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Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) & Bournemouth Pavilion

Bournemouth has always enjoyed the highest reputation as a premier conference, leisure and hospitality destination. Included in these praises are the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) and Bournemouth Pavilion. The BIC is a flexible theatre, pavilion and conference complex ideal for holding everything from large rock spectacles, including Adam Ant, Seal, and Alice Cooper to multi-hall conferences and smaller more intimate meetings, trade shows, exhibitions, opera, ballet, ballroom dancing, civic functions, sporting events and comedy performances.


Hours – Per Event

Prices – Per Event


  • The Rawk Roller Rink
  • Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Beatles and Bournemouth
  • An Evening with Donny and Marie
  • Starlight Express
  • BIC Backstage Tours
  • The Voice UK Live
  • Alice Cooper


  • Backstage Tours
  • A-List Live Concerts
  •  Live Theatre
  • Exhibition Shows
  • Conferences

Featured events/concerts at the Bournemouth Pavilion

Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Pavilion is renowned for hosting everything from large international rock spectacles to the most popular touring pop concerts including acts such as Motown’s Greatest Hits, The Everly Brothers, The Voice UK Live, Alice Cooper, The ELO Experience, Motorhead, Adam Ant and Seal.

Range of facilities within the Bournemouth International Centre for hosting events

The award winning BIC and Pavilion Theatre hosts a wide range of functions and events. These include conferences, exhibitions, A-list concerts, shows, plays, ballet, opera, banquets, civic functions, major sporting events, international dancing competitions and public dancing.


How much is parking at the BIC?

The car parks at the BIC and Pavilion are both public Pay and Display and are not reserved exclusively for patrons. Fee for the BIC car park is £6.00 for up to 4 hours and £4.20 for up to 4 hour at the Pavilion car park. There are also other car parks within walking distance and street parking is available.

How do I get to the BIC?

Travelling to the Bournemouth International Centre by Road

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.

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