The Bournemouth Pavilion is a year-round entertainment venue. It is located on Westover Road in Bournemouth and built the 1920s as a home for stage shows, Opera Ballet, Pantomime, comedy, dinner, dances, presentations and small conferences. With a capacity of 2348 people spread over two auditoriums, this facility offers loads of fun for its visitors. Well-known performers such as Dire Straits, Experience, The Searchers, Black Sabbath
, The Who
, and many others had played on the Pavilion’s stage.
The venue is located on Westover Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2BU England, and there are several ways of getting there:
By train and tube: Bournemouth is the closest station – about 20 minutes away from the theatre. After you exit the station, head east to Holdenhurst Rd. On Holdenhurst Rd continue walking to the south. You will pass three roundabouts, on the fourth turn right and you will see the building.
By bus: numbers: 2, 3, 6, 13, 16, 17, 18, 24, 32 and 33 can drop you off a couple of minutes from the Pavilion, at Royal Bus Hotel Stop.
By car: if you travel from London, take the M25 to Ringwood. After that drive on the A338 to the Bournemouth West Roundabout.
You can leave your car at the BIC or Pavilion’s parks. They are both public Pay & Display and hold a capacity of 835. The park also has parking bays for Blue Badge holders.
International: take a rail from Christchurch, Hinton Admiral or Poole. Exit at Bournemouth and have a walk to the theatre (directions shown above).
Accessibility for people with special needs
The Bournemouth Pavilion is ready to comfort every person, regardless of one's needs. The Pavilion is equipped with ramps and automatic doors. There are spots for wheelchairs users in the auditorium. Easy accessible toilets are available in the Foyer of the venue.