Reportage by the Sea

Sat 17 Sep 16 - Sat 15 Oct 16

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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: 15:00

Lower Gardens & Beachfront (West)

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

BOBCOM launch event

Inferno by Walk the Plank

Sat 08 Oct 16, Time TBA


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


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


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


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...

Steve Edwin Photography

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 present 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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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.

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

Joly Vyann Workshops

Sun 09 Oct 16, 15:30


Joli Vyann is a multi-award winning dance organization set to bring a brand new show...

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.


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...