In Photos: Building update Dec 2018

19 Dec 2018

In the Studio Theatre, the new balcony is in place, giving a clearer sense of the layout of the space as well as a closer look at the refurbished windows which are now fully glazed. The flooring continues to be put in place, with this also forming the roof of the new cafeWork continues to strengthen the historic roof of…
Live at Brighton Dome

Start 2019 with a spring in your step: Brighton Dome’s new season announced

19 Dec 2018

2019 is set to be another exciting year at Brighton Dome, with the Spring season offering as rich and varied a schedule as ever. Music legends such as Art Garfunkel, Joan Baez and Cream drummer Ginger Baker sit side by side with exciting new talent including our Spring brochure cover star, the comedian Mo…
Members of Umbrella Club stand infront of Brighton Dome's gate with staff from Flamingo Chicks and Brighton Dome

Curiouser and curiouser!
A mad hatter's party for the Umbrella Club

10 Dec 2018

This October the inclusive ballet dance company Flamingo Chicks ran a workshop as a part of our Umbrella Club programme. Brighton Dome’s Creative Learning department invited members from the South East-based charity Forward Facing to enjoy an imaginative Alice in Wonderland themed workshop and tea…
Together Refugee Week

Look back at 2018: A year-long celebration of Brighton's community

10 Dec 2018

We’ve loved 2018 here at Brighton Dome. We are proud to have worked with our city’s diverse communities and hosted so many incredible events with and for the people of Brighton & Hove. Here are just a few highlights... Music MarathonTo support the next generation of Brighton & Hove’s musical talent,…
Kate Rusby at Brighton Dome

What’s on this week at Brighton Dome: Festive family activities, Kate Rusby, Katie Melua and more...

3 Dec 2018

This week we have a remarkable of line up of events, including Kate Rusby and Katie Melua. Want to get that festive feeling? Look no further - we have our free Christmas Open Day and Brighton Festival Chorus bring us their annual Christmas Concert. Read on and discover more delights...Kate RusbyTue 4 DecFolk singer, Kate…
David Shrigley, Turner Prize-nominated visual artist and Brighton Festival Guest Director, creates personalised prints to support Build Brighton Dome

David Shrigley creates personalised prints for Build Brighton Dome appeal

3 Dec 2018

We have now sold all of the David Shrigley prints. Thanks to everyone who purchased one, your contribution will make a huge difference to our Build Brighton Dome community appeal. Thanks also to David Shrigley for producing the artwork and supporting us. ----We are offering you the opportunity to buy an exclusive…
Kevin Bridges

Kevin Bridges performance at Brighton Dome on Wed 28 Nov 2018

29 Nov 2018

In light of Kevin Bridges curtailed performance at Brighton Dome on Wed 28 Nov 2018, Kevin will be donating proceeds from ticket sales to The Clocktower Sanctuary and First Base, two charities working with the homeless in Brighton & Hove.Audience members who would prefer a personal refund should take the following…
Asia O'Hara and Kameron Michaels Christmas Queens at Brighton Dome

Christmas Queens: RuPaul's Drag Race's Asia O'Hara & Kameron Michaels answer your questions

28 Nov 2018

Stars of RuPaul's Drag Race will perform in our Concert Hall as part of Christmas Queens; a fierce, over the top holiday spectacular featuring crowned winners Bob the Drag Queen as your hostess with the mostess, and 'drop dead genius' (Entertainment Weekly) Sharon Needles.Expect a hilarious night of showstopping…
Christmas Queens

'Tis the season! Celebrate Christmas at Brighton Dome

28 Nov 2018

Looking for things to do this Christmas in Brighton? We have an array of excellent events to get you in the festive spirit. Experience exhilarating circus, be bewitched by ballet, enjoy epic, orchestral storytelling and more...HOMESat 15 – Sun 23 Dec (excl Mon 17 Dec)Looking for a heart-warming show to enjoy with your…
Kate Rusby at Brighton Dome

Interview: Kate Rusby at Christmas

27 Nov 2018

Proud to call herself a folk singer, Kate Rusby’s expressive vocals never fail to connect the emotional heart of a song to that of her audience. Ahead of her much-anticipated festive concert this Tue 4 Dec, Kate talks touring, South Yorkshire and her own Christmas traditions.Your Christmas concerts are one…

Brighton-based choir for homeless & marginalised singers to perform in The Big Christmas Singalong!

26 Nov 2018

A Brighton-based choir for people who’ve experienced homelessness and marginalisation will perform in our Concert Hall for the first time, as part of The Big Christmas Singalong! The Choir with No Name opened their Brighton branch in August this year, and the new singers will be joining the charity’s London…

Jazz Pioneers: The Southern Syncopated Orchestra

23 Nov 2018

While we’ve been transforming Brighton Dome for the future, we have recruited Historical Research Volunteers to dig into our past, and uncover some of the fascinating stories from our 200-year history. This month, the volunteers have been focusing on the pioneering black artists who have graced our stage. Here's…
Tom Allen

What’s on this week at Brighton Dome: Comedic geniuses Dylan Moran, Kevin Bridges and Tom Allen take the stage…Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra and so much more…

23 Nov 2018

This week we have a remarkable line-up of stand-up comedy events, including Scotland’s favourite Kevin Bridges, award-winning Dylan Moran, and lyrical genius, Tom Allen. Also joining us on stage is the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring Ben Gernon and Tasmin Waley-Cohen. For those looking to get in the Christmas…
Black History Family Day at Brighton Dome

What's on at Brighton & Hove Black History Family Day

19 Nov 2018

This weekend we welcome the return of Black History’s family day, an annual celebration of cultures and heritage. With a jam-packed schedule of family activities, from dancing, to drumming, listening to stories, getting creative and feasting. Here’s a quick round-up of what’s happening…The day begins…
The Damned by Ian Dickson

What’s on this week at Brighton Dome: The Damned, Levellers, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Dr John Cooper Clarke and so much more...

16 Nov 2018

This week at Brighton Dome we have a remarkable line-up of live music, from punk rock legends, The Damned, Brighton-born Levellers, to an evening with Afro Celt Sound System and many more…Also joining us on stage, is punk-poet Dr John Cooper Clarke and The London Philharmonic Orchestra. For those looking for a weekend…
2017 children's parade - Brighton Festival

Brighton Festival reveals 2019 Children's Parade theme

13 Nov 2018

Brighton Festival is delighted to announce that the theme for the 2019 Children’s Parade, which will take place on Sat 4 May, is Folk Tales from around the world.Taking over the streets of Brighton will be folk tales from Africa, Europe, the Arctic, the Americas, Asia and Oceania, including the likes of Danish folk tale…
Courtney Barnett

What’s on this week at Brighton Dome: Symphonic electrical-trip, Courtney Barnett Live, 8-hour Music Marathon and more...

9 Nov 2018

Looking for something exciting to do this week in Brighton? Amidst a jam-packed line-up of events, you can enjoy the musical talents of blues performer, Seasick Steve and indie-darling Courtney Barnett and for those who want to delve into the world of classical music, we’ve got Army of Generals and The British Paraorchestra's kraftwerk…
Brighton Dome used as a military hospital for wounded Indian soldiers during World War I

The Royal Pavilion Estate: Wartime History

9 Nov 2018

The Royal Pavilion Estate's wartime history played an important role in the recovery of wounded soldiers. Find out more about the care soldiers received from the Pavilion Military Hospital and 'Dr Brighton' The Pavilion HospitalBetween 1 Dec 1914 and 28 Aug 1920, over 10,000 wounded soldiers were nursed back to health…

Hove family launch Build Brighton Dome ‘Name a Seat’ competition

6 Nov 2018

A couple who met at Brighton Dome have returned to the venue to launch a public competition to name a seat in the refurbished Corn Exchange or Studio Theatre.Matt and Marianne Barton from Hove contacted us as part of a memory collecting project, which asked the public to share their special stories of Brighton…
The Will Gregory Moog Ensemble at Brighton Dome

What is a Moog? Facts and tracks

2 Nov 2018

With The Will Gregory Moog Ensemble coming to Brighton Dome on Wed 7 Nov, we take a look at the life and legacy of vintage synthesisers known as the Moog.The iconic Moog synths were created by Robert Moog (pronounced ‘mogue’, rhyming with Vogue) in the early 60’s, Bob Moog grew his business selling his…
Miss Represented at the Basement presented by Brighton Dome

Miss Represented's documentary to premiere at The Basement

23 Oct 2018

In 2017, Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival’s flagship project Miss Represented took their show Can You See Me Now? out on tour. Filmmaker Lauren Joy Kennett worked closely with the group to record the young women’s experiences of life on tour, resulting in a new documentary which will be premiered at The…

In Photos: Building update Oct 2018

16 Oct 2018

"The changes that a building like this undergoes during renovation has many satisfying moments. I find a beauty in all stages of the process, the early messy broken phases through to the clean and ordered final stretch. This build still has a way to go, but it is offering up glimpses of how spectacular the finished product…
Brighton Festival Chorus

Hubert Parry’s ‘From Death to Life’ and the 1914 Brighton Musical Festival

12 Oct 2018

The Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert on Sun 14 Oct includes Sir Hubert Parry’s symphonic poem for orchestra From Death to Life which was a Brighton Festival commission in 1914, see the event page.In 1914, 104 years ago, concert goers would have gathered in the Brighton Dome Concert Hall to see the premiere…
Brighton Festival 2019 Guest Director Rokia Traoré

INTERVIEW: Brighton Festival 2019 Guest Director Rokia Traoré

11 Oct 2018

Regarded as one of Africa’s most inventive musicians, Malian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rokia Traoré is known for the variety and range of her practice - from her theatre work with Toni Morrison and Peter Sellars to her musical collaborations with Damon Albarn and the Kronos Quartet. We talked to her…

£100k raised towards Build Brighton Dome

10 Oct 2018

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival are delighted to announce that over £100,000 has been raised towards #BuildBrightonDome, the community appeal in support of our transformative project to redevelop the nationally-important Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre.The appeal aims to reach out to the Brighton &…

We spoke to James McVinnie ahead of his performances at Brighton Dome

26 Sep 2018

On Tue 2 Oct, James McVinnie will be playing two concerts at Brighton Dome. His afternoon performance (2pm) will feature a programme of classical compositions, while his evening performance will see James performing work from the influential composer Philip Glass.Have you ever performed on Brighton…
Jazz Jamaica All Stars Brighton Dome

The Voice’s Mark De-Lisser to lead local choir as part of reggae celebration The Trojan Story

26 Sep 2018

Gospel choir leader Mark De-Lisser – known for arranging Stand By Me for the 2018 Royal Wedding and working as a vocal coach on TV shows ranging from The Voice to Eurovision – will lead Brighton-based choir The Dulcetones as part of The Trojan Story in the Concert Hall this Saturday (29 Sep).…

Seat Appeal: Paul Robeson

17 Sep 2018

We are celebrating our rich heritage of artists by naming seats in the refurbished Corn Exchange when it reopens next year.Our first is dedicated to Paul Robeson, bass baritone singer, film actor and political activist.He performed at the grand opening in 1936 following a former transformation of Brighton Dome by architect…

Recently-discovered historic signage and a rare glimpse into Brighton Dome’s ambitious redevelopment works at Heritage Open Day

12 Sep 2018

Visitors will be given a unique opportunity to peek into Brighton Dome’s ambitious redevelopment works as part of Heritage Open Day this Saturday (15 Sep, 10am - 4.30pm).The Corn Exchange doors on Brighton Dome’s West Corridor will be opened for the first time since works began, to give visitors a taste of the extensive…

Testing, testing: Brighton Dome's scratch night, The Works

12 Sep 2018

Assistant Producer Rob Jones gives us insight into The Works, which allows artists to trial new and in-development work with an audience. See here for more information and to apply.What can applicants to The Works expect?They can expect an opportunity to test their ideas in a supportive encouraging environment…

IN PICTURES: Brighton Festival 2018 Guest Director David Shrigley’s giant snail sculpture design revealed

12 Sep 2018

Ahead of the official launch of Snailspace on Sat 15 Sep - a unique public art event in aid of Martlets Hospice - Brighton Festival 2018 Guest Director and Turner Prize nominated artist David Shrigley’s giant snail sculpture design, which will be situated at Brighton Dome, has been revealed.Best known for his…

BeFries donate 50p from each sauce in aid of Build Brighton Dome Community Appeal

11 Sep 2018

Brighton-based Belgian chip company, BeFries, have pledged their support for Brighton Dome’s community appeal, ‘Build Brighton Dome’, by offering to donate 50p from each jar in their range of over 25 sauces sold in the next few weeks. The appeal aims to reach out to the local community as well as visitors…

Explore our fascinating history and heritage this autumn

4 Sep 2018

We have some exciting events this autumn that look back and celebrate over 200 years of our history, from tours and talks to activities and concerts, there is something for everyone!Ninety-Four Years of Brighton’s Own OrchestraFri 14 Sep, 1pmTake a look back through ninety-four years of Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra in…

Stand-up, Jurassic Park in Concert, Joan Armatrading and more... What's on at Brighton Dome: Sat 8 Sep - Sun 16 Sep

3 Sep 2018

What's on at Brighton Dome this September? Well, there's lots! As we embark on the start of an epic autumn season, here's a round-up of what's coming up, in the week beginning Sat 8 Sep.    Jurassic Park In ConcertSat 8 SepCelebrate one of the biggest movie franchises of all time with the Jurassic…

Brighton Dome to host David Shrigley designed giant snail sculpture for Martlets' public art trail

30 Aug 2018

Hot on the heels of his turn as Guest Director for Brighton Festival 2018, Turner Prize nominated artist and Brighton resident David Shrigley will be designing a giant snail sculpture for Snailspace, a unique public art event in aid of Martlets Hospice.Run by the team responsible for the immensely popular Snowdogs…
Park Life

Miss Represented alumni tackle the city’s parks

29 Aug 2018

Evie Martin and Caitlin Smith have been part of Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival’s flagship Creative Learning project Miss Represented for several years, touring their show Can You See Me Now in 2017. Moving on now, they have set up a resident-run parks project in Whitehawk, to create better facilities…

A marathon of fast & furious young musical talent

14 Aug 2018

We spoke to Bec Britain, the project manager behind Music Marathon, to find out more about this unusual community fundraising event that we can all get involved with. What was the inspiration behind Music Marathon? Where did the idea come from?It was a suggestion from our very committed Parents and Friends Association…
Still No Idea

Autumn/Winter 2018 programme announced

7 Aug 2018

Bringing history to life, innovative theatre, lavish electronic ensembles & more in our Autumn/Winter seasonWhen Eastenders star Lisa Hammond and best mate Rachael Spence made their first show ten years ago, they hit the streets and asked the public for ideas. The public’s alternately funny and heartbreaking reactions…

Photos: Magnificent glass roof sheds new light on redevelopment project

31 Jul 2018

Our brand new spaces are really starting to come together. Glass for the skylight is now installed, so you can begin to picture the new Gallery Bar, looking in to the venue through grand Corn Exchange windows, and the Creative Space above which will provide bright, natural light."I was impressed with how…
 The 200 to 300-year-old remains of 18 individuals, discovered during redevelopment work at Brighton Dome Corn Exchange on the city’s Royal Pavilion Estate last year, have been laid to rest at the Memorial Cemetery, Woodingdean.

Historic remains discovered on Quakers’ Croft site laid to rest

19 Jul 2018

The 200 to 300-year-old remains of 18 individuals, discovered during redevelopment work at our Corn Exchange on the city’s Royal Pavilion Estate last year, have been laid to rest at the Memorial Cemetery, Woodingdean. The remains, which were found underneath the area formerly used as the venue’s mini conference room,…
JAZZ RE:FEST at Brighton Dome

Acclaimed & family friendly one day festival JAZZ RE:FEST offers free tickets for under 16s

9 Jul 2018

Brighton Dome is hosting an annual one-day festival celebrating UK jazz and jazz-inspired music and culture on Sun 22 July, and under 16s can go free! Having previously been hosted at London’s Southbank Centre for the last five years, JAZZ RE:FEST’s first iteration outside of London - produced by the Jazz…
Together Refugee Week

Together: Refugee Week at Brighton Dome

6 Jul 2018

This year marked 20 years of Refugee Week and Sanctuary on Sea set out to make sure the celebrations in Brighton & Hove were as big and as inclusive as possible. Brighton Dome was proud to host the final event 'Together', a culmination of the week's celebrations, on Sun 24 Jun. People from all communities came…

The Roddick Foundation pledges £250k match fund grant towards ‘Build Brighton Dome’ Community Appeal

28 Jun 2018

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival has today announced a match fund grant of up to £250,000 from The Roddick Foundation in support of its £21.2 million project to redevelop the nationally-important Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre.The pledge offers to double the impact of the organisation’s ‘Build…
Listening to the Unheard. Image: The Homeless Library

Listening to the Unheard explores the experience of rough sleepers and Travellers in Brighton & Hove

22 Jun 2018

Listening to the Unheard, a day of presentations and discussions at First Base Day Centre, will explore how much we know about the experience of rough sleepers and of Travellers in Brighton & Hove. The event, which is supported by Brighton Dome and other partners, takes as its starting point first-hand accounts of…
Suffragette Argus Article

Brighton Dome’s suffragette history officially recognised in nation’s heritage list

8 Jun 2018

100 years on from the first women in the country being granted the right to vote, Brighton Dome has been officially recognised as one of 41 buildings across England that were at the centre of suffragette action. The sites, which include Westminster Abbey, Epsom Racecourse, and Manchester’s Free Trade Hall, have been…

Photos: Take a peek at the latest update from behind the hoardings

4 Jun 2018

Our Studio Theatre is really making progress, with the steel frames now installed to form the new balcony seating. Heritage features of the Corn Exchange can now be seen, with the paint completely stripped off the arched roof. On the north side of the space, the balcony structure is complete, with the steel in place…
David Bowie at Brighton Dome

Local journalist Melita Dennett recalls the life-changing moment when she saw David Bowie at Brighton Dome

23 May 2018

Imagine, or re-live, the moment David Bowie performed Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane at Brighton Dome, on this day in 1973, with help from Melita Dennett's wonderfully detailed recollection of the show (even down to the nail varnish she wore)“And then came the news I'd been awaiting: Bowie was playing in Brighton.…
Brighton Dome - History & Heritage - Musical Milestones

Seat dedications - celebrating our performance history

17 May 2018

As part of the major refurbishment of the Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre we will be installing brand new seating, including fixed balcony levels in both venues. The work will not only increase the number of seats (up to 500 in the Corn Exchange and 200 in Studio Theatre), it will improve the sound-proofing,…

SPECTRUM: Interview with Strange Cages

18 Apr 2018

Brighton's Strange Cages are one of the country's most vivid live acts, a band that have made strides in their short existence gaining support from the likes of Clash, Fred Perry and Q Magazine. We caught up with Drummer Ellis ahead of their performance at the Spectrum all day Festival this weekend. When did…

SPECTRUM: Interview with Breathe Panel

16 Apr 2018

Breathe Panel have crafted a unique sound based around the intuitive songwriting partnership of Josh Tyler and Nick Green.Recalling thoughtful days spent outdoors, Nick's vocals wash across bright, shimmering guitars and intricate drum patterns to create something beautifully expansive yet highly introspective. They're…

SPECTRUM: Interview with Porridge Radio

13 Apr 2018

Porridge Radio were not only selected by The Guardian as favourites to watch in 2018, but were named 'the greatest band in the world' by Everett True on the strength of half a song. Band leader and singer/songwriter Dana Margolin tells us more about this unique 5-piece. When did you start writing music?When I…

SPECTRUM: Interview with One Eyed Jacks

12 Apr 2018

Find out more about One Eyed Jacks, seven musicians creating soulful melodies with punchy rhythms and funky harmonies.In our newest SPECTRUM interview series, we talk to the one of the hottest live bands in Brighton today. When did you start writing music?We started writing together not long after meeting at…

SPECTRUM: Interview with Dark Horses

11 Apr 2018

Taking their cues from an expansive array of sources, Dark Horses blend psychedelia, rock and electronica with moving image, monochrome lighting and photography.We had a chat with the band ahead of their performance at SPECTRUM's upcoming day festival. When did you start writing music?We started writing together in…

SPECTRUM: Interview with DITZ

10 Apr 2018

Careening out of Brighton at a ferocious pace, DITZ combine feedback oddness with hardcore inspired riffs.  When did you start writing music?Cal, Caleb and Jack started writing music in their teenage years, although we starting writing collectively as a band in rehearsal roomsHow did you meet?We all met at university…

SPECTRUM: Interview with Normanton Street

6 Apr 2018

Normanton Street have quickly amassed a loyal following of fans around the world. In anticipation of SPECTRUM's upcoming day festival, we had a chat with the group about their unique fusion of soul, hip-hop and spoken word.When did you start writing music?It was around five years ago when we first met up with Phoebe…

SPECTRUM: Interview with Babii

5 Apr 2018

Babii (ex Us Baby Bear Bones) is one girl, using every limb available to make ethereal yet tough electronic music. Despite the serious tone of the lyrics, Babii still has an essence of playfulness when it comes to the sounds and textures that decorate her songs.When did you start writing music?When I was a smaller…

SPECTRUM: Interview with Murmur

4 Apr 2018

We caught up with George, lead singer of Murmur, one of the unique acts featuring in the upcoming SPECTRUM day festival. The four piece's massive sound is all about rumbling, fuzzy bass lines, guitar filled choruses and socially conscious lyrics.When did you start writing music?Ben and I have been writing all…

SPECTRUM: Interview with Chloé Bodur

3 Apr 2018

In anticipation of SPECTRUM's upcoming day festival, we sat down with Chloe Bodur, a 19-year-old singer/songwriter who fuses elements of neo-soul, jazz and pop to create an utterly distinctive style. When did you start writing music?My Mum claims that I was already making up my own songs in the bath when I was a toddler.…
Emergency Poet

Emergency Poems to be prescribed at Jubilee Square to celebrate World Poetry Day

13 Mar 2018

As part of World Poetry Day, the world’s first and only mobile poetic first aid service will be open to everyone at Jubilee Square on Wed 21 Mar, 11am – 4pm. The Emergency Poet offers consultations inside her ambulance and prescribes poems as cures. There are skulls, jars of eyeballs and other body parts inside…

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 with a glimpse into our past

8 Mar 2018

This international Women’s Day, we’ve delved into our archives to tell you more about just a few of the many remarkable women who have contributed to our 150-year-history as a performance venueSuffragettes Emma Newsam, Eva Bourne and Mary Leigh 100 years ago, the Representation of the People Act 1918 gave women the…
International Women's Day 2018 at Brighton Dome

Full programme announced for International Women's Day 2018

27 Feb 2018

Brighton Dome joins forces with Brighton Women’s Centre and Brighton Museum to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018. Enjoy stalls, talks, tasters and specially commissioned work reflecting on the issues raised throughout the day. We are delighted to announce our full programme, which you can view or download here.Join…

Interview: HUSH from SPECTRUM

20 Feb 2018

In anticipation of this month's upcoming edition of SPECTRUM, Brighton Dome sits down with HUSH, one of the unique acts featuring in the February Showcase:When did you start writing music?Thomas (Guitarist and Songwriter): I started writing for this project in 2015 but it wasn't until last October that I started writing…
SPECTRUM at Brighton Dome

Interview: Lebeaux from SPECTRUM

9 Feb 2018

In anticipation of this months upcoming edition of SPECTRUM, Brighton Dome sits down with Lebeaux, one of the unique acts featuring in the February Showcase.When did you start writing music? For as long as I can remember! The earliest memory I have is with me and my Monsters Inc. notepad. I used to write tune after…
Isle of CC at Brighton Dome

Interview: Isle Of CC from SPECTRUM

2 Feb 2018

In anticipation of this months upcoming edition of SPECTRUM, Brighton Dome sits down with Isle of CC, one of the unique acts featuring in the February Showcase:When did you start writing music?I did a little when I was in secondary school, but never showed anyone because I was embarrassed. I starting writing again when…
Oliver Dimsdale from Dear Esther Live

Interview: Oliver Dimsdale from Dear Esther Live

23 Jan 2018

Brighton Dome sat down with Oliver Dimsdale, star of BBC’s He Knew He Was Right, who will be performing in Dear Esther Live on 2 Feb as The Narrator. How did you get involved in Dear Esther Live?I played one of the main characters in [The Chinese Room’s] Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture, so I auditioned for Dear…

The Big Christmas Singalong raises over £4,000 for local charities

12 Jan 2018

An organisation running choirs for people who have experienced homelessness (The Choir with No Name) raised £4367 for local charities at The Big Christmas Singalong, a concert at Brighton Dome on Fri 15 Dec. The money will be shared evenly between Brighton Housing Trust, The Clock Tower Sanctuary and The Choir with No…

Videos: Meet the Archaeologists helping us uncover our rich history

9 Jan 2018

WW1 letters and a 200-year-old Quaker burial ground were among last year’s exciting discoveries during our redevelopment work at the Studio Theatre and Corn Exchange. We caught up with the team at Archaeology South East to find out more about what they have learned from their post-excavation assessments:Uncovering a…
Sounds from the City

Audition for Sounds from the City 2018

9 Jan 2018

Calling all bands & solo artists to take centre stage!Sounds from the City is Brighton and Hove's annual celebration of young musical talent, showcasing the incredible diverse and inclusive music making that is happening amongst young people across the city.Audition for this year's event on Sat 3 Feb, from 10am•…
Dear Esther Live

Delve Deeper: Dear Esther Live

5 Jan 2018

The acclaimed digital experience comes to Brighton Dome on 2 Feb with a moving story of love, loss and redemption. “I’ve begun my voyage in a paper boat without a bottom; I will fly to the moon in it. I have been folded along a crease in time, a weakness in the sheet of life. Now, you’ve settled on the opposite side…
Rob Delaney, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Tim Key

What's on at Brighton Dome: shows & events this spring

4 Jan 2018

From our brand-new Live at Brighton Dome comedy night featuring the likes of Tim Key and Catastrophe’s Rob Delaney to a special live play through of cult computer game Dear Esther, and a whole host of events to mark our ever-growing annual celebration of International Women’s Day, Brighton Dome presents an eclectic…