Brighton Dome celebrates fourth annual Heritage Open Day

26 Aug 2016

Brighton Dome will be celebrating the rich heritage of our Grade I and II listed buildings as we open our doors for our fourth annual Heritage Open Day of free family entertainment on Sunday 11 September, 10am to 5pm.Events and entertainment include behind-the-scenes tours of Brighton Dome, which give visitors…

Podcast: Charlotte Brontë at 200 - stories inspired by Jane Eyre

26 Aug 2016

Brighton Festival 2016 saw us work with Guardian Live in a special partnership to deliver the Books and Debate programme with an impressive line-up of writers and commentators including former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, Orange prize winner Lionel Shriver and two Booker prize winners, Marlon James and Howard…
Sue Perkins at Brighton Dome

5 minutes with... Sue Perkins

23 Aug 2016

Ahead of her upcoming show Sue Perkins Live! in Spectacles, spend five minutes with Sue as she answers a few questions on her memoir and latest tour...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…

Autumn at Brighton Dome: New Season Highlights

19 Aug 2016

A new double-bill by all-male ballet company BalletBoyz, cabaret show from Alan Cumming, and stand-up comedy from Sue Perkins are just a few of the delights in store in the Brighton Dome autumn programme.In September, Brighton Digital Festival takes place and Brighton Dome will host four related events during this period,…

New Autumn-Winter season brochure out now!

19 Aug 2016

Brighton Dome's latest brochure is available for you perusal now! And we've not just gone to town with an abundance of excellent shows and events, but also with our covers - there are two for your delectation. Grab yours today from our Ticket Office, read it online here, or find it distributed throughout our…
Photo by Peter Prior

Brighton Dome Heritage: Sitting in the Stalls - you’re sitting in the Stables!

18 Aug 2016

A brief history of Brighton Dome Concert Hall Next time you're visiting Brighton’s famous 'Dome' (now our Concert Hall) to see a show try to arrive early. Take your seat in the stalls, relax and take a moment to imagine these surroundings as the home of Prince George's horses. That's right, not much longer than 200 years…
Royal stables

Phase One preparatory work to start in the Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre this autumn

18 Aug 2016

Since 2013 we have been working towards an ambitious culture and heritage-led vision for the Royal Pavilion Estate and its surrounding areas in partnership with Brighton & Hove City Council and the Royal Pavilion and Museums, starting with a major refurbishment of Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre.The…
Flit at Brighton Dome

Video: Rehearsals for Flit - the all-star multimedia live show with musicians from Lau, Portishead, Mogwai and The Unthanks

11 Aug 2016

A visually rich production exploring themes of migration, featuring some of the most influential musicians of today, Flit is coming to Brighton Dome in October.Led by Martin Green (Lau), the other collaborators include Adrian Utley (Portishead), Dominic Aitchison (Mogwai), Becky Unthank (The Unthanks), Adam Holmes…

Fantastic Family Events this September

10 Aug 2016

Brighton Dome has a fine variety of events for kids & families coming up this September. This includes our Heritage Open Day (Sun 11, 10am) which, as well as a fantastic opportunity to learn more about our history and the history of Brighton, features a Magic Lantern show that would have wowed the crowds of Victorian…

Quiz: What's Your Creativity Booster?

6 Aug 2016

This year marks our tenth year of hosting the award-winning Reasons to: conference here at Brighton Dome. Each year the three day event has seen the very best international speakers from design and code take to the stage and inspire, inform, entertain, thrill, teach and network with web designers and coders from all over…

Video: Icelandic surf film The Accord to be screened as part of Ocean Film Festival

4 Aug 2016

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is coming to Brighton Dome in September, showcasing a selection of short films which document the beauty and power of the ocean.One of these films The Accord charts the turbulent relationship between an Icelandic surfer Heiðar Logi Elíasson and the North Atlantic wind.…