Obsidian

3,2,1... you have arrived!

Welcome to Obsidian home of the creative theatrical surrealist! 


  • Come and join us for a coffee and a chat!

    We serve tea, coffee, and cake during the day. You can check out our classes and community groups via this website, or pop in to our venue to chat to a humanoid. Our workshops and groups are thick and varied, so there is bound to be a an event that suits you. Come and meet likeminded people and make new friends, whilst honing new skills. We're all about the creativity and socialization.

  • As of 21st June we will serve alcohol after 6pm on a weekday, and 2pm on a weekend.

    We also cater for non-alcohol drinkers. Check our calendar to see our evening and weekend events.


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Writing/Performance

Doppelganger Dialogues

Live writers/actors submission workshop.  New written works are performed on stage by professional actors. The audience delivers constructive feedback.

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Imagination/Gaming

Dungeons and Dragons

Come and join us for an interactive night of Dungeons and Dragons. Beginners and Advanced players both welcome! 

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Music/Performance

Open Mic Night

Local Talent hits the stage! Come and join the fun and see what musical talent Bournemouth has to offer!

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LGBTQ+

Absolutely Dragulous

11th July, click below for more details

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Resident Artists

Come and see local artists art. All art is for sale on the shop floor. Below is some information on the artists presenting their work at the moment.

Andrea and Tony

To be continued...

David G Taylor

David G Taylor (B. Wirral, Merseyside, 1968) is an English Artist and writer -who combines collage, drawing and painting. Often using a neon colour palette and microbe-like-hand drawn shapes loaded with symbolism.

Chine Gallery

On the Dysfunctional floor of Obsidian is Chine Gallery. Local artist Andrea and Tony display other artist work as well as their own. The art is all for sale, buy an original piece of art