The Pavilion Theatre and Ballroom is Bournemouth's venue for year round entertainment. Built in the 1920s, it retains its original and elegant styling and is Bournemouth's regular home for West End stage shows, Opera, Ballet, Pantomime, Comedy and concerts as well as for corporate presentations and dinner dances, product launches and small conferences.
Owned and managed by Bournemouth Borough Council, the Pavilion operates alongside its sister venue, The Bournemouth International Centre, to provide the event organiser and leisure visitor with some of the best facilities on England's south coast.
Take the M25, then the M3, M27 and A31 to Ringwood. From Ringwood, follow the A338 (Wessex Way), to the Bournemouth West Roundabout.
From The Bournemouth West Roundabout:
Take the first exit and follow the brown signs to the BIC. Continue along Exeter Road to the next roundabout. Take the first exit into Westover Road. The Pavilion car park (pay & display) is on the left.
From the North and West:
Head for the A31 / A338 junction (Ashley Heath) just outside Ringwood, taking the A338 (Wessex Way) to Bournemouth. Then follow the directions from the Bournemouth West Roundabout.
Public Transport Directions
Travelling by Air and Rail
Bournemouth International Airport is 10 minutes from the town centre via the A338 (Wessex Way). Thomson Fly, Ryanair and Easyjet fly to and from numerous European locations, visit their websites for further information.
Bournemouth is served by 2 trains an hour from London Waterloo, the journey time is around 2 hours visit the South West Trains website for timetable information. Main line links to the Midlands, the North, the northeast, the northwest and Scotland arrive at Bournemouth Railway Station visit the Cross Country Trains website for timetable information. Bournemouth Station is a 10 minute taxi ride from the Bournemouth International Centre and Pavilion Theatre
Open All Year
01/01/2013 to 31/12/2013
* The building is open from 10.00am to 5.30pm 7 days a week.
Opening hours of our facilities are as follows:
•Reception - 10am - 5.30pm
•Ticket Office - 10am - 5.30pm
•Coffee Shop - 10am - 5pm