General News

An Update & Message from our Director


UPDATE: Temporary Closure due to COVID-19

The Forum Music Studios will be closed to the public until further notice. This is in response to government advice and the safety of all our wonderful customers and staff. Our position is to try and aid the effort to slow the pandemic by means of social distancing. We will assess and monitor the situation on a daily basis however we can ... More

Our Latest What’s On Gig Guide for March 2020

Check out our latest What's On Gig Guide at The Forum for March 2020. This Gig Guide is the first in our brand new style. For even more events be sure the Check out our All Events Page More

Have a sneak peek of our new look logo

We are excited to share with you our new look logo that we will be introducing over the coming weeks. As well as our new logo will will also be introducing a new design language and colour scheme on our website, social media, on posters and flyers and in The Forum. We would like to thank Paul Hicks at ReBrand for reimagining our new ... More

Reduced Opening Hours on Monday 10th February

The Forum Music Centre will be closing early on Monday 10th February 2020. Our opening hours for that day will be 11.00am to 6.00pm As a result Darlington Film Club will not be screening a film that day but we will be to our normal opening hours on Tuesday 11th February. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. More

Independent Venues Week at The Forum

Independent Venues Week is back again running from Monday 27th January until Sunday 2nd February. We have a great selection of live entertainment happening over the weekend of IVW, Thursday 30th January Live & Local with New Age Vinyl, LC Grey & The Vellacos 7.00PM / £3.00 Click Here For More Info Friday 31st ... More

The Real Thing Story at Film Club

The other four lads from Liverpool who changed the face of British music. Darlington Film Club proudly presents The Real Thing documentary ‘Everything’ on the big screen plus a live Q&A with band members Chris Amoo & Dave Smith and Director, Simon Sheridan. Shot entirely on location in Liverpool, London, Bristol and ... More

Sam J Jones coming to Film Club

Flash Gordon himself, Sam J Jones is coming to Darlington for Darlington Film Club's Screening of Flash Gordon on Monday 9th December. Sam J Jones will be on hand after the film for to talk about his life and career and take questions from the audience. The event is Sold Out however there is still a chance to meet Flash Gordon. Sam ... More

#LoveDarlo Town Centre Business Awards

Thank you for voting for us in the #LoveDarlo Town Centre Business Awards where we are ecstatic that we won in the Leisure & Arts category. A big thanks to our customers who support our efforts week after week and to the staff and volunteers who go above and beyond to make the place run day to day. A huge congratulations to all of ... More

Tankus The Henge live in Darlington!

We're delighted to welcome Tankus The Henge to The Forum Music Centre this November for what will surely be an unforgettable night. Tankus the Henge have built their reputation on unforgettable songwriting, spectacular live performances and relentless hard work, playing hundreds of shows across Europe and building a devoted fan base along ... More