Empire Theatre

Front Street
County Durham

Tel: 03000 262 400

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Empire Theatre

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Prices vary according to performance - please ring for details.




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Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019)
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 21:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 21:00

* Opening times and prices vary according to performance. Please see website or ring for details.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A692. Follow signs to town centre. The Empire is at the heart of Consett. Follow signage

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Durham Station. Bus services available to Consett. Approx. 100 metres from Consett Bus Station.

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Wednesday, 31st July 2019 - Wednesday, 31st July 2019

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Saturday, 13th July 2019 - Saturday, 13th July 2019

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Friday, 21st June 2019 - Friday, 21st June 2019

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Saturday, 20th July 2019 - Saturday, 20th July 2019

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Saturday, 12th October 2019 - Saturday, 12th October 2019

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Tuesday, 25th June 2019 - Tuesday, 25th June 2019

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Saturday, 29th June 2019 - Saturday, 29th June 2019

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Friday, 5th July 2019 - Friday, 5th July 2019

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Saturday, 6th July 2019 - Saturday, 6th July 2019

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Friday, 12th July 2019 - Friday, 12th July 2019

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Saturday, 27th July 2019 - Saturday, 27th July 2019

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Saturday, 7th September 2019 - Saturday, 7th September 2019

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