Create at Dark Matter Cafe is part of our main ethos of “Discover, Meet, Create”
Help us create a great atmosphere at Dark Matter Cafe, and join us from 9am to 9pm in our unique gaming and comic environment in Durham City. Or create your own fun at Dark Matter!
Do you have an idea for an event? Would like to run your own? Have your birthday at DM? We have a couple of options! We have 2 floors for you to choose from.
Personalised Tournaments Anytime!
Turn up at any time and you can start a tournament with prizes of any trading card game or video game at £3 per person with a minimum of 6 players. Just turn up and ask a member of the team!
Hold New Event Nights
If you would like to try a new event night we follow a couple of principles. As long as all players are purchasing food and drink we are happy to give it a go on one of the nights the basement is available! Most often we also ask for a min contribution of £2 per player.
Contact us via Visit Us
section for more info
The Full Venue is available for Party Bookings on Sunday evenings from 5pm at a cost of £15 per head. This includes an item of food and drink, a gift for the birthday boy or girl, 2 members of staff, fully closed off venue, and access to all gaming machines and projector. Minimum 8 guests. Customised cake can also be arranged at request, as can appearances from Batman, Richard the Dinosaur and other characters, which carry an additional cost.
Downstairs is also bookable at anytime other than Saturdays, at a cost of £10 per head, including 1 item of food and drink, access to board games, trading card games, and a gift for the birthday girl/boy. Minimum 6 guests. Customised cake can also be arranged at request, as can appearances from Batman, Richard the Dinosaur and other characters, which carry an additional cost.
For more information please contact us via the visit us section
Corporate and Private Booking out Dark Matter Cafe
Dark Matter Cafe can be booked out on Sunday Evenings without Catering for £80 per hour, this includes use of all games machines, projector, and 2 members of staff with Food and Drink Available.
Downstairs Dungeon is also Available for Booking for up to 14 guests at a cost of £30 per hour at any time.
For more information on corporate and private bookings please contact us