Hydromania by Avanti Display - A family-friendly performance wowed the crowds in 2017 with humble beginnings and an epic finale, combined a vibrant interplay of water and light, physical performance and music set against an illuminated backdrop of the Town Hall.

THE UMBRELLA PROJECT BY CIRQUE BIJOU - This moving art installation created a kaleidoscope of moving lights, and illuminating landscapes in Bournemouth’s gardens. A beautiful sea of colourful, glowing umbrellas creating shapes and patterns and lighting up the local surroundings.  

Rising Sun by William Simpson & Toby Wiltshire - An exclusive Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival 2017 commission created stunning lightscapes on Bournemouth’s iconic pier.

Dr Kronovators Fire Laboratory by Emergency Exit Arts - Crowds helped assist Dr. Kronovator by preparing experiments on the workbench and got involved with operating his fire effects. Dr. Kronovator’s Fire Laboratory is a visual installation and performance piece that gives audience members the opportunity to get close, feel the heat and interact with ingenious effects. Or to just stand back and enjoy a vista of fire!  

The high -energy beats of Worldbeaters - The high-energy beats of Worldbeaters lead a procession in search of the giant, illuminated puppets of Dundu. The journey culminates with the interaction of musicians, puppets and audience sharing love, light and music.

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside! Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival returns Saturday 29th September – Saturday 6th October 2018.

Sign Up To Our Newsletter