THE OLD MARKET - TOMtech

The Old Market is a 300-seat venue owned and managed by YES/NO Productions. YES/NO is a multi-faceted production company led by the creators of the globally renowned shows Stomp and The Lost & Found Orchestra as well as makers of large-format feature films.

The venue is a key cultural organisation serving Brighton & Hove, hosting around 250 events each year and developing and nurturing audiences for contemporary theatre, comedy, music and dance.  Beyond its regular programme, TOM co-promotes and hosts shows with Brighton Festival and Fringe, Brighton Digital Festival, Artists Open Houses, Great Escape, as well as numerous other city-wide events.

The venue offers an eclectic programme throughout the year and has built relationships with many cutting-edge multi-format artists in order to bring their work to Brighton for the first time.  Their TOMtech programme is nationally recognised as an innovative sector leader, exploring how emerging technology will disrupt the UK arts & cultural offer.  The programme focusses on audience development, knowledge transfer between artists and technologists and sector level advocacy & leadership. 

Now in its fourth year, TOMtech is a programme that invites artists to explore at the edge of new technology.  Through a series of labs, commissions, debates, performances and building networks, TOMtech aim to position the type of artists they work with as vital experts and strong voices as emerging technology redefines our cultural lives.