What is Bournemouth known for?

prominent roles

, Hampshire now Dorset) is an English (England) stage and television actor. His most prominent roles include Willie Caine in the cold-war (Cold War) spy drama series ''The Sandbaggers'' (1978–80), and also as Harry Brown in the television mini-series ''Harry's Game'' (1982). DATE OF BIRTH 18 May 1940 PLACE OF BIRTH Bournemouth, Hampshire (now Dorset), England DATE OF DEATH In later life he retired to Bournemouth and was living

small guest

Wikipedia:Bournemouth Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Dorset Bournemouth Commons:Bournemouth

incredible number

a short walk from the town centre, Bournemouth International Centre and Blue Flag beaches. Splurge * '''The Royal Bath Hotel''' near Westover Road, central to shopping and the beach. Stay safe There is an absolutely incredible number of stag and hen parties passing through the centre during the summer, but they tend to be loud rather than dangerous. Drunken youths tend to congregate in Old Christchurch Rd late at night — it is safe the rest of the time. Go next

band family

bassist (bass guitar), guitarist, keyboardist, singer (singing) and songwriter. He was born in Willington, Derbyshire, and grew up in Bournemouth. He has been a professional musician since the late 1960s. He initially rose to fame in progressive rock with bands such as Mogul Thrash, Family (Family (band)), King Crimson, Roxy Music Bryan Ferry, Uriah Heep (Uriah Heep (band)), UK (UK (music group)), Jack-Knife, and Wishbone Ash. His

dance film

event which combines a market with live cookery demonstrations. The Arts by the Sea Festival is a mix of dance, film, theatre, literature, and music

stage school

birth_place Bournemouth, United Kingdom birthname Biography Alison Newman was born in Bournemouth, Hampshire (now Dorset). She has one sister called Sarah. Both her parents were school teachers who encouraged her to take up acting as a hobby, but discouraged her from attending stage school when she was younger, a decision she subsequently agreed was probably sensible. Instead she joined the National Youth Theatre

design architecture

of Britain''' was a national exhibition (Art exhibition) in Britain in the summer of 1951. It was organised by the government to give Britons a feeling of recovery in the aftermath of war (Second world war) and to promote the British contribution to science, technology, industrial design, architecture and the arts. The Festival's centrepiece was in London on the South Bank of the Thames (River Thames). There were events in Poplar (Poplar, London) (Architecture), Battersea (Battersea Park) (The Festival Pleasure Gardens), South Kensington (Science) and Glasgow (Industrial Power). Festival celebrations took place in Cardiff, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath (Bath, Somerset), Perth (Perth, Scotland), Bournemouth, York, Aldeburgh, Inverness, Cheltenham, Oxford and elsewhere ''The Festival of Britain'' (Official Book of the Festival of Britain 1951). HMSO, 1951. and there were touring exhibitions by land and sea. The Festival became associated with the post-war Labour government of Clement Attlee (Labour Government 1945–1951) and was rapidly demolished by the incoming Conservative administration of Winston Churchill (Conservative Government 1951–1955). The affair lasted from late 1877 to June 1880. Camp, ''op.cit.,'' 364. Edward had the Red House (now Langtry Manor Hotel) constructed in Bournemouth, Dorset in 1877 as a private retreat for the couple. Wikipedia:Bournemouth Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Dorset Bournemouth Commons:Bournemouth

solo music

Band . He has performed as a solo (solo (music)) artist (musician), and with The Distance (The Distance (rock band)) and also with former Whitesnake members in the band (musical ensemble) called Company of Snakes and with Bad Company. He also fronted The Jones Gang, a rock group formed by Robert, Rick Wills and Kenney Jones. He now performs as a solo artist as well as touring with his own band '''XBad Company''', with Dave "Bucket" Colwell and Garry "

publishing title

working on a sequel. The two developers agreed and commenced production. Wikipedia:Bournemouth Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Dorset Bournemouth Commons:Bournemouth

regular place

Lloyd (comic artist) David Lloyd 's ''V for Vendetta'', at the invitation of Lloyd, an admirer of his work. Playing career Burns began his professional career with Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.) but never made a first team appearance for the club before joining Port Vale (Port Vale F.C.) in October 1935. He failed to nail down a regular place and played just two Second Division (Football League Second Division) games


'''Bournemouth''' World Heritage Site. According to the 2011 census, the town has a population of 183,491 making it the largest settlement in Dorset. With Poole to the west and Christchurch (Christchurch, Dorset) in the east, Bournemouth forms the South East Dorset conurbation, which has a total population of over 400,000.

Before it was founded in 1810 by Lewis Tregonwell, the area was a deserted heathland occasionally visited by fishermen and smugglers. Initially marketed as a health resort, the town received a boost when it appeared in Dr Granville's (Augustus Granville) book, ''The Spas of England''. Bournemouth's growth really accelerated with the arrival of the railway and it became a recognised town in 1870. Historically (Historic counties of England) part of Hampshire, it joined Dorset with the reorganisation of local government in 1974 (Local Government Act 1972). Since 1997, the town has been administered by a unitary authority, giving it autonomy from Dorset County Council although it remains however part of the ceremonial county. The local council is Bournemouth Borough Council.

The town centre has notable Victorian architecture and the spire of St Peter's Church (St Peter's Church, Bournemouth), one of three Grade I listed churches in the borough, is a local landmark. Bournemouth's location has made it a popular destination for tourists, attracting over five million visitors annually with its beaches and popular nightlife. The town is also a regional centre of business, home of the Bournemouth International Centre or BIC, and a financial sector that is worth more than £1,000 million in Gross Value Added.

Search by keywords:

Copyright (C) 2015-2017
Last modified: Tue Oct 10 05:56:30 EDT 2017