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

24
MAR
Kong : Skull Island (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

This compelling original adventure from director Jordan Vogt‐Roberts The Kings of Summer tells the story of a diverse team of scientists soldiers and adventurers uniting to explore a mythical uncharted island in the Pacific as dangerous as it is beautiful. Cut off…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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24
MAR
Quiz Night
St Mary's Catholic Church

Quiz Night for Poole Hospital Charity. Test your wits with General Knowledge sports film and television including picture rounds diploids missing links and beat the intro£7 Per Person Includes:Sausage & Chips & Vegi Sausage & Chips Supper.Soft Drink Bar Available.BYOB ‐ Small…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01202 263164
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25
MAR
Flower Show & Plant Fair
The Allendale Community Centre

The flower show and plant fair are run by the Dorset local group of the Alpine Garden Society showcasing the plant‐growing talents of the members who will be pleased to talk with you about their hobby. Plants of all kinds not…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 285179
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25
MAR
Jaggers Comedy Club Bournemouth
Cameo Club Bournemouth

Each Saturday in Bournemouth we offer first class tertainment at our weekly show. A real favourite in Bournemouth for 12 years.Tickets can only be purchased in advance on our own website or by an approved reseller. We do not sell tickets on…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01202 552163
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25
MAR
Pipeline Theatre - Spillikin
Cranborne Cecil Memorial Hall

Its the 70s. Sally likes Debbie Harry Raymond likes making robots; theyre an unlikely pair. Flash forward to 2030. After a long childless and sometimes bumpy marriage Sally has Alzheimers. Before Raymond died he created a robot uploaded with his memories…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01725 517500
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31
MAR
Coastal Comedy - Raymond and Mr Timpkins!
Hotel Celebrity

Its freakish entertainment on a twisted stick the charismatically challenged uncle and nephew duo invite you into a world of stylophone rock anthems brushed velvet arousal and indulgent brilliant tackiness. Likened to Morecambe and Wise and the Two Ronnies anyone who can…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01201 316316
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02
APR
Bournemouth Bay Run 2017
Pier Approach

The 35th Bournemouth Bay Run in association with the British Heart Foundation takes place on Sunday 2 April 2017 Choose from a variety of distances all taking place against the backdrop of Bournemouths famous seven‐mile stretch of golden sand and sparkling seas.Price:…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01202 451702
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03
APR
Russell Howard Round the World
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Russell Howard Round the World at Bournemouth International Centre BIC in Bournemouth on Monday 03 April 2017. 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: Miscellaneous

06
APR
Oliver
The Mowlem Theatre

This hugely popular show tells the story of Oliver Twist the boy who asked for more and includes such brilliant toe‐tapping Lionel Bart songs as Consider Yourself Pick a Pocket or Two Reviewing the Situation…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
APR
Outdoor Yoga – six week course
Knoll Gardens

Enjoy an hour of energizing yoga with Jackie Hayfield in the tranquility of the garden before it opens to the public. Then stay to enjoy Knolls naturalistic style and visiting wildlife.First of a 6‐week Thursday morning short course 6 April 11…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 873931
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07
APR
Coastal Comedy - Paul McCaffrey
New Milton Town Football Club

Coastal Comedy has been nominated 2 years running for Best Night Out as part of the Bournemouth Tourism Awards and you can find out why Come to our fabulous intimate setting and see a top show of live entertainment. Our fantastic…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07717 762734
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07
APR
Rick Astley
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
APR
Burlesque Showcase featuring Coco Deville
Kinson Community Centre

Our stunning Headline Guest Coco Deville Critically acclaimed award winning burlesque performer Ms Coco Deville stands as one of the most unique and established burlesque artistes in the cabaret industry. With over a decade of burlesque and…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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09
APR
Beauty and the Beast (PG)
The Mowlem Theatre

Disneys Beauty and the Beast is a live‐action re‐telling of the studios animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience staying true to the original music while updating the score with several…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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11
APR
Speed Dating in Bournemouth
Bar So

Speed Dating in Bournemouth for anyone aged 25 to 40 Tuesday 11th April 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingbournemouth106466.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Bournemouths most popular singles night How speed dating in Bournemouth works ‐ When you…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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14
APR
Hospital Hunt
Poole Park

Join Poole Hospital Charity for the first ever Hospital Hunt around Poole Park.Take part in an Easter trail from 11am along with other fun activities. All entries get bunny ears to take part in along with a hot cross bun hotcold drink…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01202 448449
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19
APR
Diversity
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
APR
Howie Casey's Beatles With Wingsl
Mr Kyps

If youre a fan of the Beatles and Paul McCartneys band Wings get down to Mr Kyps on 21st April where well be playing 12‐piece band including horn section led by Howie who worked with Paul McCartney for years.…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01202 575909
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21
APR
Stand-up-Comedy Show Bournemouth, Jaggers
Cameo Club Bournemouth

Jaggers Comedy club first for Stand‐up Comedy in Bournemouth located at Cameo Nightclub in the Town Centre Jaggers is a really popular show especially with Birthday parties Stag groups & Hen groups. For 12 years this show has been a best seller…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01202 552163
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22
APR
Specialist Nurseries Plant Fair
Knoll Gardens

Meet expert growers and buy top‐quality locally grown camellias blueberries azaleas ferns and perennials alongside Knolls own multiple award‐winning grasses including some not available online. Local wildlife organizations plant societies and willow weaver will also be in the garden.Free admission to plant…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 873931
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25
APR
Guided Walk – Local Landscapes
Knoll Gardens

Join Dorset Wildlife Trusts Nicky Hoar and Knolls Neil Lucas as they take you on a guided walk across Ferndown Common to Knoll Gardens looking at the similarities and differences of the landscapes as you understand more about east Dorsets horticulture and…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 692033
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28
APR
Jethro - Bull & Bonkers
The Mowlem Theatre

Every once in a while there comes along a true comedy genius someone who rapidly gains cult status with the British public. Such is the case with JethroArmed with nothing more than a microphone and delivered to you in a warm Cornish…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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28
APR
RSPB Guided Walk - The 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. RSPB will then be at Knoll to meet…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 873931
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28
APR
RSPB Open Day . . . Members and Volunteers
Knoll Gardens

RSPB members and volunteers are invited to visit Knoll Gardens free‐of‐charge. To see at first hand how Knolls gardening ethos creates a beautiful wildlife friendly environment. Proof of membership or RSPB volunteering status must be shown at the nursery to gain free…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 873931
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29
APR
The Best Stand-up-Comedy Show Bournemouth, Jaggers
Cameo Club Bournemouth

End of the month needing a good laugh. We can Help Jaggers Comedy club is first for Stand‐up Comedy in Bournemouth located at Cameo Nightclub in the Town Centre Jaggers is a really popular show especially with Birthday parties Stag groups…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01202 552163
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06
MAY
The Only Girl in the World
The Mowlem Theatre

Arena Theatre present their latest production directed by Alexander Sanderson with permission from Micheline Steinberg Associates by kind permission of Glyn MaxwellA play about the final victim of Jack the Ripper Mary Kelly. Mary is sexy and devil‐may‐care; Joseph Barnett is a…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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06
MAY
Workshop . . . Willow Weaving for Beginners
Knoll Gardens

Willow Weaving for Beginners with Tracy Standish.Learn traditional basketry techniques to weave a useful and beautiful round willow basket to take home. Book online or at the nursery.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01202 873931
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12
MAY
Knoll Gardens Foundation Volunteer Recruitment
Knoll Gardens

The Knoll Gardens Foundation is a charity set up to promote a sustainable wildlife friendly gardening style which can create stunning effect whilst requiring little maintenance. This special open day is your chance to find out about the charity and the volunteering…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01202 873931
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13
MAY
High Mead Country Fayre
High Mead Farm

Come along to the High Mead Country Fayre for a day of new experiences. From pony rides to building a castle to pottery and massages theres bound to be something for everyoneHigh Mead Farm is a non‐profit community interest company which provides…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07517 328094
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16
MAY
Free Introduction to Islam and Muslim Culture Cour
Bournemouth Islamic Centre

With the increasing number of terrorist attacks associated with Islam and Muslims across the globe and the constant negative portrayal of Islam in the Media isnt it time to learn more about Islam and Muslims from authentic sources Includes: lunch information pack…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07813 811914
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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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