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January
30 Jan Thursday
£3.00

Live & Local: New Age Vinyl, LC Gray, The Vellacos

Original, Local bands live at The Forum > New Age Vinyl - Rock/Alternative/Indie > LC Grey - Soft Rock > The Vellacos - Alternative Indie Rock

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31 Jan Friday
£22.00

Stereo MC’s *Just a few tickets left*

*Just a few tickets left* We are excited to announce that we have the Stereo MC's performing here at The Forum as part of Independent Venue Week live on Friday 31st January 2020. Stereo MC's are one of the most successful hip-hop acts to emerge from Great Britain , labelled as are one of the […]

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February
01 Feb Saturday
£10.00

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club

Mike Newall, Danny Deegan + More TBA Our monthly comedy night at The Forum with Hilarity Bites Comedy Club with live stand up comedians. This month we have Mike Newall, Danny Deegan + More TBA Mike Newall A gentle, amiable power-house of a comic, Mike’s timing is the envy of performers with ten times the […]

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03 Feb Monday
£3.00

Film Club: The Killer 喋血雙雄, 1989

Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films Synopsis: Jeffrey is an assassin who wishes to leave the business so he can take care of Jennie, the beautiful lounge singer who he inadvertently blinded during a previous assignment. Li Ying is the determined cop who will stop at nothing to bring him […]

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07 Feb Friday
£12.00

RnB Club: The Cadillac Kings

The award winning Cadillac Kings play blues, swing, boogie, jump-jive and rock n roll with the look, sound and intentions of the 1950s. This band has a reputation for wowing their audiences from theatres to dance-halls, from clubs to festivals, across the UK and Europe.

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08 Feb Saturday
£12.00

The Springsteen Sessions

Paying homage to the music of the legendary Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band. From the time The Springsteen Sessions take to the stage, they take you on a musical journey down E Street that will leave you enthralled, excited and exhausted but more importantly wanting more. Covering over four decades of The Boss, this […]

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13 Feb Thursday
£10.00

Tom Binns: The Psychic Comedium

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club Proudly Presents: Multi award-winning comedian Tom Binns has performed his Psychic Character Ian D Montfort to 5-star reviews around the world. He’s entertained and amazed sceptics and believers alike on his own BBC Radio 2 series ‘Ian D Montfort is: Unbelievable’, his critically acclaimed BBC One series ‘Hospital People’, and in […]

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14 Feb Friday
£15.00

Valentines Live Music & Food

This Valentines Night 14th February . Valentines Night at The Forum. We have an evening of Live Music from Hayley McKay and David Neil Crabtree with special guest Jack Daniel Watson on Keyboards. On the menu we have a British Tapas Sharing Platter For Two prepared fresh in our own kitchen. Tickets £15.00 which include […]

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15 Feb Saturday
£5.00

Big Little Gigs: Hip-Hop

BIG Little Gigs returns with North East Hip-Hop Star! We are starting the year with a storming BIG Little Gigs at The Forum Music Centre, Darlington on Saturday 15th Feb 2pm-3pm. The event will be part workshop, part gig and we will be welcoming rising female hip-hop star Kay Greyson. Kay Greyson is a twenty […]

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15 Feb Saturday
£13.00

The Killerz *Sold Out*

We welcome back the brilliant ' Killerz' to The Forum, this band have sold out every time they have played so advance tickets advised.

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17 Feb Monday
£3.00

Film Club: Villain, 1971

Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films Synopsis: Murderous, sadistic London gang leader Vic Dakin, a mother-obsessed homosexual modeled on real-life gangster Ronnie Kray, is worried about potential stool pigeons that may bring down his criminal empire. The brutal Vic cuts the throat of one bloke who has been a little […]

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18 Feb Tuesday
£5.00

Jazz at the Forum – Acoustic Infusion with Ray Dales

An evening of Jazz at The Forum with Acoustic Infusion with Ray Dales JAZZ | FUNK | BLUES

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21 Feb Friday
£12.00

Rebecca Downes + Support

Voted Best Female Vocalist and Best Emerging Artist at the British Blues Awards 2016 and was again voted Best Female Blues Vocalist of the Year in the FORM UK Blues Awards 2018. Birmingham-based Rebecca and her band are a ‘must see’ live act that often leaves newcomers simply blown away by the power of the […]

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22 Feb Saturday
£10.00

The Clashed

Paying homage to legendary Punk Rockers The  Clash + DJ KingBoy D playing tunes in the bar.  

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24 Feb Monday
£3.00

Film Club: Jacobs Ladder, 1990

Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films Synopsis: Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death. Genre: Drama, Horror, […]

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28 Feb Friday
£9.00

Mentallica

Brilliant tribute to US Heavy Metal Rockers "Metallica" return to The Forum for their annual visit. This band has total respect for Metallica and have set out to recreate the raw, intense experience of seeing Metallica live.

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29 Feb Saturday
£12.50

Quadrophenia Night feat The Atlantics

Quadrophenia night back for the second year! Theme & tribute to the iconic movie! With live music from the fabulous The Atlantics (playing the hits from the film including Green onions, Louie Louie, Da Doo Ron Ron. Zoot suit, Bellboy, My generation + many more) + DJ Drew Stansall (ex THE SPECIALS/PRINCE BUSTER) spinning the […]

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March
02 Mar Monday
£3.00

Film Club: The Plauge of The Zombies, 1966

Chosen by Graham Humphrey Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films Synopsis:  Terrible things happen soon, beyond imagination or reality. Dead people are seen near an old, unused mine. Late people seem to live suddenly. Professor Forbes presumes that black magic is involved and someone has extraordinary power. He doesn't know […]

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05 Mar Thursday
£12.00

Miss Tobi James Burlesque & Cabaret Show

Miss Tobi James Presents A Burlesque & Cabaret Show Your acts are...... Toni Appleton Victoria Love The kitty Katz & Tomz Miss Tobi James Cherry Pink Mrs No Overall Titsalina Bumsquash Raven Noir And headlining your act is.... Velma Von Bon Bon!

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06 Mar Friday
£10.00

The Bryan Adams Experience

The Bryan Adams Experience is a celebration and tribute to the hit songs and enduring popularity of Canadian Rocker Bryan Adams. Formed in 1997, the 4 piece band are based in Yorkshire, England and replicate live performances that can only be surpassed by the man himself and are recognised as the No1 authentic tribute to […]

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07 Mar Saturday
£10.00

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club

Steve Shanyaski, Rob Kemp, and host Lee Kyle Our monthly comedy night at The Forum with Hilarity Bites Comedy Club with live stand up comedians. This month we have Steve Shanyaski, Rob Kemp, and host Lee Kyle. Steve Shanyaski Endlessly charming, Steve's inherent warmth and cheeky, roguish twinkle shines through his material. Within the first […]

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09 Mar Monday
£3.00

Film Club: Cleopatra Jones, 1973

Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films Synopsis: Cleopatra Jones is a United States Special Agent assigned to crack down on drug-trafficking in the U.S. and abroad. After she burns a Turkish poppy field, the notorious drug-lord Mommy is furious at the loss of her supply and vows to destroy Cleopatra […]

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12 Mar Thursday
£8.00

Harry Baker: I Am 10,000

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club Proudly Presents: Mathematician-turned-World-Slam-Champion Harry Baker turns 10,000 days old, celebrating numbers, words and life itself. From winning his school’s Battle of the Bands competition with a Jay-Z maths homage, to his prime number poetry TED talk being watched by millions online, Harry’s love of language and logic has got him through […]

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13 Mar Friday
£12.00

RnB Club: The Norman Beaker Band

Norman Beaker band has been at the forefront of the British Blues scene for over 4 decades playing with: Chris Farlowe, Larry Garner, Alexis Korner, Graham Bond, Jack Bruce, Tony Ashton, Paul Jones, Eric Burdon and many others. BB King commented, “Norman is like a white Freddy King”, a compliment indeed, and not one wasted […]

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14 Mar Saturday
£12.00

We Are Champion *Sold Out*

This event is now sold out Publicly endorsed by Brian May Guitars, We Are Champion play the music of one of the UK's greatest rock bands completely live with no backing tracks… just the sound, energy and spectacle of Queen in their prime played with passion and accuracy. Expect a 2hr+ show covering all the […]

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16 Mar Monday
£3.00

Film Club: Sideways, 2004

Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films Synopsis: Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle. Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance Running Time: 2h 07min Certificate: […]

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19 Mar Thursday
£8.00

Lee Kyle – ConQuest: The Most Hated Man In Australia

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club Proudly Presents: Have you ever just been minding your own business trying to buy some corks from a mid range supermarket and then, out of nowhere, you become the most hated man in Australia? That happened to Lee Kyle earlier this year. What did he do? Well, I can’t say really, […]

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20 Mar Friday
£15.00

Stevie Nimmo Trio

Gasto Promotions at The Forum Presents: As one half of Scotland’s highly respected ‘Nimmo Brothers’, Stevie Nimmo has been a well known and respected figure throughout the blues and roots world for over 15 years. Now, having toured extensively with the critically acclaimed blues rock outfit over the last few years, as well as taking […]

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23 Mar Monday
£3.00

Film Club: National Lampoon’s Animal House, 1978

Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films Synopsis: Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. It has a second one full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men who are so sanctimonious no one can stand them except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of the […]

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27 Mar Friday
£10.00

Women In Rock

Women In Rock's live touring show that is a fitting tribute to the world's greatest female rock legends return's to The Forum on 27th March. From Joan Jett to Pink, Cher to Suzi Quatro, Heart to Janis Joplin, this 2 hr show will take you on a journey leaving you wanting for more! With the […]

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30 Mar Monday
£3.00

Film Club: The Last King of Scotland, 2006

Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films Synopsis: In the early 1970s Nicholas Garrigan, a young semi-idealistic Scottish doctor, comes to Uganda to assist in a rural hospital. Once there he soon meets up with the new President, Idi Amin, who promises a golden age for the African nation. Garrigan hits […]

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April
10 Apr Friday
£10.00

Whitesnake UK

Whitesnake UK concentrate purely on reproducing the classic sound of Whitesnake without the aid of backing-tracks, gimmicks or wigs. For a 100% live performance that will leave you shouting for more, Whitesnake UK are sure to deliver...".

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11 Apr Saturday
£11.00

UK Subs + Guests

Legendary Punk Rockers  UK Subs return to The Forum for a second visit, with special guests from North east Street Punks  Zero Tolerance and music in the bar from DJ KingBoy D ** Advance tickets strongly advised **

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17 Apr Friday
£12.00

RnB Club: Blue Bishops

The Blue Bishops are a London based band with a musical style firmly rooted in the hard edged British blues/rock idiom. The nucleus of the Blue Bishops has always been guitarist/slide player Simon Burrett and lead vocalist/harmonica/guitar player Geoff Grange.

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24 Apr Friday
£12.00

Duran An Duran

Gasto Promotions at The Forum Presents: The UK's premier tribute to Duran Duran. The Eighties pop sensation Duran Duran grew to become one of the biggest pop bands of the decade. Hits included 'Girls on Film', 'The Reflex', 'The Wild Boys', 'Hungry Like The Wolf' and many more. They continue even today to enjoy world […]

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May
08 May Friday
£12.00

RnB Club: Big Wolf Band

Big Wolf Band have quickly established themselves as one of the must-see bands on the rock and blues circuit. Their live performances take the listener on a blues rock fueled journey with dynamic highs and lows, creating an energy filled set that incorporates everything you want to see and hear from a live band. Jon, […]

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15 May Friday
£10.00

The Mentulls

Gasto Promotions at The Forum Presents: Since being formed by brothers Andrew & Jamie Pipe in late 2008, award winning British rock band The Mentulls have carved out a niche for themselves on the international rock scene. With music critics calling them “a band to watch now and for years to come”, “so talented, so […]

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June
13 Jun Saturday
£8.00

Helipad Heroes Charity Night

Charity night in aid of Great North Air Ambulance Service Featuring live music from The Collaborators & The Stuntmen, plus Raffle & Auction Tickets £8adv/£10 otd  

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