The Forum

The Forum
28 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1HH
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The Forum

The Forum was converted in 1990 from a civic hall to a multi-purpose arts venue, and has become an important cultural hub for the town, supporting the creation of professional theatre, dance, visual arts and film in the area. It hosts touring theatre and music, stand–up comedy, talks and lectures and literary events.

Barrow station is about 15 minutes' walk to the north, and the Forum is served by the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 11 bus routes.

Events at this venue

There are 15 events at this location

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Cinderella

Family panto fun with Cinders and her ugly sisters.

Fri 15 Dec

£10.50–£16 (£11.50–£14; Children £11.50–£14) / 01229 820000

Sat 16 Dec

£10.50–£16 (£11.50–£14; Children £11.50–£14) / 01229 820000

Sun 17 Dec

£10.50–£16 (£11.50–£14; Children £11.50–£14) / 01229 820000

…and 12 more dates until 30 Dec

Dick & Dom Live

The lads from Da Bungalow bring their madcap show from screen to stage.

Wed 25 Oct

£12 (£10; Children £10) / 01229 820000

Dinosaur World

Interactive family show where you can meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Sat 23 Sep

£12.50–£15 / 01229 820000

Sun 24 Sep

£12.50–£15 / 01229 820000

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Sat 11 Nov

£24 / 01229 820000

Giovanni Pernice: Dance Is Life

Dance from Strictly's Giovanni Pernice and Luba Mushtuk.

Wed 19 Jul

£25–£40 (£23; Children £23) / 01229 820000

Go West, Nik Kershaw & T'Pau

Pretend the 80s reign once again with this triple header of acts.

Fri 29 Sep

£28.60 / 01229 820000

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Under the musical direction of Brian Grant, the National Brass Band-winning ensemble plays popular classics.

Sat 3 Jun

£20 (£19; Children £10) / 01229 820000

Jason Manford: Work in Progress

Jason Manford returns to stand-up with a work in progress show ahead of his national tour in 2018.  

Sat 7 Oct

£15 / 01229 820000

Lulu

Pop icon, Bond singer and 1969 winner of the Eurovision Song Contest whose singing career spans six decades.

Sat 4 Nov

£35 / 01229 820000

Rhythm of the Dance

A celebration of Irish dancing in a variety of styles.

Fri 7 Jul

£24 (£23; Children £23) / 01229 820000

Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Sun 29 Oct

01229 820000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Sally Morgan

Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.

Wed 27 Sep

£25 / 01229 820000

Sean Kelly

The auctioneering star of the hit TV show, Storage Hunters, return to his stand-up roots.

Fri 6 Oct

£23.10 / 01229 820000

Shalamar

Disco and funk by the well-established hitmaking band from America. Shalamar's 2017 tour celebrates their breakthrough album Friends, which was released 35 years ago.

Fri 10 Nov

£30.25 / 01229 820000

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Mind Over Matter

Sir Ranulph, who received the Guinness Book of Records accolade as ‘Greatest Living Explorer’, discusses his new biography Mind Over Matter.

Mon 10 Jul

£19 (£17; Children £17) / 01229 820000

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