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Bournemouth International Centre

Address: Exeter Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5BH, England
Phone Number: +44 1202 456 400
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Ranked #6 of 93 things to do in Bournemouth
Type: Convention centers, Traveler Resources
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Type: Convention centers, Traveler Resources
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

A very large entertainment conference centre. Was in windsor hall for a concert with katherine jenkins who was fantastic. The management of the hall is appalling crowd control is none existant and frightning as there are steep steps and liable for accidents. The sound quality is poor, seating is bucket seats which are getting tired. esculators were going the wrong... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Watched the X factor live tour here with my wife. Well sign posted with large carpark attached although we walked from our hotel. Split on 2 floors. Plenty of bar space and just enough staff. Drinks prices are expectedly raised. Pints £4, wine £4-6 a glass. Lots of choice. Clean toilets. Overall a good venue for all types of event.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

We loved xfactor show couldn't fault it but the black rail bar on upper balcony in front disabled seating meant my daughter could not see and sat on my lap for the show The bar is attached to the back on the first balcony before the walkway between upper balcony shame as spoilt view of show and signs state no... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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211 reviews 211 reviews
85 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Have been here a few times over the years to see various shows such as Little Britain and Lee Evans which were both really entertaining. I have been a few times to go ice skating too which is always an entertaining evening, the ice rink isn't the largest and it can get busy but is good fun. I even had... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went here with my girlfriend the show was good. The prices for drinks were quite pricey and we got confused on which door to go in cause it's so massive.

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BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed the show. Thank you also for your feedback about the drinks and we hope to welcome you back again soon. S. Turner, General Manager More 

Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We come to the BIC on a regular basis, either for conferences or concerts. Conferences are for work, parking is next door the town centre very close by and walk out the back and your meters from a beach, food is a bit iffy and expensive. Concerts are really good and and an overnight in a B&B and its s... More 

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BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about the Bournemouth International Centre – both from a conference delegate perspective and a leisure visitor. We are pleased you visit us regularly and enjoy the local facilities when you are here. Thank you also for your comments about the food and drink which we will discuss with our catering team. We hope to welcome... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

They do have some really good entertainers both here and The Pavillion - with a good diverse range. The pre-show meals and pre-booked parking are worth doing as well.

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BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review. We are delighted to read that you enjoy the range of events we offer at the Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Pavilion, you enjoy our pre-show dining options and take advantage of pre-booking your car parking. See you again soon! S Turner, General Manager More 

Swindon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited here on 3 seperately occasions to see Lee Mack, Lee Evans & John Bishop who were all fantastic by the way. The seating could have been abit more comfortable but everything else was good, didn't eat here but the coffee was nice! Will come back here again definitely.

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BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are pleased to read you are a regular visitor to our comedy events and will be coming back again. S Turner, General Manager More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

As usual here everywhere has a fantastic view, it is the only place being very short that I know I will have no problem seeing everything! Collaboro and Lucy Kay were brilliant ! Slight irritation this visit as the conformation email and print out said 7 o clock! We got there a bit early to find it was actually doors... More 

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BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us feedback about your experience and we are sorry you had a wait before the start of the show. We are however delighted to read that you still love the Bournemouth International Centre and hope to welcome you back again soon. S Turner, General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Made a nice change to be at a concert and to be served a drink without queuing for ages. Plenty of staff and well organised. The concert hall was a good size, with comfortable seating. A venue we shall be returning to. If you are looking for good value accommodation the Royal Exeter Hotel opposite fits the bill nicely.

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BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review and kind comments. We are pleased to read you will be returning and look forward to welcoming you back soon. S Turner, General Manager More 

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