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Free running events coming to Littledown

August 21, 2017

To encourage more local people to enjoy the benefits of being more active in the great outdoors, free weekly 2km and 5km running events will be taking place at Littledown Park on Sunday mornings from Sunday 17 September 2017. This is part of the Great Run Local scheme, delivered by BH Live and local volunteers. […]

Family fun day gets more people active at Pelhams Park

August 18, 2017

BH Live is hosting a family fun day at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre on Saturday 26 August from 10am-4pm. Activities include an inflatable bouncer and half price pay and play tennis courts with free racquet hire. Play Football is organising a charity tournament with proceeds donated to support Terrace Tales – a series of free storytelling, movement […]

Swimming pool to benefit from first phase of citywide investment

August 17, 2017

Portsmouth’s Charter Community Sports Centre is set to benefit from the first phase of a multi-million pound investment into the city’s leisure facilities. Work to upgrade aeration equipment in the swimming pool area and improve energy efficiency will be done as part of plans to enhance sports facilities at Portsmouth City Council owned sites, operated […]

Portsmouth gymnastics pro honoured

August 9, 2017

Sam Maggs, Gymnastics Director at Portsmouth Gymnastics Centre is one of eight athletes from the region recognised by British Gymnastics for an outstanding contribution to GBR TeamGym. TeamGym is a competitive sport created by the European Union of Gymnastics. Athletes perform three disciplines; floor, tumbling and trampette – all requiring teamwork, technique and acrobatic skills. The […]

Littledown Family Fun Day

July 18, 2017

Plans are revealed for BH Live’s popular family fun weekend on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July 2017 with thousands of people expected to attend. Last year more than 19,000 people, including local families and visitors, enjoyed a packed weekend of activities and things to see and do. Now in its third year, expectations are […]

Crash course swimming lessons back by popular demand

July 14, 2017

To encourage more young people to get active and improve their swimming skills, BH Live is running crash course swimming lessons across Portsmouth this summer.   Aimed at children aged over four years old, the courses are suitable for all swimming levels from absolute beginner to the more advanced. They consist of five 30 minute […]

Littledown food and music festival set to hit all the right notes

June 22, 2017

A brand new food and music event launches onto the south’s festival scene later this month. The line-up is packed with delicious food from around the world and live music. Taking place in Bournemouth at Littledown Park on Sunday 25 June 2017 from 11am-6pm visitors can expect the best of local folk, rock and pop […]

New health and wellbeing facilities open

June 19, 2017

A partnership project to improve the public health and wellbeing facilities at Stokewood Leisure Centre, Bournemouth has now completed. BH Live and Bournemouth Council have together undertaken a sustainable plan to significantly improve the overall customer experience and encourage more local people to get more active. A brand new floor has been built, more than […]

Portsmouth goes Wet & Wacky to encourage more youngsters into the pool

May 26, 2017

This half term, BH Live is launching Wet & Wacky fun pool sessions across Portsmouth’s public leisure venues. This is to encourage more young people and their families to spend time and have fun together in the pool. Weekly Wet & Wacky sessions are aimed at children of all ages in both our adult and […]

Sustainability programme gets five stars for BH Live

May 26, 2017

BH Live has been awarded five stars, the highest possible accolade, from the Sustainable Food City Partnership. This is for its outstanding commitment to sustainable food purchasing and activities in venues across the south. The Sustainable Food City Partnership promotes and rewards businesses in the Bournemouth & Poole area for embracing sustainable food business practices. […]


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