Calendar / What's on...

This calendar shows our upcoming events; Empty Shop HQ bar opens every Friday & Saturday regardless, even if no events are shown.
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If you would like to hire a HQ to hold a gig or event contact carlo@emptyshop.org

October 2, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Jazz Sessions: Mark Williams Duo @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
Working in association with the Jazz Co-Op in Newcastle and following a successful run of taster sessions, we are excited to announce that The Jazz Sessions will continue on the first Thursday of every month.[...]
October 4, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Yellow Creatures + Support, visuals & DJ's @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
“…Brand-spanking-new Newcastle quartet, who have emerged over the last year to become purveyors of whip-smart, intelligent post-punk, whilst also looking forward into stranger, more surreal territory…” (Best EP’s of 2013, Endless Window blog) With projections[...]
October 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Ginger Alford, ONSIND + more @ Empty Shop HQ
The Equestrian Collective Presents… Ginger Alford https://gingeralford.bandcamp.com/ All the way from Bloomington, Indiana performing a collection of stripped back punk songs. You may be familiar with her bands GOOD LUCK, HIGH DIVE and ONE REASON[...]
October 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Exhibition: Brucey - Interstellar Shenanigans  @ Empty Shop HQ
Ahead of his next international exhibition in California we are excited to present a solo exhibition by Brucey. A prolific Low Brow artist, Brucey will take over HQ for one evening of Interstellar Shenanigans. Brucey[...]
October 11, 2014 @ 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
  Café Scientifique: Epidermal Cell Biology @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
Cafe Scientifique Durham City is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to science outreach in Durham. We run weekly cafes with speakers from Durham University (and others!), who are always happy to chat about their research or[...]
October 11, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Book festival: Poetry from the Northern Writers’ Awards @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
Hear from some of the most exciting new voices in poetry with these readings from winners of the 2014 Northern Writers Awards. Andrew Forster will read from his new collection, Homecoming, which focuses on his[...]
October 11, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Book festival: Butcher's Dog 4 launch @ Empty Shop HQ
Butcher’s Dog is a new biannual poetry magazine, founded in the North East of England by seven poets who each won a Northern Promise Award from New Writing North in 2010 and/or 2011. Following tutorship[...]
October 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
DIGNAN PORCH + RICE MILK @ Empty Shop HQ
Dignan Porch http://dignanporch.com/ http://dignanporch.bandcamp.com/ Having released two albums on Brooklyn’s Captured Tracks label,  Dignan Porch – the south London psyche-pop group who originally started as the solo project of Joseph Walsh – have released their[...]
October 15, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Social / Film Night: BRAZIL by Terry Gilliam @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
Transition Durham present a screening of BRAZIL by Terry Gilliam; This darkly comic film gave validation and ironic hope to a generation of dissenters. A profound comment on the nature of work, organisations, adversity and[...]
October 18, 2014 @ 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
  Café Scientifique: Cosmic Origins: Everything From Nothing @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
Cafe Scientifique Durham City is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to science outreach in Durham. We run weekly cafes with speakers from Durham University (and others!), who are always happy to chat about their research or[...]
Book festival: International poetry with Ivana Milankov and Víctor Rodríguez Núñez @ Empty Shop HQ
International poetry with Ivana Milankov and Víctor Rodríguez Núñez   Join a Cuban and Serbian poet for this exciting international poetry event, held in association with Arc Publications. Ivana Milankov was born in Belgrade and[...]
October 25, 2014 @ 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
  Café Scientifique: Color: From Cones to Consciousness @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
Cafe Scientifique Durham City is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to science outreach in Durham. We run weekly cafes with speakers from Durham University (and others!), who are always happy to chat about their research or[...]
November 1, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
The Zu Zu Cats + DJ Richie B @ Empty Shop HQ
The Zu Zu Cats are back for their 3rd gig and this one is a Halloween extravaganza! Expect all original material that nods to 50’s/60’s beat with a touch of country and blues… “Like Richard[...]
November 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Jazz Sessions: Mark Williams Duo @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
Working in association with the Jazz Co-Op in Newcastle and following a successful run of taster sessions, we are excited to announce that The Jazz Sessions will continue on the first Thursday of every month.[...]
December 4, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Jazz Sessions: Mark Williams Duo @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
Working in association with the Jazz Co-Op in Newcastle and following a successful run of taster sessions, we are excited to announce that The Jazz Sessions will continue on the first Thursday of every month.[...]