Built in 1897 as a music hall The Middlesbrough Empire has played host to a variety of performers including Charlie Chaplin, Laurel & Hardy, The Scissor Sisters, The Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian! Since he bought the venue 1991 Barry Faulkner has transformed the derelict building into one of the countries finest venues/nightclubs.
The Empire retains all it's former glory with 3 floors dedicated to style and music.
We now take Apple Pay and contactless payments.
FUNHOUSE STARTS 15th OCT
All new cheeky pop & funky beat student frivolities! Every week we’ve got you free coaches, drinks specials and promos, face painting, paparazzi happy snaps and a ton of red-hot pop party dance floor tunes and loved-up grooves! £4 on the door - campus card required for entry.
THE BEAST OF BORO!
Friday Night Alt Clubbing in the North's most amazing rock and roll venue. Join Teesside's biggest weekly rock crowd in a labyrinth of awesome tunes fuelled by some damn decent drinks deals. Downstairs: Rock, Punk & Metal. Upstairs: Shameless Pop, Hip Hop, Guilt, Allsorts. The Lounge : Funk, Soul, Rock n Roll. Facebook : Sumo Middlesbrough / Instagram : SumoBoro / Twitter : SumoBoro
Every Saturday Milk brings you A giant theatre of Indie, pop, House, Soul, Guilty Pleasures & Rock n Roll. Live bands, liquid promos, limited edition cocktails, facepainting, fireworks, sweets, treats and surprises. Downstairs: Indie, Pop, Saturday Anthems. Upstairs: Dance, RnB, House, Guilty Pop. The Love Lounge & The Chapel. Plus monthly guests in Room 5! Facebook : Made Of Milk / Instagram : wewantmilk / Twitter : wewantmilk
The world renowned producer Chaz Royal brings a glamourous, sparkle packed burlesque event to town. With all star guests guaranteed to satisfy seasoned burlesquers and curious newcomers alike. Dress to impress and join in the fun. The Burlesque Ball is coming to The Empire!
Hailing from the London satellite town of Watford, Lower Than Atlantis were formed in 2007 by Mike Duce (lead vocals, rhythm guitar) and Ben Sansom (lead guitar, backing vocals), whose shared love of bands such as Biffy Clyro, NoFX, and blink-182 would go on to inspire the group's early sound.
You can find us at Corporation Rd, Middlesbrough TS1 2RT
The Empire is located in the town centre right next to the town hall, Train and bus stations are both 2 minutes away. Airport, nearest airport is Tees Valley 15 minutes away.
There is a Free (after 5pm) Car park to the rear of the Empire with spaces for 60 cars.
By Car, From A19, Take A66 Middlesbrough, Then take third slip road (one after the signpost st.hildas / town centre), 3rd exit from this roundabout, 1st exit from mini roundabout, follow the road round to the right.
The Palace of Varieties!
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|Zetland Multi-Storey||Free for two hours, £1.50 all day, £30 monthly permit, £300 annual permit|
|Station Street||Free for two hours, £1.50 all day, £30 monthly permit, £300 annual permit|
|Gurney Street||£1 for two hours, £3 for 4 hours, £4 for over 4 hours, all day, 1 month long stay - £45|
|Cannon Park Lorry/Coach Park||£.50 for 2 hours, £1 for 4 hours, £2 all day|
|Captain Cook Square Long Stay
(levels 4, 4a, & 5)
(level 6 is available on Saturdays & Sundays only)
|Free for 2 hours, £2.00 for up to 4 hours, £3 all day|
|Denmark Street||£1 for 2 hours, £2 for 4 hours, £3 all day|
|Jedburgh Street||£.50 for 2 hours, £1 for 4 hours, £2 all day|
|Wood Street||£.50 for 2 hours, £1 for 4 hours, £2 all day|
|Cannon Park Way Car Park||£.50 for 2 hours, £1 for 4 hours, £2 all day|
|Transporter Bridge Car Park||Free for 2 hours, £1.60 for over 2 hours, £2.20 all day|
|Middlehaven||There is a suspension of on street car parking charges in northern Middlehaven around Middlesbrough College (Vulcan Street, Commercial Street, Lower East Street and Lower Feversham Street). Take care as there are private car parks in operation in the area.|