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

September 19, 2014 – September 20, 2014 all-day
Empty Shop HQ will be closed on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th as we will be on holiday! See you on weds 24th for this gig.
September 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Paper Beat Scissors: European Tour 2014 + Support @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
  Following a superb intimate gig last year, we are delighted to welcome back Paper Beat Scissors on his european tour. He’ll be popping by for another night of captivating music with support from Little[...]
Friday nights at HQ @ Empty Shop HQ
September 26, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – September 27, 2014 @ 12:30 am
Friday nights at HQ @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
HQ is open every Friday & Staurday night. As event led, cultural venue there is likely to be an exhibition or event taking place in our front room but our bar is always open for[...]
Saturday nights at HQ @ Empty Shop HQ
September 27, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – September 28, 2014 @ 12:30 am
Saturday nights at HQ @ Empty Shop HQ | Durham | England | United Kingdom
HQ is open every Friday & Staurday night. As event led, cultural venue there is likely to be an exhibition or event taking place in our front room but our bar is always open for[...]
The Jazz Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
October 2, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Jazz Sessions  @ 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 we will keep the sessions going. Thanks to everyone who came to[...]
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[...]
Exhibition: Brucey - Interstellar Shenanigans
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 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Book festival: Butcher's Dog 4 launch
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[...]
Book festival: International poetry with Ivana Milankov and Víctor Rodríguez Núñez
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[...]
November 1, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
The Zu Zu Cats + DJ Richie B
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[...]
The Jazz Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
November 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Jazz Sessions  @ 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 we will keep the sessions going. Thanks to everyone who came to[...]
The Jazz Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
December 4, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Jazz Sessions  @ 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 we will keep the sessions going. Thanks to everyone who came to[...]