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Bourne Free's Alternative Panto is back in 2023 - oh yes it is! Bigger and Better than ever before and now in a brand-new venue at the Barrington Centre. 

We welcome back fan favourites Sam Callahan, Lea Martin, Jax Walker and Jason Burch. They are joined by Nicole Faraday, Mrs Moore, Dandy Issues and Lady Alan who all performed on Bourne Free's Main Stage in 2022.

Friday, 04 November 2022 12:36

Bournemouth's New Venue - DYMK Bar

Opened on the 3rd November 2022, the team from DYMK bring the Bournemouth scene a fabulous new bar. DYMK Bar is at 158 Commercial Road in the Triangle, right next to where the Branksome used to be.

Monday, 11 July 2022 09:25

150 Photos from Bourne Free 2022

After a quiet few years, Bourne Free was back on the 8th and 9th July 2022.

The popular pride festival celebrates LGBTQIA+ diversity across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch.

See photos from the day here.

Monday, 04 July 2022 14:20

Bourne Free 2022 Main Line Up

Bourne Free is on 8 - 10 July 2022, with so much going on for all ages.

Here's the main line up for Saturday.

The Friday night of the 2022 Bourne Free pride festival is going to be MASSIVE!
The event will be hosted by Lea Martin with star turns from Charlotte Wood, Gareth Taylor, Jax Hall and headliner Max Fulham among others.