Heritage Stories

Explore our rich history and how it influenced who we are today

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View of the Stables

Brighton Dome's Architecture

From Indian inspired domes to stylish Art Deco details, Brighton Dome has undergone radical architectural transformation. 

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Black and white image of rows of hospital beds inside the Dome, with a chandelier above them.

Brighton Dome's Social History

Brighton Dome has been at the heart of the local community for over 200 years. 

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A large orchestra on the Dome stage with a big organ and plants pictured in the background

Brighton Dome's Entertainment History

From ABBA to Bowie, Brighton Dome has played host to some memorable acts over the years.

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A timeline of our history

A black and white photograph of Brighton Dome stage from the audience's perspective, showcasing the organ

Thanks to...

Over the last seven years whilst restoring the Corn Exchange and Studio theatre we’ve been exploring our architectural, entertainment and social history thanks to generous support from the National Heritage Lottery Fund and with help from our many fantastic heritage volunteers

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