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Real juicy night

Went to see kings of the rollers, had blast, staff are nice, tunes were heavy, people were friendly... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Ollie M
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Foreverland

Prices arent great on some nights, foreverland is my favourite night please bring it back! Great... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Annabel K
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8 Feb 2019
“Can't tell where the toilet stops and the venue starts...”
8 Dec 2018
“Sort your bar out guys!”
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The Old Fire Station 36 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth BH8 8AD, England
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

Came here for a live music event. First off the place isn't designed for live music. the layout is terrible. The DJ booth blocks the view from half the venue channelling most of the crowd into a narrow space infant of the stage. There are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MaggerZ
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Saw Alabama3,Great little music venue, friendly bar staff,will visit again. But....ran out of diet coke,tonic,wine on Friday night!!! Come on guys! and why were the fridges full of VK that no one was drinking. And for some reason someone thought it was a good idea...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank baffledbyscience
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

What a venue, what a night. Religion with Joey Riot and Andy Whitby. Staff friendly, prices reasonable. No kids to water bottles which is becoming more and more of a thing in clouds, bit of an issue when your getting your stomp on! However this...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rachael1971exeter
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Often came here for the propaganda event which unfortunately isn’t on any more! It would be good to do more indie music nights as they were always great fun, cheap drinks and good variety of music. Great place for a night out!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bjc1996
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Went to see kings of the rollers, had blast, staff are nice, tunes were heavy, people were friendly (but scatty (in a good way)) and the security weren’t rude like they can be some times, was a good night. All that let it down was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ollie M
Reviewed 28 February 2018

we went here for a family concert. my daughter wanted to see bars and melody. the concert once going was fine. however the venue was half an hour late opening so on a very very wet and windy night we all stood outside getting very...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sj095a
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We love this venue! The Smyths are a fantastic tribute band and we see them annually in Bournemouth.A brilliant ,friendly crowd with a great atmosphere and inexpensive drinks.The staff are courteous and professional .Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank adrianwilkinson1104
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Prices arent great on some nights, foreverland is my favourite night please bring it back! Great night out though for students

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Annabel K
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My wife and I attended this venue last night to see the "Absolute Bowie" show. I had stopped in earlier in the day and asked to take a look at the venue before we booked our tickets and the manager kindly showed us around. I...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

This old building proved to be very good for a music gig. It was a standing-only venue with a large bar area inside the main hall. The evening proved to be a full house and sight of the stage was somewhat restricted. I recommend that...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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