Address: Exeter Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5BH
01202 456400 / Visit Website

Bournemouth International Centre

The Bournemouth International Centre is a multipurpose conference, entertainment, exhibition and leisure venue in Bournemouth, Dorset. The BIC has always enjoyed the highest reputation as a premier destination and is the largest venue on the South Coast.

With massive renovations and add-ons, the BIC is now even bigger and better than ever. The Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Pavilion have even more flexible space for concerts, shows, multi-hall conferences and meetings, exhibitions, operas, ballets and comedy performances- from artists internationally


Hours – Pavilion Ticket Office: 10.00 AM – 5.30 PM daily, closed Sunday. On show nights the Pavilion Ticket Office is open until 30 minutes after the performance starts.Bournemouth International Centre Ticket Office: 11.30 AM – 3 PM daily, closed Sunday. The BIC will open earlier on days when major events go on sale and on show nights. Please check the website for individual events.

Prices – Varied Per event

Events – Upcoming events include

  • 03/09/2012 – Jethro
  • 04/09/2012 – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
  • 06/09/2012 – Fascinating Comedy Mind Control Show


  • Dinner & A Show
  • Concerts, Broadway, and Events
  • Film Festivals
  • Group Sales
  • Gift Shop

Types of Events

The BIC hosts all types of entertainers including modern dance, ballet and opera singers. It’s a great concert venue. The complex also houses a convention centre and is the site of university graduations. There are a variety of Halls and meeting areas, thus making this venue perfect for organizing an event.


Theatre venue is ideal for concerts. Size is large, yet intimate enough to see the band. Balcony seats are available and sound quality is superb with the wooden roof. Venue is very clean and the staff is stellar.


Where can I buy tickets for events at the BIC?

Tickets are available on-line, by phone, over the counter from the BIC and Pavilion Ticket Offices or via post.

Are food and refreshments available?

Yes, Bar and snack foods are available for purchase. Catering is also available for events.

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