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Take part this autumn at Brighton Dome

18 Sep 2017

From workshops to post-show discussions, we’ve got plenty of opportunities for all ages to get involved this autumn.Playmakes - Handa's SurpriseHanda’s Surprise is a theatre show for children aged 2-6, blending physical performance, puppetry, live music and song, inviting audiences to travel to Kenya and follow in…

Interview: Rob Luis, co-owner of iconic Brighton label Tru Thoughts

16 Sep 2017

Iconic Brighton record label Tru Thoughts turned eighteen in 2017 and we are celebrating with a big birthday party, featuring two stages of funk, soul, tropical and electronic music. Co-owner and founder Rob Luis tells us more about the label, past, present and future.What can audiences expect from the October 18th…
Joel Dommett at Brighton Dome

Interview: Joel Dommett

14 Sep 2017

Comedian and star of I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here Joel Dommett, talks about touring, his stint in the jungle, and other extreme physical challenges, ahead of his show at Brighton Dome.Joel Dommett is mid-way through his huge national tour. Is he knackered? Not really. ‘Essentially, I’m doing two hours work…

Memories sought from Brighton Dome’s 150-year history as a performance venue

12 Sep 2017

To mark 150 years as a performance venue, Brighton Dome is seeking memories from across its rich history. Submissions will help inform new heritage displays which will go on show when the refurbished buildings re-open in late 2018.The Grade I listed Brighton Dome, which was originally designed as the Prince Regent's riding…

The British Science Festival brings an afternoon of free activities to Brighton Dome

8 Sep 2017

An afternoon of free activities will take place at Brighton Dome on Sat 9 Sep, 12-4pm, as part of the British Science Festival, co-hosted by the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex.From body to being - Take part in interactive virtual and augmented reality demos that alter your bodily experience to…

In Pictures: Early birds head to Royal Pavilion Gardens for Yoga and Tai Chi as part of Brighton Dome’s Rise and Shine

7 Sep 2017

Early risers stretched into gear with Brighton Dome’s Rise and Shine, two free early morning sessions of meditative movement and music in the Royal Pavilion Gardens. With the sun rising behind the Royal Pavilion as backdrop, the Indian and Chinese decorative and architectural influences of the Estate were enjoyed and…

Historic letters found on Royal Pavilion Estate give a fascinating glimpse into the everyday lives of soldiers hospitalised on site during the First World War

5 Sep 2017

Several personal letters dating from the First World War usage of the Royal Pavilion Estate as a hospital for soldiers, have been discovered during redevelopment work at Brighton Dome Corn Exchange. The letters, which were discovered in both whole pages and in fragments, by workers on site, give a fascinating glimpse of…

Lara Rix-Martin curator of our SPECTRUM Brighton Digital Festival special on launching her own record label Objects Ltd

4 Sep 2017

Our Brighton Digital Festival special edition of SPECTRUM is curated by Lara Rix-Martin the founder of Objects Limited, a record label in its second year, that only releases music by those who identify as female or non-binary. Here she tells us more about the label.I started Objects Limited with the aim to give…