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“Seating on floor level needs sorting out.”

Bournemouth International Centre
Ranked #6 of 70 things to do in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Seating on floor level needs sorting out.”
Reviewed May 23, 2013

Not enough walkways between seating so as well as very small uncomfortable seats leaving you too snug against who you sit next to it is quite a task if heaven forbid you need to pop out in the middle of a concert and you are sat in the middle of this long row of seats.

Visited May 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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“Modern but uncomfortable”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

We went to our first show at the BIC last night. Pre booked parking worked well. Getting out afterwards was chaotic. The seating is cramped and I found the seats uncomfortable, certainly for a show lasting 2 hrs. The air-conditioning struggled. The show was great but the venue wasn't.

Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Mark Knopfler Privateering Tour”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

A very polished performance by the former Dire Straits frontman with his own band. Wonderful entertainment at £45 per ticket with an excellent view of the stage. Staff helpful in directing you to your seat.

Visited May 2013
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Leona Lewis”
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Great show from Leona and her support acts - easy parking - just a short walk from Bournemouth centre

Visited May 2013
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“leona lewis concert”
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Excellent seating and sound. Friendly staff, clean and tidy. I would recommend eating before hand or taking your own sweets etc in (if this is allowed) as the price of food is as usual very expensive.

Visited May 2013
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