Find out what’s on and what’s coming up next at our venues. Hear how businesses, associations and political parties have benefited from Bournemouth’s coastal vibe and flexible venues. Learn more about our social mission and how this underpins everything we do. Discover what goes on behind the scenes to get events live in rapid succession.

BH Live heads to Venus Awards final

October 12, 2017

BH Live has made it to the finals for the prestigious Company of the Year category in this year’s Venus Awards. At the heart of the UK’s growing social economy BH Live’s mission is to get people active, promote cultural events and support the local and regional economy. Last year, BH Live attracted more than […]

National fitness day inspires local school children to get more active

September 28, 2017

More than 500 local school children threw themselves into physical activity to celebrate national fitness day – the UK’s most active day of the year. BH Live, the social enterprise which delivers health and wellbeing activities across the south, set out to to activate young people across the borough and demonstrate that getting active can […]

BH Live Active, Queen’s Park investment begins

September 27, 2017

A scheme to improve the public health and wellbeing facilities at BH Live Active, Queen’s Park in Bournemouth is set to begin next month. Venue operator BH Live plans to invigorate the venue with new Life Fitness equipment including resistance and cardio machines, free weights, a functional rig and lifting platform. The layout and flooring […]

BH Live set to get more people more active for National Fitness Day 2017

September 22, 2017

BH Live is flinging open the doors of its sport and leisure venues, swimming pools and gyms across Dorset and Hampshire to provide free activities for all as part of National Fitness Day 2017 – the most active day of the year. National Fitness Day, on Wednesday 27 September 2017, will see more than 20,000 […]

Chris Jarvis presents Arts Awards to local youth theatre graduates

September 21, 2017

Popular actor and television presenter, Chris Jarvis, recently visited Bournemouth Pavilion to present five local youngsters with Arts Awards – a celebration of their commitment to the Arts. The youngsters, aged between 12-15 years old, have each achieved a Bronze Arts Award: the first stage of a respected learning programme, accredited through Trinity College London […]

Venue Director appointed for Fairfield Halls, Croydon

September 15, 2017

BH Live has appointed a Venue Director for Croydon’s Fairfield Halls, one of London’s most cherished cultural event and entertainment venues. Neil Chandler will take up the position later this year and work with the project team and partners in preparation for the venue opening in late 2018. Fairfield Halls is currently undergoing a £30 […]

Liberal Democrats return to Bournemouth

September 15, 2017

Following a record attendance in 2015, the Liberal Democrats return to Bournemouth for their autumn party conference. This is the political party’s largest event of the year and will be taking place at Bournemouth International Centre from Saturday 16 – Tuesday 19 September 2017. The event features lively debates, policy discussions, fringe events, speeches and […]

Free sport and exercise classes to activate Portsmouth

August 29, 2017

BH Live is offering Portsmouth residents, of all ages and abilities, the chance to get more active for free at Mountbatten Leisure Centre and Portsmouth Tennis Centre on Saturday 2 September 2017 from 8am-1pm. Free 30 minute taster group exercise classes, for adults and young people aged over 16 years old, include Ashtanga Yoga, PiYo, […]

Free running events coming to Littledown

August 21, 2017

To encourage more local people to enjoy the benefits of being more active in the great outdoors, free weekly 2km and 5km running events will be taking place at Littledown Park on Sunday mornings from Sunday 17 September 2017. This is part of the Great Run Local scheme, delivered by BH Live and local volunteers. […]

New schemes get thousands of Portsmouth residents active

August 18, 2017

Thousands of Portsmouth residents have been inspired to get active since Portsmouth City Council awarded the contract to manage seven of its leisure, sporting and event venues to BH Live. BH Live has introduced an exciting new range of pay-as-you-go sport, concessionary and free fitness activities that residents have been snapping up. Portsmouth City Council […]

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