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

25
OCT
The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Show
The Mowlem Theatre

Taking audiences through the Beatles career performing all the classic songs live whilst in character as the Beatles.If you love The Beatles then you will find a Beatles tribute band that takes you back in time by recreating the sights and sounds…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01929 422239
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27
OCT
Mr. Turner (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

This film explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner 1775‐1851. Profoundly affected by the death of his father loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually he forms a close relationship…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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27
OCT
Example
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Boundless energy an onslaught of monster rave anthems and backed by an full on band the Example live experience is a force to be reckoned with energy levels are cranked up to the max…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
What We Did on Our Holiday" (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

A comedy drama about the various members of a dysfunctional family who gather in Scotland for a birthday celebration.Directed and written by Andy Hamilton Guy Jenkin who brought you OutnumberedCast includes Rosamund Pike David Tennant Billy Connolly Celia Imrie Ben Miller Emilia…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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29
OCT
Il Divo
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Dont be put off by the Syco Music tag this isnt one of Cowells reality wannabes Il Divo are true talent as is proved by eight years in the industry and 26 million albums…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
OCT
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Bournemouth International Centre

Formed way back in 1946 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra RPO has played under the direction of many of the world's best conductors. Based at London's iconic Cadogan Hall in Chelsea the ever‐popular and world‐renowned group…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
What We Did on Our Holiday
The Mowlem Theatre

A comedy drama about the various members of a dysfunctional family who gather in Scotland for a birthday celebration.Directed and written by Andy Hamilton Guy Jenkin who brought you OutnumberedCast includes Rosamund Pike David Tennant Billy Connolly Celia Imrie Ben Miller Emilia…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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30
OCT
John Bishop
Bournemouth International Centre

Scouse comedian John Bishop was named best newcomer by BBC Radio Merseyside winning the North West Comedy award for best stand‐up in 2004. Since then he has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award.…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Hats Off To Led Zeppelin
The Mowlem Theatre

Bandwagon Productions & Warren Grant present Hats off to Led Zeppelin' ‐ A stunning tribute to the greatest rock band ever You'll feel like you've traveled back in time when you experience these four top class musicians on stage recreating Led Zeppelin's…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01929 422239
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31
OCT
Priority: presents Halloween
Cameo, Bournemouth

Priority presents Bournemouths biggest Halloween party & Prizes for the best fancy dressThe Club: Commercial Chart House & BassThe Basement: RnB Hip‐Hop and UrbanThe Lounge: Party & PopThe Bar: Bar Grooves & HouseDrink Offers:£2.60 ‐ Selected Drinks All Night2‐4‐1 on Long CocktailsAdmission…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07734 805817
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01
NOV
Effie Gray (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

This is the scandalous true story of the troubled relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and Effie his teenage bride. After marrying at the tender age of 19 Effie quickly realises her marriage is a lie when Ruskin refuses to consummate…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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01
NOV
John Bishop Supersonic
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

John Bishop Supersonic appears live in Bournemouth Dorset at Bournemouth International Centre BIC on Saturday 01 November 2014. For ticket prices to watch John Bishop Supersonic at Bournemouth International Centre BIC see the list of tickets available for John Bishop Supersonic.…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
NOV
Rhydian
Bournemouth Pavilion

Rhydian appears live in Bournemouth Dorset at Bournemouth Pavilion on Sunday 02 November 2014. For ticket prices to watch Rhydian at Bournemouth Pavilion see the list of tickets available for Rhydian.…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
NOV
Rhydian Roberts
Bournemouth Pavilion

Rhydian Roberts at Bournemouth Pavilion in Bournemouth on Sunday 02 November 2014. 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: 1.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
NOV
Bakermat
The Old Fire Station

Bakermat at The Old Fire Station in Bournemouth on Wednesday 05 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
NOV
Bond Beyond
Bournemouth Pavilion

Bond Beyond performs live at Bournemouth Pavilion in Bournemouth Dorset on Thursday 06 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Bond Beyond at Bournemouth Pavilion now.…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
NOV
Paul Hollywood
Lighthouse

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
NOV
The Boomtown Rats
O2 Academy Bournemouth

The Boomtown Rats at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Thursday 06 November 2014. 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: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
NOV
Burlesque Showcase
The Barrington Centre Theatre

SensuElle proudly presents... BURLESQUE SHOWCASE A Sensational Evening of Student Debuts Our Compere for the evening is the one and only Miss Annie Performances from.... The Baby Belles ‐ The Beautiful Stage One Ladies Debut Performances from the Gorgeous Stage Two Ladies...…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
NOV
Children in Need Concert
The Mowlem Theatre

Once again The Swanage Drama Company are hosting the Children in Need Concert their contribution to the National Appeal…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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07
NOV
Jimmy Carr
Poole Lighthouse

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
NOV
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Lighthouse/Pool Arts Centre

Jimmy Carr Funny Business performs live at LighthousePool Arts Centre in Poole Dorset on Friday 07 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business at LighthousePool Arts Centre now.…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
NOV
Ub40
O2 Academy Bournemouth

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
NOV
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Bournemouth Pavilion

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
NOV
WWE
Bournemouth International Centre

WWE Inc. is an American entertainment company dealing primarily in professional wrestling and is currently the largest professional wrestling company in the world broadcasting shows to 145 countries world wide and in 37 different languages.…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Sports

10
NOV
WWE Live
Bournemouth International Centre

WWE Live at Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth on Monday 10 November 2014. 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…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Sports

12
NOV
Passenger
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Singer song writer Mike Rosenberg is Passenger With a varying back up band for five albums of folk influenced pop rock Passenger has delivered hypnotically good all English music. Thank you Mike for putting the…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
NOV
The Rifles
Mr Kyps

The Rifles are a British hard‐rock band that stem from Chingford London.Bursting on to the indie scene in 2006 with their critically acclaimed debut album No Love Lost produced by Ian Broudie of The Lightning…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
NOV
Classics By Candlelight
Bournemouth Pavilion

Classics By Candlelight performs live at Bournemouth Pavilion in Bournemouth Dorset on Thursday 13 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Classics By Candlelight at Bournemouth Pavilion now.…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
NOV
Boogaloo Jump Jive & Boogie Weekend
Royal Bath Hotel

Royal Bath Hotel BournemouthFriday 14th ‐ 17th November from £189 half board Standard accommodation.Experience Victorian luxury with panoramic views award winning cuisine and the unique splendour of a true British great in Bournemouths first hotel with a beautiful ballroom…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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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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