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…
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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…
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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…

Pride 2018: A glimpse into our fabulous performance history

2 Aug 2018

As the city gears up for Brighton Pride 2018, we took a look at some of the many LGBTQI+ artists that have graced our stages during our 150-year-history as a performance venue.Douglas Byng’s last ever performance, Brighton Dome Pavilion Theatre, 1986Douglas Coy Byng (1893 to 1987) was a cabaret megastar. Aged eight,…