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Address: 28 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HH, England
Phone Number: +44 1229 820000
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Great place to see a show...

We were in town for the Stylistics concert at the Forum. Having never been before we stayed at the Travelodge just outside town and used a taxi in and out. Great service from A1... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
MikeC2011
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

FORUM"S only fault is they serve the weakest coffee in Cumbria . The problem is the staff don"t measure the same amount of coffee. The male manager & his male asst use 2 flicks or shots of coffee which makes a superb drink , whereas the female staff use a quick flick of coffee which results in a hot glass... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in town for the Stylistics concert at the Forum. Having never been before we stayed at the Travelodge just outside town and used a taxi in and out. Great service from A1 Taxis 01229 838383. The Forum has its own café area (worth looking at if you need a meal) and the bar is well stocked. There were... More 

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Thank MikeC2011
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent venue putting on some good shows with top acts. It boasts a bar and a cafe. Prices are a little higher than normal high st cafes and pubs but still well worth it

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Thank bill1563
Ambleside, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

We attended an evening presentation in the theatre. A medium sized stage easily visible from all tiered seating. Sound , lighting , ambient temperature were all ok and the various access points are convenient. The seats are quite hard and not large - but comfortable enough for a couple of hours. I found the leg room rather minimal which resulted... More 

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Thank Jeff B
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Forum 28 has several function rooms, a theatre, a cafe and a bar and they do films,talks with guest speakers and theatre shows ranging from local dance groups to professionals on tour. It is also the venue for blood donor sessions. There are toilets upstairs and the main ones opposite the cafe downstairs. The tourist information centre was shut due... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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348 reviews
173 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Opposite the Town Hall (by the bus stands) in what is a mixed use venue, labelled as a Tourist Information Centre (TIC), but it only has a small selection of leaflets only. No other tourist nic nacs like magnets, postcards etc. Toilets are downstairs opposite the small café on site. The small exhibition area to the front right hand side... More 

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Thank sportybirmingham
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We saw mister maker here, the venue was great and full, lovely little cafe to use during the break of a show and clean toilets, all seats seemed to have a good view and the staff were really friendly, very child friendly, the show was excellent.

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1 Thank laura-jay-silman
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Haven't visited the Forum cafe for a well. Not as keen on the cafe in the main area but do like to sit through the back in the bar area cafe. Decent food and selection. Basic choices though. Coffee cups are very tiny

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1 Thank Helen R
Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

A great show, but the seating is so hard and cramped. Its a place that need upgrading pretty quick, sound quality iffy but adequate.Cafe and bar very good, prices a bit iffy. Theater Just needs upgrading!!

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1 Thank Raggy0001
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

The Forum puts on all sorts of entertainment from Ballet to Lectures for Engineers which are free to all. It has a nice cafe in the entrance area. It is well worth checking the programme as there is something for everyone events are always well organised

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1 Thank Peter H

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