Bournemouth International Centre

Bournemouth International Centre
Exeter Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5BH
  • Telephone 0844 576 3000
  • Opening times Daily 9am–5.30pm.
  • Box office times Mon–Sat 11.30am–3pm.
  • Website www.bic.co.uk
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The BIC is much in demand as a conference and exhibition centre, but its 4,100-seat-capacity Windsor Hall also makes it a music and comedy venue for major performers from Lady Gaga and Katy Perry to Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan. It has a seasonal ice rink which attracts 80,000 visitors per year.

The nearest train station is Bournemouth, seven minutes away, and the centre is served by the 1a, 1b, 2, 2a, 3, 4a, 4b, 4c, 5a, 5b, 6, N1a, N5 and N6 buses.

  • Provides: Wheelchair access
  • Open since: 1984

Events at this venue

There are 47 events at this location

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A-ha

Norway's 80s pop star sensations return for their latest tour. Members Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Pal Waaktaar-Savoy will play their seminal debut album Hunting High & Low in full.

Tue 24 May

£44.82–£156.25 / 0844 576 3000

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Probably the best known and certainly one of the longest running Floyd tributes, supposedly counting members of the real band among its fans.

Fri 2 Dec

£33.95–£110.40 / 0844 576 3000

Bastille

Inoffensive sounds from this south London indie four-piece.

Thu 31 Mar

£35–£45 / 0844 576 3000

Blue

One of the UK’s most exciting and successful boy bands are back! To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Blue have announced their Heart & Soul Tour. Blue will play 14 arena shows around the UK and Ireland.

Sun 2 Oct

£51.10–£58.85 / 0844 576 3000

Craig David

British R&B singer, songwriter, rapper, DJ and producer who rose to fame in 1999.

Tue 19 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Dave

Rapper from London.

Fri 18 Feb

£42.60–£55.80 / 0844 576 3000

David Essex

Pop's original cheeky chappie (or was that Tommy Steele?) promotes his greatest hits album. Which is the greatest for you? 'Silver Dream Machine', 'Rock On' or perhaps 'Tahiti'?

Sat 3 Sep

£37.12–£94.87 / 0844 576 3000

David Gray

The head-bobbling troubadour tours his mature indie pop.

Mon 23 May

£35–£65 / 0844 576 3000

Diversity

  • Written by: Ashley Banjo

Street dance skills from the winners of the third series of Britain's Got Talent, still going strong.

Sat 28 May

£28.50–£125 / 0844 576 3000

The Four Tops and The Temptations

A double-bill of Motown veterans. Few of the original members survive (with The Temptations alone having had at least 20 different members pass through their ranks over the years), but the songs – from 'Get Ready' to 'Reach Out I'll Be There' – most certainly do.

Fri 7 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Odyssey.

George Benson

Superstar guitarist and soulful crooner.

Fri 17 Jun

£53.75–£77.75 / 0844 576 3000

Gladys Knight

The Empress of Soul heads on her first UK tour since her farewell gigs in 2009.

Tue 21 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Gregory Porter

Mainstream jazz and soul from the Grammy-nominated singer and composer.

Tue 10 May

£58.50–£69.50 / 0844 576 3000

Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters, known for their international basketball skills, perform some of their best tricks and slams. Check out the skills of Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang and the rest.

Mon 10 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

The Hollies

The Hollies are one of Britain’s best-loved groups. Their soaring, distinctive harmonies, brilliantly crafted songs, and cultivated musicianship; coupled with The Hollies extensive back catalogue of memorable songs has ensured the longevity of one of the greatest Pop groups to emerge from the early 1960’s British Rock…

Tue 7 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

James Arthur

The singer and winner of the ninth series of The X Factor takes his 'You, Up Close and Personal' tour on the road.

Sat 5 Mar

£41.20–£110.40 / 0844 576 3000

Jason Manford: Like Me

He’s back!  It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. Like Me is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit road, and is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’ (The Guardian…

Thu 6 Oct

£30 / 01803328385

Jeff Dunham

Award-winning comedian.

Thu 12 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Jeff Dunham: Disorderly Conduct

US ventriloquist and internet phenomenon Dunham brings his latest tour, and his puppets, to the UK. His usual puppets include a woozle named Peanut, a bitter old man named Walter, a dead terrorist named Achmed and Jose Jalapeno, a talking jalapeno pepper on a stick.

Thu 12 May

£50.23 / 0844 576 3000

Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds

  • Written by: Jeff Wayne (music)

Take cover – it's the original (prog-rock) score for the HG Wells novel adaptation, performed live on this Final Arena tour, with holographic Liam Neeson.

Tue 29 Mar

£58.95–£316.35 / 0844 576 3000

Wed 30 Mar

£58.95–£316.35 / 0844 576 3000

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Famed for his award-winning stand-up and TV presenting roles, comedian Jimmy Carr celebrates an illustrious career spanning more than two decades.

Wed 7 Dec

£29.50 / 0844 576 3000

Thu 8 Dec

£29.50 / 0844 576 3000

John Bishop: Right Here, Right Now

Observational humour from the famed stand-up.

Wed 9 Feb

£16.25–£47.50 / 0844 576 3000

Thu 10 Feb

£16.25–£47.50 / 0844 576 3000

Katherine Ryan: Missus

Comedian and star of Netflix show The Duchess discusses how she's married her first love, despite having disavowed marriage previously.

Thu 7 Apr

£23.50–£25.50 / 0844 576 3000

Leona Lewis

Singing sensation Leona Lewis has announced a major homecoming UK arena tour for Christmas 2022, playing festive classics and greatest hits from her rereleased bestseller, Christmas, With Love. It just wouldn’t be Christmas without Leona Lewis. Best known for its lead single ‘One More Sleep’, 2013’s Christmas, With Love…

Sun 4 Dec

£34.85–£188.85 / 0844 576 3000

Magic Mike: The Arena Tour

Grab your girls. Tell everyone. This is not a drill. With two hugely successful films starring Channing Tatum and the hit productions of Magic Mike Live in London, Berlin, Australia and Las Vegas, Magic Mike has turned up the heat across the globe. Now we’re bringing the sexiest, most spectacular new dance show in the…

Fri 5 May 2023

£55–£90 / 0844 576 3000

Mrs Brown's Boys D'Live Show

A brand new comedy musical brought to you by Brendan O'Carroll and Mrs. Brown's Boys. The hilarious, emotional and exhilarating show is based on the hit sitcom bringing you back the well-known characters of the original series.

Mon 27 Jun

£26.23–£44.93 / 0844 576 3000

£27.43–£44.93 / 0844 576 3000

Tue 28 Jun

£26.23–£44.93 / 0844 576 3000

£26.23–£44.93 / 0844 576 3000

£26.23–£46.13 / 0844 576 3000

£27.43–£44.93 / 0844 576 3000

Paloma Faith

The soul pop singer-songwriter tours her fourth album The Architect. Faith won Best British Female Solo Artist at the Brit Awards in 2015 and has appeared in films including Dread and St Trinian's.

Fri 10 Jun

£44.95–£110.40 / 0844 576 3000

PAW Patrol Live!: Race To the Rescue

Super entertaining live instalment of popular kids TV show PAW Patrol.

Tue 30 Aug

£24.75–£60 / 0844 576 3000

Pet Shop Boys

Iconic English electronic and synth-pop duo, Neil Tennant and Chris Lower formed Pet Shop Boys in 1981 and they rule the stages ever since. Prepare to hear the biggest hits including 'West End Girls' and 'Always on My Mind'.

Wed 25 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Planet Earth II: Live in Concert

Live concert featuring footage from the Planet Earth II series.

Sat 19 Mar

Cancelled / 0844 576 3000

Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time. The particle physicist is best known for his popular BBC series Wonders of … and non-fiction titles including Why Does E=mc²? and The Quantum Universe.

Sat 24 Sep

£37–£47 / 0844 576 3000

Roger Daltrey

Roger Daltrey is one of the founding fathers of the British rock boom. As frontman of the legendary band The Who, Daltrey was at the forefront of the British Invasion, with bands such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin, taking a very British take on American music back across the Atlantic Ocean to rave…

Mon 20 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Ronan Keating

Pop ballads from the nice and safe Boyzone man.

Thu 23 Jun

£51.97 / 0844 576 3000

Royal Blood

Alternative rock duo from Brighton featuring Michael Kerr (vocals/bass) and Ben Thatcher (drums).

Fri 25 Mar

£31.60–£42.60 / 0844 576 3000

RuPaul's Drag Race UK Series 3 Tour

Drag Royalty will sashay across the UK next autumn for The Series Three Tour of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK. Visiting theatres and arenas across England, Scotland and Wales, expect a night of endless extravaganza as ALL 12 queens from Series Three of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK werk their way across the country. Acclaimed for their…

Thu 29 Sep

£35–£125 / 0844 576 3000

The Script

Mainstream indie pop in the vein of Snow Patrol and Maroon 5 from The Voice judge Danny O'Donoghue.

Tue 31 May

£32.85–£121.45 / 0844 576 3000

Simple Minds

Scottish rock band who achieved worldwide popularity from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s.

Fri 1 Apr

£39.87–£256.25 / 0844 576 3000

Simply Red

Mick Hucknall and his pseudo-soul crew band are together again for their Big Love World Tour.

Tue 15 Feb

£75.35 / 0844 576 3000

Wed 16 Feb

£75.35 / 0844 576 3000

Status Quo

Cheery veterans of classic rock.

Thu 1 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Shakin' Stevens.

Steps: What The Future Holds Tour

The iconic 90s band return to perform their biggest hits around the UK and Ireland.

Thu 2 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

Stereophonics

Welsh four-piece.

Sun 27 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Stormzy

English grime and rap artist who won Best Grime Act 2014 at the MOBO Awards and was named in the BBC's Sound of 2015 list. He's since won several Brit Awards and cemented his reputation as one of the country's most influential icons, thanks to his political activism as well as his music.

Thu 24 Mar

£39.85–£54.80 / 0844 576 3000

'Stratagem' with Alan Partridge Live!

A live stage show starring the award-winning Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge.

Sun 22 May

£35–£79.50 / 0844 576 3000

Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals

Enjoy the magic of Strictly up close and personal! The professional dancers from the tremendously popular BBC programme perform.

Tue 17 May

£35–£69.50 / 0844 576 3000

Wed 18 May

£35–£69.50 / 0844 576 3000

Texas

Popular late 80s/early 90s Glasgow pop-rockers fronted by Sharleen Spiteri with Johnny McElhone.

Sat 12 Mar

£34.55–£146.85 / 0844 576 3000

The Wanted

The Wanted release their third studio album, Word Of Mouth on 4 November. The album promises to be a combination of classic pop as well as exploring new ground. Word Of Mouth arguably features the most hit singles on any one pop album this year, including massive hit singles Chasing The Sun, I Found You, Walks Like…

Mon 7 Mar

£33.50–£46 / 0844 576 3000

Years & Years

Energetic pop rockers.

Fri 20 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000