The Brighton CentreEdit profile
Coordinates: 50°49′16″N 0°08′46″W / 50.82111°N 0.14611°W / 50.82111; -0.14611
The Brighton Centre is a conference centre located in Brighton, England. The capacity of the main hall for conferences is 4,500 people and 5,100 for standing concerts.
It also has smaller rooms for weddings, banquets etc.
As well as hosting business conferences, entertainment events, and a regular records & comics sale, the Centre is known for regularly hosting conferences of the major British political parties.
The main hall was also the home venue of former professional basketball team Brighton Bears, which folded in 2006.Past shows
American rockers Bon Jovi played their first concert in the UK here in 1984, at the time supporting KISS.
Bing Crosby gave his last public performance in this building on 10th October 1977.
Sports and related entertainment
- 2007 PDC Premier League Finals
- 2002 World Wrestling All-Stars (WWA)
The Brighton Centre was home to the Indoor Speedway Championship from 1997 to 2008.Redevelopment
The centre is current undergoing planning permission for a major redevelopment. The main intention of the redevelopment is increase the capacity of the centre, a direct connection with Churchill square, Car parks, with a direct walk way from the centre to the sea front.