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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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Great night!

Saw Camo & Krooked here in November. Atmosphere was fantastic and room was packed (just how gigs should be). Facilities very clean but cloakroom was expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Saw Camo & Krooked here in November. Atmosphere was fantastic and room was packed (just how gigs should be). Facilities very clean but cloakroom was expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Like an old theatre in side this venue.had some very good night's here.last time drum and base.searches on the door.photo I'd is needed.great dj and Mc line up.been going for 17 years on and off,and it never disappoints. Drink usual club prices.lasers and lights really good.vi up on balconies with bar and great view of dance floor.staff friend but strugged... More 

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Gosh I love this venue. Proper old school restored Victorian Theatre, from the era that Boscombe was brill 1st time around! Easy access for me (on crutches due to acl surgery), great security staff who looked after me and my crutches whilst we were there. O2 provided me with a free Cloakroom pass, and although the booze was expensive we... More 

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Hampshire
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Not a bad venue really some low ceilings which can make viewing a little hard in a few places , some areas have acoustic issues. However the size of the venue is nice , the building has some interesting architecture. On the whole the venue seemed well run and prices are fair. I would be happy to visit the 02... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Went to this venue for a gig. Stayed in a local hotel and walked the 20 minutes to get there. Venue is lovely. Standing room on the ground floor the next two floors have seats in the stalls but most people moved forward to lean over the railings. Good bars. At the end of the evening the downstairs bar gave... More 

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great venue for concert. Nice building and not to overcrowded. Seemed to be well run and would watch a group here again. Only downside only one bar open close to where concert so can be busy and noisy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I used to come here as a teenager almost weekly when it was the Academy nightclub. The architecture remains which gives it a great ambience. A very light and airy venue that gives good views of the stage from many areas. Well maintained and clean and no sticky floors which is always a good sign.

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

WARNING! Do not trust what the website says about ticket office being open weekdays between 12pm to 4pm for sales. Walked here to Boscombe from Bournemouth today to buy tickets for future gigs only to find it closed. When I pressed the call button a voice informed me that the person who should have been there had to leave &... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I'll start my review by saying that Robert Plant was simply sensational, an utterly amazing performance, top quality sound and lights - the best I've ever seen him and his band (and this is a lot). I've been to the Academy many times with varying results but with minimal travelling and I never thought RP would grace the stage again... More 

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Bournemouth, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Have seen the Manics, Gary Numan and The Boomtown Rats at the O2 in 2014. Really intimate location and easy to find in the traffic-free centre of Boscombe. Loads of local parking and places to eat. Always find the staff and security here very friendly. Getting drinks at the bar can be a bit slow and the prices here are... More 

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