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  • Tom's Midnight Garden

    1 Apr 2014 - 5 Apr 2014

    Following the huge success of Horrible Histories Birmingham Stage Company return to Hackney Empire to present their new adaptation of the children's classic, Tom's Midnight Garden.

    Main House

  • Touch Of Class Mothers Day Special

    30 March 2014

    Affinity Arts Entertainment returns with the yearly Mothers day special of the UK's No1 Comedy & Music showcase, the show that gave you Freddie McGreggor live in Hackney Empire TOUCH OF CLASS. This time we have a twist, it will be Touch Of Class The Real McCoy special, in memory of the late great Felix Dexter. 

    Main House

  • Skunk Anansie Acoustic Tour

    25 March 2014

    Following the release of their critically acclaimed album/DVD 'An Acoustic Skunk Anansie Live In London' the band will return to the capital for a their only 2014 UK show.

    Main House

  • Peppa Pig's Big Splash

    15 Mar 2014 - 16 Mar 2014

    Fresh from the success of Peppa Pig's Party and Peppa Pig's Treasure Hunt comes Peppa's brand new show Peppa Pig's Big Splash. Come and join Peppa and her friends for another all-singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and muddy puddles!

    Main House

  • The Real Housewives of Brixton

    9 March 2014

    Starring Lavern Archer, Wayne Rollins, Olive Miller, Charles Tomlin and Lovena Brown. 
Harmony Productions who brought you My Big Fat Jamaican Funeral (2012) and Me, My Wife & Her Next Door (2011), proudly present The Real Housewives of Brixton.

    Main House

  • English Touring Opera - The Magic Flute

    7 Mar 2014 - 8 Mar 2014

    Probably the world’s favourite opera, Mozart’s The Magic Flute has enchanted music and theatre lovers of all ages for hundreds of years.

    Main House

  • H.M.S. Pinafore

    14 Feb 2014 - 23 Feb 2014

    From the producers of the acclaimed Pirates of Penzance comes one of Gilbert & Sullivan’s most popular operas.

    Main House

  • Comics Unchained

    8 February 2014

    Live from the Hackney Empire, Britain's funniest comedians shooting from the lip. Unbeaten, uncensored and unchained and armed only with a microphone the good, the bad and the ugly of comedy ride into the Hackney Empire for just one night to kill you with laughter. Laying down the law: your host Eddie Kadi with Slim, Richard Blackwood, Bad Girl Glenda Jaxson, Jermain Jackman and Young Guns Axel and A Dot Comedian.

    Main House

  • RENT: 20th Anniversary Concert Tour

    30 Jan 2014 - 1 Feb 2014

    West End leading lady and Broadway star Kerry Ellis returns for the final leg of the critically acclaimed UK concert tour of smash hit Broadway Musical Rent.

    Main House

  • The Human Scale

    23 January 2014

    A film by Andreas M. Dalsgaard.

    Main House

  • Cirque Berserk

    22 January 2014

    Combining cirque style skills and artistry with all the thrills, spills and laughs of the traditional big top, Cirque Berserk is a fun-filled spectacle that will delight audiences of all ages.

    Main House

  • The Kojo Show

    18 January 2014

    After eight sold out comedy shows, Kojo's is back to his local neighbourhood theatre with his very own talk show 'The Kojo Show'. The Fresh Prince Of Hackney will have big celebrity guest interviews, comedy, live music and audience interaction. Get your tickets today and be a part of another amazing night.

    Main House

  • Puss in Boots

    23 Nov 2013 - 5 Jan 2014

    This year our award winning team present Puss in Boots, a brand new title to the Hackney Empire’s classic pantomime repertoire.

    Main House

  • The Halloween Ball

    1 Nov 2013 - 2 Nov 2013

    The 160-strong London Gay Men's Chorus join forces with the London Gay Big Band in a riotous Halloween celebration - a night of entertainment like no other! Hosted by internationally-renowned drag artist, La Voix, join us for a spectacularly spooky performance of songs including Thriller, Bat Out of Hell and Rocky Horror Picture Show. Dress up, dress down - dress to distress! A guaranteed ghoulish night out with Europe's largest gay men's chorus and friends!

    Main House

  • Dame Dash

    27 October 2013

    A 1km fundraising totter in pantomime costume open to all ages. All to raise funds for St Joseph’s Hospice and the Hackney Empire.

  • Hackney Tea Dance

    27 October 2013

    DJ MR WONDERFUL takes us back to the golden years with classic old timer tunes accompanied by The Great Hackney Cake Off - forget your trendy local bakery - Hackney Empire's Community Choir has over 100 years of baking experience between them and they sound fantastic! All proceeds from the sale of cakes goes towards the choir and their work. This event is free, no need to book. We hope to fit everyone in, but if space gets tight admission will be on a ‘one-in, one-out’ basis.

  • African Drumming and Dance

    27 October 2013

    African drumming and dance with the Blema Dancers who will welcome the Dame Dashers with their intoxicating beats and then run a FREE African Drumming workshop in the café (or outside depending on the weather). This event is free, no need to book. We hope to fit everyone in, but if space gets tight admission will be on a ‘one-in, one-out’ basis.

  • Baby Disco

    27 October 2013

    We will be dropping some of the hottest tunes to get you and your under 5s throwing shapes together. With surprise guests and games galore. This event is free, no need to book. We hope to fit everyone in, but if space gets tight admission will be on a ‘one-in, one-out’ basis.

  • Music Untamed

    26 October 2013

    In recent years love and enjoyment of music has brought families together and become something that all ages can experience collectively. In a specially created programme for the Family Arts Festival Grand Union Orchestra presents Music Untamed, a full day of workshops and participatory performances for all the family. Featuring and led by its renowned world musicians the workshops and performances will be staged at London's celebrated Hackney Empire.

  • Workshop: Learning Their Tricks (Global Music)

    26 October 2013

    What do these wonderful instruments play? Come and find out and join in! Indian classical music, Bengali and Turkish songs, Gypsy and East European dances, African and Latin-American rhythms, Caribbean ska and calypso, Brazilian samba, Andean folk music… If you play an instrument, bring it along.
    Recommended ages 8-16 (adults must be accompanied by a child)

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