The 7 Fingers performing Passagers on stage

The Thrill of Live Contemporary Dance and Circus Theatre Returns to Brighton Dome This Autumn

21 Jul 2021

Presented by Dance Consortium, Canadian company The 7 Fingers will perform an intoxicating mix of dance, physical theatre, acrobatics, circus skills and original music on 30 September and 1 October.Passagers (Passengers) plays with the fascination and freedom of travel, both nostalgic and symbolic.…
An image of Marwa al-Sabouni and Tristan Sharps. Guest Co-Directors for Brighton Festival 2022

Brighton Festival looks forward to 2022 following its safe and successful return

5 Jul 2021

Brighton Festival made a triumphant return in 2021 as the first multi-arts festival in the UK to open after the coronavirus pandemic caused cancellations throughout 2020. Guest Director Lemn Sissay’s inspired and resonant theme of ‘care’ brought thousands of people back to live art and performance across May…
Studio Theatre and New Rd Cafe - Credit LT Studio

Unique restaurant / catering opportunity

5 Jul 2021

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival will soon be completing a significant refurbishment of its venues which will result in a major transformation of the Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre. New spaces include a ground floor restaurant opening on to the popular New Road thoroughfare. We're now looking for a partner to devise…
A photo of Brighton Dome's 4 in house artists.

In-House Artists Announced

1 Jul 2021

We’re delighted to announce Akila Richards (writer and poet); Tanushka Marah (freelance director and movement coach); Emma Frankland (live performance and theatre artist) and Victoria Fox Markiewicz (dancer, choreographer, and movement director) have been selected for the first round of our In-House Artist scheme. The…

Brighton Dome partners on “festival of the future” to support artistic innovation through technology

10 May 2021

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival (BDBF) is amongst a group of leading organisations from across the UK’s arts, entertainment and technology industries who have started collaborating on the first ever hybrid 5G Festival. The project imagines the “festival of the future”, when artists and audiences can gather…

Culture Recovery Fund Opens the Door to Arts this Spring

2 Apr 2021

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival has received vital support from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.Brighton Festival will benefit from £296,500 to ensure it can bring events back to audiences online, outdoors and safely back on stage with the re-opening of Brighton Dome Concert Hall…
Joanna MacGregor, Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra

Brighton Dome Spring Events to Watch at Home

9 Mar 2021

Brighton Dome brings more entertainment into homes this spring, including a classical concert livestreamed from the Concert Hall and online talks from renowned authors and personalities including a free event with Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.On Sunday 14 March, the multi-faceted and exuberant…
Millicent Fawcett Statue in London

A Suffragist’s Connection to the City

8 Mar 2021

To celebrate International Women’s Day our heritage blog remembers a leading campaigner for women’s rights.A statue in Parliament Square may seem a long way from Brighton, but the suffragist Millicent Fawcett, had a connection to the city through her work and her personal life. Millicent came from a liberal middle-class…

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 at home

4 Mar 2021

We are proud to partner again with Brighton Women’s Centre to recognise and celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day with a series of free, online events on Saturday 6 March. A staple of the Brighton Dome calendar, the all-day programme offers the opportunity to join panel discussions, take a restorative…

The ABCD for Cultural Recovery Launches in Brighton & Hove

25 Feb 2021

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival is proud to be part of a group of cultural organisations and industry professionals who have launched The ABCD for Cultural Recovery. The plan aims to support Brighton & Hove’s arts and creative industries affected by the social and economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic…

Royal Pavilion Estate awarded £1 million Lottery funding towards Corn Exchange renovation

19 Feb 2021

The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) has awarded the city’s Royal Pavilion Estate regeneration an additional £1 million from its Heritage Capital Kickstart Fund. The funding is part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Culture Recovery Fund package. It will be added to…
An image of the Corn Exchange Roof

Corn Exchange roof is complete and heritage features restored in our latest refurbishment update

19 Feb 2021

The refurbishment of Brighton Dome Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre has continued over the last year to protect, conserve and upgrade the historic buildings to re-open as new and revitalised arts spaces in the heart of the city. Despite the complications caused by the coronavirus pandemic restrictions, contractors have…

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival Joins Kickstart Employment Scheme

9 Feb 2021

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival (BDBF), working together with Future Creators, a collective of local businesses, youth groups, arts and heritage organisations, has become the lead Kickstart scheme gateway organisation for the creative and cultural sector across the South East. Future Creators will facilitate…

New Livestream Talks from Brighton Dome and Fane

22 Jan 2021

The latest series of livestream talks featuring celebrated authors and TV personalities begin this month, produced by Fane Online in partnership with Brighton Dome, ideal entertainment during lockdown evenings at home.Internationally renowned and emerging personalities from the worlds of literature, television and journalism…