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 joins forces with Waitrose to support mental health in Portsmouth

June 22, 2017

BH Live has joined forces with Waitrose to support local people living with mental health conditions. Each month Waitrose Southsea donates a share of £1,000 between three local good causes through its Community Matters scheme. Shoppers place a token in a box of the cause they’d most like to support. The more tokens a cause […]

New health and wellbeing facilities open

June 19, 2017

A partnership project to improve the public health and wellbeing facilities at Stokewood Leisure Centre, Bournemouth has now completed. BH Live and Bournemouth Council have together undertaken a sustainable plan to significantly improve the overall customer experience and encourage more local people to get more active. A brand new floor has been built, more than […]

More places on Portsmouth’s exercise referral scheme available

June 15, 2017

More people in Portsmouth can be prescribed gym sessions, swims and exercise classes through their GP thanks to an exercise referral scheme which is expanding across the region. People looking for help to manage symptoms caused by diabetes, hypertension, weight, cardiovascular disease, cancer, neuro-muscular conditions, a stroke, mental illness and emotional stress can ask their […]

Littledown food and music festival set to hit all the right notes

June 15, 2017

A brand new food and music event launches onto the south’s festival scene later this month. The line-up is packed with delicious food from around the world and live music. Taking place in Bournemouth at Littledown Park on Sunday 25 June 2017 from 11am-6pm visitors can expect the best of local folk, rock and pop […]

Top chef crowned British Sandwich Designer of the Year

June 7, 2017

BH Live’s Group Executive Head Chef Stewart Parker has been crowned Norseland Mexicana®, Applewood® and Jarlsberg® Category Sandwich Designer of the Year 2017. Stewart fought off winners from five regional semi-finals to earn the British Sandwich and Food to Go Association’s coveted title in the London final, judged by celebrity chef, Theo Randall. Theo Randall, […]

Portsmouth goes Wet & Wacky to encourage more youngsters into the pool

May 26, 2017

This half term, BH Live is launching Wet & Wacky fun pool sessions across the city’s public leisure venues. This is to encourage more young people and their families to spend time and have fun together in the pool. Weekly Wet & Wacky sessions are aimed at children of all ages in both our adult […]

Sustainability programme gets five stars for BH Live

May 26, 2017

BH Live has been awarded five stars, the highest possible accolade, from the Sustainable Food City Partnership. This is for its outstanding commitment to sustainable food purchasing and activities in venues across the south. The Sustainable Food City Partnership promotes and rewards businesses in the Bournemouth & Poole area for embracing sustainable food business practices. […]

Leisure and culture trusts recognised at Sporta awards

May 22, 2017

THE work of charitable trusts to improve the health of the nation was recognised at a unique awards event in Sheffield last week. At the ceremony hosted by BBC sports presenter Andrew Cotter, sport, leisure and culture trusts from across the UK came together in the stunning Sheffield City Hall to celebrate a year in which […]

Portsmouth Tennis Centre wins regional award for outstanding tennis in Hampshire

May 18, 2017

Portsmouth Tennis Centre, which is operated by BH Live in partnership with Portsmouth City Council, has received the regional Aegon British Tennis Award in recognition of its all-inclusive disability tennis programme. The awards are a joint initiative between The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), the Tennis Foundation, partner Aegon and 40 local and national tennis associations, […]

Show cancer the red card this Saturday

May 17, 2017

BH Live is taking part in a cancer awareness and screening event in the Sovereign Centre, High St, Boscombe, this Saturday 20 May 2017. Residents are invited to come along for a chance to win a signed AFC Bournemouth football shirt and passes to BH Live activities. To help raise awareness of cancer symptoms and […]

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