The Old Market

The Old Market
Upper Market Street, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 1AS
  • Telephone 01273 201801
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 1–5pm; closed Sat & Sun.
  • Seasonal times Closed 25–26 Dec and 1 Jan.
  • Email
  • Website www.theoldmarket.com
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The Old Market

Gigs, theatre, comedy, dance, events and so much more! The Old Market (also known as TOM) is a dynamic cultural venue just outside the city centre.

TOMs main space is a 200-500 capacity room with the flexibility to showcase everything from rock bands to exciting new theatre or cabaret. TOM is also home to production facilities and art and photography galleries. TOMs bar, open on all main event nights, also hosts its own entertainment from DJs to live music and comedy.

Discover TOM, and take time to enjoy this enchanting cultural space.

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  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

There are 42 events at this location

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Alex G

Philly multi-instrumentalist.

Sat 15 Feb

£13.20 / 01273 201801

Alphabeat

One of Denmark’s greatest pop bands is finally back, and they are bringing their critically acclaimed live setup and forthcoming album to Glasgow

Fri 3 Apr

£27.50 / 01273 201801

Anna Meredith

Described by Pitchfork as “one of the most innovative voices in British music” Anna Meredith is a genre-crossing composer and producer whose work straddles the worlds of contemporary classical, art pop, electronica and experimental rock. This is a +14 event.

Mon 10 Feb

£15 / 01273 201801

Ask Me Anything

Inspired by the magazine problem pages from the 90s and 00s, The Paper Birds asked young people of today to ask them anything. With nothing off-limits, the Birds crafted their reply, in the form of this immersive theatrical experience. This is a 13+ event. (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult).

Sun 8 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Mon 9 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Beverley Craven

Acoustic pop from the singer-songwriter best known for the 1991 hit 'Promise Me'.

Sat 24 Oct

£30.24 / 01273 201801

Biff Byford - School Of Hard Knocks

Valid ID includes passports, driving licences, over 16+ zip oyster photocard and citizen cards. Photocopies will not be accepted.

Wed 29 Apr

£35.75 / 01273 201801

Ceyda Tanc Dance: KAYA

KAYA explores human experiences of displacement, drawing on the strength and resilience of those searching for belonging in a new community.

Sun 22 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Mon 23 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Tue 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

The Felice Brothers

The quartet, hailing from New York, performs folk-rock and country originals.

Fri 31 Jan

£19.80 / 01273 201801

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Bluesy-rock from the solo artist.

Mon 2 Mar

£32.45 / 01273 201801

Kaya

A brand new dance show that explores human experiences of displacement, drawing on the strength and resilience of those searching for belonging in a new community. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Sun 22 Mar

£14.50 / 01273 201801

Mon 23 Mar

£14.50 / 01273 201801

Tue 24 Mar

£14.50 / 01273 201801

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour

Hear from a range of awe-inspiring speakers and watch a selection of thrilling films from the Kendal Mountain Festival.

Thu 4 Jun

£19 (£11) / 01273 201801

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Empathy Pains

Live Nation in association with PBJ Management You might have seen Kiri on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour or heard her on The Now Show. You might have no idea who she is, that's fine too. What you should know is, she's very quietly been going mad for a few years and, to borrow a phrase from…

Sat 14 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Losing the Night

A pub. A long shift. Two mates and a whole heap of unruly memories. 'What would you say to him? If he was here? Right now? Drinking at this bar?'

Wed 18 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Thu 19 Mar

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Fri 20 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

Storytelling and stand-up about the British identity and the 'divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom' from comedian Mark Thomas.

Tue 14 Apr

£17.50 / 01273 201801

Phil Wang

Phil Wang is one of the UK’s most exciting stand-up comedians and has appeared on shows including Live at the Apollo (BBC2), Have I Got News For You (BBC1), Would I Lie to You? (BBC1), Jack Dee’s Inauguration Helpdesk (BBC2), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4) and Drunk History (Comedy Central). He has also written and…

Thu 12 Mar

£15 / 01273 201801

Phil Wang: Kinabalu

  • 4 stars

Phil Wang, son of the British Empire, muses on the realities of being a British East Asian in his laid back style.

Thu 12 Mar

£16.80 / 01273 201801

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

  • 5 stars
  • 2019
  • France
  • Directed by: Céline Sciamma
  • Cast: Noémie Merlant, Adele Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino

Héloïse (Haenel) and Marianne (Merlant) are lovers in 18th century Brittany, who negotiate their romance after La Comtesse (Golino) leaves them with the maid Sophie (Bajrami). Scintillating, slow-burn period drama with affection and a sharp edge, gracefully handling the women’s flirtation and passion and beautifully…

Mon 30 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Rachel Parris: All Change Please

The star of BBC's The Mash Report discusses love, relationships, big life milestones and the state of the world.

Fri 24 Apr

£15 / 01273 201801

Reigning Women Launch Night

Stick on your dancing shoes and join us as we present a line-up of incredible emerging female artists.

Thu 30 Jan

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Rob Auton: The Time Show

Following on from his critically acclaimed shows about talking, hair, sleep, water, faces, the sky and the colour yellow, Rob now turns his attention to time.

Sun 15 Mar

£12 / 01273 201801

Rob Auton: The Time Show

The latest comedy/theatre/spoken word show by writer and performer of some of what he writes Rob Auton.

Sun 15 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker, Urban Warrior

The multi-award-winning comedian reprises his notorious alter ego, the bedsit anarchist Alan Parker Urban Warrior. Once the most radical, now the only radical, Alan returns with the old gold, the old truths, and some new truths (based on old truths). Age 14+, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Wed 12 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour

Multi award-winner comedian with an innovative stand up show.

Wed 12 Feb

£14 / 01273 201801

Stacey Kent

Mainstream jazz and Latin by the American singer-songwriter with her accompanying band.

Sat 13 Jun

£29.15 / 01273 201801

Tez Ilyas: Populist

The brand-new stand-up show from the star of The Tez OClock Show (Channel 4), TEZ Talks(BBC Radio 4) and the multi-award-winning Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three).Join Tez as he uses his trademark silly, smart and subversive approach to pit ordinary people against the establishment. Expect huge laughs, groans and shocks as Tez…

Thu 12 Nov

£15 / 01273 201801

TOM's Film Club: A Dog Called Money (15)

Award-winning war photographer and filmmaker Seamus Murphy explores the creative inspiration behind PJ Harvey’s ninth studio album.

Mon 27 Jan

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Tom's Film Club: A Dog Called Money (15)

Award-winning war photographer and filmmaker Seamus Murphy explores the creative inspiration behind PJ Harvey’s ninth studio album in this arresting collage-style documentary charting their travels together. This is a 15+ event (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult).

Mon 27 Jan

£6 / 01273 201801

TOM's Film Club: Bait (15)

British filmmaker Mark Jenkin’s first full-length feature Bait has been critically lauded since its 2019 release.

Tue 25 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Tom's Film Club: Bait (15)

Mark Jenkin continues his focus on handmade filmmaking from his shorts work with this beautiful film, shot in grainy 16mm black and white, that chronicles a Cornish coastal town under threat from modernity. This is a 15+ event (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult).

Tue 25 Feb

£6 / 01273 201801

TOM's Film Club: Greener Grass (12A)

An odd and wonderfully upbeat absurdist take on the American dream from improv comedians turned independent filmmakers Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe.

Sun 29 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Tom's Film Club: Greener Grass (12a)

In a bizarro suburbia where adults wear braces on their teeth and children turn into golden retrievers, best friends Jill and Lisa are locked in a passive-aggressive battle of the wills. Think David Lynch directing an episode of Desperate Housewives. This is a 12+ event (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult).

Sun 29 Mar

£6 / 01273 201801

Tom's Film Club: Mystify Michael Hutchence

From the producers of Searching For Sugar Man and Whitney: Can I Be Me comes this intimate new documentary into the heart and soul of the internationally renowned and enigmatic front-man of INXS, Michael Hutchence. This is a 15+ event. (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult).

Sun 26 Jan

£6 / 01273 201801

TOM's Film Club: Mystify: Michael Hutchence (15)

An intimate new documentary into the heart and soul of the internationally renowned and enigmatic front-man of INXS, Michael Hutchence.

Sun 26 Jan

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

TOM's Film Club: Shine a Light

A concert film created in the same vein and awe of Scorsese’s previous music documentaries The Last Waltz and No Direction Home.

Sun 26 Jan

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Tom's Film Club: Shine A Light (12a)

Martin Scorsese's mammoth documentary follows the two-night residency of The Stones at New York's Beacon Theatre during the 2006 A Bigger Bang tour. This is a 12+ event. (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult).

Sun 26 Jan

£6 / 01273 201801

TOM's Film Club: Support the Girls (15)

One of the hidden cinematic gems of 2019, and presented here as the first in a trio of films for TOM's Reigning Women mini-season.

Sun 29 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Tom's Film Club: Support The Girls (15)

This is an outstanding, quietly feminist comedy set in a Hooters-style US bar, which screened to acclaim as one of the hidden cinematic gems of 2019, and is presented here as the first in a trio of films for TOM's Reigning Women mini-season. This is a 15 + event (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult).

Sun 29 Mar

£6 / 01273 201801

Tony Law Identifies

Surreal comedy from the inimitable Canadian.

Sat 28 Mar

£14.50 / 01273 201801

Tony Law: Identities

'Top drawer Tony. I’ve said too much. Get in.”

Sat 28 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Witch Hunt

This is a cautionary fairy tale for our time, celebrating the wisdom of the witch, unpacking the notion of predator and conjuring a world of coven-ready weird sisters - imagine Vic and Bob doing The Crucible​ if you will. This is a 16+ event.

Tue 3 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Wed 4 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Thu 5 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Women Over 50 Film Festival: Best of the Fest

WOFFF returns to TOM with another brilliant selection of award-winning films from its 2019 festival.

Tue 31 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 201801

Women Over 50 Film Festival: Best Of The Fest

Focusing on the work and lives of older women - both in front and behind the camera - this year's line-up includes Japanese animation Mix, eco-comedy The Last Mermaid starring Janey Godley and Brighton-based docu-dance Twenty, Forty, Sixty. This is a 14+ event, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Tue 31 Mar

£6 / 01273 201801

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