Hackney Empire


"The Hackney Empire is a theatre on Mare Street, in the London Borough of Hackney, built in 1901 as a music hall."
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Access Card Notes

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Contact details

Hackney Empire Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London, London, E8 1EJ
Phone: (+)44 (0)20 8985 2424

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Hackney Empire has a lift to all levels of the theatre auditorium.

There are six Wheelchair spaces located at the rear of the Stalls. There is level access to the seats in the Front Stalls. We recommend wheelchair users arrive 45 minutes before show starts.

There is level access via the Lift to Boxes J, K and L in the Dress Circle. All other seats and boxes are accessed by three or more steps.

For more information on access to seating, please visit our website.

The backstage areas of the theatre have step free access throughout.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Please ask box office at point of booking. Dogs may be taken to aisle seats or looked after by a member of the front of house staff.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
We have an Infrared Hearing Loop System installed in the Stalls and Dress Circle.Please ask a member of staff for a headset when you visit. For more information, please visit our website.

Other Notes

Other Notes
UCAN GO is an indoor navigation app designed for you to independently visit our venue with confidence. UCAN GO currently supports visitors at Hackney Empire. For More Information & to Download the App, please visit our website.

Relaxed Performances are specifically designed to welcome people who will benefit from a more relaxed performance environment, including people with an Autism Spectrum Condition, sensory and communication disorders, or a learning disability.There is a relaxed attitude to noise and movement and some small changes made to the light and sound effects.

For more information, please visit our website.