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BH Live pledges investment into local leisure centre

October 27, 2023

BH Live, the charity that operates leisure centres and venues across the BCP region is investing more than a quarter of a million pounds to revamp the changing facilities at Stokewood Leisure Centre. Stokewood Leisure Centre opened in 1930 and is a popular community leisure centre situated in the Winton/Charminster area of Bournemouth. Serving the […]

Party conference returns to Bournemouth

September 18, 2023

BH Live, the charity that runs Bournemouth International Centre for BCP Council, is delighted to announce that the Liberal Democrats will be returning in 2023 for their Autumn Party Conference. The announcement follows a competitive bid to host the event. This was led by BH Live, and Business Events Bournemouth (BEB), the town’s dedicated event […]

London Mozart Players open season at Fairfield Halls

September 13, 2023

London Mozart Players (LMP), who are celebrating their 75th birthday year, open their 23/24 season at Fairfield Halls with Story of the Fair Field; a concert on Saturday 7 October at Fairfield Halls. It tells the story of the venue’s development and classical music’s place in its history. LMP, who have been Resident Orchestra at […]

Join us for a free open weekend at Pelhams. We’re unveiling exciting new facilities

August 31, 2023

This September, residents are invited to check out the brand-new gym and group cycling facilities at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre located in Kinson, North Bournemouth. Over the summer holidays, the first-floor gym and group cycle studio at Pelhams have been completely revamped to create brand-new bright, welcoming, and accessible facilities for all. The new facilities […]

Funding supports new walking and social programme for people affected by cancer

August 25, 2023

A new exercise programme incorporating gentle exercise and peer-to-peer social support is launching in the Autumn thanks to funding from NHS Charities Together. Delivered across Bournemouth and Poole by registered charity BH Live, the exercise programme is aimed at local older people (aged 65 and over) who have been affected by cancer. In particular, those […]

Celebrating fitness for all with free activities in September

August 21, 2023

During September, residents of all ages are invited to try a host of free health and wellbeing activities as part of an annual campaign to get the nation moving. This has been organised in BH Live, the registered charity that runs leisure and sports centres across Bournemouth in partnership with BCP Council, and Portsmouth in […]

A summer of family fun in Croydon

August 2, 2023

As the summer holidays get into full swing, the Fairfield Halls team is pleased to announce details of some of the exciting events, shows and activities coming to Croydon for families to enjoy: On Monday 7 and 14 August, there will be two free magical storytelling sessions taking place in the Arnhem Foyer, featuring original […]

Lookout – there’s a new social hotspot at Littledown

August 1, 2023

A brand new outdoor live music and dining experience at Bournemouth’s Littledown Centre is getting shining reviews since opening earlier this year. Lookout at Littledown opened in May 2023. A recently refurbished bar plus a transformed outdoor terrace with rustic seating, brightly coloured beach hut booths, and luscious planting nestles underneath a pagoda-style canopy. The […]

Brand new super-sized inflatable obstacle course a hit!

August 1, 2023

AirJumpX, a brand new giant inflatable obstacle course at Sir David English Sports Centre is a hit with local residents! Within its first few days of opening more than 700 people aged 5 and upwards have taken to the brightly coloured super-sized obstacle course. Packed with interactive challenges and thrills, AirJumpX features include climbs, jumps […]

Get behind the scenes at Bournemouth’s iconic venues

July 26, 2023

Bournemouth Pavilion theatre and ballroom built in the 1920s, is once more taking part in this year’s Dorset Architectural Heritage Week celebrations. Taking place from 8-17 September 2023, the theatre’s younger sister venue, Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) which opened in 1984, will also be participating in the lineup for the first time. Both venues will […]

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