South West Region

Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Vsits BCP this Week!

The ground-breaking dance company, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures came to visit Poole High School yesterday. Being one of the few, selected locations the company is going to in the BCP area for their specially choreographed ‘A Doorstep Duet’, it was […]

#ThrowbackTuesday – Bounceback is Over but the Memories will Stay!

What an incredible past few weeks it has been for PDSW and all the artists involved with #Bounceback Dance Festival and we wanted to say a HUGE thank-you to all those involved.  Over a two week period, we managed to […]

Yorke Dance Project Brings ‘Lockdown Portraits’ to Bournemouth Next Week

We’re excited to announce that PDSW has partnered with Yorke Dance Project for a series of unmissable outdoor performances. We’ve been given the opportunity to provide free shows are part of our ongoing mission to bring performance to audiences across […]

Bounceback Dance Festival Comes to Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole this Weekend!

We’re excited to announce that over this weekend, we have an amazing lineup for our BounceBack Dance Festival. When: 29th May- 6th June  WithTWENTY ONE incredible performances over NINE days, this outdoor festival of LIVE shows is FREE to watch for everyone to enjoy outside, SAFELY in public spaces […]

Women Leaders South West Announces Associates

Inaugral women leaders set to inspire with WLSW. The first group of trailblazing women have been selected for Women Leaders South West, a pioneering arts leadership programme based in the SW region.

The Shouting Mute joins PDSW as Creative Review Artist.

The Shouting Mute – aka Dave Young – is working with PDSW to review our online and live shows over the next 12 months. We are delighted to present his first reviews of Night Tree by Second Hand dance which […]

How PDSW have Supported our Young People this Year

There have been so many wonderful & inspiring stories of our local pupils & teachers finding innovative ways to keep dancing this term that we decided now would be the perfect time to share some of this with you. It’s […]

Waving Goodbye to… Surf The Wave

After three years, it is time for PDSW’s programme Surf The Wave to Wave Goodbye. “It has been a privilege to run this massive programme and bring the UK Dance Showcase to Bournemouth and Poole on the South Coast of […]

#KeepDancing – a Campaign for more joy!

Dance is one of the most accessible art forms, but least publicly funded. We are raising £25K to bring more dance to more people and one step at a time, make the world just that little bit happier.

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