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Bournemouth International Centre

The Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

The Bournemouth International Centre was opened on 6th September 1984 as a multipurpose Conference, Entertainment, Exhibition and Leisure Venue.

The Centre originally boasted 2 Auditoria - the Windsor and Tregonwell Halls - and a multi-storey, 700+ space car park, offering a larger, more modern addition to Bournemouth's traditional Winter Gardens Concert Hall (now demolished), Pavilion Theatre/Ballroom and the Pier Theatre.

With the Centre attracting a wide range of International Artistes and large Conventions, Bournemouth Borough Council recognised the need to expand the facilities by adding the circular 1800 sq.m. Purbeck Hall in 1990 at a further investment of over £6 million.

By the millennium the BIC had firmly established itself as one of the UK's leading venues of its type and with demand far outstripping supply, a massive £22 million expansion and redevelopment programme (co-funded by the South West Regional Development Agency) was agreed in 2003, to provide a 4th auditoria - the 1250 sq.m. Solent Hall (replacing the leisure pool) - and an increased capacity Windsor Hall, making the BIC the largest venue on the South Coast when it reopened in October 2005.

For tickets, please call the Ticketline on 0844 576 3000, book online at www.bic.co.uk or visit the BIC or Bournemouth Pavilion Ticket Office in person. Minicom 01202 454804. Corporate & Community Groups 10+ 01202 451865.

Pavilion Theatre & Ballroom

The Pavilion Theatre and Ballroom

The Pavilion Theatre and Ballroom is Bournemouth's traditional venue for year round entertainment. Built in the 1920s, it retains its splendour and elegant styling and is Bournemouth's regular home for West End stage shows, Opera, Ballet, Pantomime and Comedy as well as for corporate presentations and dinner dances, product launches
and small conferences.

Refurbished in 2007, the Pavilion Theatre holds a seated audience of 1012 in fixed seats on a raked floor, with a further 446 in the circle. The Ballroom provides an exquisite backdrop for banquets, receptions, social functions and even small fairs and exhibitions.



Details of events coming up at the Bournemouth International Centre and the Pavilion Theatre & Ballroom

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@bhlivetickets expands across leading south coast venues

Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) and Bournemouth Pavilion have changed their social media handles from @BICPAV to @bhlivetickets.

@bhlivetickets brings together Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Pavilion with their official ticket agent BH Live Tickets on social media.

x factor 2017 tour

The X Factor Live Tour 2017

Win tickets to The X Factor Live 2017 tour sponsored by Talk Talk!

Monday 06 & Tuesday 07 March 2017

You’ve joined them on their journey from the judges’ room auditions to the arena, been on the edge of your sofa during the dramatic six-chair challenge and Bootcamp, travelled to Judges’ Houses, tuned in to see the starlets transform in the live studio shows…and now is your chance to see your favourite acts live in person as they embark on The X Factor 2017 Live Tour. We’re giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show at Bournemouth International Centre.

Bournemouth International Centre

Rusell Brand: Re:Birth

Tuesday 27th March 2018

Following a series of sold-out preview shows in November and December 2016, Russell Brand announces a new stand-up tour of UK and Ireland which comes to Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts on Wednesday 19 April.

What is real? Who are we? Where did this baby come from?

During Re:Birth, Russell Brand wrestles with these questions while unravelling the matrix of modern media, politics, sex, fatherhood and death. Join one of comedy’s fiercest talents as he tries to make sense of life having just made a new one.


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