Four Tops at Brighton Dome

Celebrating Black History Month: A glimpse into our past...

23 Oct 2017

Throughout its history, Brighton Dome has played host to some of the world’s finest black and Asian artists, across artforms, from Jimi Hendrix in 1967 to Anoushka Shankar in 2003.Among the legends who have graced the stage at Brighton Dome are early jazz pioneers, the Southern Syncopated Orchestra, which played at Brighton…

Celebrating Black History Month: Family Open Day at Brighton Dome

20 Oct 2017

We had a wonderful time hosting the celebration of African Caribbean arts and culture at the Black History Month Family Day.Thank you to everyone who came along to enjoy this special event and to those who contributed their time and energy. We remember some of our favourite moments with this photo gallery...Maracatu opened…
Dorothy Stringer school celebrates Monk's 100th

Brighton school children celebrate centenary of Thelonious Monk

18 Oct 2017

Young musicians celebrate Thelonious Monk’s 100th birthday ahead of Nu Civilisation Orchestra's concert. The gala concert led by award-winning pianist and composer, Peter Edwards, will also include young musicians from Brighton schools as part of ‘The Jazz Ticket’.Young musicians from Dorothy Stringer School…
meaning conference at Brighton Dome

When art meets economics: exploring a better future at Meaning 2017

17 Oct 2017

On Thu 16 Nov, we’re looking forward to welcoming the sixth annual Meaning conference to our Brighton Dome Concert Hall. Meaning is a business conference, but a very different kind of business conference: one for people with a belief that business can play a better, more creative role in our world and in our lives.For…
what if i told you

Pauline Mayers on the inspiration behind her brave and fierce blend of dance & theatre: What If I Told You?

17 Oct 2017

Pauline Mayers' upcoming show What If I Told You? gets us up on our feet and invites us to reconsider the stories we tell about our past and the history on which we build our futures. Mayers tells us about her interest in combining movement and theatre, and sharing her experiences as a British Black woman.Can…
Tap Factory at Brighton Dome

Dazzling dance, Handa’s Surprise, Senegalese cuisine, collage & more this half term

11 Oct 2017

From the potent cocktail of dance, music and comedy that is Tap Factory to the classic storytelling, puppetry and song of Handa’s Surprise, there’s lots of activities to keep the whole family entertained this half term.Tap Factory12 oil barrels, one stepladder, four bins and a bucket blend with the breathtaking tap…

Interview: GoGo Penguin on re-scoring cult film Koyaanisqatsi

9 Oct 2017

Jazz electronica trio GoGo Penguin have re-scored Godfrey Reggio’s cult film Koyaanisqatsi. Pianist Chris Illingworth tells us about the creative process, and following (or not) in Philip Glass’ footsteps.How did it come about that you chose to re-score Koyaanisqatsi?There's a great arts venue in Manchester…

Brighton Dome marks World Mental Health Day with free dance performance Witness This

6 Oct 2017

Brighton Dome marks World Mental Health Day on Tue 10 Oct with Witness This a free dance performance which shines a spotlight on mental health. Witness This by Company Chameleon (Tue 10 Oct, 1pm & 4pm at Jubilee Square) is a moving and emotional portrayal of how loved ones cope when mental health problems…

Searching for deeper meaning in work, in business and in economics.

2 Oct 2017

This November we once again host Meaning - an alternative business conference that celebrates and brings together bold ideas from the progressive edges of business.At Meaning, 500 passionate people will gather to hear from a range of speakers who are achieving world-changing things in unusual ways - using their…