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Reportage by the Sea

Sat 17 Sep 16 - Sat 15 Oct 16

Become part of the Reportage team, get free access to a range of shows and...

Jellish

Jellish by Thingumajig

Sat 08 Oct 16, 19:00 & 21:00

Lower Gardens

A bloom of giant illuminated jellyfish transforms the streets of Bournemouth.

multi-award winning dance organization set to bring a brand new show to the opening weekend of Arts by the Sea

Lance Moi en L’Air by Joli Vyann

Sat 08 Oct 16 - Sun 09 Oct 16, SAT: 13:00 & 15:30 | SUN: 14:00

Lower Gardens

Joli Vyann take audiences on imaginative physical journeys, telling stories that excite.

BOBCOM launch event

Inferno by Walk the Plank

Sat 08 Oct 16, 20:30

The Waterfront, Pier Approach

Hear the beat, feel the heat at the seafront Inferno: a bespoke production and unique...

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Mr Wilson’s Second Liners

Sat 08 Oct 16, Sea of Freaks Procession: 20:00 / Inferno: 20:30

Triangle / Seafront

Mr Wilson’s form a traditional New Orleans Second Line.

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The Urban Astronaut by Highly Sprung

Sat 08 Oct 16, 13:00, 15:30 & 17:30

Pier Approach

This award winning performance will be a true highlight of opening afternoon and an experience...

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Samba Storm

Sat 08 Oct 16, 12:00, 14:00 & 16:00

Bournemouth

SoundStorm, Bournemouth and Poole’s award winning Music Education Hub, will launch their brand new ensemble, ‘Samba...

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LED Throwies

Sat 08 Oct 16, 19:30 - 23:00

Central Gardens, Bournemouth

Bournemouth’s Nightclub Chaplaincy once again take on the night, this time in Bournemouth Gardens with...

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Wheelhouse by Acrojou

Sat 08 Oct 16, Lower Gardens: 14:30, Pier Approach: 16:40

Lower Gardens & Pier Approach

Stunning design and theatrical acrobatics, housed in an exquisite, hand-built rolling theatre set. The Wheel...

Aurora Starr

Aurora Starr

Sat 08 Oct 16, Town Square: 12:00, Lower Gardens: 13:00 14:00 & 15:00

Town Square & Lower Gardens

Puerto Rican burlesque performer Aurora Starr is a fascinating Mermaid by The Sea.......

Icarus - Beach Patrol (1)

Icarus by The Sea

Sat 08 Oct 16, Lower Gardens: 14:00 & 16:00, Seafront: 15:00

Lower Gardens

You'll need CPR after these mustachioed musclemen have bared their biceps while diverting danger.

Photo: Philip Andrews

Kitsch n Sync presents ‘Bedraggled’

Sat 08 Oct 16 - Sun 09 Oct 16, Bandstand: 11:35 & 14:30 Walkabout: 12:00, 14:00 & 14:45

Bandstand & Lower Gardens

Behold the bedraggled beauties, swept up on the shore, serenading shipwrecked sailors with their sublime,...

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Sounds by the Sea: Key Lime Pi

Sat 08 Oct 16, 17:00

Lower Gardens to Town Square

Key Lime Pi is a 9 piece Ska, Funk and Dance band based in Hampshire....

Shipping Forecast

ARTIST OPEN CALL: Shipping Forecast

Sat 08 Oct 16, 19:00 - 23:00

The Beach (West)

Visit Bournemouth Gardens and Seafront and be mesmerised by Artist Open Call Winners’ Shipping Forecast....

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All at Sea by Acrojou

Sun 09 Oct 16, Town Square: 12:00 Pier Approach: 14:30

Town Square & Pier Approach

One of the UK’s leading independent circus and street arts companies.

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Sounds by the Sea: Me and My Friends

Sun 09 Oct 16, 15:00

Bandstand

Towering harmonies, unstoppably hip-shaking grooves, stunningly inventive cello and clarinet: somehow all come together seamlessly...

Tantz

Sounds by the Sea: Tantz

Sun 09 Oct 16, 13:00

Bandstand

London based klezmer/Balkan beats/gypsy jazz bohemians Tantz perform at the iconic Bandstand!

CalicoJack

Sounds by the Sea: Calico Jack

Sun 09 Oct 16, 17:00

Bandstand

...melodic mashup of Eastern European folk, sea shanties and carnival chaos driven by galloping beats...

Liz Aggiss

SLAP AND TICKLE by Liz Aggiss

Thu 13 Oct 16, 20:00, Post Show Talk: 21:00

Pavilion Dance South West

The adults-only show navigates Liz Aggiss and the audience into a feminist soup.

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The Ball by Wet Picnic

Fri 14 Oct 16, 20:00

The Waterfront, Pier Approach

Do you like the sound of a completely immersive, decadent ballroom experience, right by the...

Shipping Forecast

ARTIST OPEN CALL: Shipping Forecast

Sat 15 Oct 16, 19:00 - 23:00

Lower Gardens

Visit the Lower Gardens and be mesmerised by Artist Open Call Winners’ Shipping Forecast. Out of...