Suffragette Argus Article

Brighton Dome’s suffragette history officially recognised in nation’s heritage list

8 Jul 2018

100 years on from the first women in the country being granted the right to vote, Brighton Dome has been officially recognised as one of 41 buildings across England that were at the centre of suffragette action. The sites, which include Westminster Abbey, Epsom Racecourse, and Manchester’s Free Trade Hall, have been…

Photos: Take a peek at the latest update from behind the hoardings

4 Jun 2018

Our Studio Theatre is really making progress, with the steel frames now installed to form the new balcony seating. Heritage features of the Corn Exchange can now be seen, with the paint completely stripped off the arched roof. On the north side of the space, the balcony structure is complete, with the steel in place…
David Bowie at Brighton Dome

Local journalist Melita Dennett recalls the life-changing moment when she saw David Bowie at Brighton Dome

23 May 2018

Imagine, or re-live, the moment David Bowie performed Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane at Brighton Dome, on this day in 1973, with help from Melita Dennett's wonderfully detailed recollection of the show (even down to the nail varnish she wore)“And then came the news I'd been awaiting: Bowie was playing in Brighton.…
Brighton Dome - History & Heritage - Musical Milestones

Seat dedications - celebrating our performance history

17 May 2018

As part of the major refurbishment of the Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre we will be installing brand new seating, including fixed balcony levels in both venues. The work will not only increase the number of seats (up to 500 in the Corn Exchange and 200 in Studio Theatre), it will improve the sound-proofing,…

SPECTRUM: Interview with Strange Cages

18 Apr 2018

Brighton's Strange Cages are one of the country's most vivid live acts, a band that have made strides in their short existence gaining support from the likes of Clash, Fred Perry and Q Magazine. We caught up with Drummer Ellis ahead of their performance at the Spectrum all day Festival this weekend. When did…