Russell Kane, Paolo Nutini and X Factor Live headline this month’s live entertainment in Dorset.

Russell Kane's Smallness Tour comes to Bournemouth ©PA

Russell Kane’s Smallness Tour comes to Bournemouth ©PA



Poole Lighthouse

Desert explores the true story of the WikiLeaks scandal, where US Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks. This show blends real transcripts with imagined events to tell the story of the solider that was at the heart of the conflict between the US Government and WikiLeaks.

Phoenix Dance Theatre
Poole Lighthouse

The Leeds-based ten-strong troupe, who are an internationally renowned dance company are coming to Poole to amaze audiences with their classic and contemporary dance entertainment.

Wrong ‘Un - A Suffragette’s Story
Poole Lighthouse

The one-woman musical is set at the heart of the suffragette movement and tells the story of Lancashire mill-girl Annie Wilde who fought for the right to have a voice in a world dominated by men.

Circus of Horrors
Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

The show full of bizarre yet fascinating stunts has achieved cult status since it was first conceived at Glastonbury Festival in 1995. The Circus of Horrors has travelled around the world and wowed audiences on Britain’s Got Talent when they made it to the semi-finals. Join undead ring-master Dr Haze and his Interceptors from Hell for sword swallowing, acrobatic and looney, dare-devil fun.

Fascinating Aida
Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

Founded in 1983, this satirical singing and cabaret show comes to Bournemouth to celebrate over 30 years of Fascinating Aida. With contemporary new songs and sensational old ones, fans of this super show will enjoy a fresh take on the favourite classic.

The Moscow State Circus
Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

Set in Moscow’s artistic and cultural quarter, Park Gorkogo, the hit circus returns to the UK to enthrall and entertain audiences. Audiences can expect exciting back flips, sky high acrobats, roller skating, amazing feats of strength, juggling and more. This is entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.



The Australian Pink Floyd
BIC Windsor Hall

Described as one of the best tribute bands in the business, the Aussie band brings the sounds of Pink Floyd to Bournemouth. Australian Pink Floyd will play much loved classics teamed with stunning stage lighting to make a night fans will not forget.

Maximo Park
Pyramid Plaza

This British alternative band are touring the country after the release of their new album Too Much Information. The band will play songs from their new album which is their fifth and arguably best yet.

The Old Fire Station

After playing at various festivals including Reading and Leeds last year, Temples are hitting Bournemouth as part of their UK tour. The English psychedelic rock band have released their debut album Sun Structures which offers a fresh indie rock sound.

Rodriguez: The Searching for Sugar Man Tour
BIC Windsor Hall

The American folk musician is coming to Bournemouth on a new tour, following his sold out shows at Hammersmith Apollo last spring. He will be supported by Chloe Charles who plays a stunning classical guitar.

The X Factor Live
BIC Windsor Hall

The X Factor Live returns to Bournemouth and includes performances from Luke Friend, Sam Callahan and the 2013 winner Sam Bailey. The annual tour is one of Britain’s biggest and this year will be no different.

Rebecca Ferguson
Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

The X Factor runner-up of 2010 is embarking on her second full tour since 2012 to perform songs from her new second album Freedom. The singer’s debut album Heaven went double platinum, and it is easy to see why with a voice as powerful as hers.

The Stranglers: 40th Anniversary Tour
Pyramids Plaza

The Stranglers first appeared on the English punk rock scene 40 years ago and are still going strong. They are celebrating their Ruby Anniversary as one of Britain’s best punk rock bands with a new tour that fans both old and new will enjoy.

Paolo Nutini
02 Academy Bournemouth

The soul-influenced singer has achieved worldwide success and is now bringing his talents to Bournemouth as part of his worldwide tour. He will be playing classics, as well as songs from his new album Caustic Love.


Russell Kane: Smallness
Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

Armed with genius wit and flamboyant ‘Jedward’ hair award-winning comedian Russell Kane brings his cheeky comedy to Bournemouth. His new show Smallness is a hotpot of thoughts about keeping things small when life gets big and is a show not to be missed.

Simon Evans
Poole Lighthouse

Having appeared on Celebrity Mastermind, Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Simon Evans has become a staple for British comedy, with his sardonic and sharp wit. A must-see.

Pam Ann: Fly
Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

The racy international comedy sensation bares all to reveal the quirks of flying high. This treasure trove of cheeky air travel gags is not for the faint-hearted so strap in and welcome aboard the Pam Ann ride.

Josh Widdicombe
Poole Lighthouse

He may have been the new kid on the block but now Josh Widdicombe has gone to have two sell out UK tours, and a hit television show The Last Leg. Josh is one of Britain’s most highly regarded comedians and his show will be a night to remember.

Sarah Millican
Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

Sarah embarks on her third national tour to educate the nation on the important things in life which include tips on how to teach a pensioner to swear. Her frank and hilarious gags will have any audience in stitches. This is a great way to spend a night out with mates.