Looking for things to do this Christmas in Brighton? Brighton Dome is hosting an array of excellent events to get you in the festive spirit. Experience exhilarating circus, be bewitched by ballet, get your hands on quirky gifts at the Etsy Market and create the ultimate Christmas card photo at our open day.
Sat 15 – Sun 23 Dec (excl. Mon 17 Dec), £10-£22.50, Under 16s half price
Looking for a heart-warming show to enjoy with your loved ones? Exhilarating and enchanting, with a lively, moving, metallic set and absorbing live score, HOME delves into the fantastical lives of a neighbourhood of acrobats who, in the course of a day’s misadventures, discover surprising new connections with each other, and with the world outside. Expect exquisite and thrilling circus skills, that will keep you on your toes – featuring vertical-swinging, never-ending ropes and a spinning carousel.
Mon 3 Dec, £41-£61
‘Tis the season to be fabulous! Ru Paul’s Queens head to Brighton with a brand-new, comedy-musical show. Ru Paul’s Drag Race winner Bob The Drag Queen will host Christmas Queens alongside the fabulous Queens, Asia O’Hara, Blair St CLair, Eureka O’ Hara, Kameron Michales and Manila Luzon and Sharon Needles.
Lip-sync for your life with Christmas Queens’ Spotify Playlist
Tue 4 Dec, £27, Under 16s £20
After fifteen years of enchanting audiences up and down the land, Kate’s Christmas Tour has for many, become as much a part of the festivities as Christmas pudding itself. She and her marvellous band are joined by a sublime brass quintet, embodying the sounds and joyous spirit of the best Christmases ever.
Sat 29 Dec & 30 Dec, £10-£19.50, Under 16s half price
Are you looking for perfect way to end the Christmas season? Well, for the sixth year running, Ballet Theatre UK is back at Brighton Dome with all-time favourite Sleeping Beauty. This enchanting production, set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious music, reawakens the magic of the world’s favourite fairy tale. Expect glittering costumes, outstanding dancers and a magical experience for the whole family.
Sat 9 Dec, FREE
Head to Brighton Dome for a feast of family-friendly festive cheer at Brighton Dome’s FREE Christmas Open Day. Bring your favourite Christmas jumper along for a Christmas photoshoot!
Sat 8 Dec, £10-£24
This year the multi-award-winning Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus are back with their annual Christmas spectacular. Join the boys for some fabulous festive fun. Get practicing!
Sat 1 Dec, FREE
Pick up last-minute presents at the annual Brighton Etsy Team Christmas market. This is the perfect opportunity to shop local and independent. From homeware and jewellery to skincare and art, the festive fair will be bursting with unique gifts.
Sun 9 Dec, £12.50-£28.50, Under 16s half price
Start your Christmas celebrations with this annual highlight. Join in Brighton Dome’s joyful and humorous celebration of the best of Christmas songs and carols, and bring your own terrible Christmas joke to be read out.
Thu 13 Dec, £8-£12
The Choir with No Name, an organisation that runs choirs for homeless and marginalised people, return to Brighton Dome with their London and Brighton choirs for a joyful night! Come along for a chance to singalong to all-time classics with your friends and family and support a great cause. Donations and profits from the night will support The Choir with No Name Brighton.
Mon 24 Dec, £10-£18.50
Fancy a family-friendly event to celebrate Christmas Eve? Head to Brighton Dome for family favourites, starting with Prokofiev’s introduction to the instruments of the orchestra, told through the brave boy Peter’s quest to capture a hungry wolf. Followed by a screening of The Snowman with Howard Blake’s famous score, including the song Walking in the Air, performed by a live orchestra.
Mon 3 Dec, £4.50-£13, Brighton Centre
A massed choir of over 1200 voices from the city’s primary, junior and special schools will come together to sing seasonal and specially written songs. The choir is joined by Brighton & Hove Youth Wind Orchestra and Brighton & Hove Youth Big Band. Organised by Brighton & Hove Music & Arts, who united with Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival in July 2017.
Ticket Office: 01273 709709