Boscombe Arts Fair launched

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  Boscombe’s Royal Arcade will be transformed in to an Arts Fair exhibition on Sunday 28 October 2012. An eclectic mix of original artwork by local artists, including work by students from the Arts University College Bournemouth, will be on display and available for sale. The Arts Fair has been launched thanks to support from […]

Bournemouth will NOT get traveller site

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Bournemouth will NOT get traveller site   BOURNEMOUTH council’s leader has said that four sites earmarked for travellers in the town will not be considered further. It comes as Dorset County Council gears up to update the position on the Gypsy and Traveller Consultation Report. Ahead of the announcement, Cllr John Beesley said: “Bournemouth remains committed to the […]

October children’s activities at Littledown

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  Have a spooky after dark adventure on ALTITUDE High Ropes this Halloween! During the October school holidays, on selected evenings, come along to ALTITUDE High Ropes Adventure at Littledown Park for a night of spooky excitement! If you dare, take the low ropes challenge, plunge to the ground on the 11.5 metre high fan descender […]

Events at Russell Cotes Museum

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  Jack Maguire – Friday 26 October Come and admire the collections whilst renowned violinist Jack Maguire plays and explains the musical link in this early evening performance. Jack will be playing pieces that he feels particularly relate to his favourite items in the Russell-Cotes’ collections with music by Elgar, Delius, Rimsky-Korsakov, Bloch, and the […]

RNLI tour 18th October

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Several BAHA members enjoyed the tour of the RNLI training facilities in Poole yesterday. It is an interesting venue to send your guests especially when it is cold or raining. The two Pauls steered the lifeboat in the simulator room in a rain lashed force 7 gale! Behind the scenes tours are Monday -Thursday 11am and 2.30pm. Friday at 11am and 3pm.

Town Centre Bid Christmas Campaign

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Town Centre BID Christmas Campaign The Town Centre BID officially launched last month with details of how it will improve the town centre as a place to be in business, and help you increase your turnover. If you weren’t able to attend, this email gives some more detail of the Christmas campaign and tells you how you can get […]

Coastal Bid update

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Background and update on Coastal BID Autumn Glow campaign This is the first application of the two year “Colour Your Life” theme jointly agreed between the Coastal BID and Bournemouth Tourism/BTMG. Campaign period: 1 October to 30 November 2012 Target markets: • Older couples able to travel mid-week • Younger “commuter” couples without children • Families […]

Visit Britain launch strategy to encourage inbound tourism

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Visit Britain is asking the hospitality industry to take part in a consultation on how to ensure the growth of  inbound tourists. The four areas targeted are to change foreign visitors often poor ideas of  British food, value and welcome. To improve Britain’s image especially any weaknesses and building on the positive pictures. Selling Britain to key markets within the travel industry. Make destinations […]

Late Night Levy

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Late-night levy on the cards for Bournemouth bars and clubs 3:00pm Saturday 6th October 2012 in NewsBy Melanie Vass DANCING ON A FRIDAY NIGHT: People hit the streets to partake in some of the town’s vibrant nightlife THE idea of imposing a late-night levy on bars and clubs or introducing a blanket closing time will be […]

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