Brighton Festival 2017Public booking opens: Fri 24 Feb, 9am

Supporters' Events

We offer a range of activities to our Members and Patrons including behind-the-scenes access to rehearsals, the Brighton Festival launch each year, chances to meet the artists, social events and our annual Christmas event. All Bronze Members can reserve one place per event (two with a Double Membership, and four with a Family Membership).

Upcoming Events

Supper Club
Brighton Dome
Tue 17 Oct, 7pm
Patrons are invited to our 5th Supper Club which will feature a guest turn from Tim Crouch as "Prinny". 

Work in progress:
Fabrica Gallery, Duke Street, Brighton
Sat 21 Oct, 7pm
Patrons Only
When writer Philip Morgan was given a terminal diagnosis, he was forced to address his own mortality and out of this experience created Hours:
Philip is now developing Hours into a performance piece and as part of this process actor and writer Tim Crouch will read from the opening section of the book while images from the publication are projected. After the reading the audience will be encouraged to provide feedback, which will shape the development of the piece into a full-length theatrical event. 

Acosta Danza Debut - Meet The Artists 
Mezzanine Bar, Brighton Dome
Thur 26 Oct
Patrons, Gold & Silver Members attending this performance are invited for post-show drinks with Carlos Acosta & the dancers.

Acosta Danza Rehearsal
Fri 27 Oct, 4.30pm - 5.30pm (timing TBC)
Members & Patrons (invitation to follow)
More info on the show here
Email with your name and membership number to reserve a place

Séance - Patrons Only Performance 
Jubilee Square
Fri 27 Oct, 6.40pm
More info on the show here
Complimentary tickets available for 20 Patrons brave enough to experience this 20-minute show. 

Castalian Quartet - Meet The Artists
Attenborough Center for the Creative Arts (ACCA)
Sun 26 Nov, post-show
An opportunity to meet the musicians from Castalian Quartet following the November Coffee Concert.

BalletBoyz Rehearsal
Tue 28 Nov, timing TBC
Members & Patrons (invitation to follow)
More info on the show here
Email with your name and membership number to reserve a place

BalletBoyz - Meet the Artists
Mazzanine Bar, Brighton Dome 
Tue 28 Nov
Patrons attending this show performance are invited for post-show drinks with the company. 

Christmas Social with Brighton Gin
9 Grand Close, Hove, BN3
Sun 3 Dec, 6.30pm
Patrons Only
Patrons are invited to celebrate the Festive season with some warming gin cocktails and seasonal cheer. Generously hosted once again by Donald Reid with Brighton Gin. 

The Choir with No Name - The Big Christmas Singalong!
Drinks Reception for Patrons and Sponsors
Concert Hall, Brighton Dome
Fri 15 Dec, 6.30-7.30pm
More info on the show here
Another opportunity to welcome in the festive season at a drinks reception for our Sponsors & Patrons. The Choir with No Name, an organisation that runs choirs for the homeless and marginalised people, is bringing its London, Liverpool and Birmingham choirs to Brighton for the musical highlight on the yuletide season. Expect all the Christmas classics as well as a chance to join in and be part of this unique, feel-good event.

Festive Members' Event
Mezzanine Bar, Brighton Dome
Fri 21 Dec, 6pm - 7pm 
Members are invited to celebrate the festive season with mine pies and a glass of mulled-wine on the Mezzanine Bar. For those wishing to make an evening of it, there is also a ticket offer for the opening performance of Air Play. Invite and ticket offer details to follow by email.

Airplay - Meet the Artists
Brighton Dome Concert Hall
Date & timing TBC
More info on the show here.
Patrons Only
Opportunity for Patrons to meet the artists after the show - children and grandchildren are also welcome! 

Brighton Festival 2018 Launch
Brighton Dome Concert Hall
Thu 15 Feb (invitation to follow)
Members, Patrons and Supporters are invited to enjoy a drink and hear all about the exciting events planned for Brighton Festival 2018. Members also have the opportunity to complete a booking form on the night, which will be processed when Members' priority booking period begins the following morning.