Live Events


Empire is Bedford’s finest events venue with a purpose built stage, state of the art sound and lighting system guaranteeing the WoW factor.  This gem of a venue oozes class and with two large bars in the main room all guests will experience the Empire standard.

Up & Coming Shows

Thursday 17th August, 2017 – A-Level Results Night Party

The biggest A Level Party Night in Bedfordshire with Guest DJ, lots of giveaways on the night this is a great way to celebrate with your friends.


Standard – £5.00

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Friday 1st September, 2017

Bhangra Night Shut Down!


Standard – £15.00

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Empire provides an intimate performance space that is unique to Bedford:

  • Cabaret events – 160
  • Theatre seating for – 200
  • Standing concerts – 600
  • Full complex – 1000