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Bournemouth International Centre

Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BH, England
+44 1202 055555
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Love the BIC!

My venue of choice when my favourite band is on tour. Beautiful location by the sea, easy to find... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jesseekarr
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United Kingdom
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BIC

Through out the year theres something for every one at the BIC, we often visit for shows and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
777Carol
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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Set in the heart of Bournemouth, with panoramic views across the bay, Bournemouth International Centre is the South Coast's premier conference, exhibition, entertainment, and hospitality venue, with licensed capacity for up to 10,000 visitors. Four main halls and a variety of smaller meeting and hospitality areas can be blended and scaled to host events such as multi-hall conferences, exhibitions, banquets, meetings, music concerts, dance and comedy performances. Cafes, bars, a seasonal ice and roller rinks and art exhibition space also feature at the venue - see website for details
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“great venue” (116 reviews)
“concert venue” (16 reviews)
“bryan adams” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BH, England
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+44 1202 055555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My venue of choice when my favourite band is on tour. Beautiful location by the sea, easy to find, clear entrance and parking nearby. Usually stand.

Thank Jesseekarr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Through out the year theres something for every one at the BIC, we often visit for shows and concerts and plays, sometimes also go for exhibitions

Thank 777Carol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here many times before as it has a great range of entertainment to either do or see.As I said in my review of Bournemouth Beach there in the afternoon Meal and show in the evening.It has great access for disabled and has a multi...More

1  Thank Jon L
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your five star review! We are pleased to read your positive comments about venue accessibility and parking - that's really great to read. We hope to welcome you back soon. S. Turner, Divisional General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great venue for concerts. You might not like the way the chairs are set as it could give you the feel of a school hall when you first walk in, but when the concert starts, that feeling goes straight away.

Thank Princessmillie
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Bournemouth International Centre and for giving us a four star review. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience and look forward to hopefully welcoming you back to another show in the future! S. Turner, Divisional General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to see Gladys Knight in concert last Saturday. She was absolutely brilliant, as were her singers / band. Her support act Alexander Stewart was very good and reminiscent of Michael Buble' in his style of music. The sound was great, the...More

Thank patriciapinklady
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting our venue and posting a review. We are pleased you enjoyed the show and had a wonderful view from your seats. Thank you for your comments about the toilets, security staff and car parking. We will share these with the team...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely venue in a great location. We went there to see the amazing Gladys Knight and were not disappointed. Seated in the lower terrace, we had a great view of the stage and the acoustics were fine. We bought some bottled water at the...More

Thank 773happygirl
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very positive five star review – we are delighted you have been impressed with our facilities. I will share your comments with our team and hope to welcome you back to Bournemouth International Centre for another event soon. S. Turner, Divisional...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw one of the best shows ever yesterday evening with Gladys Knight in town . I was also in favour of security checks carried out at the entrance after recent events elsewhere .

Thank Anthony O
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very positive comments. We are pleased you were impressed with the security arrangements and hope to welcome you back soon. S. Turner, Divisional General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see Gladys Knight, she was great, but OMG the seating and leg room were Crap!! We will never go there again, it was our first and last time. Needs a makeover badly, dated.....More

Thank 678winston
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for posting a review although we are sorry to read that the seating didn't hit the mark on this occasion. If you come to another event and are uncomfortable on the night, please do let us know and we will see if we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice modern venue that we travelled some distance to see a concert. There is easy access and our local taxi dropped us right outside. Seating is well laid out but just a little uncomfortable. What really lets this place down is the...More

Thank Jamiepop
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Bournemouth International Centre and for your feedback – we will share your comments with the team to ensure people are directed to alternative cloakrooms when the facilities near the main auditorium are busy. S. Turner, Divisional General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty good place for concerts, food and drinks are fairly pricey and doesn't look too great. Music and events are quite exciting thou. Make sure you look up ticket prices online prior your travel.More

Thank Jonathan K
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Bournemouth International Centre. We are pleased you think the venue is a pretty good place for concerts. We are sorry though to read your thoughts about the food and drink and will share your feedback with the team. S. Turner, Divisional...More

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P0ppet23
1 March 2017|
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Response from Zena510 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely ! We had this experience before we saw Billy Connelly. Lovely meal and a quiet private area before the show. If there's a break you can come back and enjoy drinks there. We were so pleased we chose this option... More
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I believe there is although I've never used it myself .
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Response from Mike1717 | Reviewed this property |
Cheapest way is direct National Express coach Heathrow to Bournemouth. Quickest and most expensive is train from Heathrow to central London, then train from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth. BIC is then a 10 minute cab ride... More
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