The grade II listed theatre is one of the most beautiful in London, and its Christmas pantos are the best you’ll see anywhere. Hackney Empire presents exciting and eclectic work of the highest quality. If you are between 12 and 19 you can join performing arts and media workshops after school and during holidays.
Where is it?
291 Mare Street, London
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Good to know
Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel performed at the Empire before they found fame and fortune in Hollywood.
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Things to do
Book a tour around the building. See a performance and enjoy the atmosphere. Get a seat close to the stage during the Pantos to catch some sweets.