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April 2, 2014

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The Jazz Sessions

We are starting a monthly Jazz session this month with a view to establish regular gigs in Durham City. The Jazz Sessions will take place on the first Thursday of every month at Empty Shop HQ. The four sessions will feature a different, local jazz band organised in association with the Pink Lane Jazz Co-Op. […]

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January 22, 2014

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DIY Youth Co-Op Launches

Could you be part of Durham’s next generation of DIY creative? From Thursday 6th Feb we’re starting a new initiative to help young people put on their own events, performances and exhibitions. Suitable for anyone aged 14-19 the programme helps participants meet and work with musicians, film makers, artists, writers and more. The programme is […]

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December 6, 2013


XMAS and NYE at Empty Shop… PARTYYYYY!

December is a really busy month, we have loads going on so check out the calander for sure, but this post is about the parties we are throwing for Xmas and New Year’s Eve. The Empty Shop XMAS Party – Fri 13th Dec Friends old and new are invited for a good ol’ Empty Shop […]

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September 27, 2013

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Durham Book festival at Empty Shop HQ

We’ve gone Cuckoo for Durham Book Festival The Book Festival is one of the highlights of the Durham’s cultural calendar and while we’ve hosted the odd event before we’re chuffed to link up on a more substantial basis this year. For two weekends in October New Writing North’s young writing collective Cuckoo Writers are taking […]

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August 19, 2013

WEB FRONT Hot Potato Records

Hot Potato Records: Coming soon

For one day only we’re bringing the much-loved institution of the independent record shop back to Durham. This pop-up shop store will sell the very best cds, tapes and records by local bands / labels. This is an Empty Shop project for the The Durham Streets Summer Festival 2013 and will feature 12 hours of […]

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