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“Best venue ever”

Tunbridge Wells Forum
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

Spent many evenings as a teenager at this venue, recently been going back regularly again. It's been voted the best small venue in the UK, because it is. From the quality of bands that play, to the prices, to the apparent accommodation the owners show towards the musicians (who'll regularly thank someone or other!). With small venues closing down around the country, this is a national treasure, get yourself down to the forum!!

8  Thank DPalace
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

This place is an old public toilet and still replicates as one... Is a shame to have such a horrid place in the ,idle of a gorgeous town! Time to demolish and turn the grounds into something a little nicer and more useful rather than collecting teenagers!

3  Thank h0lidaymaker121
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

Best small music venue in the UK 2012 as voted by NME.

An experience in itself, yes the toilets are fairly basic, the entrance was accidentally put in the most ridiculously awkward place and on a very busy night the walls do sweat.

But beauty and cleanliness are not what the forum is about. Its about great bands playing awesome gigs and dancing and moshing your night away, its about meeting like minded people in a friendly place and having a great time, and for this the forum never fails to deliver.

8  Thank 28Phoenix
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

friendly staff, reasonable prices and the best bands always seem to come here.Great atmosphere.real ale not so great.

8  Thank john l
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

The forum is a venue all towns should have. A place where like minded people can go and listen to up and comming and occasionally established bands. The atmosphere is great, diverse audience of all ages, fantastic for young bands to have the opportunity to experience playing live with help from sound engineers and a decent mixing desk.

8  Thank Andy W
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