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The Forum Music Centre

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Great Night Out

Another great night out at The Forum, good music, friendly staff, and chilled atmosphere. Found my... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Ranulf C
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great venue for live music

I was a little surprised at how small the venue was but a great place nontheless. Beer prices were... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
julie h
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Darlington's Home of Live Music' Music venue, Bar,Recording studio's, Rehearsal rooms and more!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 23:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG, England
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+44 1325 363135
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Another great night out at The Forum, good music, friendly staff, and chilled atmosphere. Found my love of live music again, will using on a regular basis.

Thank Ranulf C
Allison M, Manager at The Forum Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Pleased you enjoyed your evening, thankyou for taking the time to review

Reviewed 25 June 2018

I was a little surprised at how small the venue was but a great place nontheless. Beer prices were good, staff were very friendly and the artist amazing, would definitely go again

Thank julie h
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Visited the Forum to see Ultimate Bowie, always a great performance and didn't disappoint. The Forum is a great little venue, with an intimate setting and no daft seating at the gig front, plenty of room to have a boogie. Bar was canny, with usual...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We have visited the Forum many times to see live bands and have enjoyed several New Years Eve parties there. The team at the forum have always been helpful and good humoured helping to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. When thinking about a venue...More

1  Thank carolerobb
Allison M, Manager at The Forum Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

HiCarole, so pleased you had such an enjoyable evening. We really appreciate your feedback, thank you for taking the time to review.

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Superb venue close to the town centre and not far from the railway station. Always had excellent nights with some great bands and a fantastic film club. Staff are extremely friendly and welcoming. Thoroughly recommended!

1  Thank Thewisermiserdemelza
Allison M, General Manager at The Forum Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for the positive review

Reviewed 9 October 2017

The thing my friends and I love best about The Forum is the friendly welcome we get from the dedicated staff the moment we step through the door. We love attending the Monday night film club which is excellently organised by volunteers. This is an...More

2  Thank Guru734
Allison M, Manager at The Forum Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Really pleased you enjoyed the evening and thank you for the positive review

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

FormulaCubRacer posted recently slating an evening with Dudley Sutton which due a license issue meant rather than a film screening we got a full evening of anecdotes and titbits from the great man himself. The Film Club provide a great service for people in and...More

4  Thank Ian C
Allison M, Manager at The Forum Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your positive and fair review

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

My recent visit to monday night's film club event was a truly incredible night. Star guest for the night was actor Dudley Sutton who delighted the crowds with a 2hr 15min talk about his life and extensive film and TV career. Despite a last minute...More

4  Thank Scott W
Allison M, Manager at The Forum Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for the great review, I am pleased you enjoyed the evening and the many other events that you attend. Thanks for your ongoing support

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I went to see Dudley Sutton last night, one of our great character actors. There was to be an accompanying film. It wasn't on because a bearded person suggested it would be churlish to accept an offer of £2 return on the cost for his...More

18  Thank FormulaCubRacer
Allison M, Manager at The Forum Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi I am sorry the film that was advertised could not be shown and understand your disappointment. At short notice we were informed by the company that owns the rights to the film that we would need to pay them a fee to show the...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to quite a few comedy night at this place and it is really good the drinks are a reasonable price and it's not far to walk to the pubs and clubs of Darlington town centre

1  Thank anth4387
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pcoglan
30 September 2017|
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Response from Holiday-Jetset | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this reply has taken so long but I've just seen your question. I think it is wheelchair friendly. There is a ramp up to the main door and there are no steps between the bar and the main hall. I have seen people there... More
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MooresNorthyorkshire
23 May 2017|
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Response from Allison M | Property representative |
Hello, we have a small car park to the rear and there is a large car park on Brunswick Street, I think this costs around £2 per day.
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Phillip H
13 December 2015|
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Is there anywhere to park?
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