If you're looking to meet people in the area and like podcasts, try Podcast Brunch Club. You can sign up for updates here: http://podcastbrunchclub.com/in-person/bournemouth/ It's like book club, but for podcasts. It's a global community with local chapters all over the world. Every month 3-5 podcast episodes are curated into a thematic list that is sent out. People listen in their own time and then meet to discuss. It's all free. It's simply a way to make podcast listening less solitary. Feel free to bring along a friend!