5 minutes with...BalletBoyz artistic directors Michael Nunn and William Trevitt

28 Sep 2016

Michael Nunn and William Trevitt met when they were dancers with the Royal Ballet and formed all-male company BalletBoyz in 2001. Life. the new double bill from the company is coming to Brighton Dome.Can you tell us a bit about Life. and how the idea for the project was first developed?We imagined a show called…
Alan Cumming at Brighton Dome

Alan Cumming...in his own words

22 Sep 2016

Actor, producer, director and campaigner Alan Cumming will be joined by his long-time collaborator musical director Lance Horne when he brings his award-winning cabaret show Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs to Brighton Dome.On his first ever concert show Alan said:'I had wanted to do my own show for a very long…

Brighton Dome to host Roodle the Snowdog

19 Sep 2016

Brighton Dome is delighted to be hosting Roodle the Snowdog as part of Snowdogs by the Sea, an extraordinary public art trail organised by local charity, Martlets Hospice, in conjunction with Wild in Art, which will be held across Brighton and Hove during October and November.Inspired by the much-loved pet labradoodle…
Devoted & Disgruntled at Brighton Dome

Talking Point: Shall we create a European Union of artists?

19 Sep 2016

Ahead of our upcoming Open Space conversation, Devoted & Disgruntled, Phelim McDermott, Improbable Theatre, and Tanya Peters, Director of Artistic Planning, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, kick off the conversation with their own post-referendum responses….Tanya Peters, Director of Artistic Planning, Brighton…
Bring Your Own Beamer at Brighton Dome

Bring Your Own Beamer: a digital wonderland

13 Sep 2016

From 3D projection mapping to short films and interactive installations, Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB) is a digital wonderland showcasing all that can be created using a projectorThis year for its 5th anniversary BYOB had the highest number of artist submissions to date and Pop-Up Brighton has chosen 12 pieces…

VIDEO: Poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz talks about Layla's Room

8 Sep 2016

The voices of 1,000 UK teens are brought to life in Layla's Room, by award-winning poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz. Here she explains what inspired her to create the play. Why did you write Layla's Room?I wanted to write Layla’s Room because I feel very strongly about as many things as possible being out there…

5 minutes with... Sue Perkins

7 Sep 2016

The comedian, broadcaster and co-host of The Great British Bake Off, gives the low-down on her new tour Live! in Spectacles, coming to Brighton Dome in September.What prompted you to hit the road with your new tour, “LIVE! in Spectacles”?It’s a good time to look back on my life so far. I fully intend to live to the…
Brighton Dome exterior

Memories sought to help reawaken the Royal Pavilion Estate

7 Sep 2016

Do you have any memories of Brighton Dome Corn Exchange or Studio Theatre (formerly Pavilion Theatre)? As we prepare for their refurbishment we’d love you to share your stories with us and contribute to the history of our iconic venues.Alongside a major refurbishment of the nationally-important Corn Exchange…

Spotlight on… Until You Hear That Bell

7 Sep 2016

Until You Hear That Bell is a one-man show about amateur boxing and family told through spoken word within timed boxing rounds. Writer and performer Sean Mahoney tells us more about the making of the piece.How and where will the show be staged?In the Theatre space! The show itself has been taken to boxing gyms, community…
Bring your own beamer Brighton dome

Brighton Digital Festival at Brighton Dome

5 Sep 2016

With 2016 marking the sixth consecutive Brighton Digital Festival – an annual celebration of digital culture that takes place across Brighton and Hove every September – we’re proud to be hosting a number of events here at Brighton DomeHere’s what to look out for…Reasons To: (5-7 Sep) The conference for designers…
History & Heritage

Heritage Open Day: The Royal Pavilion Estate as it was and might have been

2 Sep 2016

Ahead of her talk at this year’s Heritage Open Day, Alexandra Loske, Curator at the Royal Pavilion, gives an insight into some of the lesser known facts about this gem in the heart of the cityLast year I became the Curator of the Royal Pavilion Archives and have been spending much time looking at materials relating…