What's on inBoscombe

Welcome to Boscombe

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Boscombe - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Boscombe to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Boscombe

28
APR
Woman in Gold (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

Maria Altmann an octogenarian Jewish refugee takes on the government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.Starring Helen Mirren Ryan Reynolds Daniel Brhl .Woman in Gold is the remarkable true story of one womans journey to reclaim her heritage…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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29
APR
Stage One Burlesque Class with Sensu'Elle
Winton YMCA

Sensu'Elle is delighted to announce her 6 week Burlesque classes begin on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th April 2015. With more than five years' experience working as a Burlesque Performer and just over three years experience teaching with The Kitty Kat Cabaret…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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30
APR
Mike the Mechanics
Bournemouth Pavilion

Mike the Mechanics at Bournemouth Pavilion in Bournemouth on Thursday 30 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
MAY
A Little Chaos (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

Sabine Academy Award winner Kate Winslet a widowed landscape gardener in 1682 Paris is commissioned to work on the gardens of Versailles but her friendship with the head gardener Andr Le Notre Matthias Schoenaerts provokes the fury of his scheming wife Helen…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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02
MAY
No Tomorrow: Presents Wideboys and XXXtra
Cameo, Bournemouth

No Tomorrow presents exclusive DJ Set from Kiss FM and Ministry of Sounds DJ and Production Duo the Wideboys.In The Basement its 1Xtras DJ Ace with his XXXtra residency. Its good vibes RnB Hip‐Hop and Urban once a monthCameo: Commercial Chart House…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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06
MAY
Dub FX
The Old Fire Station

Dub FX at The Old Fire Station in Bournemouth on Wednesday 06 May 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
Rainbow Run
Baiter Park

We had so much fun doing the Rainbow Run in Southampton that were now bringing it to Dorset Sign up to the most colourful fun run around and help raise funds for the Caterpillar Appeal.This 3k fun run is perfect for all…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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11
MAY
S Club 7
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

S Club 7 at Bournemouth International Centre BIC in Bournemouth on Monday 11 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAY
The Vienna Festival Ballet
The Mowlem Theatre

35th Anniversary GalaVienna Festival Ballet celebrate 35 years with their Gala. They are proud to present highlights from the worlds most beloved Tchaikovsky ballets which have featured in their repertoire over the past 35 years. Highlights will include the moment…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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12
MAY
Chris de Burgh
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Christopher John Davidson 61 is Argentinean born yet an IrishBritish singer‐songwriter of huge worldwide success. Perhaps most famed for his Lady in Red single of 1986 and his Christmas single A Spaceman Came Travelling he…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAY
The Strypes
Mr Kyps

The Strypes at Mr Kyps in Poole on Tuesday 12 May 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
The Prodigy
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

The Prodigy are one of the most controversial dance music groups of all time emerging from an underground rave scene in Britain in the early 1990s they have achieved enormous success and they continue this…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
RSPB Guided Walk - Voices of Spring
Knoll Gardens

Join the RSPB for a guided stroll at Knoll before the gardens open to the general public to listen to an amazing array of birds as they greet the new day with their song. The RSPB will then be at Knoll to…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 873931
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16
MAY
Dominic Kirwan and Mary Duff - Together in Concert
The Mowlem Theatre

2015 sees two of Irelands finest and best loved entertainers take to the stage together.Dominic Kirwan brings his own inimitable style to the vast and rich musical heritage of his homeland in this brand new show.Joining Dominic for an evening of fabulous…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01929 422239
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18
MAY
Far from the Madding Crowd (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

Hardys 1874 novel is adapted by David Nicholls in a tale of pride love rivalry and honour in Victorian Dorset.The story of independent beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene Carey Mulligan who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak Matthias Schoenaerts a sheep…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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23
MAY
Jaggers Comedy Club, Bournemouth
Cameo Club Bournemouth

Jaggers Comedy Club is held in the No:1 Party venue in Bournemouth Cameo Nightclub Bournemouths biggest Nightclub. Jaggers Provides the best start to your night out. Featuring Hilarious comedians.Jaggers Bournemouth Comedy Club is Bournemouths only weekly comedy show. We operate in Bournemouth…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08456 066647
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23
MAY
John Barrowman
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Best known his his roles as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and Torchwood John Barrowman has achieved household name status in the UK with his numerous TV film and theatre performances over the last…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
MAY
” The Same Old Faces” with “MSG Collective
The Mowlem Theatre

The Same Old Faces return to The Mowlem in support of Switch on Swanage' to raise funds for festoon lighting and future maintenance of decorative lights around Swanage. Same Old Faces and the MSG Collective...two very different styles of presentation and…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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26
MAY
Lulu
Pavilion Theatre

Lulu at Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth on Tuesday 26 May 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for Lulu…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
MAY
Coastal Comedy - Paul McCaffrey
Hotel Celebrity

Fantastic night of comedy See Paul McCaffrey live ‐ star of BBC3s Impractical Jokers. Paul has quickly established himself as one of the most exciting new acts around winning both The London Paper and the Latitude Festival new act competitions.Paul has…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01202 316316
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30
MAY
Rocky Flower Show & Plant Fair
Queen Elizabeth's School

A must‐see event for anybody interested in the diversity of small plants this competitive show is full of surprises. It is run by the Alpine Garden Society show‐casing mountain plants small herbaceous plants dwarf shrubs and bulbs. The plant fair will be…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 285179
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30
MAY
James Arthur
O2 Academy Bournemouth

After winning X Factor 2012 James went on to score the biggest selling X Factor single of all time with the BRIT Award nominated Impossible' and has recorded a stunning debut record writing and collaborating…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
JUN
Metis and Enkelados
The Mowlem Theatre

Metis and Enkelados or or Not waiting for Godot or The Meaning of Life continuedA conceptual musical stage play in 5 acts by Martin Szalla the first performance everWhat's it all aboutGood question.It's about two people looking for something to happen.Then…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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02
JUN
Jungle
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Jungle at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Tuesday 02 June 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
As You Like It
The Mowlem Theatre

SISATA presents William Shakespeare'sAS YOU LIKE ITSet in a distant futuristic nation amid a turbulent court young loveand new loyalties rise under the watchful dark eyes of a powerfulhierarchy threatening its hold and restrictive traditions. As pressure builds the only refuge is…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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05
JUN
Burlesque Showcase
Pelhams Hall

SensuElle proudly presents... BURLESQUE SHOWCASE A Sensational Evening of Student Debuts Compered by the Award winning Violet Blaze Performances from.... The Baby Belles ‐ The Beautiful Stage One Ladies Debut Performances from the Gorgeous Stage Two Ladies...…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01202 572826
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05
JUN
We value our Volunteers
Knoll Gardens

In celebration of National Volunteers Week Knoll Gardens is offering free garden admission to everyone who gives up their valuable time to volunteer in any capacity. Meet up with our own volunteers in the morning or simply relax as you enjoy a…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 873931
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07
JUN
Bryan Ferry
Lighthouse/Pool Arts Centre

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
The Moody Blues
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

English rock band 'The Moody Blues' are famed for their unique style and occasional blend of rock and classical together especially in their 1967 album 'Days of Future Past' The band has been together since…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
JUN
Make Wildlife Welcome
Knoll Gardens

Nationally recognised for his naturalistic style in this special event Knoll's owner Neil Lucas is joined by experts from The Great Heath team at Dorset Wildlife Trust DWT to explain some of the essential elements for successful wildlife gardening. This event brings…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 873931
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Tourist Attractions


Adventure Wonderland

Adventure Wonderland is packed full of so much fun and excitement for all our young visitors that youll want to stay all day. During the Full park opening we have Adventureland and Wonderland outside and the Wild Thing Aztec play centre inside. During the Winter, Wild Thing opens…

Oceanarium

Explore the secrets of the ocean in an adventure that will take you to some of the world's most amazing waters. The Oceanarium Bournemouth brings you face to face with marine life from the furthest reaches of the globe ‐ more than just an aquarium, a vibrant…

Alice In Wonderland Family Park

Adventure Wonderland, opposite Bournemouth Airport, is Dorset's number one family theme park and when you get here you'll see why It's just packed full of so much fun and excitement for all our young visitors that you'll want to stay all day.It's really three parks in one, with…

Bournemouth Aviation Museum

Our museum is a truly hands‐on experience. We have many interactive exhibits with most of our aircraft cockpits available for you to actually sit inside. From the famous English Electric Lightning to the mighty Westland Wessex Helicopter ‐ all are available for you to view up close.A visit…

Brownsea Island Nature Reserve

Diverse habitats & wildlife, including a red squirrel population. The reserve is leased from the National Trust, situated in Poole Harbour with a large sheltered lagoon; particularly important for overwintering & summer breeding birds. A day spent exploring its flooded woodland, lakes, reedbed & pine woods…

Christchurch Priory

The Priory has a long history stretching back to 1094 and even before that there was a Saxon church on the site.From 1094 until the dissolution of the monasteries in 1539 it was an Augustinian Priory.From the dissolution up to the present day the church has served the…

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