Disabled Access Day

Brighton Dome will be marking national Disabled Access Day by focusing on the accessibility of our iconic Grade I-listed heritage venues.

Visitors will be able to take part in free Backstage Tours of Brighton Dome - wheelchair-access, BSL-interpretation and touch tours will all be available. 

You can find out more about Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival's programme of assisted performances and events - including audio described and BSL-interpreted shows, touch tours, and relaxed performances.

Plus you can learn about the work and services of other local organisations that work with disabled people, including Carousel and Possability People.

Disabled Access Information Hub

Fri 10 Mar, 2pm - 4pm
Sat 11 Mar, 12pm – 3pm
Visit our Disabled Access Information Hub to meet our Visitor Services team, and ask any questions you may have.

Find out more about the accessible facilities on offer at Brighton Dome - you will also have the chance to have a look at the seating options in the Concert Hall to help familiarise you with the layout.

You can learn about our programme of assisted performances, including British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted and captioned performances for deaf audiences; audio description and touch tours for blind and visually impaired patrons; and our relaxed performances for audiences with an autism spectrum disorder or a learning disability.

The Café Bar will also be open throughout the day, and you can find out about the work of other organisations, including arts charity Carousel and Possability People (formerly The Fed).

Backstage tours

Free tours will be available throughout the weekend which focus on the venue's rich heritage. Wheelchair access, BSL-interpretation and touch tours will all be available. 

Sat 11 Mar
10am -11.15am (includes touch tour)
11.45am - 1pm (includes touch tour)

Sun 12 Mar
10.30am - 11.45am (BSL-interpreted)
12.15pm - 1.30pm (BSL-interpreted)

Capacity is strictly limited so advance booking is essential - to reserve a ticket please email access@brightondome.org or call our Ticket Office on 01273 709709. Please include your name, phone number, email address, date and time of your preferred tour, number of places required, and any accessibility requirements.

Fri 10 Mar
Stalls: 2pm - 4pm

Sat 11 Mar
Tours: 10am & 11.45am
Stalls: 12pm - 3pm

Sun 12 Mar
Tours: 10.30am & 12.15pm
Concert Hall
Other info
Accessibility at Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival is supported by Your London Gatwick Airport

Image courtesy of Candodo Dance Company © Hugo Glendinning