Whats On

Blast Science: Steve’s Space-travaganza

22nd October


Strap yourselves in and let’s explore space together. Join Steve from Blast Science and voyage round the planets, to the stars and beyond. We’ll find out what’s out there, how we know what’s out there and about the people who made those discoveries.

Brighton Scratch Night 2018

23rd - 25th Oct


The Rialto Scratch Nights are back, rebranded and MUCH BIGGER.

Wobbly Records Presents Bad Tango's album Launch

26th October


Glitch Hop, Techno and Breaks from a plethora of some the UK's best loved underground artists

HOGP: Uneartherd ft. Abhora

27th October



Robyn Hitchcock

29th October


“A gifted melodist, Hitchcock nests engaging lyrics in some of the most bracing, rainbow-hued pop this side of Revolver. He wrests inspiration not from ordinary life but from extraordinary imaginings…” – Rolling Stone

Halloween with Standard Jordan

31st October


Standard Jordan are back with new music and horrific classics.

Brighton Showcase: The Isle of Cc // Liemba // Deerray

1st November


Join us for the second of our new monthly residency at the Rialto Theatre, showcasing the best of the brighton music scene in this spectacular space. 

2 Years of Temple Movement w/ Suduaya, Alwoods & more

2nd November


Following their amazing comeback from the summer holidays, Twisted Frequencies are thrilled to present their next special event celebrating two years of Temple Movement!

Golden Delicious - Dia de los Muertos

3rd November


Julie Devine & Sephie Deacon
Warmly invite you to...

Dia de Los Muertos

Day of the Dead

Melting Vinyl presents... HALEY + Kacey Johansing

11th November


Having followed up her hugely acclaimed album Impossible Dream with an exclusive Record Store Day 7” release Bratt, HALEY (FKA Haley Bonar) returns to the UK for a series of intimate shows including one at the wonderful Rialto Theatre.

Acid Box presents: Juniore

13th November


Juniore is the brainchild of Anna Jean, 60's surf, psychedelica, French female pop, ringing the spirit of yé-yé into the present day. 

Monsters - A Modern Frankenstein Story

14th November


A new production by Pitchy Breath Theatre Company. Written and directed by Bradley Barlow

Family Funktunes is 17!

17th November


On Saturday 17th November, we celebrate 17 years of unadulterated Family Funktunes joy.

Gaslight Productions presents: Blue Heaven

24th November


Gaslight Productions, the creators of the most talked about show in the Brighton Fringe 2018 'Mister Frank's Cotton Club' are back and will be transporting their audience to 1933 for one exclusive night only... to 'Blue Heaven'  

City Books presents: Will Ashton

27th November


Will Ashton: Chamber Music About the Wu-Tang (in 36 Pieces)

Diary Of A Somebody

28th & 29th November


Based on 'The Orton Diaries' by John Lahr.

Directer by David Floyd Miller.

Mesaoria Plain & Retroforward with Justin Robertson

1st December


Birmingham's Retroforward join up with Mesaoria Plain to bring Justin Robertson to the sea-side

Carols in a Pub

2nd December


Lift up your halves and sing!

The Ministry of Biscuits

8th & 9th December


by Philip Reeve (Mortal Engines)
Brian Mitchell (Those Magnificent Men)

“Top-hole musical comedy…”
 – The Stage

It's a Wonderful Life

16th, 18th, 22nd, 23rd December


Based on the Philip Van Doren Stern short story and the Frank Capra classic film, Unmasked Theatre are proud to present It’s A Wonderful Life, one of the most heart-warming Christmas tales ever.