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

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Showaddywaddy
The Mowlem Theatre

70s popsters recreating the music of the 50s. Showaddywaddy were one of the biggest successes of the 70s and dominated the British charts with their releases including the smash number 1 hit Under The Moon Of Love. Wham‐a‐lang‐a‐ding‐dang ‐ you know it…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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Postman Pat: The Movie (U)
The Mowlem Theatre

The film finds Pat everyones favorite postman centre stage as a contestant in a national TV talent show competition. Will success and fame tear him away from his hometown of Greendale and the friends he loves Can Pat return to town in…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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Transformers: Age of Extinction (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

As humanity picks up the pieces following the conclusion of Transformers: Dark of the Moon Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However a group of powerful ingenious businessman and scientists attempt to learn from past…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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40 Years of Abba
The Mowlem Theatre

Stemming from the success of the Eurovision Song contest in April 1974 Abba had nine UK number one hits. Their popularity has grown exponentially over the years and they are now the third biggest selling band of all time. Abba's enormously successful…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01929 422239
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Priority: X-Press Drinks Service Launch Party
Cameo, Bournemouth

Join us at Cameo every Friday as we bring you Priority Featuring the biggest tunes across 4 rooms to make this Bournemouths biggest weekend warm‐upTonight sees the launch of the X‐Press Drinks Servicewithin the UKCN app so all this week well be…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

Topping the national box office figures. A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace but it proves short‐lived as…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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Earth Wind and Fire
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Earth Wind and Fire at Bournemouth International Centre BIC in Bournemouth on Wednesday 10 September 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Earth Wind…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Earth Wind Fire
Bournemouth International Centre

Earth Wind Fire at Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth on Wednesday 10 September 2014. 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…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Ben Montague
Mr Kyps

Two years after debut single Haunted took the radio by storm Ben Montague is ready to launch his debut album Tales Of Flying and Falling and announces a tour to celebrate.…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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CLASSIC CLAPTON
Regent Centre Christchurch

CLASSIC CLAPTON are the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band. In 2014 they are touring throughout the UK.The band comprises 4 excellent musicians.The band was formed in 1985 in Newcastle upon Tyne long before the term tribute band was invented and…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01202 499199
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Bryan Adams
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Bryan Guy Adams now 50 years old is Canadas best selling male rock artist. As a musician singer‐songwriter he has seen major successes and also has become a fairly famous photographer and social activist more…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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New Forest bike ride
Brockenhurst Sixth Form College

A beautiful ride through the New Forest helping to raise money for charity. Theres a choice of four routes for all ages and abilities all starting and finishing in Brockenhurst. Quiet roads and gentle hills make the shorter rides ideal for families.…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Sports

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FREE taster session at the Bournemouth Rock Choir
Glenmoor School

The Bournemouth Rock Choir is led by choir leader Jenny Deacon. A local community choir first and foremost we are also part of the national Rock Choir network which provides unrivalled opportunities to sing live. Members of Rock Choir have had the…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Poole Rock Choir
Oakdale Junior School

Your friendly local Poole choir is run by Dorset based musician Stacey Hobday. The Poole branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Poole community causes and events all the local Dorset…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Christchurch Rock Choir
Christchurch Infant School

The Christchurch Rock Choir is led by vocal 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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Riverdance
Bournemouth International Centre

If you didn't already know Riverdance is a show consisting of traditional Irish stepdancing and has become a huge phenomena since appearing at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Husband and wife team John McColgan and…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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FREE taster session at the Ringwood Rock Choir
Wesley Centre

The Ringwood Rock Choir is led by local musician Natasha Willis. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Ringwood and wider Hampshire area. We are…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Guilty: Launch Party With Majestic
Cameo, Bournemouth

Bournemouths biggest student night has landed Every Wednesday theres only one verdict: GuiltyGuilty Launch Party with MajesticMajestic is here to throw down a massive freshers set of the biggest House & Dance straight from his Saturday night show on Kiss FM.Majestic…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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FREE taster session at the New Forest (Brokenhurst
Brockenhurst College

The Brockenhurst Rock Choir is led by choir leader Jenny Deacon. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart‐topping singers and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Jack Daniel's Birthday
Cameo, Bournemouth

Join us this Friday for our big Jack Daniels birthday celebration Music lights and JD... What more do you need... And why not streamline your experience by ordering your JD via the UKCN app Visit: http:app.ukcn.com for more information.The Club: Commercial Chart…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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The Last Night of the Proms
The Mowlem Theatre

Bournemouth Concert Brass is Dorsets finest brass ensemble with a fine tradition of top quality brass banding. The band invite you to join them in an evening of finer traditional brass band music culminating in a finale paying tribute to the world…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01929 422239
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The Saturdays
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Britains favourite girl group The Saturdays have announced a massive 17 date UK tour for February 2011. Una Healy Frankie Sandford Rochelle Wiseman Mollie King and Vanessa White are experts on the live circuit having…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
Forest Arts Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03005 552898
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The Horrors
O2 Academy Bournemouth

As English rock bands go the Horrors are a very special breed of animal hailing from a time and place when music was more an art form than a way to hit it big. …

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Burlesque Class
Winton YMCA

SensuElle is delighted to announce her 6 week Burlesque classes begin on Wednesday 24th September 2014. With more than five years experience working as a Burlesque Performer and just over three years experience teaching with The Kitty Kat Cabaret Club she invites…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Guilty presents: Matrix and Futurebound
Cameo, Bournemouth

Bournemouths biggest student night has landed Every Wednesday theres only one verdict: GuiltyGuilty presents Matrix & Futurebound.Matrix & Futurebound are here to raise the levels Not just massive in the Drum and Bass scene theyve racked up 4 Top 40…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Lee Mack
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Lee Mack Hit The Road Mack
Bournemouth International Centre

The multi‐award winning star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie To You Lee Mack is going back on the road with his first live tour in 4 years. Expect his trademark brand of…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Journey's End
The Mowlem Theatre

FMP Theatre proudly presents Journeys Endthe TONY' award winning play by R C Sherriff.Set over the course of four days leading up to a massive German attack on the British trenches in 1917 Journeys End charts the tension and claustrophobia as…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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Forest LIVE presents: Louise Jordan –Veritas Lau
Fordingbridge Town Hall

Veritas is Hampshire born artist Louise Jordans third album and it confirms the distinctive singer musician and songwriter she has become. Veritas develops stylistically from her previous three recordings which have been described as Absolutely totally and completely brilliant by Mike Harding…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07980 374971
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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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