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Great little venue

Back here again to see grandchildren in a show. Good venue nice little bar with deals on some... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
973SimonR973
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Fantastic show

Went to see Joseph technicolor dream coat. Put on by one of the local amateur societies it was... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
cumbriaemb
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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The forum is middle scale venue in Barrow-in-Furness, with a varied programme of events. We are also able to host conferences, meetings and events. The venue has a lovely coffee shop and bar which is open 6 days a week.
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28 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HH, England
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+44 1229 820000
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Back here again to see grandchildren in a show. Good venue nice little bar with deals on some drinks (bogof g&t) friendly staff and a popular restaurant. Show was good, kids were brilliant of course. A bit chaotic picking up the kids at different spots...More

Thank 973SimonR973
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Went to see Joseph technicolor dream coat. Put on by one of the local amateur societies it was amazing . BODS have put on some amazing shows in the last few years And this was up there with the best have seen this show three...More

Thank cumbriaemb
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Went to see Phil Jupitus in the main theatre and the theatre was only half full. The show was almost three hours long and he was very amusing and gave out Tunnock tea cakes at the interval. The Forum 28 staff are still friendly and...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Called in with my wife just for a drink. Our first visit and we found the cafe to be most pleasant and very modern and clean. Drinks good and not expensive and must admit the cakes looked very good.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Came here again to see Sarah Millican, brilliant show, very funny. We are getting a very good selection of artists now at the Forum, in addition to the shows the grandchildren are in!! Cafe with a good selection of food, full bar but not cheap...More

Thank 973SimonR973
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Ordered an all-day Brunch (£7.50 per person). After a lengthy wait in a very draughty part of the Forum bar-café area downstairs a plate each to my Husband and I was handed over. I can quite categorically say that I've never had a worse meal...More

Thank HarrisTweet11
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Called here with a friend and our respective hubby's for a coffee as hubby and myself had called to use the rest facilities before and realised it was disabled friendly. I am on a mobility scooter, friend in a powered wheel chair. It was so...More

Thank SuzyJ1
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is our second visit in 6 months. Such was the enjoyment of our first visit, we had no hesitation in returning. Although we travel over 100 miles we are happy to stay in the nearby Travelodge, eat at Francesca's in the town centre and...More

Thank MikeC2011
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great place to see a live show, attend a conference, seminar or celebration etc. Its very clean and kept in good condition. Service is excellent, the staff are friendly, polite and very helpful.

Thank Lyndsay A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a very good entertainment venue as they get a lot of both international artists and local groups with exhalant seating with nobody's head in front of you making a good clear view, there is a coffee shop and Bar area for pre show...More

Thank GERALD D
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