Welcome Back

UPDATE 14/10/2020
Due to Darlington now currently falling into the Tier 2 Local Lockdown customers must not mix with anyone outside of your household or support bubble inside The Forum.

Darlington Borough Council have confirmed with us that professional working bands from different households can continue to use our facilities but must follow social distancing measures. 


We are happy to announce we’re back open as of Tuesday 18th August for the first phase of our re-opening for Band Rehearsals and for booking sessions in the Recording Studio.

We are looking forward to welcoming our customers back to The Forum, and to help ensure the safety of our staff and customers and we have implemented some changes to how we operate which are;

  • Entrance only via the rear entrance through the car park
  • Exit only via the front entrance
  • Hand sanitizers located at the entrance and exit as well as throughout the venue
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Signage and markers reminding customers of social distancing
  • Limited capacity in the venue
  • Face coverings should be worn when moving around the venue

For our Band Rehearsal Rooms we are implementing the following procedures;

  • Enhanced cleaning after every rehearsal
  • Perspex screens in each room for use by singers and wind instruments
  • Singers should provide their own microphones
  • Advanced booking only, booked and paid online at the time of booking

It is important that if you are displaying any symptoms of COVID-19 you must not enter The Forum and follow the current medical guidance.

For more info about our Band Rehearsal Rooms and to Book Online  🔗 Click Here

For more info about our Recording Studio and to inquire about booking  🔗 Click Here

*More than 6 people are only permitted if all members are from the same household

Upcoming Events

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  • Date
  • Event
  • Description
    • Date
      November 6, 2020
      7:00 pm
    • Event
      Hayley McKay & Guests
      £12.50
    • Description
      We're delighted to welcome Hayley McKay back to The Forum who will be performing with her band. Hayley has been busy writing new material this year and reached no 1 in the Ignition Country charts ...
    • Date
      November 7, 2020
      7:00 pm
    • Event
      Hilarity Bites Comedy Club
      £10.00
    • Description
      Steve Day Married with five children (a fact nothing to do with not being able to hear the word 'No') Steve has been described as 'warm and witty' by the Scotsman and has received many other rave ...
    • Date
      November 13, 2020
      7:00 pm
    • Event
      RnB: George Shovlin & The Radars
      £10.00
    • Description
      Originally played as the George Shovlin Blues Band, between 1995 and 2005. In 2014, the same band re-formed as ‘George Shovlin and The Radars’ with the prime intention of establishing themselves ...

Current Opening Hours

  • Monday        Closed
  • Tuesday        10.00am – 10.00pm
  • Wednesday    10.00am – 10.00pm
  • Thursday       10.00am – 10.00pm
  • Friday            10.00am – 10.00pm
  • Saturday        10.00am – 6.00pm
  • Sunday         Closed (Open For Music School Only)

* These may be subject to change at short notice*