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Bournemouth International Centre

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Address: Exeter Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5BH, England
Phone Number: +44 1202 456 400
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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John Barrowman

We enjoyed the concert at this venue. A comfortable and enjoyable place but slightly warm. Glad we were sitting at the front.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Rob H
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High Wycombe
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Truro, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Front row VIP - get me!!!!! It's been a long time since I have been to the BIC - way too long. I have seen a lot of Barry Manilow concerts here and I spent a lot of time thinking back to those. It hasn't changed much. It's still a lovely venue and easy to park. John was amazing and... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Went to the BiC to see a concert. Parked behind it and walked down to beach etc first. Later parked by the Pavillion and walked over to the BiC. The terrace restaurant looked good, coffee in shop is Lavazza , very good. Chairs old but comfortable. Staff very friendly. Well organised, you feel safe. Toilets good. Nice venue.

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Torquay
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We had the pre concert dinner at the BIC and the service and food was amazing. Great value and excellent menu. The concert was wonderful too. A great night!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Went to see John Barrowman, seats quite uncomfortable for a long period of time, good view of stage, facilities clean

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High Wycombe
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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the concert at this venue. A comfortable and enjoyable place but slightly warm. Glad we were sitting at the front.

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Hertfordshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Just had a week at the centre on a conference this is a great venue and facilities great . I would just say £2.50 for a bottle a small bottle of coke is a little bit steep but didn't put me off the venue.

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Kingsteignton
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We saw The Prodigy here and loved every minute of it. The bar was reasonably priced with the added bonus of chaps wondering round pouring pints of lager from chilled back packs so you don't have to queue. Plenty of ladies toilets - it made a change to see men queuing. The security were very laid back and not in... More 

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Somerset
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I like the BIC as its a more personal venue and you can actually see the person on stage without the need for binoculars. The artist on this occasion came down into the audience and walked around meeting fans during the concert. A few negatives. Seating could be improved - a tad hard. Bar prices high - over £6 for... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Bournemouth lower gardens are now looking fabulous and so much to offer. They are kept in pristine condition by superb council gardeners and make a perfect entrance to the sea and new water features at the purr approach. Well done Bournemouth, all now very special.

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Bournemouth
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It can get very crowded before going in to a gig around the bar, but it's well worth it. Great acts, good acoustics for the type of building and excellent parking. Not bothered that the pool closed as it was an odd-shaped one with a wave machine, commercial suicide. Great venue for booked events or going to a show.

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