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.

Level Water boosts swimming lesson programme

March 16, 2017

BH Live has partnered with swimming charity Level Water to broaden its learn-to-swim programme and encourage more local disabled children to get active and enjoy the benefits of being more confident in the water. BH Live already runs a well-established learn-to-swim programme across the region with more than 3,000 people taking part each week. Level […]

Tourism awards success

March 10, 2017

Bournemouth’s Tourism Award winners celebrate success at the industry’s biggest ever event hosted last night at Bournemouth International Centre. The spectacular final gala awards dinner party was attended by hundreds of guests, dignitaries and supporters all celebrating the achievements of this year’s finalists and winners. This year saw the arrival of the brand-new ‘Green Initiative Award’ sponsored […]

South coast Sandwich Designer Reaches Semi-Final

March 9, 2017

The battle to be crowned Sandwich Designer of the Year 2017 moves into its semi-final stage. Stewart Parker, BH Live’s Group Executive Head Chef for some of the UK’s leading leisure, entertainment and event venues across the south including, Bournemouth International Centre, is one of just nine contestants in the South West semi-final. Judges chose […]

More people getting active with BH Live

March 6, 2017

More than 1,000 people have snapped up a new BH Live Active membership in Portsmouth and are getting more active thanks to a new citywide activity programme which launched last month. On 1 February 2017, BH Live began a new partnership with Portsmouth City Council to manage seven of the city’s sport, leisure and event […]

Key appointment to boost participation in Portsmouth

March 2, 2017

Following its recent expansion across Portsmouth, to manage seven of the city’s leading sport, leisure and event venues, BH Live has appointed a Regional Head of Operations to support its ambition to create a more active and eventful city. Venues include Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth Gymnastics Centre, Portsmouth Tennis Centre, Charter Community Sports Centre, Wimbledon […]

Events to mark 100 year anniversary

February 13, 2017

The South African High Commission in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will be marking the 100th anniversary of the sinking of SS Mendi which left 640 South African soldiers dead on 21 February 1917 during the First World War. The SS Mendi was a British 4,222 GRT passenger steamship that was […]

New fitness lifestyle show to launch in Bournemouth

February 13, 2017

A new national fitness lifestyle event FitLiving UK, the fitness show by the beach, will hit Bournemouth beach and Bournemouth International Centre this September. The inaugural fitness weekender on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September will showcase fitness at its absolute best, with over 50 classes to try, first class speakers and a fitness expo. […]

Bournemouth prepares for celebratory Bay Run

February 7, 2017

Bournemouth is warming up to celebrate the 35th year of the Bournemouth Bay Run on Sunday 2 April 2017. The Bournemouth Tourism Events team, who also organise the award-winning Bournemouth Air Festival and the annual events in Bournemouth, is currently putting the final event plans into place. With a nod to the 80’s this year – they […]

CAMRA Members’ Weekend comes to East Dorset

February 7, 2017

Hosted by East Dorset CAMRA, the CAMRA Members’ Weekend, National AGM and Conference is where members gather to discuss the organisation’s future policy and direction, meet brewers and taste their produce, attend workshops and visit local breweries and pubs. Each year, the event is held in a different part of the country to attract as […]

New partnership heralds a better future for Portsmouth

January 31, 2017

BH Live has pledged to help make Portsmouth a better city for everyone as it takes over the management of six new centres. Today [1 February] marks the start of a new partnership between Portsmouth City Council and BH Live to manage Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth Gymnastics Centre, Portsmouth Tennis Centre, Eastney Swimming Pool, Wimbledon […]

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