Fun activities for all the family at Brighton Dome this half term

22 Oct 2014

Looking for fun activities this half term in Brighton? We’ve plenty of events to keep the whole family entertained. Get dancing in your seat with cheeky and educational dance experience Chalk About, enjoy an alternative intro to classical music with Peter and the Wolf and be wowed by cerebral circus show Off. The fun’s not just for the kids, treat yourself  too, with some of the best contemporary music Brighton has to offer featuring Mogwai, How To Dress Well, Lamb and Rum’N’Bass. Or indulge with the best of Classical from the Borromini Quartet and Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra and get those grey cells going at TEDx Brighton.

Borromini Quartet - Sun 26 Oct

Treat yourself to a serene Sunday morning with the Borromini Quartet, one of the highlights of our Coffee Concert Series

Mogwai - Sun 26 Oct

Immerse yourself in the majesty of soundscape maestro’s Mogwai and their hypnotic live show premiering their new album Rave-Tapes.  Hear guitarist Stuart Braithwaite discuss making the album, working on critically acclaimed TV Show Les Revenants and their love of LOUD shows in our Brighton Dome podcast below.

Theatrical Make-up - Mon 27 Oct

Brush up on your make-up skills in time for Halloween with special effects and prosthetics expert Sylvi Du Sauzay…

Off - Mon 27 Oct

Be amazed as you explore the mysteries of the mind watching cerebral circus show Off. Explore our body’s abilities to express in a show featuring acrobatics, contortion, clowning and of course, a very big trampoline.

How To Dress Well - Mon 27 Oct

Submerge yourself in the glacial, neo-soul stylings of How To Dress Well, in an intimate live performance in support of new album What Is This Heart?
Watch the Offical video for his latest single Words I Don't Remember below.

Chalk About -Tue 28 Oct

Introduce your little ones to the joy of dance with Chalk About, a playful, funny and sometimes moving look at how to explore ourselves through movement. There's also a fun-filled hour of family activities before the event!!

Amity Fest - Tue 28 Oct

Learn how to become a Youtube star with some of the biggest self-made names in the Youtube channel world.

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - Wed 29 Oct

Warm your heart with the Queen of funk, rhythm & soul; Sharon Jones and her Dap-Kings returning with a new record, new video and a monumental show!

Lamb - Wed 29 Oct

Watch electronic duo Lamb debut tracks from their new album Backspace Unwind.

TEDxBrighton - Fri 31 Oct 

Educate yourself in the best new ideas on connectivity, convergence and community with world-leaders in blue-sky thinking TED. Get a taste on the TEDx Youtube channel here.

Heather Peace - Fri 31 Oct

Enjoy a heart-warming evening with mesmerising songstress Heather Peace. 

SPECTRUM - Fri 31 Oct

Sample the best of Brighton's musical talent at SPECTRUM hosted in association with Resident Records. This show features the colourful noise explosions of Speak Galactic, noirish surf-psyche from Blue Spectre, Spacenoid’s new brand of electronic experimentation and trickery complimented by a DJ set from musical polymath Abraham Moughrabi

Peter and the Wolf - Sat 1 Nov

Give you’re a children an entrancing introduction to classical music with an alternative rendition of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf… with the help of a very large hosepipe, and some rather fetching headpieces!

Rum & Bass feat. Dennis Alcapone & The Dub Cats - Sat 1 Nov

Celebrate Black History Month in style Caribbean style with a little Rum’n’Bass featuring dancehall legend Dennis Alcapone with the Dubcats and support from Brighton favourite Prince Fatty. And if that wasn’t enough the Cummin’ Up Caribbean kitchen will be providing a true taste of the Caribbean!!

Pink Martini - Sat 1 Nov

Shake your tail feathers with the eclectic, cinematic Pink Martini orchestra, featuring very special guests; original Pink Martini vocalist China Forbes and The Von Trapps, the great grand-children of Maria & Georg Von Trapp

Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra - Sun 2 Nov

Experience the crème de la crème of Brighton’s classical scene with Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra as they perform a variety of pieces spanning Schubert, Parry, Strauss and Elgar