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O2 Academy Bournemouth

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Address: 570 Christchurch Road | Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4BH, England
Phone Number: 01202 399922
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Very helpful staff. Good venue.

Went here to see Marina and the diamonds. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Good venue with good acoustics. Good night out. Parking for this venue can be found behind the high... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here to see Marina and the diamonds. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Good venue with good acoustics. Good night out. Parking for this venue can be found behind the high street. Free after 6pm.

Thank Fordy2014
Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Near by free parking is always a bonus and there is plenty after six in Boscombe. The queues are well managed and tickets checked in no time. There are three levels ; the gods being full seated on first come basis fills quickly the mid level has standing but not that much with a good view. The ground floor is... More 

Thank rogerp761
Derby, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to see Jess Glynne in concert at the O2 Academy in Bournemouth on the 5th November and we were slightly concerned having read the reviews. We had a great night at the venue and were very pleased with the whole evening. Doors were due to open at 7:00pm so we arrived and started queueing at... More 

Thank AdrianBooth67
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275 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here to see Jess Glynne. Security and door staff need to learn not to treat people like cargo. When people start queuing well over an hour before the gig, get your queuing system in place in plenty of time. Otherwise, when you rock up with your metal barriers, chaos will ensue, as it did when we were there. Tiny... More 

Thank MrJonty
Long Stratton, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The O2 is a nice venue with rounded balconies that make an ideal venue for club nights, concerts and even plays. I have been here for club nights and for gigs and the acoustics are good and the bar service was friendly. The staff were also really helpful in aiding my friend who collapsed. Would recommend this Venue.

Thank Ellie1302
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visted for Ella Henderson concert. Absolutely amazing performance (we think as we couldn't actually see any of it) Ella's voice was brilliant but we were so disappointed with the venue. Had to queue for an hour to get in, although we were there in plenty of time before the doors opened, and then couldn't find anywhere to sit or stand... More 

Thank karentc2015
Patchway, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

OK, before I arrived I was sure I knew what this was going to be like. It sure wasn't what I thought. I can now see why a band would go here rather then Bristol because compared to Bristol, this place is a palace. It was so clean, it was a nice venue and if I see another gig I... More 

Thank Andy M
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

What a super night, virtually sold out, the venue was jumping to this well supported heavy metal rock outfit. Having returned recently from Canada, BFMV were on top form, playing songs from the new "Venom" album and their now large back catalogue. The light show was very good. The venue as always was organised and only a short wait to... More 

Thank nickk355
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Visited for a club night and had the time of my Life! The production value is top notch with some of the best sound and lighting I've experienced! The bars are busy but there are plenty of them to choose from, you just have look around around for the quieter bars, that's to be expected in any busy bar or... More 

Thank rscott295
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

There are many things wrong with this place. Firstly. The service speed. It took so long to get my first drink that by time I got served. My friends wanted to leave. This was at 1:30 when I had been queing for 30 mins already. Which compared to somewhere like cameo. Which has about 6-7 bars for the entire club,... More 

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