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

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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 30 events at this location

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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

Beachhead 2016: Bournemouth Wargames Show

A large and varied selection of participation and demonstration games for the general public to get involved in and view.

Sat 20 Feb

Solent Hall

£5–£7.50 / 0844 576 3000

Beth Hart

Bluesy singer from LA who has worked with Joe Bonamassa.

Sat 19 Nov

The BIC Wedding Show

An extensive array of essential items for any wedding.

Fri 19 Feb

£2.50–£4 / 0844 576 3000

Sat 20 Feb

£2.50–£4 / 0844 576 3000

Sun 21 Feb

£2.50–£4 / 0844 576 3000

Bring Me The Horizon

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

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Bryan Adams

Old school MOR rock from the craggy faced Canadian as he hits the road with a full band to celebrate the release of his 13th studio album, Get Up!.

Fri 29 Apr


Pop rock trio, reunited after more than a decade for some UK shows. You'll remember them from their masterpieces 'Year 3000', 'What I Go to School For' and 'Air Hostess'.

Wed 25 May

£141.50 / 0844 576 3000


Magician and illusionist in the David Blaine mould.

Wed 10 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Thu 11 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Fri 12 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Sun 14 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Enter Shikari

Trancecore favourites from Hertfordshire mixing hardcore punk, metal and electronica.

Mon 22 Feb

£23.50 / 0844 576 3000

With The Wonder Years and The King Blues.

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.

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George Benson

Superstar guitarist and soulful crooner makes a welcome return.

Sat 25 Jun

£42.50–£60 / 0844 576 3000

Hans Zimmer

The composer and musician from Frankfurt performs his own film music, framed by his accompanying musicians.

Sat 28 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Hans Zimmer

World renowned German composer, who is most notable for over 150 film soundtracks spanning over four decades.

Sat 28 May

£57.50–£67.50 / 0844 576 3000

The Human League

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

Fri 25 Nov

Il Divo

Pop opera from the phenomenally successful Il Divo.

Sun 8 May

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Jimmy Carr: 'The Best Of' Tour

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

Joe Bonamassa

Virtuoso of blues rock guitar, discovered by BB King when he was 12 and much loved by readers of guitar magazines.

Sun 20 Mar

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 with special guest Melanie C.

The Last Shadow Puppets

Miles Kane and Arctic Monkey's Alex Turner return with their part-time supergroup for a brash indie-rock performance in support of their second album, Everything You've Come To Expect.

The Last Shadow Puppets

String-soaked side project of Arctic Monkey Alex Turner and chief Miles Kane, whose debut album, The Age of the Understatement was awash with John Barryesque retro cool.

Wed 13 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

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Leona Lewis

The big voiced X-Factor winner from a few years back returns to the stage. Expect big ballads and pop R&B including the absolutely colossal 'Bleeding Love'.

Sat 27 Feb

£29.50–£55 / 0844 576 3000

Little Mix

Pop with an R&B twist from the first girl group to win the X-Factor, back in 2011.

Tue 15 Mar

Michael Bolton

MOR soul rock from the former mullet man.

Sat 16 Apr

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Post-Oasis indie rock from Gallagher senior who, unlike brother Liam in Beady Eye, is prepared to dip into the Oasis back catalogue to bolster his set.

Peter Andre

Reality TV hawker and singer (remember 'Mysterious Girl'?) Andre sings and no doubt flexes his muscles a fair bit.

Thu 17 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

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Ronan Keating

Fires, Ronan’s ninth studio album, will once again see him bring a string of great contemporary tunes to his fans. Boasting collaborations with acclaimed producers, this new album, due for release in the autumn, will wow audiences when he takes it on tour in 2013. In the six years since his last studio album Ronan has…

Sat 1 Oct

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

Wet Wet Wet

The Glasgow soul popsters tour their greatest hits, and some other people's greatest hits as well.

Wed 2 Mar

£42.50–£48 / 0844 576 3000

X Factor Live

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

Wed 24 Feb

£19.50–£55 / 0844 576 3000

Thu 25 Feb

£19.50–£55 / 0844 576 3000

Years & Years

Energetic pop rockers.

Mon 4 Apr

£27.90 / 0844 576 3000

With MØ.

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