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.
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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

Event times

There are 40 events at this location

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The 1975

Sweeping indie rock from the Manchester four-piece.

Wed 21 Dec

25 Years of Reeves and Mortimer

The comedy duo celebrate 25 years of making y'all laugh with a tour that'll no doubt take in their best work, from The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, past Shooting Stars to House of Fools.

Sat 10 Dec

Adam Ant

The erstwhile 80s pop pin-up plays his brand of post-punk and dandy pop.

Sat 20 May 2017

Windsor Hall

£35.75–£44 / 0844 576 3000

ARW: Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman

Former YES members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman team up to perform prog rock material.

Thu 16 Mar 2017

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 4 Nov

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Inoffensive sounds from this south London indie four-piece.

Fri 28 Oct

Beth Hart

Bluesy singer from LA who has worked with Joe Bonamassa.

Sat 19 Nov

Solent Hall

£28.50 / 0844 576 3000

Billy Connolly: High Horse

A rare chance to see live stand-up comedy from the Big Yin.

Mon 28 Nov

Tue 29 Nov

Bring Me The Horizon

Electronica-edged metal and deathcore from the Sheffield-formed five-piece.

Tue 1 Nov

£35 / 0844 576 3000

With Don Broco and Basement.

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

  • Directed by: Rob Bettinson
  • Written by: Alan Janes

Celebrate the man and the music as the popular touring production of the rock musical rolls into town again.

Tue 1 Nov

£16.50–£31 / 0844 576 3000

Thu 3 Nov

£16.50–£31 / 0844 576 3000

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The Catherine Tate Show Live

Comedian and actor Catherine Tate takes her popular BBC sketch show on the road. The Catherine Tate Show Live featuring new sketches and reunites old characters including Nan Taylor, Geordie Georgie and Lauren 'Am I Bovvered' Cooper.

Wed 16 Nov

Craig David

R&B from David, having a bit of a renaissance on the back of his successful Ts5 sessions.

Sun 19 Mar 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Special Guest Lauren Faith.

David Brent & Foregone Conclusion

In character as former factory manager Brent, Ricky Gervais plays rock tunes including Free Love Freeway and Slough with his band.


  • Written by: Ashley Banjo

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

Wed 19 Apr 2017

£25–£35 / 0844 576 3000

Donny Osmond

And they called it puppy love … but Donny of the perfect dentistry has had the last laugh with his career revival going swingingly.

Wed 25 Jan 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

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Strangely uplifting indie miserablists from Manchester continue to demonstrate their ability to make arenas feel intimate.

Wed 8 Mar 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 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.

Sat 29 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Plus very special guest Tavares.

Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

Forget the many Jersey Boys tribute shows and revel in the real falsetto as Frankie Valli performs classic hits from 'Walk Like a Man' to 'Beggin''.

Fri 21 Apr 2017

Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast

The enormously tall and slightly manic-eyed comedian you'll know from many a telly panel show and from his terrifying turn as the head of sixth form in The Inbetweeners, Davies returns with a new show of stand-up to follow the likes of Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog and The Back of my Mum's Head.

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.

Wed 12 Apr 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

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The Human League

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

Fri 25 Nov

Jack Whitehall Gets Around

Posh-voiced, hairdo-ed star of Fresh Meat and Bad Education indulging in his first arena tour.

Sat 7 Jan 2017

Sun 8 Jan 2017

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

John Bishop: Winging It

Observational humour from the multi-award winning Liverpudlian stand-up.

Wed 1 Nov 2017

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.

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Kaiser Chiefs

The multi-million selling rock and post-punk quintet.

Fri 24 Feb 2017

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 576 3000

Ludovico Einaudi

Italian pianist and film score composer playing new age and neoclassical music.

Sat 19 Nov

Windsor Hall

£54.45 / 0844 576 3000


Ska-tinged pop classic after classic on the Nutty Boys' latest tour.

Thu 1 Dec

£35–£47.50 / 0844 576 3000

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Musical star Michael Ball and popular tenor Alfie Boe join forces.

Sat 5 Nov


Smooth hip-hop/R&B operator.

Wed 14 Dec

£55.90 / 0844 576 3000

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Olly Murs

Cheeky chappy, X Factor finalist and chart-topper embarks on an arena tour.

Tue 28 Mar 2017

£39.50–£55 / 0844 576 3000

Paul Carrack

The voice behind hits such as Ace's 'How Long', Squeeze's 'Tempted' and Mike and the Mechanics' 'The Living Years'.

Sat 25 Feb 2017

£33–£42.50 / 0844 576 3000

Paul Simon

The world-famous singer, songwriter, musician and one half of the acclaimed duo Simon & Garfunkel returns to the stage with a two-hour set playing some of the biggest hits from his extensive back catalogue.

Pet Shop Boys

The chart-topping veteran duo of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe plays its synthpop, new wave and alternative dance hits including 'West End Girls' and 'It's A Sin'.

Sat 25 Feb 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Sun 26 Feb 2017

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.

Fri 7 Apr 2017

£22.50–£35 / 0844 576 3000

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Ricky Gervais & Guests

A work-in-progress show from the Emmy, Golden Globe and BAFTA award-winning creator of Extras and The Office.

Thu 15 Dec

Russell Howard: Round The World

The energetic star of Good News and Mock the Week heads out on his biggest live tour yet.

Mon 3 Apr 2017

Windsor Hall

£25.50–£32.50 / 0844 576 3000

Tue 4 Apr 2017

Windsor Hall

£25.50–£32.50 / 0844 576 3000

Wed 5 Apr 2017

Windsor Hall

£25.50–£32.50 / 0844 576 3000

Status Quo

Cheery veterans of classic rock.

Fri 9 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With With Very Special Guests REO Speedwagon.

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Sun 18 Dec

Windsor Hall

£24–£29 / 0844 576 3000

X Factor Live

The most bankable of auditionees from the latest series of The X Factor perform for your sheer delight.

Mon 6 Mar 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

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