One of the UK’s best-loved orchestras, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is a professional ensemble known for championing the role of culture in people’s lives. Based at Lighthouse, Poole, the Orchestra has residencies in Bristol, Exeter, Portsmouth, Southampton and Yeovil, and performs regularly in Truro, Basingstoke, Barnstaple and Weymouth — it is the largest cultural provider in the South West, serving one of the biggest and most diverse regions in the UK.

Alongside our busy concert schedule, BSO Participate delivers events in over 200 locations across 23 Local Authority areas, extending our reach and impact far beyond the concert hall.