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

How To Get Involved

Friends of The Forum

Friends Of The Forum is a group that has developed from the fantastic campaign work undertaken by the people of Darlington and the surrounding areas to protect the future of the Forum Music Centre. The Friends Of The Forum group have a strong influence in the running of the Forum, they are providing the people of Darlington and the surrounding areas with a very powerful say in the future development of the Centre

Funds that are raised by The Friends Of The Forum would be solely available for the maintenance and development of The Forum Music Centre.

All monies donated and raised is used to assist in the upkeep of the centre, and to and renew musical equipment.

200 Club Lottery

The 200 Club Lottery is drawn every month by The Friends of The Forum in which cash prices are won Subscription cost £5.00 per month with the pot being split 50/50 between Friends of The Forum fundraising and prize money. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes are up for grabs while also supporting Friends of The Forum.

If you are intrested in finding out more or signing up pop down to The Forum or email

Volunteer Opportunities

Humantics CIC is a Social Enterprise that owns and manages the Forum Music Centre. Our aim is to ensure that music continues to grow as a cultural lifestyle choice, for all members of the community,               

If it is work experience you are looking for or simply getting involved, the Forum offers great opportunities. As well as the positions available we welcome your input into this vibrant community facility.

If you are interested in finding out more please contact Volunteer Supervisor Kath Matthews,

The Forum  offers an exciting programme of activity and welcomes your input, if you would like to be a part of the team to help develop this music and cultural offer in Darlington then please get in touch.

We welcome Work Experience and Graduate Programmes and will work with you to help strengthen CV’s and Portfolios we are always open to new ideas!

Current Opportunities

Click on list of roles to view job description

Street Team and Social Media Marketing
Event Stewarding and Hospitality Team Member
Music and Events Planning Team Member
Volunteer Supervisor

To apply please download an Application Form and return it to The Forum.

Cultural Event Bookings

The management of all cultural events hosted by Humantics and held at the Forum are to be entirely operated and managed by The Cultural Events committee called FORUM LIVE.

Forum Live aim to deliver a varied schedule of live music to suit a diverse mix of popular music and cultural activity and it welcomes your requests and feedback. Be a part of this event planning and promoting team by contacting

Volunteer Handbook

Please Click Here to view the Volunteer Handbook