Calendar

What’s on at HQ

Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Jazz Sessions: Riviera Quartet @ Empty Shop HQ
Working in association with the Jazz Co-Op in Newcastle The Jazz Sessions continue for 2016 on the first Thursday of every month. Empty Shop HQ plays host some of the most prolific and accomplished Jazz[...]
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Papaya Press: Zine-making workshop @ Empty Shop HQ
We are excited to be working with the Durham Book Festival again this year, playing host to a number of events and fringe activity. A workshop focusing on the cut-up and collage techniques of zine making[...]
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 9 @ 12:00 am
Northern: Greyscale issue 5 launch @ Empty Shop HQ
We are excited to be working with the Durham Book Festival again this year, playing host to a number of events and fringe activity. Newcastle-based poetry collective Greyscale launch issue 5 of their self-titled limited edition[...]
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Empty Pages read American Psycho @ Empty Shop HQ
The First event in the Empty Pages Programme… Our Book Group meets to discuss the Brett Easton-Ellis novel: American Psycho. A previously (and in some countries still) banned/age restricted book, following our alternative “hero”, Yuppy[...]
The Folk Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Folk Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
Come along on the second Thursday of each month for an evening to an informal folk at HQ Traditional music sessions – tunes and maybe a few songs from the British Isles and beyond. An[...]
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Melissa Lee Houghton and Bobby Parker: Poetry and Mental Health @ Empty Shop HQ
We are excited to be working with the Durham Book Festival again this year, playing host to a number of events and fringe activity. This event brings together two poets who have been affected by mental[...]
Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Natalie Diddams: Thesmo @ Empty Shop HQ
We are excited to be working with the Durham Book Festival again this year, playing host to a number of events and fringe activity. A funny fusion of stand-up, sketch, lecture and performance that celebrates and[...]
Knee Deep @ Empty Shop HQ
Oct 15 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Knee Deep @ Empty Shop HQ
We are excited to be working with the Durham Book Festival again this year, playing host to a number of events and fringe activity. Poet Jasmine Simms and theatre director Tess Denman-Cleaver curate readings by local[...]
Silent Book Disco @ Empty Shop HQ
Oct 15 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Silent Book Disco @ Empty Shop HQ
We are excited to be working with the Durham Book Festival again this year, playing host to a number of events and fringe activity. Readers, put your books in the corner and find your dancing feet[...]
Oct 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Attila The Stockbroker: Arguments Yard @ Empty Shop HQ
We are excited to be working with the Durham Book Festival again this year, playing host to a number of events and fringe activity. Attila the Stockbroker celebrates his 35th year of being Attila with the[...]
The (not quite) UK Tour: Elliot Porter with Special Guest Tom Ryder and Soham De @ Empty Shop HQ
Fresh from a busy year of festival appearances and increased radio play, including BBC Radio 2, Elliot Porter celebrates his EP ‘Keep Going’ by taking his show on the road as part of The (not[...]
The Folk Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
Nov 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Folk Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
Come along on the second Thursday of each month for an evening to an informal folk at HQ Traditional music sessions – tunes and maybe a few songs from the British Isles and beyond. An[...]
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Soham De - This Little Bird - Frankie Fozard @ Empty Shop HQ
Down by the River presents an evening of live music at Empty Shop HQ. Soham De Soham De is a 19 year old singer-songwriter from Kings Lynn. Now based in Durham for University he’s still[...]
The Folk Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
Dec 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Folk Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
Come along on the second Thursday of each month for an evening to an informal folk at HQ Traditional music sessions – tunes and maybe a few songs from the British Isles and beyond. An[...]