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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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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[...]
October 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – October 26, 2014 @ 12:00 am
Following a recent move to London, PREQWAL is visiting Durham for another one of his specatcular sets along with visuals from frequent collaborator MORSKY. Expect All sorts of original electronic music, live visuals and awesome[...]
October 30, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The 100 Second Story Smackdown @ Empty Shop HQ
Durham University English Society present the 100 Second Story Smackdown Participants’ best stories in 100 seconds or less. 100 stories or 100 minutes, whichever comes first. A no-holds barred storytelling smackdown. At the end of[...]
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: Havana Club 5 @ Empty Shop HQ
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.[...]
November 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Zeerox album launch + Token + The Girl from Winter Jargon @ Empty Shop HQ
Zeerox will be hosting the first of two launch parties for their debut album “Penshaw Woolies Eat Deer”. Empty shop will provide the setting for a performance of the album in full, with Washington themed[...]
November 16, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Street Eaters + Jesus & His Judgemental Father + No Ditching @ Empty Shop HQ
Equestrian Collective presents STREET EATERS Incendiary bass and drums punk 2 piece from California. Recommended if you like having your face rocked off. JESUS & HIS JUDGEMENTAL FATHER Queer pop punk from Leeds, sounds like[...]