Lighthouse is the centre of excellence for live performance, film and visual art in the South West, providing a dynamic, world-class cultural facility. Alongside our diverse range of live performances, held across our four auditoriums, we offer an art gallery and an independent cinema.

Our visual arts programme showcases both internationally renowned and local artists, demonstrating an engaging and stimulating opportunity for visitors. 

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Opening hours

Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – late (Please check specific exhibitons as opening hours are subject to change)



21 Kingland Road
Dorset BH15 1UG

01202 280000

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Regular Art Group

Artwave West, Morcombelake, Dorset DT6 6DY

Thursday 18 January 2018 – Thursday 29 March 2018

Quartet - Ineke Van Der Wal

Lighthouse, 21 Kingland Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1UG

Saturday 03 February 2018 – Saturday 31 March 2018

Creative Printmaking

Artwave West, Morcombelake, Dorset DT6 6DY

Thursday 01 March 2018 – Thursday 22 March 2018

Threads of Narrative

Walford Mill Crafts, Stone Lane, Wimborne, BH21 1NL

Saturday 03 March 2018 – Sunday 25 March 2018

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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