Air Play at Brighton Dome

Air Play interview: 'Brighton Dome gives us a chance to return to our circus tent roots, performing with the audience surrounding us'

30 Nov 2017

We spoke to Christina Gelsone about the flying sculptures, bespoke "in the round" staging & world class silent comedy of her Christmas show: Air PlayWhere did the idea and inspiration for Air Play come from?In 2010, we saw Daniel Wurtzel’s air sculptures in a video, and we were entranced. Our job, as modern…

Eat out for less with our favourite restaurants, before or after your Christmas show at Brighton Dome

30 Nov 2017

Enjoy some seasonal discounts off your food bill at some of our supporting restaurants: Terre à Terre, Pizza Express and Moshimo when you show your tickets to Air Play, The Snow Queen or The Snowman & The Nutcracker Live Score this Christmas. Remember to book online/by phone to let the…
The Snowman

BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year & Glyndebourne Youth Opera singer to perform Walking in the Air

27 Nov 2017

Two local singers have been selected to sing classic Christmas song Walking in the Air with the Southbank Sinfonia in a special event which brings together two seasonal favourites (The Snowman and The Nutcracker) on Sat 16 Dec. 13-year-old Raphael ‘Rafi’ Bellamy Plaice recently won the boys’ section of the BBC…

5 minutes with... Margaret Cho

22 Nov 2017

Spend five minutes with 'savage comic' Margaret Cho and discover more about what you can expect from her latest show Fresh Off the Bloat.If someone hasn’t seen you perform before, what should they expect?I am a savage comic with a lot of experience having spent nearly 35 years on the job!You’ve described Fresh…
Storytelling Army returns to Brighton Dome

Storytelling Army returns

22 Nov 2017

After taking over the streets for Brighton Festival, the Storytelling Army are back under one roof on 6th December with more epic stories from the people of the city. Stef O’Driscoll, Artistic Director of nabokov Theatre Company, who worked with the Festival and local partners Cascade Recovery Cafe, The Clocktower…
ABBAversary at Brighton Dome 2014

Eurovision returns to Brighton Dome!

16 Nov 2017

Over 40 years after playing host to Abba’s famous Eurovision victory, our historic concert hall is to stage BBC2’s Eurovision: You Decide 2018, co-hosted by Måns Zelmerlöw and Mel Giedroyc Eurovision: You Decide, the national song selection show for the UK entry, will take place on Wed 7 Feb 2018, live from Brighton…
Orchestra 360

Orchestra 360 - A Parent's Perspective

14 Nov 2017

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival and Brighton & Hove Music & Arts (BHMA) have united to create a city-wide hub for creative and cultural learning. Brighton & Hove Music & Arts provides music and arts education and performance opportunities for all children and young people across the city,…
The Snow Queen at Brighton Dome

What’s on this Christmas at Brighton Dome

14 Nov 2017

We have flying umbrellas, festive singalongs, bewitching ballet, a visit from The Snowman and much more to explore this winter. Click here to book tickets for our Christmas programme, and read on to find out more about the shows.Air PlayAir Play weaves together breathtaking circus, comedy and dazzling scenic…

Save at Terre à Terre with your BalletBoyz ticket!

8 Nov 2017

Enjoy Terre à Tier Tea for £15 per person (3pm – 5pm, normally £24), or Terre à Verre for £15 per person (3pm until 7pm, normally £25) when you show your BalletBoyz ticket.* *Valid until Thu 30 Nov 2017. Not available in conjunction with any other offers or discounts.Terre à Tier Tea£15…
Sexy at Brighton Dome

Interview: “I think our attitudes to sex and bodies need to get out of this weird dichotomy of pornographic obsession and residual Victorian prudishness.”

6 Nov 2017

We spoke to Vanessa Kisuule ahead of her show Sexy, a funny, fretful and fearless dive into the seriousness and silliness of sexiness through comedy, spoken word, dance and various states of undress.Where did the idea and inspiration come from?In all honesty, I have been obsessed with this topic my whole life and…

Inua Ellams and Theresa Lola on their top 5 hip hop tracks

6 Nov 2017

Inua Ellams curates The R.A.P Party on Fri 24 Nov, where poets read poems inspired by any aspect of hip hop culture, and the DJ plays some of their favourite hip hop songs, including National Slam champion Theresa Lola. Here's just a few of their favourite tracks... Inua Ellams: ‘The seed for RAP Party (Rhythm…