Concerts & Shows
Bournemouth boasts a vast array of top entertainment venues, offering something to suit everyone’s taste. There is year-round fun to be had with vivacious live music, ice-skating, stand-up comedy and theatrical productions! Whatever your age there is an abundance of choice, and with a spectacular line-up for 2013, Bournemouth is the perfect destination.
We've made it even easier for you to find the right entertainment for you. Simply click on the links here to see a full listing of music, concerts and shows.Music, Comedy, Theatre and Cinema, Art & Exhibitions.
The Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is Bournemouth's top concert and live music venue, which has hosted some of the top names in pop music from Example to Plan B and comedians including Jimmy Carr and Miranda Haert.
The Pavilion Theatre is an impressive art deco building which welcomes shows straight from London's West End. Don’t miss MADAGASCAR LIVE - a WILD New Musical Adventure based on the blockbuster DreamWorks film. And the nations popular rock ‘n’ roll variety show That’ll Be The Day makes a welcome return in May for a bank holiday special. Pavilion Dance is Bournemouth’s national dance house, offering world-class dance performances and workshops in their 200-seat theatre and has spacious studios.
In Poole, the Lighthouse is a cultural centre set in an iconic building, hosting a wide assortment of theatre, live acts and films. The Regent Centre in Christchurch has a range of diverse events in their 1930s cinema, as well as a theatre and concert hall. And the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton is the largest theatre in the south, offering spectacular touring musicals - many direct from the West End, plus opera, ballet and comedy.
To find out more about theatre and shows in Bournemouth search online here or call the Tourist Information Centre Tel: 0845 051 1700.
Brace yourself to be entertained by some of the world’s greatest acts and musicians!