves and the Shoemaker

Posted on: 22nd May 2014

The Lighthouse hosted a theatre production ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’ by Stuff and Nonsense, in November 2010, for early years and reception classes in Bournemouth and Poole that were invloved in the cultural hub. Activities following the children’s attendence of the performance included artist workshops in school, and visits to local libraries. Teachers were also given a useful resource...
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The Enormous Turnip

Posted on: 22nd May 2014

wave and Lighthouse commissioned Dorset based Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company to create a Christmas show, The Enormous Turnip, as an alternative to a pantomine for Reception aged children. This Cultural Hub project was written specifically to engage children in the story, to encourage them to listen, talk about and understand the plotline and the characters...
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