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

29
SEP
Psychic Event
St Ives Club

Come and have a psychic reading with one of our psychic mediums tarot card readers or angel card readers. We recommend that you book your appointment in advance although readings will be available on the day subject to availability. Please call the…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01425 472087
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30
SEP
Bridget Jones's Baby (cert to be decided)
The Mowlem Theatre

Breaking up with Mark Darcy Colin Firth leaves Bridget Jones Rene Zellweger over 40 and single again. Feeling that she has everything under control Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly her love life comes back…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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01
OCT
✖ Foreverland: Galactic Garden ✖
The Old Fire Station

Join us in the Galactic Garden for a multitude of immersive rooms transformed for an evening of time travel and intergalactic exploration.: LIVE Performers: Fire Breathers: Interactive Art Installations: Inflatable Outer Space Friends: Podium Dancers: Space Confetti Cannons: FaceBody Painters: Cosmic Themed…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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01
OCT
Live Music with the RetroJets
St Ives Club

Join us for an evening of Live Music with The RetroJets. Music starts between 8.30pm and 9.00pm but come early and enjoy a drink. Membership available ‐ New members always welcome. …

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01425 472087
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01
OCT
Soundclash Festival
Somerley House

With stage breakdowns also unveiled Soundclash 2016 promises to be a unique occasion that offers world class DJs from a number of different genres all presented on four state of the stages with next level light sound and visuals in a stunning…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07972 291588
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01
OCT
Ronan Keating
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Best known for his work as one of the members of Boyzone Ronan Keating has shown many times over that he has the ability to make it on his own. His debut solo albon…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
OCT
Bournemouth Marathon Festival
Bournemouth Pier Approach

The Bournemouth Marathon Festival brings many distances together in one unique festival of running.The course is fast and picturesque making it a must‐do for anyone looking to set a PB. With 6 races to choose from there is something for all abilities…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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02
OCT
Wedding Fair
Upton House

Upton House Wedding FairUpton Country ParkPoole DorsetBH17 7BJSunday October 2nd 2016 11am to 4pmAdmission £2 per adult 2for1 voucher available at www.uptoncountrypark.orgThe Friends of Upton Country Park and The Borough of Poole present the second of their now well established bi‐annual…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01202 262753
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04
OCT
BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)
The Norfolk Royale Hotel

BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders APLH Level 2 BournemouthGain the qualification needed to apply for your Personal Licence to sell alcohol and advance your career prospects within the licensed retail sector. This 1 day APLH course held at The Norfolk Royale…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08000 786056
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06
OCT
Ornamental Grass Masterclass
Knoll Gardens

Neil Lucas Knolls owner covers everything you need to know about grasses including how to maintain them and how to use them as part of your garden design.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01202 873931
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06
OCT
The Tempest
Shelley Theatre

Once powerful and respected ‐ then overthrown by Antonio ‐ Prospero is stranded on The Island a migrant camp in 2020. When a passing ship of politicians and dignitaries ‐ amongst them Antonio ‐ ventures close to The Island Prospero seizes an…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01202 413600
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08
OCT
Burlesque Showcase featuring Felicity Furore
Kinson Community Centre

Absolutely beside myself that the one and only Cherry Liquor will be hosting our Burlesque Showcase. If youve never seen or heard her before you really wont want to miss this Expect breathtaking costumes gobsmacking dancing and hilarious…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
OCT
Hedgerow basket weaving workshop
Knoll Gardens

Join Tracy Standish a former countryside ranger to dicover how to use different hedgerow and garden materials to create your own unique frame basket.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01202 873931
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10
OCT
All Saints
O2 Academy Bournemouth

All Saints at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Monday 10 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest All Saints tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Less Than Jake
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Less Than Jake at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Tuesday 11 October 2016. 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: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
OCT
Jamie T
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Jamie T at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Wednesday 12 October 2016. 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: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Live Music with Sunstroke
St Ives Club

Join us for an evening of live music with Sunstroke. Music starts between 8.30pm and 9.00pm but all are welcome to arrive early for pre‐drinks at reasonable prices. Membership available ‐ new members always welcome. …

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01425 472087
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15
OCT
The Rollin Stoned
Mr Kyps

Including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction.Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and spectacular costume changes. They have been described by The Times as better…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
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

22
OCT
The Rhythm of the Choir, The Beat of the Band"
The Mowlem Theatre

Heroes Haven Swanage invites you to join us with an exciting night of all your favourite music and songs presented by The Band of the Hampshire Constabulary The Dorset Police Male Voice Choir and a guest appearance by KELP Shanty MenAll…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01929 422239
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26
OCT
Marty MacDonald's Toy Machine
The Mowlem Theatre

A brand new show featuring the voices of CBeebies Justin Fletcher and Nicole Davis as Pongo the Pig and Molly‐Moo the Cow ‐ from the team who brought you Marty MacDonalds FarmEveryone at Marty MacDonalds Farm is delighted with the special delivery…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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28
OCT
Bastille
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Bastille. You have to love a band that's name's a album Laura Palmer off the lead character from Twin Peaks don't you Beyond great taste in film credit Bastille's founder and singer songwriter Dan…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
The Block Party: [Halloween Rave Bournemouth]
The Old Fire Station

5 VENUES 3000 MONSTERS 1 WRISTBANDThe Block PartySaturday 29th October 2016Lansdowne Bournemouth21.00 ‐ 05.00Join us on the streets of Lansdowne Bournemouth this Halloween as 3000 monsters descend for The Block Party. With over 50 DJs & artists performing across 5…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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29
OCT
The Four Tops and The Temptations
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

The Four Tops and The Temptations at Bournemouth International Centre BIC in Bournemouth on Saturday 29 October 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Sunset Sons
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Sunset Sons at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Sunday 30 October 2016. 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…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
Bring Me the Horizon
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Bring Me the Horizon at Bournemouth International Centre BIC in Bournemouth on Tuesday 01 November 2016. 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…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
NOV
Jake Bugg
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Britain has a new promising young artist approaching the heights of success. Jake Bugg is the artist who became famous with his last year performance during the famous Glastonbury festival. At only 17 years old…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
Paul Simon
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

No one can tell a tale like this next guy. Most of us will remember him as one half of the highly acclaimed folk duo Simon and Garfunkel. He is the great echoing voice of…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
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

05
NOV
Michael Ball Alfie Boe
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Michael Ball Alfie Boe at Bournemouth International Centre BIC in Bournemouth on Saturday 05 November 2016. 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…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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