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Celebrating Volunteers Week

1 Jun 2023

Every year we work with a wonderful team of volunteers who support hundreds of events and activities across our year-round and Festival programme. We would like to say a huge thank you to all of them!Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival events supported by volunteers include:Heritage ResearchOpen DaysCommunity and Family…
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Updated Statement: Van Gogh Alive - Confirmed Opening Date

12 May 2023

A further update from Andrew Comben, Chief Executive, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival:‘I am very pleased to share news that the opening date for Van Gogh Alive at Brighton Dome has been rescheduled for Saturday 20 May.The welfare of our visitors is always our top priority and this new date allows for the necessary…
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Statement: Van Gogh Alive Opening Delay

9 May 2023

A statement from Andrew Comben, Chief Executive, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival:‘I am very sorry to announce a delay to the opening of Van Gogh Alive which was planned for Friday 12 May at Brighton Dome. This is due to further ​​work being required ​to the building ​to ensure critical safety systems in…
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Cutting-edge technology will bring history to life at Brighton Dome

13 Apr 2023

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival have joined forces with Digital Catapult, the UK authority on advanced digital technology, to launch Heritage XR and develop three pioneering immersive experiences inspired by the history and heritage of Brighton Dome’s Corn Exchange.The FutureScope Heritage XR programme,…
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In-House Artists revealed for 2023

1 Mar 2023

After a successful trial in 2021-22, we’re thrilled to reveal our new In-House Artists for 2023 - spoken word artist and musician, AFLO. the poet and writer and theatre-maker Erin Enfys! Both artists will undertake a year-long residency at Brighton Dome and receive a grant to support the creation of new work. Read on…
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Take 5 with comedian Fatiha El-Ghorri

24 Feb 2023

Up-and-coming stand-up Fatiha El-Ghorri will be taking to the iconic Concert Hall stage in March for the latest instalment of our Live at Brighton Dome series. Never one to hold back, comic Fatiha El-Ghorri is rapidly becoming a ‘one to watch’ i, despite only having been on the circuit for a few years. By tackling…
Ivo Graham, Rachel Parris, Ed Gamble, Amy Gledhill and Fatiha El Ghorri

Meet the comedians performing at Live at Brighton Dome this March

21 Feb 2023

It’s back! Since 2018, Live at Brighton Dome has provided a regular comedy night in our iconic Concert Hall, showcasing up-and-coming stars alongside some of comedy’s best-known names.This March, Brighton’s biggest comedy night returns with another brilliant line-up. Find out more about the comedians aiming to…
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Lunchtime Talks Bring Brighton Dome’s History to Life this Spring

10 Feb 2023

Discover the unearthed secrets of our Concert Hall, the history of Brighton’s suffrage struggle and learn about the man behind our city’s beloved seafront railway, in a series of talks from our heritage team starting this month. As a makeshift hospital for wounded soldiers during World War I, a World War…
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Explore Dada Masilo’s new dance piece The Sacrifice ahead of its UK Premiere

3 Feb 2023

'In The Rite of Spring the maiden dances herself to death but I wanted something completely different, I wanted the sacrifice to be something beautiful as well.' - Dada MasiloTake a deep dive into Dada Masilo's new contemporary dance piece, The Sacrifice, ahead of its UK premiere here at Brighton Dome on 21 and 22…

Newly refurbished Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre to reopen with Van Gogh Alive

25 Jan 2023

“This innovative exhibition provides the perfect opportunity to welcome audiences old and new to these unique historic spaces”We are delighted to announce the ground-breaking immersive exhibition Van Gogh Alive will welcome back audiences to our fully restored Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre from spring…
5 South African dancers on a blue stage performing Dada Masilo's The Sacrifice

Acclaimed Choreographer Dada Masilo returns to Brighton Dome with a UK premiere

17 Jan 2023

‘I’m especially pleased to have the UK premiere of The Sacrifice in Brighton.’ We are hugely excited to welcome award-winning South African choreographer Dada Masilo back to Brighton Dome for the UK premiere of her latest contemporary dance piece, The Sacrifice, on 21 and 22 February.Audiences will be familiar…
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Free Chamber Music Concerts for Young Classical Music Fans

16 Jan 2023

This spring the next generation of classical music fans can enjoy free admission to our Sunday morning Coffee Concerts at Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA), held in partnership with Strings Attached. We are delighted to offer attendees aged between 8-25 years old FREE tickets, as part of a scheme…