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It’s dance… but not as you know it

21 Dec 2012

2013 Preview by guest blogger Elizabeth HughesFour very different and very unique dance acts pirouette into Brighton Dome in 2013 and you have the opportunity to share the stage with one of them.First to leap into the spotlight is BalletBoyz, the brainchild of former Royal Ballet principal dancers Michael Nunn and Billy…
Brighton Dome - The Lost and Found Orchestra

Brighton-based musician and composer Nick Pynn is Lost and Found this Christmas

21 Dec 2012

On the opening night of The Lost and Found Orchestra's Christmas run at Brighton Dome, we caught up with multi-award winning musician and composer Nick Pynn to ask him about his part as a 'Melody Maker' in the orchestra, and find out what it's like to be part of STOMP creators Steve McNicholas and Luke Creswell's…
Brighton Dome - The Lost and Found Orchestra

Brighton Dome's Great Big Christmas Twitter Giveaway

7 Dec 2012

It’s nearly Christmas - ‘tis the season of giving and goodwill to all. So, we thought we’d get in the spirit of things with a great big Christmas giveaway competition. We’ll be giving away pair of tickets every day next week.For your chance to win; enter on Twitter and complete the following:@brightdome…
Brighton Dome - Handbag

Love to dance? Handbag needs you!

7 Dec 2012

Royal Pavilion & Museums and Brighton Dome are looking for male and female performers to take part in the performance of Geraldine Pilgrim's participatory performance of Handbag on Sat 16 Feb.This is an exciting opportunity for anybody who likes to dance or just move - we are looking for men and women of…
Michael Rosen is Brighton Festival 2013 Guest Director

Michael Rosen is Guest Director for Brighton Festival 2013

28 Nov 2012

Brighton Festival is delighted to announce that the 2013 Guest Director is the celebrated poet, writer, broadcaster and previous Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen.Brighton Festival – three weeks of unrivalled arts celebration across the city of Brighton and Hove – will take place from 4 – 26 May 2013. Full programme…
Christmas Present idea Membership at Brighton Dome

‘Tis the season of goodwill and Membership Cards to all mankind

16 Nov 2012

Guest blogger, Elizabeth Hughes finds original and altruistic Christmas gift ideas at Brighton Dome.Excitement and panic are a heady mix which many of us experience at this time of year.Christmas is approaching! I’m gripped by childish excitement and nostalgia for twinkling lights and cosy firesides. I’m also fighting…
Brighton Dome - The Lost and Found Orchestra

Get involved with a STOMP-ing great Christmas Competition!

15 Nov 2012

Brighton Dome have teamed up with STOMP and the Argus to bring you a very special Christmas treat.This Christmas, the junkyard comes alive as STOMP goes symphonic in a breathtaking show for all the family at Brighton Dome. Now one lucky young person (under 16) can be part of the show – all you have to do is design us…
Brighton Dome - Joan Armatrading

Local talent to support award-winning artist at Brighton Dome

8 Nov 2012

Three times Grammy-nominated, Brit Award nominee and Ivor Novello winner singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading MBE will be supported by local artist Rag’n’Bone Man (aka Rory Graham) at her Brighton Dome show in November.The 27-year old Brighton-based artist was selected by Armatrading to play a 15-minute opening slot…
Brighton Dome - Stories from an Invisible Town

Hugh Hughes and Hoipolloi head to Brighton Dome

7 Nov 2012

Hugh Hughes returns to Brighton this autumn with his new show Stories from an Invisible Town; a performance that sees the award-winning ‘emerging artist from Wales’ delve into his family history and explore lost childhood memories. He chatted to us about the show and the power of stories for this month’s podcast.“If…
Lost for Words Day -  word games in Brighton Dome Cafe-bar

Words, glorious words...

28 Oct 2012

Poems, lyrics, plays and prose... Wordsmith (28 Oct–4 Nov) is a mini-festival celebrating our love for words. From the legendary punk poetry of John Cooper Clarke or the confessional theatre of Hannah Jane Walker, to the intuitive folk lyrics of Diane Cluck, the range of linguistic talent will…
Brighton Dome - STOMP - Lost and Found Orchestra

Family Christmas fun just became better value

19 Oct 2012

Not only are Under 16's tickets for The Lost and Found Orchestra half price, but Brighton Dome has teamed up with local restaurants Donatello and Pinocchio and NCP carparks to make the whole experience a bit easier on the pocket.Take your show ticket to one of the two famous Brighton Italian…
Efterklang at Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Danish orchestral post-rock band Efterklang speak exclusively to Brighton Dome

4 Oct 2012

Guitarist Rasmus Stolberg discusses the band’s trip to deserted mining town Pyramiden, unconventional recording methods and their collaboration with Northern Sinfonia on this month’s podcast.The story behind Efterklang’s new album Piramida is as fascinating as the record itself. Following a chance request to shoot…
Lost and Found Orchestra Brighton Dome Concert Hall

New season, new website, new look!

1 Oct 2012

It’s not only the seasons that are changing... We are back for the Autumn with some exciting changes which we think will help you find us here at the heart of cultural quarter of Brighton and which will also provide you with a great experience whether you are visiting as an audience member or an artist.Our sparkling…
Public Enemy at Brighton Dome Concert Hall

Do believe the hype

24 Sep 2012

Public Enemy celebrate with us in their 25th yearSome very special  guests are celebrating their 25th anniversary with us this Autumn with an exclusive UK show. Legendary hip-hop group Public Enemy head to Brighton Dome for a rare performance on Mon 29 Oct 2012.Thanks to their passion, urgency and electrifying…
The Paper Cinema's Odyssey at Brighton Dome Studio

Spotlight on theatre

18 Sep 2012

Theatre producer Orla Flanagan tells us what’s in store on stage at Brighton Dome Hilarious childhood memories, heart-rending love stories, masterful puppetry and a new direction in artistic strategy mark out Brighton Dome’s autumn theatre season as an eclectic and adventurous one.Our first season includes the latest…
Brighton Dome - Wembley to Soweto - photo by Thapelo Motsumi

Brighton’s Black History Month launches at Brighton Dome

14 Sep 2012

A photographic journey arrives at Brighton Dome in celebration of Black History Month Brighton Dome are proud to present John Cole and David Westhead’s extraordinary photography exhibition Wembley To Soweto – A Photographic Journey as part of Brighton’s Black History Month. It’s now open until 9 Nov and…
Marcus Farnsworth in the second Summer Schubertiade recital presented by Brighton Festival and London 2012 Festival

Schubertiade success

7 Sep 2012

London 2012 Festival and Brighton Festival’s first ever Summer Schubertiade - in association with CMP Festival, Charleston and Alfriston Summer Music - has been met with universal acclaim as both audience members and press hail the series of intimate concerts a success.The Schubertiade (a series of events that celebrate…