Arts by the Sea Festival 2017

Arts By The Sea Festival 2017 take splace from Saturday 14 to Saturday 21 October 2017

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival is a festival of dance, film, theatre, performance, visual arts, spoken word, literature and music. See a diverse range of performances from far and wide.
This week long festival is is taking its place on the cultural  calendarand this year see the return of the Festuival Fringe with over 20 experiences celebrating the diversity of this international festival.

What’s On at Arts by the Sea Festival 2017

Click on any of these links to find out more about the event, and details of dates, times and booking process.

The Celestial SoundCloud by Pif-Paf 

Dr Kronovator’s Fire Laboratory By Emergency Exit Arts

The Poetry Bus Info Point

The Cockatoo Art Bar (Alcohol served, 18+)

Beethoven Bonanza by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Labels by Joe Sellman-Leava

Funky Little Choir

Plastic Beach by Sol Cinema

The Umbrella Project by Cirque Bijou

The Sea Sphere by Show Globe

Mechanical Heart by Felicity Jones

LAND by Michele O’Brien

SEED by Pif-Paf

Davy Jones, the Deep Sea Fish by Rag & Bone

Sixteen String Jack

Hello Buoys by Kitsch & Sync

What Once Was Ours, Zest Theatre and Half Moon Co-production

Wandering Lionfish by Artemis

Litterbugs – Exhibition

Beach Clean with Litter Free Coast and Sea

Lobsters à la Cart by Artizani

The Rockpool by Kerith Ogden and Bee Jasco

Tuba Libres

Turning the Tide by Mick Stephenson

The Lumiphonica

Witness This presented by Company Chameleon


Rising Sun by William Simpson and Toby Wiltshire

Save Our Seas: Message in a Bottle by Lulu Quinn

The Umbrella Tree by Rag and Bone

Hydromania by Avanti Display

DD Allen

Life Boat by The Institute for Crazy Dancing

Mother Ukers

Selby and the Dharma Blitz

Live Score and Screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s Blackmail…

Legendary Lynn the Mermaid

Willy and Wally by Cocoloco

Atlantico Salsa Band

The Ballina Whalers

Bikes VS Cars and A Plastic Ocean double-bill film screening

Independent Street Arts Network (ISAN) is back ‘On the Road’

The Raree Man presents The Peepshow, by Promenade Productions

Topiary Traumas by Kitsch & Sync

All The Things I Lied About by Katie Bonna

JOAN by Lucy Skilbeck

Rewild by Livia Rita & Artists

Sixth Sense by Luke Jermay

Stone and Voice and Gabriel Faure: Requiem

The Dark Room by John Robertson

Morale is High (Since We Gave Up Hope) by Powder Keg

Time Travelling Magicians by Morgan & West

“Surf’s Up” Family Rave by Big Fish Little Fish

Aqua Sonic & Church for the Night

Sense of Unity by Dundu and Worldbeaters

Litterbugs – Workshop


Arts by The Sea 2016 was spectacular and we’re pretty sure 2017 is going be just as great, so why not come down for a few days and enjoy some fabulous, free (mostly) acts and workshops! Check the Arts By the Sea official website for latest information.

Book a short break to Bournemouth at the Whitehall Hotel for Arts By The Sea 2017.