Our Venues The Forum, Barrow The Forum is the perfect venue for any event.


7 Event spaces

Maximum capacity 530

Versatile collection of event facilities

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The Forum, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HH

Venue Information

Whether you’re looking for wedding, party or conference venues in Barrow in Furness in Cumbria, The Forum with its stylish anniversary reception will easily be the right match for your event.

The main theatre is a unique and versatile event space.  It accommodates 530 theatre style, yet also offers the flexibility to seat up to 300 cabaret style for weddings, gala dinners, over 200 sqm of exhibition space or a boardroom for 60 delegates.

Accompanying the main theatre are 5 further event spaces of varying sizes, including the purpose-built Studio, a raked auditoria seating 158 and ideal for lectures and seminars.

Are you thinking about a bespoke event such as team building in Cumbria? The dedicated team at The Forum is always available to discuss your requirements and create inspirational events.  The venue boasts ultra-modern AV equipment throughout and is fast becoming the go-to venue in the heart of Cumbria.

Client Testimonial

Thank you very much for all your help and support before and during our event, it was most appreciated. The forum is a great venue and I’d certainly recommend you and will be very pleased to use your facilities again.

Sophie Cringle, Morecambe Bay Partnership

Name of room Theatre Cabaret Boardroom Classroom U-Shape Reception Lunch/Dinner Dinner Dance Exhibition (sqm)
Main theatre 530 300 60 60 253sqm
Ante Room 100 100 30 30 181sqm
Green Room 30 24 24 10 50sqm
Studio 158
Rydal Room 250 200 50 40 304sqm
Grasmere Room 100 90 30 20 304sqm

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Here at VenuElior we aim to deliver unforgettable events which meet your exact requirements.

Please complete the form below with as much detail as possible and a member of the on-site team will contact you to discuss your requirements in further detail. Alternatively, to talk to an advisor please call us on: 0845 074 0604*

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