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Empire Theatre & Cinema

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The Empire Theatre & Cinema is a popular 500 capacity venue in the heart of Consett, screening live theatre shows ranging from comedy and children's plays, to classical ballets and live music. The Empire Cinema now screens the latest blockbusters and 3D movies, with a new state-of-the-art digital projector. The Cafe Bar also offers a place to unwind, with a superb range of beverages, cakes, pastries and more.

CUSTOMER NOTICE: Due to computer upgrades, the Empire Box Office and online booking will be unavailable from 3.00pm on Wednesday 24th September until approximately 1.00pm on Thursday 25th September. Thank you for your patience during this time, we apologise for any inconvenience caused. Our film will still run as normal.

ONLINE BOOKING: The 'choose a seat' option from the online seating plan is not available when booking from Apple iphone / ipad and some other devices, however seats will be offered on a 'best available' basis. Visa and Mastercard accepted only. 

Rolling Back The Years Tue 23rd September 2014 2.30pm What If (15) Mon 22nd - Thu 25th September 2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey (PG) Fri 26th September - Wed 1st October 2014 Abba Mania Sat 27th September 2014 7.30pm Billy Elliot The Musical Live Sun 28th September 2014 1.45pm The Halle Thu 2nd October 2014 7.30pm If I Stay (12a) Fri 3rd - Tue 7th October 2014 Dominic Kirwan - The 25th Anniversary Tour Sat 4th October 2014 7.30pm CBS presents The Full Monty Thu 9th - Fri 10th October 2014 Bobby Pattinson & Friends Sat 11th October 2014 7.30pm Pride (15) Mon 13th - Thu 16th October 2014 Showaddywaddy Sat 18th October 2014 7.30pm The Taming Of The Shrew Tue 21st October 2014 7.30pm Joe McElderry - Up Close & Personal Thu 23rd - Fri 24th October 2014 3D & 2D Boxtrolls (PG) Sat 25th - Thu 30th October 2014 Tick Tock Time Machine Wed 29th October 2014 2.30pm Festival of Remembrance Fri 31st October 2014 7pm Patsy Cline 50th Anniversary Tour Sat 1st November 2014 7.30pm Dolphin Tale 2 (U) Mon 3rd - Thu 6th November 2014 3D & 2D Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (12a) Fri 7th - Thu 13th November 2014 This Is Where I Leave You (15) Fri 14th - Thu 20th November 2014 The Bay City Rollers Story Sat 15th November 2014 7.30pm Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story Sat 22nd November 2014 7.30pm Christmas With the Salvation Army Fri 28th November 2014 7pm Aladdin - Consett's Family Pantomime Fri 5th - Wed 31st December 2014 CBS Present Peter Panto Mon 19th - Sat 24th January 2015 Old MacDonald Had A Farm Sat 21st February 2015 2.30pm Jekyll & Hyde Thu 26th February 2015 7.30pm The Magic of Streisand Sat 28th February 2015 7.30pm The Searchers Fri 17th April 2015 7.30pm Milkshake Live! Sat 18th April 2015 1pm Dirty Dusting Wed 13th - Thu 14th May 2015
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Contact Venue

Louise Strong

Opening Times:
Mon - Sat: 10am - 3pm
Tue - Sat: 6.30pm - 9pm

Sundays - open 45 mins prior to performance.

Closed Bank Holidays

Front Street,
Co Durham

(01207) 218171