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As you’ve probably just realised, it’s Mother’s Day and if you want to make it look like you knew all along, check out these weekend activities in Brighton devised by the Brighton Dome, just for you – and your ever-so-slightly guilty conscious .
Brighton Dome’s Foyer is open from 11am – 5pm, with special Mother’s Day activities from 11am-3pm
All Mothers receive a free glass of Prosecco on arrival!
Relax and unwind in our spacious and airy foyer with the Sunday papers, teas, coffees and home-cooked food.
• A supervised children’s chill-out room is available with face-painting, games and activities.
• Take a sneaky peek backstage on our special free tours of the historic Brighton Dome,
• Enjoy a relaxing massage at only £5 for ten minutes.
• Live jazz throughout the day by Sax and Keys
• Ditchling Singers perform a special Mother’s Day Medley.Share on Facebook
So you’ve done everything you can around Brighton, exhausted the half term entertainment list and now have the kids in tow looking for some weekend activities: then get yourselves to Panto!
Running since Thursday, the Brighton Dome has had its roof lifted to cries of: “She’s behind you” and” Oh yes he is” as it’s hosting an excellent version of Dick Whittington.
If you’re not familiar with the plot (there’s a plot?) Dick Whittington left home with his cat to seek fame and fortune in London thinking that its streets would be paved with gold. He then ran a way with a captain of a ship to see foreign lands.
In the end, well I’ll not spoil the ending for you. Although if he were alive today he’d probably be in the running for Mayor of London…
The story, unlike most panto farces is backed up, a little bit, by fact: there was a Richard Whittington, but it’s disputed whether or not he had a cat.
Dick Whittington runs all over the coming weekend, till the curtain falls for the final time on Sunday 6th March.
Tonight, there’s Anton and Erin, featuring music from Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein and Cole Porter and a whole spectacular of show tunes. Staying in Brighton till tomorrow – for more cultured weekend activities in Brighton – there’s the London Philharmonic Orchestra banging out the Beethoven, Schubert, and Rachmaninov.
Hotels in Brighton love panto, but you’d better let us know if you’re bringing your cat!
Discounted hotel rooms for families, available here.Share on Facebook