Bournemouth International Centre
- Telephone 0844 576 3000
- Opening times Daily 9am–5.30pm.
- Box office times Mon–Sat 11.30am–3pm.
- Website www.bic.co.uk
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
There are 40 events at this location
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Sweeping indie rock from the Manchester four-piece.
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.
The erstwhile 80s pop pin-up plays his brand of post-punk and dandy pop.
ARW: Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman
Former YES members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman team up to perform prog rock material.
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
Inoffensive sounds from this south London indie four-piece.
Bluesy singer from LA who has worked with Joe Bonamassa.
Billy Connolly: High Horse
A rare chance to see live stand-up comedy from the Big Yin.
Mon 28 Nov
Bring Me The Horizon
Electronica-edged metal and deathcore from the Sheffield-formed five-piece.
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
Wed 2 Nov
Thu 3 Nov
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.
R&B from David, having a bit of a renaissance on the back of his successful Ts5 sessions.
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.
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
Strangely uplifting indie miserablists from Manchester continue to demonstrate their ability to make arenas feel intimate.
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.
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''.
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.
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
The Human League
Much-loved Sheffield electro pop pioneers offer up some prime early 80s nostalgia.
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
Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Sat 11 Mar 2017
£27.50 / 0844 576 3000
John Bishop: Winging It
Observational humour from the multi-award winning Liverpudlian stand-up.
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.
Fri 16 Dec
The multi-million selling rock and post-punk quintet.
Italian pianist and film score composer playing new age and neoclassical music.
Ska-tinged pop classic after classic on the Nutty Boys' latest tour.
Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
Musical star Michael Ball and popular tenor Alfie Boe join forces.
Smooth hip-hop/R&B operator.
Cheeky chappy, X Factor finalist and chart-topper embarks on an arena tour.
The voice behind hits such as Ace's 'How Long', Squeeze's 'Tempted' and Mike and the Mechanics' 'The Living Years'.
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
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.
Ricky Gervais & Guests
A work-in-progress show from the Emmy, Golden Globe and BAFTA award-winning creator of Extras and The Office.
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
Tue 4 Apr 2017
Cheery veterans of classic rock.
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.