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
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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.
BFX CORE is a unique four day programme aimed at students, professionals and hobbyists and consists of screenings, presentations, workshops and a careers hub. For more information, please visit our website.
BFX Free Family Weekend
Family weekend including presentations of the latest movies and games, animation workshops for kids and advice on how to get into the VFX industry.
*BFX Pro**** * returns with an amazing line up of panel discussions and poster sessions. BFX Pro is a symposium dedicated to CTO’s, pipeline engineers, asset managers, professionals and academics developing the latest innovations and practices found within the creative industries. For more information, please visit…
Bfx Screening And Q&a - Ex-Machina
A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I. The screening of the film will be followed by a Q&A with VFX studio Double Negative For more information about this event, please visit our…
Bfx Workshops - Animated Women Uk Present: Being Yourself – Gender Issues In The Vfx Industry
An open panel discussion inspired by original research sponsored by Creative Skillset identifying gender issues and the experiences of women working in the Animation and VFX Industries. This research was led by Helen North and Shiona Llewelyn on behalf of Animated Women UK. This event will be of particular interest to…
Fri 14 Oct
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.
With 12 BRIT and two Grammy award nominations to his name, the R&B singer and MC returns at the top of his game for a performance that combines hip hop, garage and dance influences.
- 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.
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
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.
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
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.
Sat 11 Mar 2017
£27.50 / 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. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.
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 Original Harlem Globetrotters
The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 90 years. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down…
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.
As a solo artist and member of pop group Boyzone, Dublin-born Keating has been in the spotlight for an impressive 22 years. He hits the road, full of energy, with his tenth studio album Time Of My Life, which includes his haunting version of Falling Slowly from the award-winning musical Once.
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
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
- 136 min
- Directed by: JJ Abrams
- Written by: Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt
- Cast: John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker
- UK release: 17 December 2015
From the ashes of the Empire, the villainous First Order rises up to destroy Luke Skywalker (Hamill) – but where is he? Fans can rejoice: Episode VII is sensational and surprisingly emotional, with a finely-crafted script and effects that never overpower the performances. Star Wars is back in a big way.