The Old Market Theatre and Venue Brighton and Hove


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    Black Is The Color Of My Voice

    THEATRE | 27-28 May SOLD OUT
    Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, Appia Campbell’s “moving portrayal” [★★★★ Times] comes to Brighton Fringe following sold out performances in New York, Shanghai and Edinburgh.
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    Three Excellent Little Pigs by Al Start

    FAMILY | Thu 28 May
    Huff, puff and puppets! Brighton favourites, Al and Nicola present a brand new show featuring handmade puppets, excellent songs and cheeky storytelling.
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    Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club

    MUSIC | Fri 29 May SOLD OUT
    Now considered one of the biggest and friendliest club nights around, the Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club debuts at The Old Market, Hove.
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    Verses Versus Verses: Brighton v London Poets v MCs

    EVENT | Sat 30 May
    After the gargantuan battle of Brighton’s finest at the 12th Annual Poets v MCs, Brighton takes on the best that the Mother City has to offer.
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    Festival of the Spoken Nerd vs Go 8-Bit!

    COMEDY | Sun 31 May
    Sunday Night is Nerd Night! 2 of your favourite geek/comedy shows for the price of 1… “Charm and perky curiosity is in its DNA,” Guardian.
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    NOH: Not Only Hair

    EVENT | Sun 07 Jun
    Live artistic hair show, with hairdressers joined by Musicians, Dancers, Graffiti Artists, Singers and DJs.

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Welcome to The Old Market,
Brighton and Hove’s independent, high quality live theatre and venue…

In Brighton & Hove, The Old Market (or, as we like to call it, TOM) is the best place to see a show. Our diverse programme includes live music, great theatre and innovative comedy, all of which you’ll enjoy in a welcoming and pleasant environment.

To start exploring The Old Market, try our what’s on section, or listings for live comedy, music and gigs, theatre and dance or special events. You can also find our more about us, check our exact location in Brighton & Hove, or perhaps learn more about our venue hire packages. Look out for us on social media, too. We are TOMvenue: and

The TOM Team