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 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.
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.
Bluesy singer from LA who has worked with Joe Bonamassa.
The BIC Wedding Show
An extensive array of essential items for any wedding.
Fri 19 Feb
Sat 20 Feb
Bring Me The Horizon
Electronica-edged metal and deathcore from the Sheffield-formed five-piece.
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!.
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'.
Magician and illusionist in the David Blaine mould.
Trancecore favourites from Hertfordshire mixing hardcore punk, metal and electronica.
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
Superstar guitarist and soulful crooner makes a welcome return.
The composer and musician from Frankfurt performs his own film music, framed by his accompanying musicians.
World renowned German composer, who is most notable for over 150 film soundtracks spanning over four decades.
The Human League
Much-loved Sheffield electro pop pioneers offer up some prime early 80s nostalgia.
Pop opera from the phenomenally successful Il Divo.
Jimmy Carr: 'The Best Of' Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Virtuoso of blues rock guitar, discovered by BB King when he was 12 and much loved by readers of guitar magazines.
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
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'.
Pop with an R&B twist from the first girl group to win the X-Factor, back in 2011.
MOR soul rock from the former mullet man.
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.
Reality TV hawker and singer (remember 'Mysterious Girl'?) Andre sings and no doubt flexes his muscles a fair bit.
Thu 17 Mar
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…
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
Wet Wet Wet
The Glasgow soul popsters tour their greatest hits, and some other people's greatest hits as well.
X Factor Live
The most bankable of auditionees from the latest series of The X Factor perform for your sheer delight.