If you came to see Chris Ramsey, then why don't you come and see his best friend Jason Cook in action. Jason will be joined by Yorkshire born Scott Bennett and both of them will be presenting an hour each of comedy!
Thursday 4th July 2019 - 19.30hrs / Tickets - £12
JASON COOK: - The award winning comedian and writer who has scored massive TV hits with 'Hebburn', 'Murder on The Blackpool Express' and 'Murder On The Tyne'. Be ready for pretty much anything when Jason takes to the stage. Behind Jason's cheerful Geordie exterior lurks a dark, sharp comedic mind. He has a way of presenting true-to-life stories that drag you in and won’t let you go, close to the edge but always intriguing and blessed with the sort of charm that’ll have you laughing in spite of yourself. Described by Time Out as, “A wonderfully life-affirming, beautifully crafted, total and utter joy."
SCOTT BENNETT: - Yorkshire born Scott has rapidly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars on the UK’s comedy circuit today. Likeable, with a warm and engaging delivery, he is a Yorkshire live wire with an undeniable no nonsense logic.
Is Variety the spice of your life? If so, why don't you come and see Tom Rolfe's Event 'Variety Emporium' - Friday 20th September 2019 - 19.30hrs / Tickets - £18 / £15
‘What do you get if you cross a bunch of the best live acts on the variety circuit mixed with some of the UK’s most talented up and coming performers? Our latest production of course!
This event will feature mesmerising magic, dynamic daredevils, high speed juggling, hilarious ventriloquism and side splitting comedy all with a retro twist! The headline act 'John Archer' was on 'Britain's Got Talent' Semi-Finals, please click on the link below to see him in action: -
Disco Fans all around, we have the event for you! Ladies dig out those hot pants, figure hugging spandex, and your glitter make up! Gentleman dust off those Bell-bottom flares, your wide collars, and not forgetting your Platform shoes and those snazzy medallions!!
Boogie Wonderland - will be here at The Forum on Saturday 14th March 2020 - 19.30hrs / Tickets - £21
It could make an ideal Father's Day, Birthday or even Christmas present for someone! So come and join us for the ultimate celebration of the biggest disco floor fillers ever.
Boogie Wonderland is the UK’s number one disco tribute show and is guaranteed to have you dancing 'All Night Long!' A live 8-piece band of West End musicians, present all your favourite disco hits with slick choreography and stunning vocals to deliver the greatest disco party ever!
Revel in the incredible sounds of Earth, Wind & Fire, KC and the Sunshine Band, The Jacksons, Sister Sledge, Bee Gees, Chic and many more, making Boogie Wonderland the perfect party night out.
Celebrate the 'Good Times' and 'Don’t Stop “Til You Get Enough!'
Calling all Ariana Grande, Little Mix, Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor, Beyoncé and Rihanna fans, coming to The Forum we have: - Pop Divas Live! Friday 1st November 2019 - 18.00hrs / Tickets - £16/£14
Get ready for the best songs from all your favourite female stars in one fabulous fun-packed show. Little Mix will cast some 'Black Magic' and Taylor Swift will 'Shake It Off' as four enormously talented girls bring you up close and personal with the greatest female pop performers of today.
With dazzling choreography, state of the art videos and superb vocals Pop Divas Live! is the perfect pop concert experience for the little divas in your life.
If you enjoyed watching Fisherman's Friends, then why don't you come along to The Forum and see Dave Johns who starred in the film, in his new stand up show - 'From Byker to the BAFTA's' Saturday 16th November 2019 - 19.30hrs / Tickets - £14.00
Dave has been a stand up comic for nearly 3 decades touring his one man shows Worldwide. Best known for his critically acclaimed breakthrough performance in Ken Loach's 2016 'Palme D'or' and BAFTA winning film 'I, Daniel Blake'.
Thereafter many film parts have followed, The Keeper, Fisherman’s Friends, including his latest film, '23 walks' staring alongside Alison Steadman due to be realised in 2020.
This autumn Dave presents his New stand up show for 2019 - From Byker to the BAFTA's
"Hilarious and emotional... one of the unlikeliest, most uplifting stories you will ever hear" - Guardian : ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"Book Now"
Calling all you Football Fans! We have the legendary footballer Norman Whiteside here at The Forum on Saturday 12th October 2019 - 19.30hrs Tickets - Standard £20 / VIP £30
The Youngest Player to take part in a World Cup, The Youngest Player to score in a League and FA Cup Final, The Youngest Player to score a senior goal for Manchester United
With 68 goals in 278 United appearances including ‘that’ goal in the FA Cup Final against Everton in 1985, Norman is a iconic figure that has had a roller coaster of a life.
A professional career on the pitch that was sadly ended by injury that did not stop Norman from pursuing his dreams and his stories from his non-playing days are a match for the brilliant tales he tells when he was still lacing up his boots.
Sir Alex Ferguson once said of Norman that if he had an extra yard of pace he would have been one of the best the World had ever seen!!
Don’t miss out on a chance to spend the evening in the company of a legend who is still revered but football fans across the world!
Standard Tickets are just £20 and are for the show only. VIP Tickets are £30 and include a meet & greet along with a professional photograph, our photographer will take the photograph and we will print for you to take home on the night.
VOLUNTEER WEEK 1st - 7th June 2019 The Forum already has a fantastic team of volunteers, who help the organisation by giving their time, skills, energy and enthusiasm but we always need more help!
There are a variety of roles to suit people who have a regular amount of time to give, or who can only help out for a couple of hours every now and again.
The roles that are available are: - Front of House / Bar Work / Cinema Projectionists / Stewarding If you feel that this is something that you are interested in, please contact us either by phone or email: - 01609 776230 / firstname.lastname@example.org or if you are passing The Forum please feel free to pop in for a chat! ... See moreSee less
Comedy Fans, we have a big announcement to make we have the legendary stand-up comedian, actor, presenter and writer known for his sarcasm, irony and deadpan humour - the one and only Jack Dee. Jack will be coming to The Forum on Wednesday 13th November 2019 / Sorry this event has now Sold Out ... See moreSee less
Yee Haw! Calling all you Country & Western Fans! Dust off your cowboy hat and boots and come down to The Forum and come and enjoy "Strictly Nashville" Saturday 29th June 2019 - 19.30hrs / Tickets - £21
Guitarist, vocalist and band-leader Bob Drury, who has been selling out in theatres across the country for the past 6 years with his highly acclaimed shows, heads up an amazing cast of musicians to a deliver a set of pristine classics from the likes of Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, Brad Paisley, Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson and Kenny Rogers.
Featuring Bob's daughter Harriet on female lead vocals the band present stunning versions of monster hits from Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Alison Moorer, Eva Cassidy, June Carter and many more.
Calling all David Attenborough fans We have Wildlife Cameraman Doug Allan for an evening of behind the scenes stories for all the family: - Doug Allan "Wild Images, Wild Life" Monday 4th November 2019 - 19.30hrs / Tickets on sale now: - £20
Join multi-award winning wildlife cameraman Doug Allan for highlights from the most challenging assignments of his 35 years filming wildlife in the remotest places on Earth. Find out if snow leopards or leopard seals are the most scary; discover how to get close to the biggest fish in the sea and whether your eyeballs freeze at minus 50.
"Wildlife cameramen don’t come much more special than Doug Allan" - Sir David Attenborough
Born in Fife, Doug Allan spent seven years in Antarctica as a Scientist, research diver and photographer for the British Antarctic Survey, before changing direction to full time freelance filming in 1983.
AN EVENING WITH BERNIE SLAVEN Calling all you Boro Fans, we have the lovely Bernie Slaven coming to The Forum: - Friday 23rd August 2019 - 19.30hrs Tickets now on sale: - £10
Bernard Joseph “Bernie” Slaven is a Scottish-born footballer, who through his grandfather became eligible to feature for the Republic of Ireland at international level. Slaven made a total of 514 senior career appearances, scoring 200 goals along the way. He also pulled on the Republic of Ireland shirt seven times, scoring the only goal of his international career on his debut against Wales.
The evening promises a night that will deliver laughs, and fantastic stories of his footballing career and experiences; there will also be a Q&A and a book signing.
For all of you that came to see the energetic Bon Jovi Forever, they are coming back to The Forum with a brand new show - The UK Monsters of Rock Show Saturday 14th September 2019 - 19.30hrs Tickets are on sale now: - £20
The UK Monsters of Rock show will transport you back to the 80's heyday of classic rock, combining the feel of a rock festival with the atmosphere of a top end rock arena tour. Expect fireworks, amazing lighting and exacting attention to detail as this amazing 5 piece band, who have numerous recording credits and having travelled the Globe extensively, re-create hits from rock gods such as Journey, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Kiss, AC/DC, Van Halen ……and many more! If you are a fan of live classic rock this is the show for you.
Please click on the link below to give you an idea of what is to come......another vibrant, energetic show!
Calling all TT Fans! McGuiness and Whitham on tour!!! We have John McGuinness and Jamie Whitham coming to The Forum on Saturday 2nd November 2019 - 19.00hrs
John is the second most successful TT rider of all time next to the late Joey Dunlop. A complete legend of the sport who holds the mind-blowing record of an amazing 23 wins around the Isle of Man track.
We are delighted to offer you the exclusive opportunity to meet and hear John McGuinness as he reveals all. This is a unique evening, and an absolute must for all sports fans and if you just happen to be a fan of Motor Cycle racing then it is unmissable.
£25 Tickets are show only £79.99 VIP Tickets – Pre Event Meet & Greet. This includes 30-minute private reception with John & James plus complimentary food & drink.
We are pleased to announce that we have the legendary Status Quo Lead Singer Francis Rossi coming to The Forum on: - Wednesday 1st April 2020 - 19.30hrs Tickets will be on sale tomorrow - Friday 26/04/2019 at 10.00hrs Standard Ticket - £30 / VIP Ticket - £40 / Super VIP Ticket - £75
Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music.
In Francis Rossi: "I Talk Too Much", the founder, lead singer and lead guitarist of Status Quo will talk about his mishaps and adventures of life on the road with one of the biggest and most loved bands ever.
Francis is a true member of British Rock Royalty. He sang the first words at Live Aid in 1985, survived the obligatory rock’n’roll brush with alcohol and drugs, was awarded an OBE in 2010 and has a BRIT for his Outstanding Contribution to Music. His band has sold more than 120 million records globally.
Expect laughter, revelations, tales involving some of the giants of music, exclusive video clips, snatches of classic tunes and a great night out.
Rossi will be joined on stage by award-winning writer and broadcaster Mick Wall, who has sold more than 1 million books.