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 48 events at this location

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

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 11 May

£44.82–£74.07 / 0844 576 3000

Ant Middleton

An evening with the soldier, adventurer and star of C4's SAS: Who Dares Wins.

Sat 30 Oct

£35.15–£72.98 / 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.

Sat 13 Nov

£33.93–£44.93 / 0844 576 3000

Bill Bailey: En Route to Normal

The master of surreality new show En Route To Normal will 'trace lines through chaotic moments in history, [as] Bill seeks out parallels where human resilience and our ability to endure has got us through times of strife'.

Tue 14 Dec

£35–£45 / 0844 576 3000

Thu 16 Dec

£35–£45 / 0844 576 3000

Billy Ocean

Eighties soul balladeer who incited imaginary love interests everywhere to 'Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car'.

Fri 8 Oct

£28.98–£99.38 / 0844 576 3000

Craig David

R&B from the British singer featuring tracks from his latest album The Time Is Now as well as classics.

Tue 20 Apr

Cancelled / 0844 576 3000

Tue 19 Apr 2022

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

D-Block Europe

British hip hop collective featuring Young Adz, Dirtbike LB and Lil Pino.

Tue 18 May

£37.80 / 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'?

Fri 10 Sep

£37.12–£48.12 / 0844 576 3000

David Gray

The appropriately named head-bobbling troubadour tours his mature indie pop.

Mon 13 Sep

£35–£99 / 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 2022

£28.50–£125 / 0844 576 3000

Elbow

Strangely uplifting indie miserablists from Manchester. Elbow are Guy Garvey (lead vocals, guitar), Craig Potter (keyboard, piano, backing vocals, Mark Potter (guitar, backing vocals), Pete Turner (bass guitar, backing vocals and Alex Reeves (drums, percussion).

Sun 26 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Jesca Hoop + Peter Alexander Jobson.

Erasure

Eighties electro-pop darlings Vince Clarke and Andy Bell.

Thu 14 Oct

£53.10–£75.45 / 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.

Mon 11 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Odyssey.

George Benson

Superstar guitarist and soulful crooner makes a welcome return.

Sun 27 Jun

£53.75–£77.75 / 0844 576 3000

Gregory Porter

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

Mon 8 Mar

£58.50–£69.50 / 0844 576 3000

The Hollies

Veteran beat pop combo still swearing that their brother ain't heavy and the like.

Sun 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

The Human League

Much-loved Sheffield electro pop pioneers offer up some prime early 80s nostalgia.

Sat 18 Dec

£30–£80 / 0844 576 3000

Il Divo

The cosmopolitan pop and classical crossover group performs a selection of songs from West end and Broadway musicals.

Fri 3 Dec

£39.98–£149.98 / 0844 576 3000

Isley Brothers

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees the Isley Brothers return to the UK for the first time in more than a decade, celebrating the 60th anniversary of their first classic single 'Shout'. Featuring founding member Ronald Isley and his brother Ernie Isley who joined the band in the 1960s.

Mon 28 Jun

£61.35–£69.60 / 0844 576 3000

James Blunt

The polite ex-squaddie troubadour returns with a new album The Afterlove.

Wed 19 May

£35–£90 / 0844 576 3000

Jeff Dunham

Award-winning comedian.

Tue 25 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.

Tue 25 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 2022

£58.95–£84.90 / 0844 576 3000

Wed 30 Mar 2022

£58.95–£84.90 / 0844 576 3000

JLS

Pop and R&B quartet made famous on ITV's X Factor. The group, consisting of members Aston, Oritsé, Marvin and JB reunite in 2020 following a seven-year hiatus.

Tue 29 Jun

£34.80–£120.35 / 0844 576 3000

John Bishop: Right Here, Right Now

Observational humour from the famed stand-up.

Wed 9 Feb 2022

£32.50–£47.50 / 0844 576 3000

Thu 10 Feb 2022

£32.50–£47.50 / 0844 576 3000

McFly

Pop with a punky edge from the four-piece who have outgrown their boyband roots.

Sun 23 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe: Together At Christmas

Musical star Michael Ball and popular tenor Alfie Boe join forces to tour around the UK.

Sat 4 Dec

£50–£170 / 0844 576 3000

Michael Bolton

The multiple Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter from New Haven, Connecticut, performs soft-rock and pop.

Wed 20 Oct

£33.35–£70.65 / 0844 576 3000

Mo Gilligan

Highly-energetic stand-up from the actor, comic and social media star.

Fri 26 Nov

£24.40 / 0844 576 3000

Sat 27 Nov

£24.40 / 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 21 Jun

£26.23–£44.93 / 0844 576 3000

Tue 22 Jun

£26.23–£44.93 / 0844 576 3000

OMD

Veteran synth pop act performing favourites from their back catalogue.

Sun 14 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 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.

Wed 6 Oct

£44.95–£62 / 0844 576 3000

PAW Patrol Live!: Race To the Rescue

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

Sat 21 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'.

Tue 1 Jun

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 2022

£46.35–£74.47 / 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.

Wed 27 Oct

£37–£47 / 0844 576 3000

Rick Astley

The white soul boy who was a key player in the Stock, Aitken & Waterman stable in the late 80s and is now enjoying a comeback.

Mon 10 May

£31.62–£55.82 / 0844 576 3000

Riverdance

The Irish dance sensation returns by popular demand. This shows feature an all-new production produced by Moya Doherty and directed John McColgan. Bill Whelan's Grammy-winning soundtrack remains.

Thu 9 Dec

£37.50–£53 / 0844 576 3000

Fri 10 Dec

£37.50–£53 / 0844 576 3000

Sat 11 Dec

£37.50–£53 / 0844 576 3000

Ronan Keating

Pop ballads from the nice and safe Boyzone man.

Sat 26 Jun

£225–£270 / 0844 576 3000

Simple Minds

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

Mon 15 Feb

Cancelled / 0844 576 3000

Wed 1 Sep

£39.87–£72.87 / 0844 576 3000

Simply Red

After a host of farewell tours, Hucknall and his pseudo-soul crew band together again for their Reformed! 30th anniversary tour.

Tue 12 Oct

£75.35 / 0844 576 3000

Wed 13 Oct

£75.35 / 0844 576 3000

Sir Cliff Richard

British pop and rock legend who has sold more than 250 million records worldwide.

Tue 19 Oct

£75–£85 / 0844 576 3000

The Specials

The legendary 2 Tone and ska revival band, famous for hits such as Too Much Too Young and Ghost Town, still going strong with a career spanning over 40 years.

Fri 3 Sep

£42.50 / 0844 576 3000

Steps: What The Future Holds Tour

Steps returned in 2017 with a huge UK arena tour, plus a brand-new single and album, marking their twentieth anniversary. The band have scored fourteen consecutive top 5 singles, sold over 20 million records and reached Number One with three albums and three singles. They are BRIT award winning and hold the record for the…

Wed 1 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

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.

Fri 16 Apr

Cancelled / 0844 576 3000

Strictly Come Dancing: Here Come The Boys

Strictly Come Dancing’s Aljaž Škorjanec is joined by Pasha Kovalev, international ballet sensation and West End star Sam Salter and Broadway star Michael Dameski for the latest touring production.

Sat 17 Jul

£25–£42.50 / 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.

Thu 20 May

£35–£65 / 0844 576 3000

Fri 21 May

£35–£65 / 0844 576 3000

Texas

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

Fri 11 Jun

£33.35–£56.45 / 0844 576 3000

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