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

Events at this venue

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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 16 Nov

£32.45–£43.45 / 0844 576 3000


Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell, July 8, 1970) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Beck's music is known for its pop-junk culture collage of musical styles, ironic lyrics, samples, drum machines, live instrumentation and heady sound effects. Beck was born in Los Angeles…

Mon 28 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Opening: Shame.

Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.

Sat 26 May

£27.50 / 0844 576 3000

Billy Ocean

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

Sat 1 Dec

£24.75–£93.50 / 0844 576 3000

Caro Emerald

Dutch singer putting a modern pop spin on post-war jazz styles.

Fri 26 Oct

£27.50–£54.45 / 0844 576 3000

Cliff Richard: Still Reelin' And A-Rockin' Tour

Cliff Richard, 75 this year and only a little crispy around the edges, takes his show on the road.

Wed 17 Oct

£70–£80 / 0844 576 3000

Earth, Wind & Fire

American funk, R&B and soul veterans who recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammy Awards.

Tue 3 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Plus support.

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.

Wed 28 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

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''.

Tue 4 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

Gary Barlow

Solo from Take That's songwriter-singer, promoting his new album, the cheesily titled Since I Saw You Last.

Fri 1 Jun

£38.50–£174.95 / 0844 576 3000

Sat 2 Jun

£38.50–£174.95 / 0844 576 3000

George Benson

Superstar guitarist and soulful crooner makes a welcome return.

Sun 17 Jun

£71.25 / 0844 576 3000

Gregory Porter

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

Tue 17 Apr

£42.50–£50 / 0844 576 3000

Gregory Porter

The Grammy-Award winning legendary American singer-songwriter performing his heartfelt blues and soul melodies.

Tue 17 Apr

£55 / 0844 576 3000

  • 19:30

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.

Sun 27 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

The Human League

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

Fri 30 Nov

£38–£75 / 0844 576 3000

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Fri 7 Dec

£27.50 / 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.

Wed 12 Dec

£46–£67.50 / 0844 576 3000

Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds

Thu 13 Dec

£46–£67.50 / 0844 576 3000

Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds

Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me

The popular actress, political activist and comedian discusses her impressive career and life journey.

Sat 3 Nov

£29.50–£59.50 / 0844 576 3000

John Bishop: Winging It

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

Sat 24 Mar

£35 / 0844 576 3000

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment.

Sat 8 Dec

£45.10 / 0844 576 3000

The League of Gentlemen: Live Again!

Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson bring their dark, unhinged characters from the popular BBC television series to the stage.

Tue 25 Sep

£35 / 0844 576 3000

  • 19:30

Michael Bolton

MOR soul rock from the former mullet man.

Sat 27 Oct

£29.20–£66.60 / 0844 576 3000

Michael McIntyre: Big World Tour

The floppy-haired comic, who was awarded the keys to London's O2 Arena after a record-breaking 28 performances, takes his brand of high-energy observations on a world tour.

Thu 15 Mar

£35–£55 / 0844 576 3000

Fri 16 Mar

£35–£55 / 0844 576 3000

Sat 17 Mar

£35–£55 / 0844 576 3000

Sun 18 Mar

£35–£55 / 0844 576 3000

Niall Horan

The former One Direction singer takes to the road to perform new material.

Mon 26 Mar

£32.45–£299 / 0844 576 3000

Noel Fitzpatrick: Welcome To My World

The Irishman talks about his incredible career and life journey to becoming the Supervet, as well as discussing upcoming technologies and advances in animal healthcare.

Sun 18 Nov

£35–£45 / 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.

Sun 11 Mar

£38.50–£49.50 / 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 Feb 2019

£35–£45 / 0844 576 3000

Roy Orbison – In Dreams

A holographic Roy Orbison performs his biggest hits.

Fri 20 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With With The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

Russell Brand: Re:Birth

The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.

Tue 27 Mar

£27.50 / 0844 576 3000

Star Wars: A New Hope – With Live Orchestra

Enjoy the original Star Wars on the big screen, accompanied by a live symphonic orchestra performing the iconic music score, composed by John Williams.

Thu 29 Nov

£35.10–£79.50 / 0844 576 3000


Croaky Kelly and chums return in support of their latest album Scream Above the Sounds.

Mon 5 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Ten Tonnes.

Strictly Come Dancing 10th Anniversary Live Tour

Celebrities, professional dancers and judges take the popular BBC TV show on the road.

Sun 5 May 2019

£35–£45 / 0844 576 3000

Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals

This production sees some of the professional dancers from BBC's Strictly Come Dancing perform favourite ballroom dances.

Sun 5 May 2019

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale February 14th, 10am / 0844 576 3000

Tears for Fears

80s pop rockers bring their musical stylings to the noughties.

Fri 11 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Alison Moyet.

The Vamps

Clean cut teen pop-rock act, very much a boy band with the added extra of playing their own instruments.

Mon 16 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Jacob Sartorius and New Hope Club.

WWE Live – Wrestlemania Revenge

The ultimate in 'sports entertainment' as the real deal WWE superstars of US wrestling bring the pain to the UK.

Wed 9 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

X Factor Live

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

Tue 27 Feb

£23.20–£60.50 (Family £33–£95) / 0844 576 3000

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