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All events are in venues within Bournemouth Town Centre.

The Festival Hub will be at Pavilion Dance (which houses three of our talk spaces).

Further venues are to be announced - and will be within walking distance of each other.

Pavilion Dance

Pavilion Dance is a charity arts centre located next to the Lower Gardens and is at the rear of the Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre.

The Bournemouth Writing Festival will be making use of several of its spaces, including:

  • A 180-seat theatre

  • A 60-seat studio

  • A 40-seat studio

  • Information Desk

  • Speaker's bookshop

  • Cafe.

The 40-seat studio is on the first floor and is accessible via a lift.

It is ideally suited for public transport, with all major bus routes stopping very close by. The Terrace Cafe is next door.

Numerous car parking options are available within walking distance.

The majority of tickets for the festival (whether at the Pavilion Dance or our other venues) will be puchasable through the Pavilion Dance ticketing portal. Buy gift vouchers here for events, talks and 1-2-1 sessions.

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Give a writer an extra special present

Gift Vouchers

The majority of events and activities will be bookablre via the Pavilion Dance website - including all talks, seminars, activities and 1-2-1 sessions. 

Treat your writers with a gift card to spend at the Bournemouth Writing Festival for Christmas or birthdays.

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