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Empty Shop HQ is a fully licensed cultural hub and performance focused arts venue in the heart of Durham City. Reflecting Empty Shop CIC’s core principles HQ is a community driven space providing a platform for artists, practitioners and performers of all backgrounds and abilities to host creative events and activities.

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HQ WhiteTo find out more about organising an event or booking the venue, including our Safer Spaces Policy please download our Venue Information PDF below.

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To make an enquiry contact hq@emptyshop.org

Upcoming Events

Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Steam Machine summer residency @ Empty Shop HQ
Our Summer residency continues at Empty Shop HQ. Our friends and collaborators The Steam Machine Brewing Company  are doing a summer residency here in Durham City. For a limited time only they will be setting up[...]
Hannah Fletcher, artist in residence: Showcase & Cyanotype workshop @ TESTT Space
Hannah Fletcher @ TESTT Space  We invite you to join artist in residence Hannah Fletcher for an informal sharing event. Friday: 6 – 8pm. Showcase & Artist’ talk Saturday: 2 – 4pm. Group canotype workshop @[...]
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 23 @ 12:00 am
Steam Machine summer residency @ Empty Shop HQ
Our Summer residency continues at Empty Shop HQ. Our friends and collaborators The Steam Machine Brewing Company  are doing a summer residency here in Durham City. For a limited time only they will be setting up[...]
Hannah Fletcher, artist in residence: Showcase & Cyanotype workshop @ TESTT Space
Hannah Fletcher @ TESTT Space  We invite you to join artist in residence Hannah Fletcher for an informal sharing event. Friday: 6 – 8pm. Showcase & Artist’ talk Saturday: 2 – 4pm. Group canotype workshop @[...]
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Steam Machine summer residency @ Empty Shop HQ
Our Summer residency continues at Empty Shop HQ. Our friends and collaborators The Steam Machine Brewing Company  are doing a summer residency here in Durham City. For a limited time only they will be setting up[...]
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Empty Pages Read: Fahrenheit 451 *Includes Film Screening* @ Empty Shop HQ
Empty Pages is a new book group held at Empty Shop HQ. They host regular meetings in a friendly, casual, safe environment. Empty Pages Read: Fahrenheit 451  The next meeting will be to discuss Ray[...]
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Neurotic Fiction + Breakfast Muff & Mouses @ Empty Shop HQ
Equestrian Collective presents: § BREAKFAST MUFF § Garage Pop – Punk ‘like hole but funnier’ – excellent and angry pop from Glasgow. Members of Spinning Coin, Rapid Tan, Joanna Gruesome! ± NEUROTIC FICTION ± Post[...]
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Jazz Sessions: Redemption @ Empty Shop HQ
Working in association with the Jazz Co-Op in Newcastle, The Jazz Sessions bring top class Jazz to Durham on the first Thursday of every month. Now in it’s 3rd year, Empty Shop HQ plays host[...]
The Folk Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Folk Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
Join us for an evening of informal folk at Empty Shop HQ on the second Thursday of every month. Traditional music sessions – tunes and maybe a few songs from the British Isles and beyond.[...]
The Folk Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Folk Sessions @ Empty Shop HQ
Join us for an evening of informal folk at Empty Shop HQ on the second Thursday of every month. Traditional music sessions – tunes and maybe a few songs from the British Isles and beyond.[...]