Pivoting on the lower left hand corner of The Triangle lays The Expresso Kitchen, a small and fiercely independent coffee house the size of a large chest of drawers. Inside it flickers with the jovial glow of draped fairy lights against walls papered with the tanned newspaper of yesteryear resonating an age long since passed, the oldest piece of tabloid print dating way back to 1919.

Hanging from the walls are colanders as shimmering decorations that glint underneath a low resting ceiling lined w...

We've had another explorer join the Bournemouth Scene team! We're very excited to introduce James Kramer. So James, start off by telling us a bit about yourself! 

My name is James Kramer, and for the past six years I’ve been living in Beijing. I’m a fiction writer, poet and of late, sort of general journalistic hack. My work can be found at Jameskramerfiction.com

Well, we are very pleased you chose Bournemouth after Beijing! What do you get up to here in Bournemouth? ...

If you have been down to Churchill Gardens, Boscombe, in the last 2 years you may well have encountered some Pop Up Joy. 

The Joy Cafe, a pop up cafe that makes its home outside the Churchill Gardens youth hut, is now a frequent feature of the residential park and it really is bringing a smile to peoples faces. Founder Becky and her volunteers are out there rain or shine, and they together spend their time selling home made cakes, drinks and join in with the kids splashing in puddles (if it’s rai...

December 11, 2016

Bournemouth Scene's Daisy meets Jessica from Coffee & Dice, to chat Board Games, Christmas Gift Ideas and Bournemouth's first ever Board Games Cafe.

November 15, 2016

A while ago, when searching for something to do on an unexpected free morning, I saw an advert for a Walking Talk of Bournemouth. These are organised and lead by Hattie Miles, a Bournemouth local whose work with Bournemouth Echo over the last 24 years has given her a unique insight to the goings on of Bournemouth town and it’s flavourful history.

It seems only right that we, as people who pride ourselves on being Bournemouth’s biggest fans, should also be people who know a bit about our favo...

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