The Ambassadeur Art Gallery in Westover Road has been nominated for BAPTA Bournemouth Tourism Award 2018 in the ‘The Creative Ideas Award of the Year’ category. The nomination comes after a successful ‘Spiderman’, the street art project that was created in summer last year by the gallery artist Ian Alexander in cooperation with a local artists […]
Bournemouth residents ask for an end to “senseless” graffiti in favour for more commissioned art and murals.
A Dorset arts facilitator has told how her art class has helped save the lives of those who attend. Bridget Townsend, who works at Culliford House, Dorchester, set up Creative Connections in 2016 to help tackle mental health problems and dementia in the residents of rural Dorset. She explained: “One person was suicidal before […]
As the 73rd anniversary of the Holocaust approaches, the people of Dorset prepare to commemorate the historical tragedy. Bournemouth and Poole’s Holocaust Memorial Day Committee are hosting a public event at the Bournemouth International Centre on Sunday 28th January 2018. The commemoration will include a testimony of a young Syrian refugee and the story of Lily […]
A creative journey with synesthete and composer, Daniel McBride. Exploring the condition and its relationship with art, success and normality, seen through the eyes of one individual. For more information click here
The BFX festival has returned to Bournemouth for the fifth year with guest speakers from across the globe. The event is a week-long celebration of visual effects, animation and games encouraging young people to explore their talent in movies and the games industry. The BFX was launched in 2012 as a student competition and festival and […]
A little insight into Treehouse Digital, one of a handful of small film studios based in Bournemouth. This package asks why Bournemouth is becoming a hub for film-making and visual effects, especially being so close to London. Package by: Heidi Merrony