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Bournemouth International Centre

Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BH, England
+44 1202 055555
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Impressive venue with lots of space

The BIC seems massive as there's far more space inside than you would assume from looking at the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nikki G
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The acts that come to the BIC are truly brilliant, with the likes of Madness to Greg Davies (some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mattcuff2018
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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
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“concert venue” (17 reviews)
“john bishop” (15 reviews)
“multi storey” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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 6 days ago

The BIC seems massive as there's far more space inside than you would assume from looking at the outside. I've been there a few times and my last visit was for the ProAm championship (ballroom and Latin). The room layout was impressive and the areas...More

Thank Nikki G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The acts that come to the BIC are truly brilliant, with the likes of Madness to Greg Davies (some of my favourite acts)! They really have a great range, but I'd like to see some other musicals come there too!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the BIC while traveling to see what it had in store and it truly is remarkable with the amount of things that go on there! Many events available talking place here and many helpful staff that knew what they were talking about. However...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wherever you sit here is ok. The venue is a smaller one so never too far like 02 in London. Have travelled a few times to this venue now from Kent.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Take in a show and go for the VIP package. Includes meal, drinks and private facilities. Food was very good.

Thank Dave J
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Holding a wide range of events - music, theatre plus with conference facilities too (hence the name :) -It has excellent and helpful security. The disabled help is great as well

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We attended a wine-tasting in the Purbeck Hall which was roomy and light and cool. The toilets were clean and numerous enough not to have to queue..

1  Thank Lorely M
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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for your great review and we are delighted you have given us five stars. I will share your feedback with the team and we hope to welcome you back to a future event. S. Turner, Divisional General Manager

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

overpriced, poor customer service, lots of empty space, no-one to guide, very very expensive parking - better to park across the road

1  Thank amb199
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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for leaving a review although I am sorry to read about your experience. Please come and have a chat with us next time you visit so we can find out more. S. Turner, Divisional General Manager

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely venue, helpful staff and prices not too bad for refreshments compared to other similar venues. Only downside was the queue for the toilets which you get in most venues! Gary Barlow was amazing!!!More

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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

We’re delighted to receive your five star review. I am glad that you enjoyed the Gary Barlow event and we hope to welcome you back soon. If you visit us again in the future and there are queues for the loos, please come and have...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We saw Gary Barlow here, and the concert was perfect, the size of the venue was good, toilets and facilities good. There was plenty of staff serving at the bar. The security staff were brilliant dealing with an incident very efficiently.More

Thank Marian G
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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for your super five star review. We’re pleased to read that you were impressed with lots of things including the toilets, bar team and security. I am very pleased to read your great comments and will share them with the team. S. Turner,...More

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Response from Jeff W | Reviewed this property |
The bottom floor is flat and the balcony is tiered
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SORRY cannot answer . I usually book online. Best wishes, Popy
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No, you cannot, as per the terms and conditions you agreed to when you bought them: Contract: 1.6 Once purchased, tickets cannot be transferred, exchanged, refunded or returned unless the event is cancelled, moved to... More
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