Sunderland Empire

Vesta Tilley laid the foundation stone of what is now the Sunderland Empire on 29 September 1906 and took to the stage on 1 July 1907 to officially declare the theatre open.

Masterminded by two of the contemporary heads of British theatre, Edward Moss and Oswald Stoll, the Sunderland Empire theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.

Sunderland Empire exclusives

Fri 22 Mar - Fri 26 Apr 2024

Community Chorus

Sat 23 Mar - Sat 6 Apr 2024

Venue Tour

Thu 28 Mar - Thu 25 Apr 2024

Thursday Movers

Fri 29 Mar - Fri 26 Apr 2024

Friday Movers

Tue 2 Jul - Sat 6 Jul 2024