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Bournemouth International Centre

Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BH, England
+44 1202 055555
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Car Park at the International Center

Absolute hidious. I mean you have to be high tech person to pay for your parking by card if you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bingoq9414
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Great place to see a show

Great place to see a show, Anastasia was a dream. Security making you feel reassured by emailing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
777badderz
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Hill Head, United Kingdom
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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
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“concert venue” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BH, England
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+44 1202 055555
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolute hidious. I mean you have to be high tech person to pay for your parking by card if you don`t have cash. It took ages to figure it out! Honestly 30 minutes to register card + pay over the phone (answer machine). To enter...More

Thank bingoq9414
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see a show, Anastasia was a dream. Security making you feel reassured by emailing before hand and asking everyone not to bring bags, and checking every bag that did come in.

Thank 777badderz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

having been a regular visitor to the BIC I will always check out the up and coming events - last saw Omid Djalili a fabulous and fun night- keep checking to see whos coming up book immediately tickets go fast

Thank weller_katrina
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your five star review. We appreciate your comments and custom, and hope to welcome you back soon. S.Turner, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

GREAT parking and facilities, very comfortable seating, nice bar, excellent quality entertainment, suitable for disabled customers

Thank TherapistEngland
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted to receive your five star review and read all your positive comments. Thank you and we will share these with the team. S.Turner, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The BIC is a very large venue and there are good views wherever you sit - but, the seats are so uncomfortable. After sitting in the same position, after 30 mins the seats become really hard. Also take warm clothing, the air conditioning is really...More

Thank John F
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Bournemouth International Centre. We are pleased to read that you feel there are good views wherever you sit, however sorry that you were uncomfortable. We will share your comments with the team. S.Turner, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love sitting in the Key West café at the end of the pier to sip drinks in the sunshine - bliss!! Once you've bought your ticket to get on the pier keep ahold of it and you can use it multiple times during the summer...More

1  Thank Michimey16
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. While this is not one of the venues that we operate, it’s great to read that you enjoyed your experience at Bournemouth Pier. S.Turner, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here many many times and it never disappoints as a venue! Holds a great capacity, easy to get to, easy to park (or get a bus/taxi to) and it holds a huge variety of shows so there is something for everyone. An...More

1  Thank Moominlars
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your five star review! We are pleased to read your positive comments about the venue, parking and security. We hope to welcome you back soon. S.Turner, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

80s concert Adam Ant . Don't judge till you've seen him , he is a one off and plays for nearly 2hours . Good venue , good staff , fair prices

Thank Kevin N
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We’re delighted to receive your five star review! Thank you for your kind comments about the show, staff and venue. We will pass them onto the team. S.Turner, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see Franki Valli and the 4 Seasons. Well behaved crowd, good seating. easy access in and out.

Thank Hazel C
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We’re very pleased to read your positive comments about the venue. We hope to welcome you back soon. S.Turner, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a concert. Food and drink over priced and expensive parking took ages to get out when the concert finished.More

Thank pbrooks2017
BHLive, General Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Bournemouth International Centre and we are glad you think it is a great venue. We are sorry though to read that you felt the food and drink could have been priced differently and were delayed when leaving the car park. We...More

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P0ppet23
Has anybody booked the VIP hospitality at this venue? is the food good, is it worth paying the money for the VIP bar?
1 March 2017|
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Response from Zena510 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely ! We had this experience before we saw Billy Connelly. Lovely meal and a quiet private area before the show. If there's a break you can come back and enjoy drinks there. We were so pleased we chose this option... More
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Lisa G
We're standing when we come to see Olly Murs in march and wondering if there's anywhere safe we can leave our coats?
11 January 2017|
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Response from Anthony O | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is although I've never used it myself .
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Jack M
How do I get there using public transportation from London Heathrow
5 October 2016|
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Response from Mike1717 | Reviewed this property |
Cheapest way is direct National Express coach Heathrow to Bournemouth. Quickest and most expensive is train from Heathrow to central London, then train from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth. BIC is then a 10 minute cab ride... More
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