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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Bent was an LGBT nightclub on Poole Hill.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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