Bournemouth venues

Bournemouth venues


Bournemouth International Centre  |  Hilton Bournemouth  |  Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel  |  Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre & Ballroom  |  AFC Bournemouth


Bournemouth has hundreds of indoor and outdoor venues for staging events of all shapes and sizes. These include country houses, academic institutions, hotels and the south-coast’s largest purpose-built conference centre.


Bournemouth International Centre

Bournemouth International Centre during a large conference, Windsor Hall, Theatre Style

Bournemouth International Centre provides huge scope for high-quality events in a beautiful beachfront setting. Give your next event fresh thinking while breathing in the fresh coastal sea air.

  • The BIC’s largest space is Windsor Hall, featuring 2,025 sqm  / 21,796 sqft of fully air-conditioned, purpose-built event space for up to 4,012 delegates.
  • Tregonwell Hall provides 723 sqm / 7,782 sqft of theatre-style space for between 250 and 1,100 delegates, with an adjacent bar able to host events for up to 100 delegates. 
  • Solent Hall is a functional space with views over the bay for up to 1,300 delegates theatre-style.
  • Purbeck Hall is ideal for hosting in-the-round conferences, exhibitions, receptions and sit-down gala dinners. It’s a circular and pillar-free space, with no fixed seating or stage.


Visit the Bournemouth International Centre website to know more


Hilton Bournemouth

Inside a hotel room at Hilton Bournemouth with balcony door open looking out to the city

Just a five-minute walk from the beach, promenade and Bournemouth International Centre, the Hilton Bournemouth is alive with quirk, character and exciting detail. 

  • The hotel offers 174 stylish bedrooms and 14 spacious suites with quirky minimalist décor and large panoramic windows.
  • The meetings floor at Hilton Bournemouth features eight rooms and a large ballroom for up to 280 guests.
  • The cool LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar provides panoramic town views from the hotel’s eighth floor. 
  • The hotel’s destination restaurant Schpoons & Forx, headed by Chef Matt Budden, serves modern British cuisine. 


Visit the Hilston Bournemouth website to know more



Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel

Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel, Main Entrance, exterior

The four-star Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel is a haven for clear thinking and inspiration, offering panoramic views across Bournemouth’s golden sandy beaches. 

  • The hotel features 160 elegantly appointed guest rooms, including six suites. 
  • 12 newly refurbished meeting spaces include a plenary room for up to 350 people theatre-style or 500 for a standing reception.
  • A fully-equipped leisure club features a heated indoor and outdoor pool, tennis court, sauna and gym. 
  • Brasserie Blanc, an onsite French restaurant serves classic French cuisine, using ingredients carefully sourced from UK farmers. 


Visit the Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel to know more 



Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre & Ballroom

Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre inside, set up for an event

Built in the 1920s, Bournemouth Pavilion is a Grade-II-listed Art Deco venue. It’s an ideal setting for celebration dinners, offering intimate spaces for conferences, exhibitions and seminars.  

  • Theatre-style conferences can be staged for 1,028 delegates in fixed seating on a raked floor, plus a further 420 in the Circle. 
  • A 900-capacity Ballroom provides an opulent backdrop for gala dinners and receptions. 
  • A flexible catering team and head chef excels in creating menus for specific occasions, tastes, and dietary requirements.
  • Bournemouth Pavilion is run by the same social enterprise that manages Bournemouth International Centre, making it a complementary location for the hospitality component of major conferences and exhibitions.


Visit the Bournemouth Pavilion website to know more 


AFC Bournemouth


Inject some sporting greatness into your next event at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium. The Premiership football club offers modern event and hospitality solutions. 

  • The 250-capacity Champions top-floor restaurant provides fantastic views over the football pitch as well as access to a decked balcony overlooking Kings Park. 
  • The stadium has 13 hospitality suites with patio doors leading directly out onto a seated balcony.
  • The Balfour is a versatile suite that can accommodate up to 300 guests with its own private entrance. 
  • The Bubbles Champagne Lounge is ideal for exclusive private hire, with its own private bar and decked balcony. 


Visit the AFC Bournemouth website to know more 

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