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

22
DEC
Paddington
The Mowlem Theatre

Paddington Bear the marmalade‐loving immigrant from darkest Peru arrives for his first big‐screen adventure. A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station he…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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27
DEC
The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies
The Mowlem Theatre

Bilbo and Company are forced to be embraced in a war against an armed flock of combatants and the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure and incinerating all of Middle‐Earth.Director: Peter JacksonStars: Ian McKellen Martin Freeman Richard Armitage…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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31
DEC
New Years Eve 2014
Cameo, Bournemouth

The Biggest New Years Eve Countdown on the South Coast takes place as Cameo & Myu join forces with Vinyl Retro Bar to bring you an incredible night across 5 rooms.Bringing in 2015 will be:Danny Howard BBC Radio 1Every Saturday Danny Howard…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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31
DEC
One Nation New Years Eve
O2 Academy Bournemouth

One Nation New Years Eve at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Wednesday 31 December 2014. 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. …

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JAN
Cinderella
The Mowlem Theatre

Swanage Drama Company is back with their annual family pantomime the well‐loved tale of Cinderella and her nasty vindictive and facially challenged step sisters Sam and Ella written and performed by Swanage Drama Company. The lovable Buttons battles with his unrequited…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Bournemouth Rock Choir
Main Hall - Glenmoor School

Your friendly local Bournemouth choir is run by vocal teacher Jenny Deacon. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadnt found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Poole Rock Choir
Main Hall - Oakdale Junior School

The Poole Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Stacey Hobday. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British peoples hearts with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community singing in towns like Poole.…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Christchurch Rock Choir
Main Hall

Your local Christchurch choir is run by singing teacher Jenny Deacon. The Christchurch branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Christchurch community causes and events our nearby Rock Choir groups come…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Ringwood Rock Choir
Church Hall

Your local Ringwood choir is run by choir leader Natasha Willis. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Natasha. Rock Choir…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the New Forest (Brokenhurst
Pine Hall - Lyndhurst Community Centre

The Lyndhurst Rock Choir is led by Hampshire based musician Jenny Deacon. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Stadium for Saracens v Harlequins in 2012…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
JAN
Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong
Bournemouth Pavilion

Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong at Bournemouth Pavilion live Comedy on Friday 16 January 2015 in Bournemouth Dorset. To compare ticket prices for the Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong event at Bournemouth Pavilion see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
FEB
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Tivoli Theatre

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne on Thursday 05 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Al Murray One Man One Guvnor tickets so weve done the legwork…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
FEB
Hollywood Bees - Music of the Hollies
The Tivoli Theatre

Essential Hollies is a celebration of the band who have had more hits than The Beatles.Acclaimed as Britains No.1 tribute band The Hollywood Bees perform a warm and nostalgic two hour show featuring timeless hits from the early years reproducing those unmistakable…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01202 885566
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10
FEB
Kaiser Chiefs
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
FEB
Betway Premier League Darts 2015
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Betway Premier League Darts 2015 at Bournemouth International Centre BIC in Bournemouth on Thursday 12 February 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…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Sports

12
FEB
Count Arthur Strong
Tivoli Theatre

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
Collabro
Bournemouth International Centre

Collabro at Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth on Saturday 14 February 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 including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
Hannah Wants
The Old Fire Station

Hannah Wants at The Old Fire Station in Bournemouth on Saturday 14 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Hannah Wants tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
FEB
X Factor Live
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

You've watched them perform on your telly and now you can see them LIVE on tour. That's right X Factor fans our final eight are coming to a stage near you in February 2014 ‐…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
FEB
Oasish
The Mowlem Theatre

Formed in Manchester in 1991 oasis have been a world‐wide music phenomenon and have had eight UK number‐one singles seven UK number‐one albums four MTV Europe Music Awards and six BRIT Awards. The band have…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
FEB
Katherine Jenkins
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
FEB
Dapper Laughs
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Dapper Laughs at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Wednesday 25 February 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: 0.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
FEB
Eve of War
The Mowlem Theatre

Trisha Lewis is Nanny Eve in this play written and directed by Peter John Cooper ‐a play of wit sadness melodrama and sometimes broad slapstick humour. It is suitable for all ages. When it was first performed in Oxford The…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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01
MAR
Upton House Wedding Fair
Upton House

Upton House Wedding FairUpton Country ParkPoole DorsetBH17 7BJSunday March 1st 2015 11am to 4pmAdmission £1 per adultThe Friends of Upton Country Park and The Borough of Poole present the first of their now well established bi‐annual Wedding Fairs for 2015. There will…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01202 262753
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03
MAR
Room 94
The Old Fire Station

Room 94 at The Old Fire Station in Bournemouth on Tuesday 03 March 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 including…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Australian Pink Floyd
Bournemouth International Centre

Australian Pink Floyd is the band to see when it comes to Pink Floyd tributes. More than just an average cover band Aussie Pink Floyd meticulously strives to recreate the ground‐breaking work of the iconic…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
MAR
Stiff Little Fingers
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Belfast‐based punk‐rock band 'Stiff Little Fingers' first hit the music scene in 1977. They split after 6 years and 4 albums then later reformed in the late 1980s and continue to record and tour today.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd
Bournemouth International Centre

With Pink Floyds immense discography that spans numerous genres its no surprise that the famous acid rockers from the 60s still have a massive following. However given that their last album was 1994s The Division…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Emerging back in 1988 the original and credible Floyd act TAPFS has been getting bigger and better ever since. The band were described by Floyd drummer Nick Mason on BBC 5 Live as Very…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd VIP
Bournemouth International Centre

The Australian Pink Floyd VIP at Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth on Friday 06 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Australian Pink Floyd VIP live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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