The Empire Theatre Middlesbrough
"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."
- SEATED AREAS These are limited as its an all standing venue. People with difficulties or unable to stand for the duration of the show please contact the venue to make prior arrangements on 01642 253553 On arrival please go to the front door and give your name to security / present your email confirmation. Security will guide you through the process of getting your carer pass (if applicable) and getting to the required viewing area.
- SEATED AREAS These are limited as its an all standing venue. People with difficulties or unable to stand for the duration of the show please contact the venue to make prior arrangements on 01642 253553
- There is one accessible toilet in the ladies and one in the mensin the venue.
- Disabled persons must be in possession of a full ticket for the event. However, if they are registered disabled, they may apply to Peter Hope (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) for a free carer's pass for a companion.. For live gigs - Companion / Carer Ticket. This venue offers one free companion ticket, which can be booked by contacting the venue directly.
- Braille information sheets are available on request please email email@example.com or call venue on 01642253553
- Should you require the items (food and beverages) for medical reasons please make this known to the security personnel on the front door. Please be aware that there will be high sound levels during shows. Ear plugs are available on request should they be required. Prescribed medication should be in a sealed bag with that person's name on the label. Some shows will contain strobe lighting or smoke effects. Signage will be up in the venue to advise of this. Should you have an issue please speak to a member of staff on the night. Events may use strobes, stroboscopic lighting, smoke effects & pyrotechnics. On such shows signs are displayed. On shows with a higher than usual amount / level of this effect extra signage is displayed.