Bournemouth International Centre

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The Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is an award-winning premier conference, events and entertainment venue, situated at the town's centre whilst boasting panoramic views of its internationally-acclaimed coastline.

Whether you want to see a show, enjoy some live music, be educated at a conference, attend an exhibition or enjoy some art, the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) can cater for all tastes.

Open since 1984, the multi-purpose venue boasts four main auditoria and provides the largest licensed capacity on the South Coast for up to 10,000 visitors with the flexibility for multi-hall conferences, exhibitions, meetings, large music concerts, dance and comedy performances.

Some of the biggest names in entertainment have appeared at the BIC, including Katy Perry, Michael McIntyre, Gary Barlow, Bob Dylan and many more and the Bournemouth International Centre has hosted many association, corporate, charity and trade show conferences and exhibitions. There is also a seasonal Ice Rink attracting over 80,000 visits each year.

Visit to see what’s on.

Multi Storey Car Park - 24 hours.

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Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Jan 2025)

* The ticket office will only be open when a show is taking place at the BIC.
Outside of this the ticket office at the BIC will be closed.
Multi Storey Car Park - 24 hours

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From London: Take the M25, then the M3, M27 and A31 to Ringwood. From Ringwood, follow the A338 (Wessex Way), to the Bournemouth West Roundabout. From The Bournemouth West Roundabout: Take the first exit and follow the brown signs to the BIC. The BIC multi-storey car park is off the roundabout at the bottom of Priory Road. From the North and West: Head for the A31 / A338 junction (Ashley Heath) just outside Ringwood, taking the A338 (Wessex Way) to Bournemouth. Then follow the directions from the Bournemouth West Roundabout.

Public Transport Directions

Travelling by Air and Rail Bournemouth International Airport is 10 minutes from the town centre via the A338 (Wessex Way). Thomson Fly, Ryanair and Easyjet fly to and from numerous European locations, visit their websites for further information.

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