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Brighton and Hove
Brighton Dome – Concert Hall
Tel: +44 1273 709709
What’s on: brightondome.org/whats_on
- Brighton Dome – Concert Hall was inspired by the Corn Exchange in Paris.
- It was originally covered with a huge segmented glass dome.
- Remarkable building – designed as the Prince Regent’s riding stables, and finally completed in 1805.
- It was part of the famous Royal Pavilion Estate.
- Converted into a Concert Hall in 1866, as a result it became the most fashionable, culturally significant venue in the south.
- Restored again in 1935 with a resplendent art-deco interior leading to the showcasing of some of the world’s biggest names in arts and entertainment.
- Thanks to Lottery Funding, closed for renovation in 1999 re-opening three years later in March 2002.
- Newly improved sight lines, a seating capacity of 1700 and with the stalls removable for extended performance space and an increased part standing capacity of 1860 .
- Each year, they present and produce over 600 events
- Spanning music, theatre, dance, comedy, literature, spoken word, visual arts, film, digital and more.
- Each May they produce leading, progressive mixed-arts celebration, the internationally-acclaimed Brighton Festival.
- A rich history spanning over 200 years it’s an extraordinary space in which to bring the arts alive.
- A hub for artists across the region
- Commissions and supports both emerging and established artists.
- Read about their Associate Artists and programming partners.
- At the venue they are committed to bringing all sorts of art to all sorts of people. By offering imaginative new ways to discover and participate.
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