Brighton Jazz Mafia big band combine with Swing Patrol dancers for a Lindy Hop dance spectacular.
Straight No Chaser big band combine with Swing Patrol dancers for a Lindy Hop dance spectacular.
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…
Relive the glamour of the Roaring 20s at the ‘MyCharleston Speakeasy’.
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…
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 …
Legs are what most humans stand on.
Fierce, funny, fabulous!
Gals Aloud are the ultimate drag tribute to the best girl band of this millennium.
Dream job, huge fanbase, and in a committed relationship with a hunky dancing bear.
With a growing reputation for providing excellent dance education, Ceyda Tanc Dance presents a mixed bill featuring their talented youth dancers and, for the first time, guest perf…
With a growing reputation for providing excellent dance education, Ceyda Tanc Dance presents a mixed bill featuring their talented youth dancers.
Special charity showcase for Clowns Without Borders - your support spreads laughter and joy to children and families living in crisis throughout the world.
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.
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’ is a club where the spirit of umbrella-era Rihanna downs shots with Whitney Houston, while Taylor Swift doesn’t stop moving to the funky funky beat with S Club…
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…
A celebration of the most exciting new jazz in the South East.
Tarascas Fiasco presents: The Marching Skaletons
An 8-piece day of the dead inspired band from Brighton with their celebratory musical fusion of ska, Latin and eighties pop, guara…
Your chance this season to keep the faith with Northern Soul, returning to the beautiful Brighton Spiegeltent for its sixth year! Sells out well in advance every year so don’t miss…
The very last splash of magic and sparkle from this years Spiegel Fringe season, with some of the most amazing acts of our Spiegel family, plus special guests - Laurie Black, Alfie…
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 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…
Brighton’s legendary pop’n’cabaret knees-up returns once again to Brighton Fringe.
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…
The English Disco Lovers Community Group return to the fabulous Brighton Spiegeltent for THREE (count ‘em!), seated club night parties:
‘8th Birthday Ball’ / ‘Mermaids Ball’ / ‘El…
Warning: this show is not for the faint-hearted.
‘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…
‘MANA DANCE X MR BONGO’ celebrates the reemergence of live dance and music (DJ) at the famous Spiegeltent.
You can’t say that Frills and Spills descends into chaos so much as embraces it from the get-go.
Kings, Queens, and everything in between
Talent, diversity, creativity, and nerve.
Brighton-based group of superbly talented artists who play Flamenco/Jazz fusion with a wealth of other styles and influences besides, featuring Rachel Myer.
Welcome to ‘Sewer Cabaret’.
Collective act of golden manifestation, sacred laughter bath and ceremonial mess-about, orchestrated by a preposterously dazzling goddess.
“One of the best performances — if not the best — that I have seen in a long time.
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…
Brighton’s award winning Drag Prince Alfie Ordinary presents an hour of glittering chaos as he welcomes the silliest Spiegeltent stage.
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…
Join Dr Bramwell’s ‘Odditorium’ for two enchanting events combining spoken word, film and music at the Brighton Spiegeltent.
Electronica session hosted by Eccentronic.
Bad Luck Boss Laurie Black is smashing mirrors and screens to summon the best acts in alternative cabaret for your live viewing pleasure.
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.
Direct from a sell-out five-star hit tour of Australia and New Zealand, join international award-winning singing sensation Velma Celli for an overindulgent diva fest celebrating th…
Welcome to the return of SASSY!.
Louise Dearman is a leading British actress, singer and international concert soloist.
It’s a summer night in Old Steine, the fairy lights twinkle, the drinks flow.
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
we hold the crystals,
emerged from the mud.
Join the invincible superhero Captain Cauliflower on an unforgettable adventure filled with extreme silliness and unquestionable danger.
Junior Jungle Party is the antidote to ‘baby raves’.
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 is a dazzling extravaganza featuring top UK and international circus, cabaret and burlesque acts.
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.
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…
Family fun, dancing and socialising for 0 - 5s and their grown-ups.
Join us this half-term for our magical, interactive, family circus show for the little ones.
Relationships are the heart of Bromance: handshakes become handstands and backslaps become backflips.
Start every Sunday morning in the gorgeous setting of The Spiegeltent and in the company of our own Jazz legends.
Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is the biggest, best, most raucous music quiz in the UK!
Beware serious quizzers.
The Giant Balloon Show will have the audience in stitches and in awe simultaneously.
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…
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.
Join the showbiz sensation Boogaloo Stu for bingo experience filled with frivolity, fun, filth and flashmob dances.
Ida Barr is a former star of the British Music Hall.
BandBazi presents the B.
Join Valentina del Pearls and four other leading lights of French New Burlesque for a remarkable revue bringing together glitter, glamour and humour.
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.
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!!
We are SUPER CUMBIA PARTY BAND, a superhero ensemble with an important mission: to remove the sorrow from planet Earth.
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…
Family fun with dance and movement.
FIERCE, FUNNY, FABULOUS!
Gals Aloud are the ultimate drag tribute to the best girl band of this millennium.
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.
You are cordially invited to the wedding of the year.
A unique cocktail: a live rock band collides with stars of the alternative stage, served up in the avant-garde surroundings of the Speigeltent.
Fireball of the cabaret apocalypse, avantguardian, all singing, all raging wonder.
It’s hard to resist chocolate in any shape or form, but it’s downright impossible when you’re talking about Le Gateau Chocolat.
A multi-sensory meditative journey into the ‘nine celestial bodies’, using pioneering harmonic scales and technology from ancient civilisations augmented by cutting edge scienc…
The sell-out success ‘LADS’ returns to bring audiences an unforgettable showcase of un-missible unlady-like talent.
Cat Loud is an award-winning cabaret performer and jazz singer from a remote Scottish island.
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, …
A longstanding stand-up poetry night, Bang Said The Gun is ‘for people who don’t like poetry’.
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?
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…
Dende at the Spiegeltent!
Come along for a night of tropical splendor, world grooves and Brazilian roots.
‘Timescape’, the Quartet’s new and exciting show for 2019 – a journey into sheer escapism.
Ensemble Dance Co, topped off by Sarah Blanc.
Three hours of dancing delights featuring music from the 1920s to 1950s, vintage costumes, glorious displays, and Dorothy’s Shoes’ trademark instant dance classes.
Dance to the sound and rhythm of 1920s Hot Jazz at the ‘Ragtime Razzle Dazzle’.
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!
‘Queen of the Edinburgh Festival’ (BBC) and original star of Olivier award winning La Soirée.
A performance of contemporary circus, physical theatre, high aerial flights and risky balances.
Adventures in music from three visionaries for one night only.
Infamous cabaret misfit and drag miscreant Joe Black invites you to indulge in a gloriously raucous gin soaked musical cabaret extravaganza.
In 1986, Nuala won the annual Rose of Tralee beauty pageant and now she’s back as the first female host.
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…
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.
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)
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.
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 …
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…
An afternoon of live swing music and dancing with the friendly and welcoming Brighton Lindyhoppers.
Family fun dancing and socialising for 0 - 5s and their grown-ups.
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 is the American multi-award winning country music singer and comedy alter ego of the English comedy writer Christopher Green.
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…
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…
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.
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.
Our last Friday night dancing at the legendary Spiegeltent this season.
Set in an apocalyptical world, After feels like a theatrical experiment on many levels.
“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…
Join us in the jungle for our hit annual ‘High Top Circus Student Showcase’.
Spiegeltent presents: ‘Brighton Big Drag Pagent’
Kings, Queens, and Inbetweens!
Talent, diversity, creativity, and nerve.
Herbie Flowers’ Jazz Breakfast was nothing like I had anticipated.
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…
Scottish singer-songwriter Emma Morton’s ascendancy through the European music scene has seen her work gain high-profile recognition.
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…
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 …
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.
‘The Revolver Revue’ is a glamorous, dazzling extravaganza featuring top UK and international circus, cabaret and burlesque acts.
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.
Now in its 10th triumphant year, ‘And The Devil May Drag You Under’ is the cult hit of Brighton Fringe.
With successes in Edinburgh, Beijing, Berlin and London, this high-energy, tap comedy show gives a modern twist to the classic Rat Pack.
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…
Two female soloists exploring intimacy and freedom and how to be human.
It’s the eve of the apocalypse and Cat is making her way home.
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.
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 …
Started by ex-gangster Fat Tony and now run by his half-wit son, Slow Alfie, this is the club that time forgot.
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…
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.
Cordes Nuptials is about a naive couple preparing for the most important moment, their wedding.
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 …
A quick Google search defines the word resonator as something that “produces a deep, full, reverberating sound.
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…
Roll up for vintage tunes, dazzling dance displays, and whirlwind Instant Dance Classes to ease you onto the floor.
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…
Grab a bunch of mates and hit the dance floor with Australian party machine Tomas Ford for Brighton Fringe’s most ridiculous party.
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.
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, The Opera Australia soprano who ran away with the circus has gone on to become international cabaret royalty.
Tonight was Brighton's chance to show the size of its heart – and its wallet.
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.
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…
The Sundaes are delighted to be returning to Brighton Fringe for one night only with their hit show ‘Diva Las Vegas’.
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…
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-…
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…
Sunday Assembly is a global network of non-religious gatherings celebrating life through inspirational speakers, fascinating science, thoughtful readings, raucous pop music, peacef…
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…
Brighton Film Quartet presents ‘SOUNDSCAPE’, a concert of sheer escapism with this extraordinary piano quartet.
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.
Why toddle when you can dance! Parents and under-5s are let loose on the dance floor in the friendliest of discos.
Salon of Soul with a contagious beat, ‘Fever Club’ has grown out of the joyous, social atmosphere of our extraordinary house parties.
Pull on your spats and tassels and learn to Charleston like it’s 1929.
An unashamedly glorious all-singing, all-dancing renouncement of Pop music and an antidote to modern day clubbing fatigue.
Sexy provocateur Veronica
Blacklace is back with seasoned cabaret talent and fresh faces from her own
Warning: this review contains numerous cheesy
James Bond puns.
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, …
Brighton’s legendary pop’n’cabaret knees-up returns to Brighton Fringe.
A lonely scientist clones a perfect army of women, until something goes horribly wrong.
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…
Join our students for a fantastical cabaret showcase from High Top Circus workshops and our special guests.
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 …
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 are soprano Sarah Dacey, pianist Kate Halsall and composer Duncan MacLeod.
A round of applause for The Sundaes.
Critically acclaimed musical satirists make a triumphant return to Brighton Spiegeltent with their out-of-this-world Edinburgh Fringe smash hit.
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…
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…
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.
‘Daddy Day’ is a perfectly pitched, meticulously performed work that stretches the limits of theatre and leaves one reeling.
A musical narrative based on Erik Satie’s play of the same name.
7090 are the hosts of a playground full of music, films and installations.
Through the use of film projection, plays, and music by Justyna Ponikowska, 7090 and Hana present a concert about the malleability of meaning.
Laughing Stock is a character-based sketch comedy foursome “yin-yanged to perfection”(The Mumble).
The Viking warrior, the HubbaBubba Gum-chewing slut and the Hermit have placed the sign ‘Do Not Disturb’ on the door of the hotelroom.
In this slightly surreal, politically-charged musical cabaret, seemingly wholesome Scottish lass Cat Loud is still on the prowl for her next big adventure.
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…
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.
Delightful show about the songs we all keep inside ourselves that define who we are.
A unique rollercoaster of a whole night inspired by the 1968 Rolling Stones extravaganza and specially created for Brighton Spiegeltent.
Straight No Chaser Big Band combine with JATS swing dance aces Sam and Gabi for a Lindy Hop dance spectacular.
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.
Join us for a night of deep psychedelic bass and high energy from the mighty nine-piece Dub/Reggae phenomenon, The Resonators.
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…
Special Spiegeltent show from female-fronted Prog/Art Rock ensemble in celebration of their 4th Album, ‘Preternatural’.
Avant-Pop priestess and vocal looping pioneer invites her favourite cohorts for one special night.
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…
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 – a concert of sheer escapism with this extraordinary piano quartet.
I was really looking forward to this show.
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 late dancing at the legendary Spiegeltent.
One of the UK’s longest running cabaret companies ‘Cirque Du Cabaret’ debuts in Brighton Fringe 2017 with a brand new show.
Sensitive and passionate melodrama, which intelligently integrates circus, theatre, poetry and innovative techniques.
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…
A special Spiegeltent charity showcase with the very best ‘Heart of the Fringe’ performers helping kick off the season.
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…
Start every Brighton Fringe Sunday in the company of our very own living leg-end, bassist Herbie Flowers and his incredible bands.
Fat 45 is a blistering 11-piece big band bringing back the Jump Jive, Rock & Roll and Rhythm & Blues of the 1940s and 50s.
After 3 sold-out seasons, the Disco Lovers return to their now-legendary late night slots at the awesome Spiegeltent.
Why toddle when you can dance! Parents and under-5s are let loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos.
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 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.
Tina C is the multi-award-winning country music singer who went from White Trash almost to the White House.
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…
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.
The Tiger Lillies are a band that everyone should experience
at least once in their life times.
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.
Sparkling host Veronica and her troupe of performers bring their mix of entertainment with all the skill, charm and cheek you could want.
A happy and informal taster session hosted by Les Femmes Circus and our Spiegely friends.
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…
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.
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…
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…
Let your freak flag fly at Brighton’s own Studio 54 by the sea.
Winner: Most Outstanding Comedy (Melbourne Fringe), Winner: Best Comedy Weekly Award (Adelaide Fringe).
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,
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…
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…
Sensitive and passionate melodrama intelligently integrating circus and theatre, poetry and innovative techniques.
Elixir is an incredible display of acrobatics and physical comedy; an action packed hour of circus.
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.
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.
An evening of legendary psychotropic tales.
The atmospheric Spiegeltent was bursting at the seams as the three
tenors took the stage and the audience with their sunny, easy-going manner.
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…
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.
Dance until the late hours.
An unashamedly glorious all-singing, all-dancing renouncement of pop music and an antidote to modern day clubbing fatigue.
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…
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.
Premiere of the multimedia show ‘Soundscape’, featuring stunning visual projections with soundtrack of their hauntingly beautiful cinematic score.
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 is a non-religious coming together of people seeking to make the most of this one life.
Start every Brighton Fringe Sunday in the company of our very own living leg end, bassist Herbie Flowers and his incredible bands.
Sell-out 2014 and 2015, the ‘English Disco Lovers’ are back at the best little tent at Brighton Fringe.
Why toddle when you can dance! Parents and under 5s are let loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos.
Through the use of film projection, plays and music by Justyna Ponikowska, PAND7090 and Hana present a concert about the malleability of identity.
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.
Join the world famous US country music singer Tina C for the launch of her Southern Cookbook.
Special turns from Showtime, Lost In Transit, Elixir and other friends from the Spiegeltent and around town.
One last chance this season to polish up our dance floor, Northern Soul dancing for the first time at Brighton Spiegeltent.
Booty Queens & Hip Hustlers come on down for a dazzling evening of sumptuous glamour, glittering divas, cabaret chic & dirty disco dancing.
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.
An intimate evening filled with red hot burlesque, phenomenal vocals, Cabaret and Cirque.
A special night to celebrate the second volume of her autobiography.
A live rock show of Lou Reed’s 1972 album ‘Transformer’.
Ex-music hall star Ida Barr sings her own brand of artificial hip-hop.
A night of alternative variety, featuring award-winning Jon Hicks and acts selected by this “master of deadpan” & “funereal rocker” himself.
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.
PAND7090 (winner Amsterdam Fringe Award 2014) stands for “space” : it is a concert hall, a shop, a gallery and hangout all at once.
Hit the dancefloor for party monster Tomás Ford’s late night rave.
Ceyda Tanc Dance with three different programmes.
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.
Inspirational show from the world famous 27-strong choir with earthy rhythms and rich harmonies to uplift the soul.
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…
Top musicians and beautiful compositions.
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 …
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 entertaining and uplifting hour of stunning vocals, luscious harmonies and witty banter from the UK’s premier classical-crossover vocal trio.
The Ragroof Players return to the Spiegeltent with two specially themed Tea Dances.
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.
West End On Sea bring London’s theatre stars to Brighton.
Relive one of Brighton’s favourite nights for party boys and girls for so many years.
Alt-cabaret stars Bourgeois & Maurice return to Brighton Fringe with a special General Election-themed show, written in just 48 hours following the results.
Traumfrau’s queer disco for the unusual crowd makes its Fringe debut in style(ish) at the Spiegeltent.
The Gentleman Juggler, leading act of the British cabaret revival shows big laughs,serious skills,slapstick,and breathtaking spectacle.
The weekend starts Thursdays at the Spiegeltent with Club Click DJs playing a slinky mix of funky soul, R&B and dirty disco.
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…
A Star Wars themed family-friendly disco party.
Start every Brighton Fringe Sunday in the company of a living legend, bassist Herbie Flowers and his incredible bands.
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.
The epic of Greek Mythology performed by Herbie and 7-piece band MUSIC BOX, two solo vocalists, 20-piece choir and narrator.
The Tinker Box is a small vehicle for great expression; a travelling gallery for the spoken word.
Kick off the Spiegeltent season in spectacular style.
A moving and powerful performance in four pieces by a group of talented dancers.
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…
“Life’s not fair so neither is bingo!” declares Ida Barr, Edwardian come urban grooves music hall star.
Brighton Fashion Week Launch followed by Showtime with Cabaret Boheme.
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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…
It was early(ish) on a Sunday, but still the Speigeltent was bursting at the seams without an empty seat.
Legendary DJs, live music, special guests from ‘Lost in Transit’ and other shows around town and who knows what else… see website for details.
Spiegel Dance is an exciting mixed bill of contemporary dance works.
See how far one woman’s passion for all things equine can go, in a show where the horse obsessed become the horse possessed.
Performances of the fantastic, acts of the awesome & feats of the mundane.
You are in an auditorium made of mirrors.
Britain’s got some talent and it’s right here at the Spiegeltent.
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.
Eccentricty and the quest for experience don’t stop at Brighton and further down the coast is another hotbed of intellectual pursuit.
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.
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.
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…
Catch the Tiger Lillies on their 25th anniversary world tour and celebrate their unique anarchic Brechtian blues.
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 is a comedy country singer from the good ole U.
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…
Take a trip back to Brighton in the 90s as the legendary anarchic art school cabaret Zincbar returns for one night only.
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 is the uplifting story of one woman’s journey through a leap year, doing something kind for a stranger every single day.
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 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.
A dress-up sing-along celebration of everyone’s favourite musicals.
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…
Spend a stimulating and entertaining hour in the company of philosophers, thinkers and mischief-makers.
A Catalyst Club special.
An extravaganza of imaginative themed and extravagantly costumed figure drawing with music accompaniment.
Cabaret with a story to touch your heart and stir your senses.
An evening of delights specially curated for us by REVERE.
Claptrap, as in absurd or nonsensical talk, sounds like a perfect starting point for an interesting Fringe night.
The Great Escape and Brighton Spiegeltent present Made in Brighton’s welcome party.
Is there anything these two can’t do? I doubt it.
Eliza Skelton is one of the finest of Brighton’s many wonderful songstresses.
One elfin woman, a stage and a scarf.
Sunday Assembly is a global network of super people who want to make the most of this one life we know we have.
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)
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…
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.
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.
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 jumps into a pair of fisherman’s waders and wanders well out beyond the shallows of the physically possible.
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