What's on inBournemouth

Welcome to Bournemouth

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Bournemouth - 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 Bournemouth to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Bournemouth

The Coastal Comedy show with Craig Murray!
Hotel Celebrity

Hailing from Dewsbury West Yorkshire charming northerner Craig is currently one of the hottest rising talents on the comedy circuit and you can see him right here at Hotel Celebrity Craig has shared the stage with some of the very best comedy…

TEL: 07717 762734
Foreverland Bournemouth • Cosmic Circus Rave
The Old Fire Station

Join us on a trip between the universe you and the dance floor Think colourful alien creations out of this world dcor and lightyears worth of confetti‐‐‐‐‐‐ WHAT TO EXPECTDiscover a whole new universe of sights and sounds as we introduce…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02089 641682
The Coastal Comedy Show with Stuart Goldsmith
Hotel Celebrity

Stuart Goldsmith is an internationally award‐winning comedian writer podcaster and host.With a reputation for smart accessible stand‐up Stuarts enthusiasm and natural charm conceal a quick wit as fearlessness honed by his early career as a street performer. Surprisingly candid about his exploits…

TEL: 07717 762734
Bournemouth Reggae Weekender 2020
Kings Park

Celebrating Bournemouths Rich Cultural Diversity.Join us for the 1st Reggae in the Park event in Bournemouth where all come together to pay tribute to music adding to the thread that weaves the cloth of togetherness and diversity within Bournemouth.The weekender will concentrate…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 07595 600549
Kim Wilde’s Greatest Hits UK Tour
Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

Kim Wilde is one of the most adored female artists of the 80s. The Voice of a generation of rebellious youth Kims punchy vocals and look of the moment alighted dancefloors and airwaves around the world. She was and remains a media…

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox
Bournemouth Pavilion

To usher in the Twenty‐Twenties famed time‐twisting musical collective Postmodern Jukebox will circumnavigate the globe in 2020 on their Welcome to the Twenties 2.0 Tour. The tour is meant to prepare the world for a new decade ‐ one that Postmodern Jukebox…


Tourist Attractions


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…

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…


Everyone is welcome at Snowtrax, from those wishing to improve their skiing skills to the outright novice looking for ski or snowboard lessons. You dont even need to hit the slopes to have a great time, just relax in our Alpine Bar & soak in the scenery.Our family…

Place Mill

Place Mill is open from 5th April to the end of September 2014, Tuesday to Sunday plus Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am to 5.30pm. Admittance is FREE.Place Mill is a carefully restored Anglo‐Saxon watermill situated on Christchurch Quay in the attractive Priory Quarter, only a few minutes' walk from…


Splashdown is the South's Ultimate Waterpark. In winter there is a choice of 8 fantastic rides. Each one with its own twists and turns generating a real buzz for the rider and loads of laughs, thrills and spills for all. The Spacebowl, Red River Roller…

Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle is a thousand‐year‐old castle rising above the Isle of PurbeckOne of Britain's most majestic ruins, the castle controlled the gateway through the Purbeck Hills and has been an important stronghold since the time of William the Conqueror. Defended during the Civil War by the ardent…

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