Like to keep busy, or want to ensure the children are kept entertained? We offer a host of activities and things to do at the hotel, and outside of THE NICI. There’s always something fun to do…



From lounging poolside on your own private cabana to taking the family down to the beach, there’s plenty to see and do here at THE NICI…

Places to Visit

From hidden gems to the best family-friendly attractions around, discover our favourite places to visit to make your stay in Bournemouth extra special…


A private cinema, games room, kids clubs and Children’s Pavilion (coming soon) – we’ve got it all. Family time at THE NICI is catered for the smallest to the biggest of our VIPs.


With a luxurious base and miles of coastline to explore, THE NICI is perfect for wet noses and wagging tails.


Gladys Knight: The Farewell Tour

Sunday 30th June 2024

Known for her collection of classic hits such as “Midnight Train To Georgia” (which remains one of the most famous Motown records to date), “Help Me Make It Through The Night”, “Licence To Kill” (the official theme song to the James Bond film), “The Way We Were”, “Baby Don’t Change Your Mind”, and “You’re The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me”, Gladys Knight is one of music’s icons, and her contribution to pop culture unparalleled.

Don’t miss seeing the incredible Gladys Knight… one last time!

Distance from THE NICI: 0.3 miles

Alfie Boe

Thursday 4th July 2024

Due to phenomenal demand Alfie Boe has announced five extra dates to his huge UK tour this summer, including Bournemouth Pavilion.

Alfie released his stunning new Top 10 charting album Open Arms – The Symphonic Songbook in October. Alfie’s homage to rock, Open Arms – The Symphonic Songbook sees the tenor rework versions of rock’s finest tracks such as Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ On A Prayer”, Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters”, Bryan Adams’ “Summer of ‘69”, & many more, into simply spectacular symphonic masterpieces.

Distance from THE NICI: 0.6 miles

Paul Smith: Pablo

Saturday 31st August 2024

Attention all comedy fans! Paul Smith is back and better than ever with his latest show, Pablo. Get ready to experience the jaw-aching, laugh out loud comedy that only Smith can deliver. This is Paul Smith’s biggest and funniest tour yet, and it promises to have you rolling around in laughter with every joke.

Distance from THE NICI: 0.3 miles

Texas: The Very Best Of

Tuesday 10th September

Here are 24 diamonds from a glittering career, in the year that they’ve been booked for a prestigious Pyramid Stage slot on the opening day of Glastonbury.

They are Texas and, 34 years since they recorded “I Don’t Want A Lover” then watched, gobsmacked, as it reached Number Eight, even they’re surprised at just how many roads the Scottish band have travelled. It was a point brought brilliantly home to Sharleen Spiteri over the last year, as Texas crisscrossed the world on an 11-month tour.

Distance from THE NICI: 0.3 miles

Jason Manford: A Manford All Seasons

Tuesday 12th November 2024

Jason Manford is back with his brand-new live show. A Manford All Seasons. Jason’s been busy since his last smash-hit stand up show, but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. A Manford All Seasons is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit the road and is sure to be “expert observational comedy” (The Guardian) mixed with “comic gold” (Mail on Sunday).

Distance from THE NICI: 0.3 miles

Mo Gilligan: In the Moment

Saturday 16th November 2024

Triple BAFTA winning stand-up sensation, Mo Gilligan, returns with his highly anticipated world tour… In the Moment.

As one of the UK’s biggest comedy stars, he’s achieved phenomenal success in just a few short years with two sold out national tours including London’s O2 Arena, three stand up specials and numerous smash hit TV credits to his name with highlights including The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan (C4), That’s My Jam (BBC One), The Brit Awards (ITV1) and The Masked Singer (ITV1).

Distance from THE NICI: 0.3 miles

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