Big Band: Swingin' at the Spiegel

Big Band: Swingin' at the Spiegel

Straight No Chaser big band combine with Swing Patrol dancers for a Lindy Hop dance spectacular. 

Club de Fromage

Club de Fromage

Returning once more to Brighton Fringe, after consecutive sell-out shows, it’s time again to romp through the decades with London’s legendary pop time machine! Expect huge anth… 

Legs

Legs

Legs are what most humans stand on. 

Bourgeois & Maurice: Live at Brighton Spiegeltent

Bourgeois & Maurice: Live at Brighton Spiegeltent

Cult cabaret sensations Bourgeois & Maurice descend on planet earth for two nights at Brighton Spiegeltent!“It’s hard to think of any other act delivering such clever, funny an… 

The Adventures of the Bearded Lady

The Adventures of the Bearded Lady

Dream job, huge fanbase, and in a committed relationship with a hunky dancing bear. 

Gals Aloud

Gals Aloud

Fierce, funny, fabulous! Gals Aloud are the ultimate drag tribute to the best girl band of this millennium. 

Ceyda Tanc Youth Dance

Ceyda Tanc Youth Dance

With a growing reputation for providing excellent dance education, Ceyda Tanc Dance presents a mixed bill featuring their talented youth dancers. 

Arthur's Dream Boat

Arthur's Dream Boat

Long Nose Puppets present ‘Arthur’s Dream Boat’, based on the book by Polly Dunbar It is the story about a little boy who has a dream. 

Sing-a-Long-a-Musical

Sing-a-Long-a-Musical

We are back to lead you in a sing-a-long of hits from all the best musical shows, with a live band of West End theatre musicians backing you. 

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

London’s most raucous, glitter-soaked party returns! Get ready to worship at the altar of mind-blowingly awesome wall-to-wall party bangers, at the greatest pop night the world h… 

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Your chance this season to keep the faith and polish up our dance floor with Northern Soul dancing, returning to the beautiful Brighton Spiegeltent for its sixth year! Sells out we… 

The Ragroof Tea Dance: Putting on the Ritz

The Ragroof Tea Dance: Putting on the Ritz

The legendary Ragroof Tea Dance returns to the Spiegeltent – a marvellous medley of dancing delights, featuring a DJ playing authentic vintage dance music, glamorous costumes, gl… 

Dynamite Boogaloo

Dynamite Boogaloo

Brighton’s legendary pop’n’cabaret knees-up returns once again to Brighton Fringe. 

English Disco Lovers

English Disco Lovers

The English Disco Lovers Community Group return to the fabulous Brighton Spiegeltent for THREE (count ‘em!) fully non-distanced club night parties: ‘8th Birthday Ball’ / ‘Mermaids… 

Cabaret Boheme: Stage and Screen!

Cabaret Boheme: Stage and Screen!

Warning: this show is not for the faint-hearted. 

DREAMSCAPE: Brighton Film Quartet

DREAMSCAPE: Brighton Film Quartet

‘DREAMSCAPE’ is an immersive, breathtakingly beautiful concert of piano, clarinet, cello and violin blending classical, minimalist and cinematic flavours, set to a backdrop of gorg… 

Frills and Spills

Frills and Spills

You can’t say that Frills and Spills descends into chaos so much as embraces it from the get-go. 

Brighton Big Drag Pageant 2021

Brighton Big Drag Pageant 2021

Kings, Queens, and everything in between Talent, diversity, creativity, and nerve. 

Sewer Cabaret

Sewer Cabaret

Welcome to ‘Sewer Cabaret’. 

Clandestino

Clandestino

Brighton-based group of superbly talented artists who play Flamenco/Jazz fusion with a wealth of other styles and influences besides, featuring Rachel Myer. 

Lucy Hopkins: Ceremony of Golden Truth

Lucy Hopkins: Ceremony of Golden Truth

Collective act of golden manifestation, sacred laughter bath and ceremonial mess-about, orchestrated by a preposterously dazzling goddess. 

Cabaret Continentale: We Still Love EU

Cabaret Continentale: We Still Love EU

Need some Euro cheer? Never fear ‘Cabaret Continentale!’ is here! Join us for three nights of sensational and sexy variety Spiegel acts from around Europe, to really make your Fri… 

Andrew Pepper

Andrew Pepper

Saddle up, Brighton! London cabaret star Andrew Pepper is back!  “A one off, daring to go further than you ever imagined a performer would” ★★★★★ (Musical Theatre R… 

Alfie Ordinary's House of Fun

Alfie Ordinary's House of Fun

Brighton’s award winning Drag Prince Alfie Ordinary presents an hour of glittering chaos as he welcomes the silliest Spiegeltent stage. 

The Odditorium

The Odditorium

Join Dr Bramwell’s ‘Odditorium’ for two enchanting events combining spoken word, film and music at the Brighton Spiegeltent. 

Bosco Electronico

Bosco Electronico

Electronica session hosted by Eccentronic. 

Bad Luck Cabaret

Bad Luck Cabaret

Bad Luck Boss Laurie Black is smashing mirrors and screens to summon the best acts in alternative cabaret for your live viewing pleasure. 

Now That's What I Call Bingo

Now That's What I Call Bingo

A sing-a-long musical bingo game celebrating the best and worst of music from across the decades, hosted by Brighton’s award winning Drag Prince Alfie Ordinary. 

SASSY! SUPERSIZED

SASSY! SUPERSIZED

Welcome to the return of SASSY!. 

Laurie Black: Three Dimensions

Laurie Black: Three Dimensions

It’s a summer night in Old Steine, the fairy lights twinkle, the drinks flow. 

Watching / Naïve Dance Masterclass: Double Bill

Watching / Naïve Dance Masterclass: Double Bill

A double-bill of two widely-acclaimed pieces: ‘WATCHING, Ceci n’est pas de Deux’ by Ester Natzijl Projects “Redefines theatre and dance” ★★★★★ (Reviews Hub), “simply sp… 

After the Flood

After the Flood

After the flood we hold the crystals, emerged from the mud. 

Captain Cauliflower and Marvin the Mischievous Moose

Captain Cauliflower and Marvin the Mischievous Moose

Join the invincible superhero Captain Cauliflower on an unforgettable adventure filled with extreme silliness and unquestionable danger. 

Junior Jungle Rave

Junior Jungle Rave

Junior Jungle Party is the antidote to ‘baby raves’. 

Big Quiffy Bingo

Big Quiffy Bingo

Big Quiffy Bingo was a show that was full of glitz and glamour, thanks to the host of the evening Boogaloo Stu. 

The Revolver Revue

The Revolver Revue

The Revolver Revue is a dazzling extravaganza featuring top UK and international circus, cabaret and burlesque acts. 

Enchanted Circus

Enchanted Circus

Straight out of lockdown, the Brighton circus community are ready to dust off the costumes, flex their creative muscles and do what they do best. 

David Hoyle

David Hoyle

The legendary fireball of the cabaret apocalypse, David Hoyle, stares in to the abyss of the unprecedented times we find ourselves in and says ‘there has to be a point to carryin… 

Baby Bambinoes

Baby Bambinoes

Family fun, dancing and socialising for 0 - 5s and their grown-ups. 

SpiegelCircus

SpiegelCircus

Join us this half-term for our magical, interactive, family circus show for the little ones. 

Bromance

Bromance

Relationships are the heart of Bromance: handshakes become handstands and backslaps become backflips. 

Jazz Breakfast

Jazz Breakfast

Start every Sunday morning in the gorgeous setting of The Spiegeltent and in the company of our own Jazz legends. 

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Start every Sunday morning in the gorgeous setting of The Spiegeltent and in the company of our own Jazz legends. 

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is the biggest, best, most raucous music quiz in the UK! Beware serious quizzers. 

The Giant Balloon Show

The Giant Balloon Show

The Giant Balloon Show will have the audience in stitches and in awe simultaneously. 

Ida Barr: Not Dead

Ida Barr: Not Dead

Ida Barr is a former star of the British Music Hall. 

Ida Barr

Ida Barr

Ida Barr is an old age pensioner who has embraced the music of today’s yout’ with her own brand of rap which she has dubbed Artificial Hip Hop. 

Miss Hope Springs 'I've Been Around'

Miss Hope Springs 'I've Been Around'

Comedy cabaret chanteuse Miss Hope Springs (winner Best Cabaret Edinburgh Fringe 2019 Broadway World Awards) was once the toast of Las Vegas, now she’s down on her luck and high… 

Dynamite Boogaloo

Dynamite Boogaloo

Brighton’s legendary pop’n’cabaret knees-up returns once again to Brighton Fringe. 

Office Politics

Office Politics

BandBazi presents the B. 

Junior Jungle Rave

Junior Jungle Rave

Join DJ Nick Terrific, and MC Rocky Patch for the most uplifting and funniest family rave on the planet! If you love raving with your kids then come and spread the love with us. 

Vibe Roulette

Vibe Roulette

The insane child of the best house party you’ve ever been to and late night TV game shows! The WHEEL OF YOUR-TUNE stands proud on stage goading you to give it a spin, ANYTIME!! Wh… 

Cabaret Burlesque: Supernature

Cabaret Burlesque: Supernature

Join Valentina del Pearls and four other leading lights of French New Burlesque for a remarkable revue bringing together glitter, glamour and humour. 

Super Cumbia Party Band

Super Cumbia Party Band

We are SUPER CUMBIA PARTY BAND, a superhero ensemble with an important mission: to remove the sorrow from planet Earth. 

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is the biggest, best, most raucous music quiz in the UK! Beware serious quizzers. 

Youth of Today

Youth of Today

Special half term afternoon of street dance and hip hop classes, showcase and battles with multi award-winning school Streetfunk and its crews hosted by Brighton dance legend JP Om… 

SpiegelActive

SpiegelActive

Family fun with dance and movement. 

Gals Aloud

Gals Aloud

FIERCE, FUNNY, FABULOUS! Gals Aloud are the ultimate drag tribute to the best girl band of this millennium. 

The Revolver Revue

The Revolver Revue

The Revolver Revue is a dazzling extravaganza featuring top UK and international circus, cabaret and burlesque acts. 

Railed

Railed

It’s hard to figure out whether this was a strip show with some acrobatics or an acrobatic show with the odd bit of stripping. 

Pussy Liquor: Vulva Las Vegas!

Pussy Liquor: Vulva Las Vegas!

You are cordially invited to the wedding of the year. 

Hypernova

Hypernova

A unique cocktail: a live rock band collides with stars of the alternative stage, served up in the avant-garde surroundings of the Speigeltent. 

David Hoyle: Tuesday Night is David Night

David Hoyle: Tuesday Night is David Night

Fireball of the cabaret apocalypse, avantguardian, all singing, all raging wonder. 

A Night at the Musicals

A Night at the Musicals

It’s hard to resist chocolate in any shape or form, but it’s downright impossible when you’re talking about Le Gateau Chocolat. 

Navagraha Live

Navagraha Live

A multi-sensory meditative journey into the ‘nine celestial bodies’, using pioneering harmonic scales and technology from ancient civilisations augmented by cutting edge scienc… 

When Julie Met John

When Julie Met John

This new play from Brighton Arts Lab (the edge-dwellers that brought you The Brexorcist) takes the transcript of a public confrontation in Christchurch, streamed live on Facebook, … 

LADS

LADS

The sell-out success ‘LADS’ returns to bring audiences an unforgettable showcase of un-missible unlady-like talent. 

Cat Loud: To The End of the World

Cat Loud: To The End of the World

Cat Loud is an award-winning cabaret performer and jazz singer from a remote Scottish island. 

Bang Said The Gun

Bang Said The Gun

A longstanding stand-up poetry night, Bang Said The Gun is ‘for people who don’t like poetry’. 

Cabaret Boheme: Stage and Screen!

Cabaret Boheme: Stage and Screen!

This is no ordinary night at the movies! Veronica Blacklace and Chris Hide introduce Cabaret Boheme’s brand new ‘Stage and Screen!’ Using classic music from Hollywood and Broadway,… 

What's to be done with the Arts in Brighton?

What's to be done with the Arts in Brighton?

What’s to be done with the Arts in Brighton? Or Where Are We Now where Are We Now? A discussion at the Spiegeltent on the state of the arts and culture in Brighton and Hove - and w… 

Kemptown Carnival Benefit: Dende plus Guests

Kemptown Carnival Benefit: Dende plus Guests

Dende at the Spiegeltent! Come along for a night of tropical splendor, world grooves and Brazilian roots. 

Timescape: Brighton Film Quartet

Timescape: Brighton Film Quartet

‘Timescape’, the Quartet’s new and exciting show for 2019 – a journey into sheer escapism. 

Day of Dance @ Brighton Spiegeltent

Day of Dance @ Brighton Spiegeltent

Ensemble Dance Co, topped off by Sarah Blanc. 

Ragroof Tea Dance

Ragroof Tea Dance

Three hours of dancing delights featuring music from the 1920s to 1950s, vintage costumes, glorious displays, and Dorothy’s Shoes’ trademark instant dance classes. 

Ragtime Razzle Dazzle

Ragtime Razzle Dazzle

Dance to the sound and rhythm of 1920s Hot Jazz at the ‘Ragtime Razzle Dazzle’. 

Polyglamorous

Polyglamorous

The club night on everyone’s lips: POLYGLAMOROUS is Brighton’s new camp dance party, bringing their poly-chromatic club night to the Spiegeltent for ONE NIGHT ONLY! SMOTHER yo… 

Camille O'Sullivan sings Cave

Camille O'Sullivan sings Cave

‘Queen of the Edinburgh Festival’ (BBC) and original star of Olivier award winning La Soirée. 

CircoPitanga: Circus

CircoPitanga: Circus

A performance of contemporary circus, physical theatre, high aerial flights and risky balances. 

Alabaster - Bunty - Cosmo - Sonic Gumbo

Alabaster - Bunty - Cosmo - Sonic Gumbo

Adventures in music from three visionaries for one night only. 

Joe Black: Decopunk

Joe Black: Decopunk

Infamous cabaret misfit and drag miscreant Joe Black invites you to indulge in a gloriously raucous gin soaked musical cabaret extravaganza. 

History Of Ireland

History Of Ireland

In 1986, Nuala won the annual Rose of Tralee beauty pageant and now she’s back as the first female host. 

Bourgeois & Maurice: Memento Mori

Bourgeois & Maurice: Memento Mori

Attending a Bourgeois and Maurice cabaret show at the Speigeltent on a Bank Holiday Sunday night is the perfect way to ease into your night out, warming up your laughter muscles, i… 

MyMiniDisco: Star Wars and Superheroes

MyMiniDisco: Star Wars and Superheroes

MyMiniDisco: 6th May - ‘Star Wars’ fancy dress - DJ Soul of Man (Finger Lickin’) 27th May - ‘Superheroes’ - DJs Elle ‘J’ Small & Molly Pop (Funk the Format) Brighton’s No. 

Abandoman: Halfway to Heaven?

Abandoman: Halfway to Heaven?

Radio 1’s King of Cabaret, Desmond O’Connor, presides over the eternal fate of some top variety entertainers as they battle to save their souls. 

Singing Hands Summer Spectacular

Singing Hands Summer Spectacular

The Singing Hands show will be an interactive, multi-sensory, Makaton-signed experience featuring many of the much-loved songs from the Singing Hands DVDs and CDs. 

Sunday Assembly Brighton: Home (Spiegeltent Special)

Sunday Assembly Brighton: Home (Spiegeltent Special)

Come and celebrate life with Sunday Assembly Brighton at our Spiegeltent Special on the theme of ‘Home’, including glorious songs from the Choir With No Name and uplifting stories … 

English Disco Lovers

English Disco Lovers

The English Disco Lovers Community Group return to Brighton Spiegeltent for their fifth sell out season! As ever, they will be bringing their irrepressible mix of disco, humour, in… 

Brighton Swing Thing

Brighton Swing Thing

An afternoon of live swing music and dancing with the friendly and welcoming Brighton Lindyhoppers. 

Baby Bambinoes

Baby Bambinoes

Family fun dancing and socialising for 0 - 5s and their grown-ups. 

Gypsy Disco presents ‘The Rebels Ball’

Gypsy Disco presents ‘The Rebels Ball’

We are calling all fellow reprobates, sinners and free love enthusiasts to join us for a night of ceremonial debauchery as we launch the Spiegeltent season! The year is 2030 and p… 

Tina C's 20:20 Vision

Tina C's 20:20 Vision

Tina C is the American multi-award winning country music singer and comedy alter ego of the English comedy writer Christopher Green. 

The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah

The last splash of magic and sparkle with some amazing acts and friends of our Spiegel family including spots from Elixir, Showtime, Les Femmes and more! Join us on this unique an… 

Dynamite Boogaloo

Dynamite Boogaloo

From 1992 until 2009, the dazzling and dynamic trio of Boogaloo Stu, Dynamite Sal and Dolly Rocket ruled Brighton clubland with their riotous and playfully anarchic parties. 

Friday

Friday

It’s Friday at the office, with a unique circus twist! Explore with us the inverted perspective of a unique group of co-workers coping with workload tensions in an effort to resist… 

Friday Night Spiegel with Gypsy Disco

Friday Night Spiegel with Gypsy Disco

Our last Friday night dancing at the legendary Spiegeltent this season. 

Ida Barr: Granarchist

Ida Barr: Granarchist

Join the world’s only hip hop pensioner and star of ‘Artificial Hip Hop’ for an unique game of bingo that is a multi-award-winning Fringe favourite. 

Junior Jungle Rave

Junior Jungle Rave

Junior Jungle Party is the antidote to ‘baby raves’. 

Friday Night Spiegel

Friday Night Spiegel

Our last Friday night dancing at the legendary Spiegeltent this season. 

After

After

Set in an apocalyptical world, After feels like a theatrical experiment on many levels. 

High Top Circus Showcase

High Top Circus Showcase

Join us in the jungle for our hit annual ‘High Top Circus Student Showcase’. 

"Hello la voix" New Show, New Shoes, Old Earrings

“Hello” La Voix is the brand new show from ‘Ab Fab the Movie’ star La Voix! La Voix’s new show is a feast for the senses, with a show featuring her amazing live musicians, side-s… 

Brighton Big Drag Pageant

Brighton Big Drag Pageant

Spiegeltent presents: ‘Brighton Big Drag Pagent’ Kings, Queens, and Inbetweens! Talent, diversity, creativity, and nerve. 

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Herbie Flowers’ Jazz Breakfast was nothing like I had anticipated. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaret

Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaret

Join Monski Mouse and friends: Richard Crawley, Amy Gwilliam and London cabaret superstar, Dusty Limits, for a live musical cabaret of nursery classics, originals, puppetry and fun… 

SpiegelCircus

SpiegelCircus

Join us this half-term for a magical, interactive, family circus show in the sky! Journey through the clouds and see what you can find at the beautiful Brighton Spiegeltent, with l… 

Tony Roberts: I'm a Magician Get Me Out of Here

Tony Roberts: I'm a Magician Get Me Out of Here

Mind-blowing escapology and magical mayhem are unleashed by Covent Garden’s cheekiest and funniest street performer! For humans 8-80+ Having escaped from chains at festivals in … 

Emma Morton and the Graces

Emma Morton and the Graces

Scottish singer-songwriter Emma Morton’s ascendancy through the European music scene has seen her work gain high-profile recognition. 

Sell Your Soul

Sell Your Soul

The perfect end to the bank holiday weekend - first a kicking soul gig, then relax with a drink as the weird and wonderful unfolds before you. 

Sing-A-Long-A-Musical

Sing-A-Long-A-Musical

We are back to lead you in a sing-a-long of hits from all the best musical shows, with a live band of West End theatre musicians backing you. 

The Revolver Revue

The Revolver Revue

‘The Revolver Revue’ is a glamorous, dazzling extravaganza featuring top UK and international circus, cabaret and burlesque acts. 

Club Click: Miami Meltdown

Club Click: Miami Meltdown

Booty queens and hip hustlers pack your bags and fly down with us to Coconut Grove, Miami for a tropical night of sultry glamour, cabaret chic and dirty disco dancing. 

And the Devil Will Drag You Under

And the Devil Will Drag You Under

Now in its 10th triumphant year, ‘And The Devil May Drag You Under’ is the cult hit of Brighton Fringe. 

The Tap Pack

The Tap Pack

With successes in Edinburgh, Beijing, Berlin and London, this high-energy, tap comedy show gives a modern twist to the classic Rat Pack. 

Pussy Liquor presents Disco Pussy

Pussy Liquor presents Disco Pussy

For queers and their allies who like their cabaret feminist, political, patriarchy-smashing, sex positive, riot grrl and kick ass, Pussy Liquor is most definitely the night for you… 

Cat Loud: To the End of the World

Cat Loud: To the End of the World

It’s the eve of the apocalypse and Cat is making her way home. 

Home Solo - How to Survive the Future

Home Solo - How to Survive the Future

Two female soloists exploring intimacy and freedom and how to be human. 

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Your chance this season to keep the faith and polish up our dance floor with Northern Soul dancing, returning for the second time at Brighton Spiegeltent. 

Courtney Act: Under the Covers

Courtney Act: Under the Covers

If you’re familiar with Courtney Act you’ll know there are many strings to her bow; on RuPaul’s Drag Race we witnessed a formidable competitor, who sang, danced and modelled … 

Club de Fromage

Club de Fromage

Started by ex-gangster Fat Tony and now run by his half-wit son, Slow Alfie, this is the club that time forgot. 

Big Band: Swingin' at the Spiegel

Big Band: Swingin' at the Spiegel

Straight No Chaser big band combine with Swing Patrol dancers for a Lindy Hop dance spectacular. 

Sophisticated Mischief: Thursday Late

Sophisticated Mischief: Thursday Late

Sophisticated Mischief DJs Nick T (TG, Merkaba My Brighton, Below Lucky Voice) and Peter von Sleaze (TG, Cabaret Boheme, Below Lucky Voice) play the best old and new music vibes, f… 

Cabaret Boheme: Cinematic Spectacular

Cabaret Boheme: Cinematic Spectacular

Warning: this show is not for the faint-hearted. 

David Hoyle's Love In

David Hoyle's Love In

Post-drag, post-gender, impossible to beat, performance avalanche and avant-garde legend ‘David Hoyle’ returns for unmissable evening of high comedy, sound, vision, paint and song. 

circoPitanga: Cordes Nuptiales

circoPitanga: Cordes Nuptiales

Cordes Nuptials is about a naive couple preparing for the most important moment, their wedding. 

Duo Bogof: It's a Kinda Magic!

Duo Bogof: It's a Kinda Magic!

The Duo Bogof aren’t simply magicians, they are cinemagicians! Equipped with their trusty video camera, a few magic props and the belief that anything is possible, The Duo Bogof … 

Kemptown Carnival: The Resonators + Barnacles Ensemble & Guests

Kemptown Carnival: The Resonators + Barnacles Ensemble & Guests

A quick Google search defines the word resonator as something that “produces a deep, full, reverberating sound. 

Allons Danser

Allons Danser

Allons Danser is a good-time dance for everyone, steeped in the traditions of Cajun music and French joie de vivre: two step, swing, jive, jitterbug, waltz or whatever you like, ta… 

Ragroof Tea Dance

Ragroof Tea Dance

Roll up for vintage tunes, dazzling dance displays, and whirlwind Instant Dance Classes to ease you onto the floor. 

Brighton Swing Thing

Brighton Swing Thing

Join the Brighton Swing Community for a special Fringe afternoon of swing music and dancing with a live swing band, DJs, Lindy Hop beginners dance class, Charleston dancers and a d… 

Paul Zenon's Hellfire Club with the Urban Voodoo Machine

Paul Zenon's Hellfire Club with the Urban Voodoo Machine

Step right down for a debauched carnie cabaret within tent, hosted by magic roustabout and snake-oil peddler Paul Zenon, TV trickster and longtime ‘La Clique’ ringmaster. 

Crap Music Rave Party

Crap Music Rave Party

Grab a bunch of mates and hit the dance floor with Australian party machine Tomas Ford for Brighton Fringe’s most ridiculous party. 

Joe Black - Touch of Evil: A Celebration of Villainy in Song

Joe Black - Touch of Evil: A Celebration of Villainy in Song

Let’s get the review part over and done with; this was going to be a five star review from the moment I saw the title Joe Black - Touch of Evil: A Celebration of Villainy in Song… 

Ali McGregor's ALCHEMY

Ali McGregor's ALCHEMY

Ali McGregor, The Opera Australia soprano who ran away with the circus has gone on to become international cabaret royalty. 

Spiegeltent: Heart of the Fringe Show

Spiegeltent: Heart of the Fringe Show

Tonight was Brighton's chance to show the size of its heart – and its wallet. 

Ceyda Tanc Youth Dance

Ceyda Tanc Youth Dance

Ceyda Tanc Dance, with three different programmes of cutting edge and dynamic contemporary dance, works with influences of Ceyda’s traditional Turkish folk dance heritage. 

Seaside Sideshow!

Seaside Sideshow!

Come one, come all! Seaside Sideshow invites us to step back into a Victorian-era celebration of music hall, vaudeville and variety; a place occupied by magicians, showgirls and st… 

Singing Hands Summer Spectacular

Singing Hands Summer Spectacular

Singing Hands bring their unique blend of Makaton and musical fun to Brighton Fringe for the very first time! The Singing Hands show will be an interactive, multi-sensory, Makaton… 

Diva Las Vegas

Diva Las Vegas

The Sundaes are delighted to be returning to Brighton Fringe for one night only with their hit show ‘Diva Las Vegas’. 

Iconic: A Brief History of Drag

Iconic: A Brief History of Drag

Join West End star Ian Stroughair, the man behind the makeup of the sensational Velma Celli, on a passionate pilgrimage through the most iconic drag moments of film, stage and popu… 

Kids Disco: My Mini Disco

Kids Disco: My Mini Disco

7 May: Guest DJ Krafty Kuts ‘Intergalactic Space and Star Wars’ fancy dress (0-10yrs) 28 May: Guest DJ Russ Cuban (Cuban Brothers fame) ‘Gangsters and Hippies’ fancy dress (0-… 

Sunday Assembly Brighton: Solidarity (Spiegeltent Special 2018)

Sunday Assembly Brighton: Solidarity (Spiegeltent Special 2018)

Sunday Assembly is a global network of non-religious gatherings celebrating life through inspirational speakers, fascinating science, thoughtful readings, raucous pop music, peacef… 

Disco Lovers

Disco Lovers

The Disco Lovers return to the beautiful Spiegeltent for their fourth sell-out season at Brighton Fringe! Bank Holiday Sunday May 6th sees their inaugural FLUORESCENT BALL! The Dis… 

SOUNDSCAPE: Brighton Film Quartet

SOUNDSCAPE: Brighton Film Quartet

Brighton Film Quartet presents ‘SOUNDSCAPE’, a concert of sheer escapism with this extraordinary piano quartet. 

Bourgeois & Maurice: Style Over Substance - A 10-Year Retro Speculative

Bourgeois & Maurice: Style Over Substance - A 10-Year Retro Speculative

If you like cabaret which is sprinkled with a liberal dusting of political satire, the Bourgeois and Maurice Retro Speculative could be the show for you. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance! Parents and under-5s are let loose on the dance floor in the friendliest of discos. 

MyCharleston Speakeasy

MyCharleston Speakeasy

Pull on your spats and tassels and learn to Charleston like it’s 1929. 

Fever Club

Fever Club

Salon of Soul with a contagious beat, ‘Fever Club’ has grown out of the joyous, social atmosphere of our extraordinary house parties. 

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

An unashamedly glorious all-singing, all-dancing renouncement of Pop music and an antidote to modern day clubbing fatigue. 

Cabaret Boheme: A Night at the Movies

Cabaret Boheme: A Night at the Movies

Sexy provocateur Veronica Blacklace is back with seasoned cabaret talent and fresh faces from her own burlesque school. 

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

Warning: this review contains numerous cheesy James Bond puns. 

The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah

The last splash of magic and sparkle with some amazing acts and friends of our Spiegel family including spots from Double-Oh Heaven, Showtime, Elixir and more! Filled with Circus, … 

How To Make Friends - and Imitate People

How To Make Friends - and Imitate People

A lonely scientist clones a perfect army of women, until something goes horribly wrong. 

Dynamite Boogaloo

Dynamite Boogaloo

Brighton’s legendary pop’n’cabaret knees-up returns to Brighton Fringe. 

Junior Jungle Rave

Junior Jungle Rave

Junior Jungle Party is the antidote to ‘baby raves’. 

La Voix’s Red Hot Globe Trot

La Voix’s Red Hot Globe Trot

Show: La Voix is a woman on a mission - To bring back the glamour! In this hilarious one-woman show, La Voix will take you on a journey exposing, analysing and satirically delive… 

High Top Circus Showcase

High Top Circus Showcase

Join our students for a fantastical cabaret showcase from High Top Circus workshops and our special guests. 

Tony Roberts: Card Magic & More For Kids!

Tony Roberts: Card Magic & More For Kids!

Join Covent Garden’s cheekiest street performer, award-winning magician Tony Roberts for mind-blowing card magic and more! There’ll be laughs, mayhem and classic conjuring for … 

SpiegelCircus

SpiegelCircus

Half-term family circus show in the beautiful Spiegeltent with lots of fun and amazing skills hosted by the lovely bunch from High Top Circus with turns from Aussie boys’ Head Firs… 

SoundKarD: explorations in sound

SoundKarD: explorations in sound

SoundKarD are soprano Sarah Dacey, pianist Kate Halsall and composer Duncan MacLeod. 

Diva Las Vegas

Diva Las Vegas

A round of applause for The Sundaes. 

Kids Disco: My Mini Disco

Kids Disco: My Mini Disco

Brighton’s no. 

Sing-A-Long-A-Musical

Sing-A-Long-A-Musical

We are back to lead you in a sing-a-long of hits from all the best musical shows, with a live band of West End theatre musicians backing you. 

Bourgeois & Maurice: How To Save The World Without Really Trying

Bourgeois & Maurice: How To Save The World Without Really Trying

Critically acclaimed musical satirists make a triumphant return to Brighton Spiegeltent with their out-of-this-world Edinburgh Fringe smash hit. 

Lorraine Bowen's Polyester Fiesta

Lorraine Bowen's Polyester Fiesta

BGT’s Crumble Lady (David Walliams’ Golden Buzzer winner) in a fun fashion catwalk cabaret starring her personal collection of polyester dresses, jackets, trousers and housecoats f… 

Joe Black: Meet Me At The Eldorado

Joe Black: Meet Me At The Eldorado

In this lushly hilarious show, noir superstar Joe Black conjures up the atmosphere of the Eldorado; the Berlin nightclub that served as a regular haunt for gay men and women before… 

Club Click: The Soul of Dirty Disco

Club Click: The Soul of Dirty Disco

Booty queens and hip hustlers let your freak flag fly at our dazzling evening of sumptuous glamour, glittering divas, cabaret chic and dirty disco dancing. 

Pavillion 7090

Pavillion 7090

7090 are the hosts of a playground full of music, films and installations. 

Daddy Day: Bert Hana

Daddy Day: Bert Hana

‘Daddy Day’ is a perfectly pitched, meticulously performed work that stretches the limits of theatre and leaves one reeling. 

Laughing Stock

Laughing Stock

Laughing Stock is a character-based sketch comedy foursome “yin-yanged to perfection”(The Mumble). 

Huldebiet: a Dramatic Concert

Huldebiet: a Dramatic Concert

Through the use of film projection, plays, and music by Justyna Ponikowska, 7090 and Hana present a concert about the malleability of meaning. 

The Jellyfish Trap: Satie in 3D

The Jellyfish Trap: Satie in 3D

A musical narrative based on Erik Satie’s play of the same name. 

Sorry: Harald Austbø

Sorry: Harald Austbø

The Viking warrior, the HubbaBubba Gum-chewing slut and the Hermit have placed the sign ‘Do Not Disturb’ on the door of the hotelroom. 

Wayward: a Surreal Musical Cabaret

Wayward: a Surreal Musical Cabaret

In this slightly surreal, politically-charged musical cabaret, seemingly wholesome Scottish lass Cat Loud is still on the prowl for her next big adventure. 

Kate Dimbleby: Songbirds

Kate Dimbleby: Songbirds

Delightful show about the songs we all keep inside ourselves that define who we are. 

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Your chance this season to keep the faith and polish up our dance floor with Northern Soul dancing, returning for the third time at Brighton Spiegeltent. 

Stars and Stripers!

Stars and Stripers!

London’s electrifying Burlesque troupe are back! After their sell out premier performance last year at The London Wonderground, The Folly Mixtures wiggle their way to Brighton to c… 

Big Band: Jumpin' at the Spiegel

Big Band: Jumpin' at the Spiegel

Straight No Chaser Big Band combine with JATS swing dance aces Sam and Gabi for a Lindy Hop dance spectacular. 

Smiler & Stollar's Rock'n'Roll Circus

Smiler & Stollar's Rock'n'Roll Circus

A unique rollercoaster of a whole night inspired by the 1968 Rolling Stones extravaganza and specially created for Brighton Spiegeltent. 

Club De Fromage

Club De Fromage

Started by ex-gangster Fat Tony and now run by his half-wit son, Slow Alfie, this is the club that time forgot. 

Carnesky's Finishing School: Brighton Fringe Graduation Night

Carnesky's Finishing School: Brighton Fringe Graduation Night

Described as an esoteric St Trinian’s for the queer cabaret generation, Carnesky’s Finishing School has been helping people discover and hone their creative talent since 2010. 

Kemptown Carnival: The Resonators + TBA

Kemptown Carnival: The Resonators + TBA

Join us for a night of deep psychedelic bass and high energy from the mighty nine-piece Dub/Reggae phenomenon, The Resonators. 

Ceyda Tanc Youth Dance

Ceyda Tanc Youth Dance

This spectacular cluster of dance pieces not only astounded through the sheer physicality of their presentation, but to produce piece after piece of originally choreographed narrat… 

Moulettes

Moulettes

Special Spiegeltent show from female-fronted Prog/Art Rock ensemble in celebration of their 4th Album, ‘Preternatural’. 

Bunty #101Collabz + Barnacles (horns drums heaviness)

Bunty #101Collabz + Barnacles (horns drums heaviness)

Avant-Pop priestess and vocal looping pioneer invites her favourite cohorts for one special night. 

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

Do you love pop music? Do you love to dance? Do you love to see the sassiest, most flamboyant of performers in town strutting their stuff?If the answer to any of these qu… 

Ragroof Tea Dance

Ragroof Tea Dance

THE MAIN THING IS ABOUT BUYING CAKE! Ragroof take you to LaLaLand (14 May) in our very own City of Stars for an afternoon of Hollywood musical delights: American Smooth, Foxtro… 

Soundscape: Brighton Film Quartet

Soundscape: Brighton Film Quartet

Soundscape – a concert of sheer escapism with this extraordinary piano quartet. 

The Brexorcist

The Brexorcist

I was really looking forward to this show. 

Brighton Swing Thing

Brighton Swing Thing

Join the Brighton Swing Community for a special Fringe afternoon of swing music and dancing with a live swing band, DJs, beginners Lindy Hop dance class, Charleston dancers and a d… 

Saturday Night Spiegel

Saturday Night Spiegel

Saturday night late dancing at the legendary Spiegeltent. 

Cirque Du Cabaret: Gala Show

Cirque Du Cabaret: Gala Show

One of the UK’s longest running cabaret companies ‘Cirque Du Cabaret’ debuts in Brighton Fringe 2017 with a brand new show. 

Cordes Nuptiales: Nuptial Ropes

Cordes Nuptiales: Nuptial Ropes

Sensitive and passionate melodrama, which intelligently integrates circus, theatre, poetry and innovative techniques. 

David Hoyle

David Hoyle

Post-drag, post-gender, impossible to beat, performance avalanche and avant-garde legend David Hoyle returns for an unmissable evening of high comedy, sound, vision, paint and song… 

Sophisticated Mischief: Thursday Late

Sophisticated Mischief: Thursday Late

Sophisticated Mischief DJs Nick T (TG, Merkaba My Brighton, Below Lucky Voice) and Peter von Sleaze (TG, Cabaret Boheme, Below Lucky Voice) play the best old and new music vibes, f… 

The Odditorium: Spiegeltent

The Odditorium: Spiegeltent

Dr. 

Spiegeltent: Heart Of The Fringe Show

Spiegeltent: Heart Of The Fringe Show

A special Spiegeltent charity showcase with the very best ‘Heart of the Fringe’ performers helping kick off the season. 

Sunday Assembly: Movement

Sunday Assembly: Movement

Sunday Assembly is a worldwide network of non-religious gatherings that aims to celebrate life and build community through thought-provoking speakers, readings, poems, quiet reflec… 

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Start every Brighton Fringe Sunday in the company of our very own living leg-end, bassist Herbie Flowers and his incredible bands. 

FAT 45's Big Spiegel Spectacular

FAT 45's Big Spiegel Spectacular

Fat 45 is a blistering 11-piece big band bringing back the Jump Jive, Rock & Roll and Rhythm & Blues of the 1940s and 50s. 

Ida Barr: Never Heard The Like

Ida Barr: Never Heard The Like

Brighton’s Favourite, as faded yet not jaded as a seaside pier, Ida Barr returns! This former music hall singer used to be quite the shining star, known for her two big hits, ‘Oh … 

I Charleston Brighton Speakeasy

I Charleston Brighton Speakeasy

I Charleston Brighton Speakeasy is back with a bang! The Charleston girls will take you through the A-Z of ’20s dance with a twist of jazz and a dash of electro-swing. 

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance! Parents and under-5s are let loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos. 

Disco Lovers

Disco Lovers

After 3 sold-out seasons, the Disco Lovers return to their now-legendary late night slots at the awesome Spiegeltent. 

Tina C's President-C

Tina C's President-C

Tina C is the multi-award-winning country music singer who went from White Trash almost to the White House. 

The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah

The last splash of magic and sparkle with some amazing acts and friends of our Spiegel family including spots from Elixir, Showtime, Les Femmes and more! Join us on this unique and… 

Eyes down! Bingo with Ida Barr

Eyes down! Bingo with Ida Barr

Join the world’s only hip hop pensioner and star of ‘Artificial Hip Hop’ for a unique game of bingo that is a multi-award-winning Fringe favourite. 

Dynamite Boogaloo

Dynamite Boogaloo

Brighton’s legendary pop’n’cabaret knees-up returns to Brighton Fringe. 

The Tiger Lillies

The Tiger Lillies

The Tiger Lillies are a band that everyone should experience at least once in their life times. 

Copperdollar Club Night

Copperdollar Club Night

A night of debauchery at the hands of Kat Lil and a whole rabble of Skellies, there in numbers like never before! Immerse yourself in the land of the carnival. 

High Top Circus Showcase

High Top Circus Showcase

Join our students for a fantastical cabaret showcase from High Top Circus workshops and our special guests. 

Showtime with Cabaret Boheme

Showtime with Cabaret Boheme

Sparkling host Veronica and her troupe of performers bring their mix of entertainment with all the skill, charm and cheek you could want. 

SpiegelCircus Workshop

SpiegelCircus Workshop

A happy and informal taster session hosted by Les Femmes Circus and our Spiegely friends. 

SpiegelCircus

SpiegelCircus

Half term family circus show in the beautiful Spiegeltent with lots of fun and amazing skills hosted by the lovely Les Femmes Circus girls with turns from Aussie boys’ Head First A… 

RED

RED

The exquisite Emma Serjeant (Knee Deep-Casus), winner of the Star of the Fringe Award 2014, returns with the absurdly wonderful Lilikoi Kaos, and the haunting vocalist Carol Cate t… 

High Top Circus Workshops

High Top Circus Workshops

High Top Circus half-term kids workshops! Come learn circus skills such as trapeze, tightwire, hula hoop and juggling in our High Top in a fun and friendly Spiegel session. 

Kids Disco: My Mini Disco

Kids Disco: My Mini Disco

Brighton’s no. 

Sing-A-Long-A-Musical

Sing-A-Long-A-Musical

It’s back! Once again we’re ready to lead you in a sing-along of hits from shows such as Wicked, Mamma Mia, Grease and Oliver and so much more! With a live band backing you and fun… 

Club Click: Get Ya Freak On

Club Click: Get Ya Freak On

Let your freak flag fly at Brighton’s own Studio 54 by the sea. 

How to be a Rock Star

How to be a Rock Star

Winner: Most Outstanding Comedy (Melbourne Fringe), Winner: Best Comedy Weekly Award (Adelaide Fringe). 

Come Fly With Me...

Come Fly With Me...

Playful pink lighting, red velvet drapes, glittery fixtures and wooden circus seats - entering the Brighton Spiegeltent screams ‘Showtime!’ Come Fly With Me is a charming, c… 

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

A Night In... Double-Oh Heaven

After a sell-out show last year, Double-Oh Heaven returns to the Spiegeltent! Expect Bond Girl burlesque, skilled circus acts and show-stopping live renditions of classic 007 theme… 

Sophisticated Mischief

Sophisticated Mischief

Sophisticated Mischief - Nick T and Peter von Sleaze (TG, Merkaba, Cabaret Boheme, Below Lucky Voice) - play wicked party vibes from Electro-Swing, to Ghetto Funk mixed with 60s Gr… 

Reves d'ete

Reves d'ete

Sensitive and passionate melodrama intelligently integrating circus and theatre, poetry and innovative techniques. 

Elixir

Elixir

Elixir is an incredible display of acrobatics and physical comedy; an action packed hour of circus. 

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Your chance this season to keep the faith and polish up our dance floor with Northern Soul dancing, returning for the second time at Brighton Spiegeltent. 

Meow Meow

Meow Meow

She’s played in the West End, sparkled in La Clique and starred as Titania in Shakespeare’s Globe – but now, she’s “in a tent in Brighton, in the middle of a roundabout. 

David Hoyle

David Hoyle

Post-drag, post-gender, impossible to beat, performance avalanche and avant-garde legend David Hoyle returns for unmissable evening of high comedy, sound, vision, paint and song. 

Kemptown Carnival

Kemptown Carnival

An evening of legendary psychotropic tales. 

Tenors Unlimited:The Rat Pack of Opera

Tenors Unlimited:The Rat Pack of Opera

The atmospheric Spiegeltent was bursting at the seams as the three tenors took the stage and the audience with their sunny, easy-going manner. 

Ragroof Tea Dance

Ragroof Tea Dance

The Players mark a milestone at the Brighton Spiegeltent, with two specially themed events: ‘Shall We Dance? A 10-Year Celebration’, a whizz-bang dance through the decades, and ‘Tu… 

Camille O'Sullivan: Brel

Camille O'Sullivan: Brel

There aren’t enough superlatives in the English language to describe the great Camille O’Sullivan and her incredible interpretation of the songs of Jacques Brel. 

Brighton Swing Thing

Brighton Swing Thing

Join the Brighton Swing Community for a special Fringe afternoon of swing music and dancing with a live swing band, DJs, beginners Lindy Hop dance class, Charleston dancers and a d… 

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

An unashamedly glorious all-singing, all-dancing renouncement of pop music and an antidote to modern day clubbing fatigue. 

Bourgeois & Maurice

Bourgeois & Maurice

Following sell-out shows last year, award-winning musical satirists Bourgeois & Maurice are back with a brand new show celebrating and skewering life’s absurdities. 

March of the Mermaids Fin-raiser Party

March of the Mermaids Fin-raiser Party

Get your dancing fins on and make sure to wear your best nautical attire! The Sophisticated Mischief DJs will be spinning surf sounds from the deep, accompanied by projections from… 

Soundscape

Soundscape

Premiere of the multimedia show ‘Soundscape’, featuring stunning visual projections with soundtrack of their hauntingly beautiful cinematic score. 

Ceyda Tanc Dance

Ceyda Tanc Dance

Ceyda Tanc Dance, with three different programmes of cutting edge and dynamic contemporary dance, works with influences of Ceyda’s traditional Turkish folk dance heritage. 

Laura Moody

Laura Moody

Wildly alternative ex-Elysian Quartet cellist, vocalist and Avant-Garde singer-songwriter, fascinated not only with words and songwriting, but also with sounds, noises and textures… 

Sunday Assembly

Sunday Assembly

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious coming together of people seeking to make the most of this one life. 

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Start every Brighton Fringe Sunday in the company of our very own living leg end, bassist Herbie Flowers and his incredible bands. 

English Disco Lovers

English Disco Lovers

Sell-out 2014 and 2015, the ‘English Disco Lovers’ are back at the best little tent at Brighton Fringe. 

Baby Disco Dance Hall

Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance! Parents and under 5s are let loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos. 

I Charleston Brighton Speakeasy

I Charleston Brighton Speakeasy

Pull on your spats and tassels and learn to Charleston like it’s 1929. 

Huldebiet: a Dramatic Concert

Huldebiet: a Dramatic Concert

Through the use of film projection, plays and music by Justyna Ponikowska, PAND7090 and Hana present a concert about the malleability of identity. 

Cassetteboy vs DJ Rubbish

Cassetteboy vs DJ Rubbish

YouTube sensations Cassetteboy team up with hilarious rapper DJ Rubbish to crash open the season with a comedy show in a nightclub, as they dance on the wreckage. 

Tina C: Eating Country

Tina C: Eating Country

Join the world famous US country music singer Tina C for the launch of her Southern Cookbook. 

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

Northern Soul All-Afternooner

One last chance this season to polish up our dance floor, Northern Soul dancing for the first time at Brighton Spiegeltent. 

The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah

Special turns from Showtime, Lost In Transit, Elixir and other friends from the Spiegeltent and around town. 

Club Click: The Soul of Dirty Disco

Club Click: The Soul of Dirty Disco

Booty Queens & Hip Hustlers come on down for a dazzling evening of sumptuous glamour, glittering divas, cabaret chic & dirty disco dancing. 

A Night In...Double-Oh Heaven

A Night In...Double-Oh Heaven

Bond girl burlesque, skilled circus acts and show-stopping live renditions of classic 007 themes, served with a dash of titillation and a double measure of glamour. 

Showtime with Cabaret Boheme

Showtime with Cabaret Boheme

An intimate evening filled with red hot burlesque, phenomenal vocals, Cabaret and Cirque. 

Tina C: Herstory

Tina C: Herstory

A special night to celebrate the second volume of her autobiography. 

Jonny Woo's Transformer

Jonny Woo's Transformer

A live rock show of Lou Reed’s 1972 album ‘Transformer’. 

Ida Barr Bingo

Ida Barr Bingo

Ex-music hall star Ida Barr sings her own brand of artificial hip-hop. 

Kickmouse Cabaret

Kickmouse Cabaret

A night of alternative variety, featuring award-winning Jon Hicks and acts selected by this “master of deadpan” & “funereal rocker” himself. 

SpiegelCircus

SpiegelCircus

Half term family circus show in the beautiful Spiegeltent with Aussie boys Head First Acrobats and the lovely Les Femmes Circus and friends at 2pm. 

PAND 7090

PAND 7090

PAND7090 (winner Amsterdam Fringe Award 2014) stands for “space” : it is a concert hall, a shop, a gallery and hangout all at once. 

Crap Music Rave Party

Crap Music Rave Party

Hit the dancefloor for party monster Tomás Ford’s late night rave. 

Ceyda Tanc Dance

Ceyda Tanc Dance

Ceyda Tanc Dance with three different programmes. 

Soweto Spiritual Singers

Soweto Spiritual Singers

Inspirational show from the world famous 27-strong choir with earthy rhythms and rich harmonies to uplift the soul. 

Same Sky Benefit

Same Sky Benefit

We love Same Sky! From Burning of the Clocks and Children’s Parade to projects large and small, bringing people together in Brighton and beyond. 

Brighton Swing Thing

Brighton Swing Thing

Join the Brighton Swing Community for a special Fringe afternoon of swing music and dancing with a live swing band, DJs, beginners Lindy Hop dance class, Charleston dancers and a d… 

David Hoyle

David Hoyle

For those who haven’t seen David Hoyle perform before, throw out your preconceptions and definitely expect the unexpected; for David is not your typical drag queen, and I’m s… 

Brighton Film Quartet

Brighton Film Quartet

Top musicians and beautiful compositions. 

Bunty: Full AV show feat VJ Luna

Bunty: Full AV show feat VJ Luna

Looping experimental avant-pop music with a distinctive voice, Brighton’s Bunty brings us her raw talent and unique multi-tasking showmanship! An epic & dazzling audiovisual feast … 

Ragroof Tea Dance

Ragroof Tea Dance

The Ragroof Players return to the Spiegeltent with two specially themed Tea Dances. 

Sell Your Show on the Fringe

Sell Your Show on the Fringe

If you are preparing for the Edinburgh Fringe or performing in Brighton, this expert panel discussion can help with getting your show noticed by media, arts industry and audiences. 

An Evening With... The Rat Pack of Opera

An Evening With... The Rat Pack of Opera

An entertaining and uplifting hour of stunning vocals, luscious harmonies and witty banter from the UK’s premier classical-crossover vocal trio. 

Camille O'Sullivan

Camille O'Sullivan

If you think that going to a Camille O’Sullivan gig will be a nice way to spend an hour listening to music wash over you think again. 

Dynamite Boogaloo

Dynamite Boogaloo

Relive one of Brighton’s favourite nights for party boys and girls for so many years. 

Bourgeois & Maurice

Bourgeois & Maurice

Alt-cabaret stars Bourgeois & Maurice return to Brighton Fringe with a special General Election-themed show, written in just 48 hours following the results. 

Sing-a-Long-a-Musical

Sing-a-Long-a-Musical

West End On Sea bring London’s theatre stars to Brighton. 

Traumfrau Does Fringe

Traumfrau Does Fringe

Traumfrau’s queer disco for the unusual crowd makes its Fringe debut in style(ish) at the Spiegeltent. 

Mat Ricardo: Showman

Mat Ricardo: Showman

The Gentleman Juggler, leading act of the British cabaret revival shows big laughs,serious skills,slapstick,and breathtaking spectacle. 

Spiegel Late with Club Click DJs

Spiegel Late with Club Click DJs

The weekend starts Thursdays at the Spiegeltent with Club Click DJs playing a slinky mix of funky soul, R&B and dirty disco. 

Lost in Transit

Lost in Transit

This award winning show returns with a wild new twist! “Sensational piece of cabaret theatre that had the sold-out crowd roaring with laughter one minute and silent in awe at ele… 

May the Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth Be With You

A Star Wars themed family-friendly disco party. 

Sunday Assembly

Sunday Assembly

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious coming together of people seeking to make the most of this one life. 

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Start every Brighton Fringe Sunday in the company of a living legend, bassist Herbie Flowers and his incredible bands. 

English Disco Lovers

English Disco Lovers

Honoured to be invited back for two nights of disco celebration at Brighton Fringe after a sell-out debut at the beautiful Spiegeltent in 2014. 

Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

An unashamedly glorious all-singing, all-dancing renouncement of pop music and an antidote to modern day clubbing fatigue. 

Jason & the Argonauts: A Musical Retelling

Jason & the Argonauts: A Musical Retelling

The epic of Greek Mythology performed by Herbie and 7-piece band MUSIC BOX, two solo vocalists, 20-piece choir and narrator. 

Baby Disco Dance Hall

Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance! Parents and under 5s are let loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos. 

The Tinker Box

The Tinker Box

The Tinker Box is a small vehicle for great expression; a travelling gallery for the spoken word. 

Copperdollar Club Night

Copperdollar Club Night

Kick off the Spiegeltent season in spectacular style. 

Harman

Harman

A moving and powerful performance in four pieces by a group of talented dancers. 

Knee Deep

Knee Deep

I have had the good fortune to witness many amazing shows at the Fringe; however this display of intense physical strength, hypnotising aerial acrobatics and aesthetically gorgeous… 

Ida Barr Bingo

Ida Barr Bingo

“Life’s not fair so neither is bingo!” declares Ida Barr, Edwardian come urban grooves music hall star. 

SHOWTIME at CABARET BOHEME

SHOWTIME at CABARET BOHEME

Sparkling singer-compere Veronica and her troupe of international performers bring their intimate & combustible collaboration of the finest entertainers with all the skill, charm a… 

Brighton Fashion Week Launch

Brighton Fashion Week Launch

Brighton Fashion Week Launch followed by Showtime with Cabaret Boheme. See websites for more details: www.brightonspiegeltent.com www.brightonfashionweek.com 

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

Herbie's Jazz Breakfast

It was early(ish) on a Sunday, but still the Speigeltent was bursting at the seams without an empty seat. 

Spiegel Dance

Spiegel Dance

Spiegel Dance is an exciting mixed bill of contemporary dance works. 

The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah

Legendary DJs, live music, special guests from ‘Lost in Transit’ and other shows around town and who knows what else… see website for details. 

Horse

Horse

See how far one woman’s passion for all things equine can go, in a show where the horse obsessed become the horse possessed. 

Curioddity

Curioddity

Performances of the fantastic, acts of the awesome & feats of the mundane. 

Imaginary Worlds

Imaginary Worlds

You are in an auditorium made of mirrors. 

VarietyVille

VarietyVille

Britain’s got some talent and it’s right here at the Spiegeltent. 

Explorers Club: Lucid Dreaming

Explorers Club: Lucid Dreaming

Eccentricty and the quest for experience don’t stop at Brighton and further down the coast is another hotbed of intellectual pursuit. 

Boxing

Boxing

For the first time in history Boxing’s Biggest Baddy Fraser Hooper will dare to challenge all comers in a three round bout of pure comedy carnage. 

Storytime in the Spiegeltent

Storytime in the Spiegeltent

Bring your little ones and come along to a special double bill of two Brighton-based companies who specialise in original story telling for children. 

Kunst Rock (Art Rock)

Kunst Rock (Art Rock)

Musical comedy acts are one of the hardest to master, but Die Roten Punkte, consisting of dysfunctional siblings Astrid and Otto Rot, have got the art (pun intended) down to a tee. 

Tiger Lillies in Concert

Tiger Lillies in Concert

Catch the Tiger Lillies on their 25th anniversary world tour and celebrate their unique anarchic Brechtian blues. 

Sophie Hannah: Sex, Lies and the Internet

Sophie Hannah: Sex, Lies and the Internet

Sexual infidelity, internet cruelty and secrecy - how much should one tell and how much should one hide? Queen of psychological crime and prize-winning poet Sophie Hannah in conver… 

Cassetteboy vs DJ Rubbish

Cassetteboy vs DJ Rubbish

YouTube sensations Cassetteboy have teamed up with hilarious rapper DJ Rubbish and are on their way to Bank Holiday Brighton to crash into the Spiegel Late Club nightclub and dance… 

Tina C: Where the Hell Were You?

Tina C: Where the Hell Were You?

Tina C is a comedy country singer from the good ole U. 

A Myriad of Crime Writers

A Myriad of Crime Writers

Calling all crime fiction fans and aspiring writers! Three best-selling crime authors - Elizabeth Haynes, Lesley Thompson and Lisa Cutts - who started out with Myriad – the prize… 

BOAT Benefit Zincbar

BOAT Benefit Zincbar

Take a trip back to Brighton in the 90s as the legendary anarchic art school cabaret Zincbar returns for one night only. 

Hitch

Hitch

As somebody who, for better or worse, spent more than three months studying Alfred Hitchcock – probably, I mention for introductory flair, history’s most famous director – I … 

366 Days of Kindness

366 Days of Kindness

366 Days of Kindness is the uplifting story of one woman’s journey through a leap year, doing something kind for a stranger every single day. 

An Evening of Americana Music

An Evening of Americana Music

I greatly admire Union Music Store’s mission to bring their home-grown acts to the masses – a labour of love and angst warding off cynics like me, to be sure. 

Comic Book Babylon

Comic Book Babylon

Comic Book Babylon is the candid and amusing odyssey of one comic fan’s quest to get his dream job and becoming the first British member of the DC editorial staff. 

The Greatest Shows on Earth

The Greatest Shows on Earth

A dress-up sing-along celebration of everyone’s favourite musicals. 

Graphic Design as an Extreme Sport

Graphic Design as an Extreme Sport

Andie Airfix has created some of the most memorable music designs of the last 30 years, working with the Rolling Stones, Metallica, Def Leppard, Dead or Alive, AC/DC, Guns n’rose… 

Jerk

Jerk

Tripping. 

Philosophy Hour

Philosophy Hour

Spend a stimulating and entertaining hour in the company of philosophers, thinkers and mischief-makers. 

Tricksters & Troublemakers

Tricksters & Troublemakers

A Catalyst Club special. 

Animals, Acrobats and Family

Animals, Acrobats and Family

An extravaganza of imaginative themed and extravagantly costumed figure drawing with music accompaniment. 

Lost In Transit

Lost In Transit

Cabaret with a story to touch your heart and stir your senses. 

Gabby Young & Other Animals + REVERE

Gabby Young & Other Animals + REVERE

An evening of delights specially curated for us by REVERE. 

Happy Clap Trap

Happy Clap Trap

Claptrap, as in absurd or nonsensical talk, sounds like a perfect starting point for an interesting Fringe night. 

Made In Brighton

Made In Brighton

The Great Escape and Brighton Spiegeltent present Made in Brighton’s welcome party. 

Bourgeois & Maurice: Sugartits

Bourgeois & Maurice: Sugartits

Is there anything these two can’t do? I doubt it. 

Christine Bovill's Piaf

Christine Bovill's Piaf

No glamour. 

Eliza Skelton and Friends

Eliza Skelton and Friends

Eliza Skelton is one of the finest of Brighton’s many wonderful songstresses. 

Le Foulard

Le Foulard

One elfin woman, a stage and a scarf. 

Sunday Assembly Brighton

Sunday Assembly Brighton

Sunday Assembly is a global network of super people who want to make the most of this one life we know we have. 

Tea Dances

Tea Dances

The Ragroof Players return to the tent with a season of very special Hollywood film themed Tea Dances: Saturday 3 May: Hellzapoppin (devilish swing, jive and lindy hop) Sunday … 

Poets-SLASH-MC's Festival Showdown

Poets-SLASH-MC's Festival Showdown

Heroes of performance poetry Hammer and Tongue and rap warriors Slip Jam proudly present a spiralling twist on their annual battle (‘A legendary fixture’ Latest 7) Gauntlets thrown… 

Baby Disco Dance Hall

Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance, dance, dance! DJ Monski Mouse and her team bring high energy smiling in a fabulous retro music and dance event for parents and children under 5. 

The Back of Beyond

The Back of Beyond

Copperdollar are an award- winning performance company known for their cutting-edge and mixed-media immersive theatre productions inspired by Mexico’s Day Of The Dead. 

Spiegel Late

Spiegel Late

Spiegeltents are the ultimate portable dancehall, which have been touring the world with their special blend of magic, glamour and escapism for more than 100 years. 

Knee Deep

Knee Deep

Knee Deep jumps into a pair of fisherman’s waders and wanders well out beyond the shallows of the physically possible.