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Brighton Dome and Festival

Brighton Dome and Festival aims to champion the power of the arts to enrich and change lives, whilst inspiring and enabling artists. Its venue, Brighton Dome, comprised of the Concert Hall, Corn Exchange and Pavilion Theatre, is a Grade I listed arts and conference centre which is part of the Royal Pavilion Estate and presents over 600 events a year. Every May, the organisation is responsible for England's largest mixed arts festival, Brighton Festival, taking over the city for three weeks of cultural celebration.

 

 

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £1,200,000
  • 2013-2014: £1,200,000
  • 2014-2015: £1,200,000

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Brighton Festival 2013 : Faust - Vox Pops - Saturday 18 May 2013

http://brightonfestival.org/event/492/faust/ - Learn more about Brighton Festival show Faust. Audience feedback about Bad Taste Company's performance of Faust at Brighton Festival 2013 on Saturday 18 May 2013. Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature and debate, outdoor and family events that takes place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks each May. To find out more about this year's festival, head over to the official Brighton Festival YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Casus - Knee Deep Vox Pops

http://brightonfestival.org/event/405/knee_deep/ - Learn more about the excellent Brighton Festival show Knee Deep. The audience reception to Casus' Knee Deep. Casus features two members of Circa -- a huge hit of Brighton Festival 2011. Knee Deep is their first production, a bold, quirky and captivating performance that has blown audiences away throughout Australia and at Edinburgh in 2012. Using traditional and contemporary circus techniques, this intimate show journeys through moments of raw discovery and fleeting relationships as the four artists demonstrate that delicacy need not equate to fragility Now in its 48th year, Brighton Festival is an innovative commissioning and producing festival, which continues to win critical acclaim for its ambitious and daring programme. As England's largest and most progressive annual mixed arts festival, Brighton Festival attracts some of the best artists and companies - and most adventurous audiences - from the UK and around the world. If you want to find out about this year's festival, then help is at hand. Visit the official YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival to learn more.

Under the Shadow of the Drone timelapse

Amazing footage of the drone being created on Brighton seafront. For more information on this piece click here http://bit.ly/10364oR If you would like to see footage of this year's festival, visit the youtube channel at http://www.youtube,com/brightonfestival.

Here All Night

http://brightonfestival.org/event/477/here_all_night/ - Find out more on Brighton Festival show Here All Night. World Premiere. Beckett Project Paris presents a performance that interweaves the text and music of Samuel Beckett with original compositions by Paul Clark, drawn from and inspired by Beckett's works 'Watt', 'Malone Dies' and 'The Unnamable' Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature and debate, outdoor and family events that takes place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks each May. Brighton Festival 2014 will take place from 3 - 25 May 2014. We will be revealing the full programme in February. Visit http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival to find footage of the most recent Brighton Festival.

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Brighton Festival 2013 Teaser Short

http://www.brightonfestival.org Tickets on Sale now! Ticket Office: 01273 709709 Brighton Festival Runs from 4-26 May 2013 The Festival includes free events, and tickets for £10 or less. Brighton Festival 2013 launches three weeks of unrivalled arts celebration with Guest Director Michael Rosen at the helm. The Brighton Festival's programme spans music, theatre, dance, film, literature and debate. 2013's Festival holds in store over 370 performances and 154 events including, among others, Sinead O'Connor, Beowulf, Wara, Paul Lewis, Martin Parr, and hit show Sutra straight from Sadler's Wells. The Brighton Festival 2013 will take place in 30 venues across the city including Brighton Dome, Brighton Corn Exchange and Theatre Royal Brighton. For some of the many highlights from the most recent festival, visit http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Clod Ensemble at Brighton Festival 2013 Launch

http://brightonfestival.org - Explore Brighton Festival 2013's full programme. Clod Ensemble perform at the Brighton Festival 2013 launch. A world première at Brighton Festival 2013 Led by choreographer/director Suzy Willson and composer Paul Clark, Clod Ensemble makes performance work that pushes the boundaries between art forms. Recently the company presented their critically acclaimed piece Silver Swan at Tate Modern's Turbine Hall. A turbulent mix of dance, music and visual theatre, Zero is set to an original score played live by a band of acclaimed musicians and featuring an explosive cast of performers. For highlights of this year's Brighton Festival, visit http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Brighton Festival Launch 2013

http://brightonfestival.org - Find out more about Brighton Festival. Guest Director Michael Rosen in discussion with Polly Toynbee and Andrew Comben at Brighton Festival 2013 launch. Celebrated poet, writer, broadcaster and former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the world of children's books. He has written numerous award-winning poetry collections, non-fiction and picture books, including this one: We're Going On a Bear Hunt. Over the three-week Festival, many of his interests and passions will be explored in a wide-ranging programme which spans music, theatre, dance, film, literature and debate. For more great videos of this year's Festival visit http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Sam Lee at Brighton Festival 2013 Launch

http://brightonfestival.org/ - Head here to find out all you need to know about Brighton Festival. Sam Lee is taking Folk back to its roots, and is redefining contemporary folksong in the process. Both a singer and a collector of songs, he has spent years searching the country for the Roma, Gypsy and Traveller communities, who have passed their songs down the generations for centuries -- and gathered the songs that they have sung for him. This collection formed the basis for his Mercury Music Prize- nominated debut album Ground of Its Own last year. Follow him on a journey through the ancient songs of the British Isles and prepare to challenge your preconceptions of what 'traditional folk' should sound like. Don't miss Sam Lee and Friends at this year's Brighton Festival. Visit http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival to find a varied set of highlights from this year's Brighton Festival.

We're Going on a Brighton Bear Hunt!

http://brightonfestival.org/guest_director/ - Find out more about Brighton Festival Guest Director Michael Rosen Celebrated poet, writer, broadcaster and former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the world of children's books. He has written numerous award-winning poetry collections, non-fiction and picture books, including this one: We're Going On a Bear Hunt. How better to celebrate Michael Rosen as Guest Director of Brighton Festival 2013 than with a reworking of one of his most iconic poems? Thanks to everyone who gave their time to be involved! Produced by Fat Sand Productions You can find a selection of videos from this years festival at http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Brighton Festival 2013 Teaser Full Length

http://brightonfestival.org - Find out more. A flavour of some of the 120+ events you can experience at Brighton Festival 2013. Produced by Echo Video (http://echovideo.co.uk) This year's Brighton Festival holds in store over 370 performances and 154 events in 30 venues across the city. There will also be 27 unique Brighton Festival commissions, premieres and exclusives. Particular strands of the Brighton Festival 2013 programme include: Emil's World -- Erich Kästner's Emil and the Detectives, one of Michael Rosen's favourite novels, is the starting point for exploring the work of artists in Germany in the 1920s and 30s and the impact of their ideas throughout the last century. From the ground-breaking film techniques of Zimmermann and Fassbinder; the impact and influence of modern cities discussed by Eric Parry, Owen Hatherley and Leo Hollis; Nina Hagen and others in the songs of Brecht and Weill; to Apparat's new electronic music, this strand pays tribute to the free-thinking artists and intellectuals of Berlin both then and now.. Vergiss mein nicht (Forget me not) -- The traces of lives lived and lives lost infuse the work of theatre artists Lola Arias, Blast Theory and Version 1.0. Like Michael Rosen's own moving reflections on grief and death, playwright and director Young Jean Lee and visual artists Kaarina Kaikkonen and Mariele Neudecker also address the inevitable with realism, humour and wit. Sense and non-sense (Stories, Lies and Rhetoric) - Michael Rosen's fascination with language is infectious and there are dozens of events and discussions with authors, poets, thinkers, commentators and comedians. There will also be artists telling some of the great epic tales such as Beowulf and the Rime of the Ancient Mariner and exploring language at its most virtuosic, from Shakespeare to Beckett via the politicians and rhetoricians throughout history. Michael Rosen said, "It's a huge privilege for me to be the Guest Director of Brighton Festival for 2013. I believe in the chemistry of it, the way it will get the whole city talking and wondering. Festivals are great informal colleges of the arts for anyone. Contributing to what the festival will offer has drawn together many of my passions, interests and daily concerns. You will see I hope, 'moments of Emil' throughout the festival. The book expresses hope, invention, dissent, cooperation and originality set mostly in a great city and perhaps you'll find these ideas running through many of the events too. In this time - more than 80 years later - these ideas are not optional. They are what we urgently need and should continue to consider in our day to day lives." Music - Cafe Connection by morgantj For highlights of this year's Brighton Festival, head over to http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Inside Brighton Festival 2013

http://brightonfestival.org - Explore what Brighton Festival has to offer. Brighton Festival 2013, with Guest Director Michael Rosen at the helm, has launched three weeks of unrivalled arts celebration. Brighton Festival is an innovative commissioning and producing mixed arts festival offering an ambitious programme which has won critical acclaim for presenting exciting site-specific work and encouraging artistic debate. In 2011 Brighton Festival took the art world by surprise, appointing Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi as Guest Director and other previous Guest Directors have included Vanessa Redgrave; actress and human rights campaigner, renowned visual artist Anish Kapoor and the celebrated musician Brian Eno. Michael Rosen said, "It's a huge privilege for me to be the Guest Director of Brighton Festival for 2013. I believe in the chemistry of it, the way it will get the whole city talking and wondering. Festivals are great informal colleges of the arts for anyone. Contributing to what the festival will offer has drawn together many of my passions, interests and daily concerns." Andrew Comben, Chief Executive of Brighton Dome and Festival, said, "Michael Rosen has entertained, educated and moved audiences of all ages and over several generations. He has the infectious energy of a polymath and is curious about and interested in everything - perfect for such an eclectic and wide-ranging festival as ours." To find great examples of why this year's festival was such a success, visit our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Inside Brighton Festival 2013: Theatre

http://brightonfestival.org/whats_on/theatre/ - Head here to see all our Brighton Festival theatre shows. Brighton Festival Theatre Producer Orla Flanagan takes us through some of this year's theatrical highlights. Brighton Festival 2013, with Guest Director Michael Rosen at the helm, has launched three weeks of unrivalled arts celebration. The theatre programme features the UK premiere of Lola Arias' My Life After, the World Premiere of Peter Reder's The Contents of a House and much more. Film produced by Echo Video. To see some of the many highlights of this Festival, visit our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Inside Brighton Festival 2013: Family

http://brightonfestival.org/whats_on/family/ - View Festival Family events. You're never too young to get involved with Brighton Festival. Family Programmer Pippa Smith introduces some of this year's highlights for young audiences. Brighton Festival 2013' Family programme, with Guest Director Michael Rosen at the helm, has launched three weeks of unrivalled arts celebration which includes family performances of The Adventures of Don Quixote by Bicycle, Tam Teatromusica's Picablo, the World Premiere of Glyndebourne's Captain Blood's Revenge: A Pirate Opera and more. Film produced by Echo Video. For footage of this year's festival highlights, visit http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Inside Brighton Festival 2013: Contemporary Music

http://brightonfestival.org/whats_on/contemporary%20music/ - See Brighton Festival 2013's music programme. Music Producer Laura Ducceschi on some of our exclusive appearances and collaborations at Brighton Festival 2013. Film produced by Echo Video. For great footage of this year's festival, visit http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Inside Brighton Festival 2013: Classical Music

See all of Brighton Festival 2013's programme here: http://brightonfestival.org/whats_on/classical%20music/ Classical Programmer Gill Kay introduces some of this year's Brighton Festival 2013highlights and premieres. If you'd like to see exactly why this year's festival was such a success, visit our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival Film produced by Echo Video.

Inside Brighton Festival 2013: Dance & Circus

See all Brighton Festival 2013 dance and circus events here: http://brightonfestival.org/whats_on/dance%20and%20circus/ Senior Producer Tanya Peters on some of the spectacular dance and circus on offer at Brighton Festival this year. Now in its 48th year, Brighton Festival is an innovative commissioning and producing festival, which continues to win critical acclaim for its ambitious and daring programme. As England's largest and most progressive annual mixed arts festival, Brighton Festival attracts some of the best artists and companies - and most adventurous audiences - from the UK and around the world. Film produced by Echo Video. For examples of dance and circus in this year's festival, visit http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Inside Brighton Festival 2013: Destination Brighton

http://brightonfestival.org - Explore what Brighton Festival has to offer. The Brighton Festival team on what makes Brighton such a great city for an arts festival. Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature and debate, outdoor and family events that takes place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks each May. Now in its 48th year, Brighton Festival is an innovative commissioning and producing festival, which continues to win critical acclaim for its ambitious and daring programme. As England's largest and most progressive annual mixed arts festival, Brighton Festival attracts some of the best artists and companies - and most adventurous audiences - from the UK and around the world. In May 2013, we welcomed poet, writer, broadcaster and former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen as our fifth Guest Director who presided over a record-breaking year. Previous Guest Directors have included actress and human rights campaigner Vanessa Redgrave; Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi; renowned visual artist Anish Kapoor; and celebrated musician Brian Eno. Brighton Festival 2014 will take place from 3 - 25 May 2014. We will be revealing the full programme in February If you want to find footage of the most recent festival, visit our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Inside Brighton Festival 2013: Books & Debate

http://brightonfestival.org/whats_on/books%20and%20debate/ - Explore Brighton Festival 2013's full books and debate line-up. Literature & Spoken Word Programmer Mathew Clayton introduces some of the literary treats in store this year. Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature and debate, outdoor and family events that takes place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks each May. Film produced by Echo Video. For footage and behind the scenes access to this year's festival, visit http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival.

Inside Brighton Festival: Art & Film

http://brightonfestival.org/whats_on/art%20and%20film/ - See the full Brighton Festival 2013 film and visual arts programme. With Germany of the 1920s and 1930s being one of this year's Brighton Festival themes, Cinecity's Tim Brown talks to us about this year's film programme, while Chief Executive Andrew Comben introduces some of this year's exclusive visual arts commissions. Film produced by Echo Video. If you would like to find out more about this year's festival, visit our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival.

Inside Brighton Festival 2013: 26 Letters

http://brightonfestival.org/whats_on/26%20letters/ - See the full spectacular selection of 26 Letters events. It's a bumper year for 26 Letters with Michael Rosen as Guest Director of Brighton Festival 2013, explains Creative Producer Hilary Cooke. Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature and debate, outdoor and family events that takes place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks each May. To discover more about the most recent festival visit ourYouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival

Inside Brighton Festival 2013: Festival Themes

http://brightonfestival.org/ - Learn all about the wonderful Brighton Festival Brighton Festival Chief Executive Andrew Comben introduces our Guest Director and some of the themes running through this year's programme. 'Brighton is the defining moment in the festival year' Guardian Guide Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature and debate, outdoor and family events that takes place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks each May. Now in its 48th year, Brighton Festival is an innovative commissioning and producing festival, which continues to win critical acclaim for its ambitious and daring programme. As England's largest and most progressive annual mixed arts festival, Brighton Festival attracts some of the best artists and companies - and most adventurous audiences - from the UK and around the world. In May 2013, we welcomed poet, writer, broadcaster and former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen as our fifth Guest Director who presided over a record-breaking year. If you would like to see footage of the most recent festival, visit http://www.youtube.com/brightonfestival Film by Echo Video.

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