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BH Live’s City Games inspires young people into sport

November 11, 2019

One hundred and twenty pupils, aged 7-8 years old, recently came together to participate in BH Live’s annual City Games hosted at Portsmouth’s Mountbatten Leisure Centre. Now in its second year, the City Games is a joint initiative funded by the charitable social enterprise and supported by Portsmouth College and Portsmouth School Sports Partnership. The […]

Yamaha music school to open at Croydon’s Fairfield Halls

November 4, 2019

The Yamaha Music Foundation’s flagship music education course for young children will launch for the very first time in London on Thursday 14 November and Saturday 16 November 2019. It will be based at Croydon’s Fairfield Halls, which re-opened in September following a multi-million pound Croydon council-led restoration. The Yamaha Music School is just one […]

Visiting your local leisure centre? Get on your bike!

October 31, 2019

To encourage more people in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch to visit their local leisure centre by bike, BH Live is working with the award-winning British urban cycling brand Beryl, and BCP Council, to bring Beryl’s local bike-sharing service closer to our front doors. Beryl bike parking bays have recently been added at Littledown Centre and […]

Healthier children’s lunch boxes making a splash

October 23, 2019

Earlier this year, BH Live launched a new range of children’s lunch boxes at its Terrace Cafés in Dorset, Hampshire and London. The range is significantly lower in sugar, salt and fat. The lunch boxes contain five items and products include a choice of sandwich, Burts Lentil Waves, Robinsons Fruit Shoot Juiced, a Hartley’s Jelly […]

ESCAPE-pain rehabilitation comes to Portsmouth

October 17, 2019

In Portsmouth it is estimated that twenty-two thousand people aged 45 or over have knee or hip osteoarthritis. To help local residents manage the chronic joint pain and reduced mobility associated with these conditions, BH Live has teamed up with Solent NHS Trust Physiotherapy Outpatient Departments. Together they are rolling out a nationally recognised education […]

Operator announced for remodelled Ferneham Hall

October 15, 2019

Fareham Borough Council has announced that BH Live is to operate a new Community, Arts and Entertainment venue that will replace Ferneham Hall in Fareham. The current venue will close on 6 January 2020 for a period of up to two years for a multi-million pound remodelling project to take place.  When it reopens BH Live will manage […]

Fairfield Halls’ Arnhem Foyer to be dedicated in honour of twin town

October 11, 2019

The Mayors of Croydon and Arnhem will be special guests at the newly-refurbished Fairfield Halls tomorrow (Saturday 12 Oct) to formally reopen the Arnhem Foyer in honour of the two towns’ historic ties. Together the Mayors will unveil a plaque which dedicates the space – which reopened last month following a multi-million pound council restoration of the […]

Curtain set to rise on Fairfield Halls

September 10, 2019

The curtain is set to rise on Fairfield Halls next week following a multi-million refurbishment which has restored the iconic Croydon building to its former glory. A major Croydon Council investment has transformed the much-loved venue into a stunning new arts centre, where in partnership with the council, operators BH Live will deliver an exciting programme […]

Chineke! Orchestra heads to Fairfield Halls

August 20, 2019

As the reopening of Fairfield Halls in Croydon approaches, BH Live is pleased to announce that Chineke! Orchestra will become an ‘Orchestra in Partnership’ at the venue. Founded by musician Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE in 2015 Chineke! Orchestra is the first professional orchestra in Europe to be made up of majority black and minority ethnic musicians. […]

Dame Judi Dench to reopen Ashcroft Playhouse next month

August 8, 2019

Award-winning actress Dame Judi Dench will be in Croydon next month to kick-off a week-long series of events celebrating the reopening of Fairfield Halls. Dame Judi will formally reopen the Ashcroft Playhouse, previously known as the Ashcroft Theatre, on Monday 16 September, with an exclusive Q&A hosted by broadcaster John Hannam about her friend and […]

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