In Our Fully Equipped Rehearsal Rooms


In Our Fantastic Performance Venue


In Our Digital Recording Studio

Music Lessons

Guitar and Drum Tuition at The Forum

P.A.T Testing

Available at The Forum


Classic and Cult Films at Darlington Film Club


Mailing List


“There will always be, and has always been a need for culture and music in our lives, it enriches us all in so many ways, many ways of which we are not even aware of. Humantics CIC recognises the need for facilities such as the Forum within communities. A platform where new talent can develop and excel, where hobbies and livelihoods can evolve and most importantly where all genres of people, regardless of age, race, and academic background, can learn, socialise, partake or simply enjoy Music and the Arts.” Allison Mckay, CEO of Humantics CIC.


Humantics is a social enterprise that aims to provide trusted environments with strong infrastructure and a vibrant atmosphere where people will be inspired and encouraged to engage with music and the arts through participation in a range of social, education, enterprise or entertainment activities. It operates a sustainable business model based on the provision of services, activities and events. As a Social Enterprise it is guided by a strong social responsibility and purpose.

Humantics CIC is a social enterprise that took over the management and ownership of The Forum Music Centre in January 2011. It is governed by a Board of Directors;

Humantics is a Community Interest Company, which is Asset Locked and Limited by Guarantee (not shareholder) any surpluses are re-invested into enhancing and further developing the services it offers for the local and cultural community.

The Friends of the Forum are a community and voluntary based organisation that help steer the Forum to ensure Humantics is meeting the community’s needs. The group also raise the much needed funds to purchase and upkeep equipment. Please show your support by joining the Friends of the Forum and become proactive in this fantastic musical leisure facility.