Bournemouth's LGBT History

Bournemouth's LGBT History

Love a blast from the past?
In this section we're keeping a record of all the LGBT bars, clubs and saunas that have graced the Bournemouth scene over the years.

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2930 The Triangle was one of Bournemouth's biggest nightclubs.

Ajays was a gay sauna located under the new library on Avenue Road in Bournemouth.

The Bakers Arms was a gay bar/pub located in The Triangle in Bournemouth.

The Queens Bar & Sauna was a bar, sauna and cabaret venue on Queens Road in Bournemouth.

Divine was a gay bar located next to The Xchange in The Triangle.

Bent was an LGBT nightclub on Poole Hill.

A contemporary and stylish tipsy café in The Triangle.

Passion was a gay bar/club located on in The Pagoda at 30 Avenue Road in Bournemouth.

The Branksome was one of Bournemouth's most famous and well loved LGBT venues.

The Xchange was one of the longest running gay pubs/clubs on the South Coast.