O2 Academy Bournemouth

570 Christchurch Road, Boscombe Bournemouth United Kingdom BH1 4BH

General Info

Address
O2 Academy Bournemouth,
570 Christchurch Road,
Boscombe,
BH1 4BH
The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth,
36 Holdernhurst Rd,
BH8 8AD

Travel:
- To find O2 Academy Bournemouth www.maps.google.co.uk
- AA Route Planner www.theaa.com
- For travel information in and around Bournemouth call Traveline South West 0871 200 2233, visit www.travelinesw.com
Nearest Car Park:
- Free parking is available from 6pm at Hawkwood Road (2 minutes from venue)
- Sovereign Centre car park (24hr on ground level)
Nearest Train Station:
- Pokesdown
- Bournemouth Train station (5 minute taxi ride)
- For more information visit www.southwesttrains.co.uk or www.nationalrail.co.uk
Nearest Bus:
- Plan your journey at www.gettingabout.info
- For long distance visit www.nationalexpress.com

Book Tickets:
- To purchase tickets in person, O2 Academy Bournemouth Box Office is open Monday to Friday 11am-5:30pm and Saturday 12pm-4pm.
- Door sales on the night of a show are CASH ONLY.

Disabled Bookings:
- Call Box Office Manager on 01202 399922 between 10am - 6pm (Monday - Friday) or boxoffice@o2academybournemouth.co.uk
Age Restrictions:
- Gigs: The minimum age is 8 unless with written permission from venue management. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.
- Under 18s events are 13 to 17yrs only
- Clubs: Strictly over 18s (Photographic ID will be required)

Accessible Area & Facilities
Entry to the venue is via the front doors and is level access. On arrival the box office is just inside the front doors and has level access through to the main auditorium.
There are two areas at O2 Academy Bournemouth for disabled patrons.
Ground Floor - the ground floor has level access from the entrance and will be made on a show by show basis to suit customer needs.
Dress Circle - there is an area located in the Dress Circle which is accessed by stairs. The area can accommodate up to approximately 15 people
There is 1 accessible toilet on the Ground Floor this is accessed by a radar key.


About
O2 Academy Bournemouth originally opened as The Grand Pavilion Theatre in 1895 with various incarnations over the years. It was first used as a circus, and in 1899 became The Boscombe Grand Theatre for its music hall days and The Boscombe Hippodrome several years later. In recent times it has converted to a dance hall, a Royal Ballroom and was a renowned venue for the disco era of the 70s, club acts of the 80s and the dance explosion of the 90s. A Grade II listed building, in more recent times, it changed to the Opera House and still boasts a magnificent interior with period features, including the proscenium arch, art-deco styling and ornate steel work. The main auditorium is the heart of the venue. A stunning theatre, there are three levels for seating, plus royal boxes and booths.

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29 Events for O2 Academy Bournemouth 29 Events

  • 13 Sep 2014 Sat 20:00
  • The September Shuffle

    Sat 20:00
  • 23 Sep 2014 Tue 19:00
  • The Horrors

    Tue 19:00
  • 27 Sep 2014 Sat 22:00
  • Chase And Status (DJ Set)

    Sat 22:00
  • 30 Sep 2014 Tue 22:00
  • FML - It's Freshers

    Tue 22:00
  • 02 Oct 2014 Thu 19:00
  • Wilkinson - Lasers Not Included Tour

    Thu 19:00
  • 04 Oct 2014 Sat 22:00
  • Garage Nation

    Sat 22:00
  • 10 Oct 2014 Fri 22:00
  • Eats Everything

    Fri 22:00
  • 15 Oct 2014 Wed 19:00
  • Ella Eyre

    Wed 19:00
  • 17 Oct 2014 Fri 22:00
  • THE MONSTER BALL - PAUL VAN DYK (2hr Set)

    Fri 22:00
  • 20 Oct 2014 Mon 19:00
  • Johnny Marr

    Mon 19:00
  • 25 Oct 2014 Sat 20:00
  • 1 Big Reunion

    Sat 20:00
  • 30 Oct 2014 Thu 19:00
  • Counting Crows

    Thu 19:00
  • Sorry, this event has been cancelled.
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  • 06 Nov 2014 Thu 19:00
  • Boomtown Rats: Ratlife UK Tour 2014

    Thu 19:00
  • 10 Nov 2014 Mon 19:00
  • Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters

    Mon 19:00
  • Sold Out
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