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The ForumOnce a gorgeous art deco cinema, The Forum is now an essential mid-sized rock venue. It's got everything you want from the North London rock scene, with superb bands week-in week-out, and a fully-lubricated, enthusiastic and music-loving crowd. Well-designed and well-organised it manages to avoid the bar queues that are a feature of so much London gigging, while the main stage has great sound and a design that brings bands far closer to their audiences than you have any reason to expect in a venue this size.

 

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Kid InkKid InkLos Angeles-based rapper performing numbers from his seven-track EP, Missed Calls, as well as other material.2019-04-24T19:00:00+01002019-04-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Forum, 9-17  Highgate Road      NW51JY
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IdlewildIdlewildScottish indie-rock quintet led by Roddy Woomble performing in support of their first album in four years, titled Interview Music.2019-04-26T19:00:00+01002019-04-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Forum, 9-17  Highgate Road      NW51JY
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Tokio HotelTokio HotelShape-shifting German pop-rock four-piece founded in 2001.2019-04-28T19:00:00+01002019-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Forum, 9-17  Highgate Road      NW51JY
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Built To SpillBuilt To SpillThe American indie-rock trio celebrates the 20th anniversary of its album, Keep It Like A Secret.2019-05-03T19:00:00+01002019-05-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Forum, 9-17  Highgate Road      NW51JY
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Peter Doherty & The Puta MadresPeter Doherty & The Puta MadresThe co-frontman of The Libertines, as well as the lead in his other musical project Babyshambles, embarks on a tour with his backing band.2019-05-12T19:00:00+01002019-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Forum, 9-17  Highgate Road      NW51JY
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Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres
Fat White FamilyFat White FamilyThe three-piece from London performs indie rock in support of their upcoming third LP, Serfs Up.2019-05-15T19:00:00+01002019-05-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Forum, 9-17  Highgate Road      NW51JY
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Fat White Family
Too Many ZoozToo Many ZoozThe New York City trio performs brass-house, which blends a marching band aesthetic with dance electronica.2019-05-17T19:00:00+01002019-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Forum, 9-17  Highgate Road      NW51JY
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Too Many Zooz
The SpecialsThe SpecialsOriginally forming in 1977, the ska revival and 2-tone collective from Coventry are best known for its hits Ghost Town, Too Much Too Young, A Message To You, Rudy and many more.2019-05-18T19:00:00+01002019-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Forum, 9-17  Highgate Road      NW51JY
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The Specials
Little Steven And The Disciples Of SoulLittle Steven And The Disciples Of SoulThe E Street Band's Steven Van Zandt brings his self-penned rock songs to the stage alongside his own backing band.2019-05-24T19:00:00+01002019-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Forum, 9-17  Highgate Road      NW51JY
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Little Steven And The Disciples Of Soul
Jonny Lang, Walter Trout And Kris BarrasJonny Lang, Walter Trout And Kris BarrasThe stellar blues-rock line-up of established and rising talent features individual performances culminating in a jam at the end of each night.2019-06-04T18:00:00+01002019-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Forum, 9-17  Highgate Road      NW51JY
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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  23% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 16 minutes from The Forum
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 33 minutes from The Forum
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £101  36% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 35 minutes from The Forum
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest The Forum

Nearest to The Forum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barfly Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from The Forum
Of the huge tally of pubs and clubs that line Camden's streets, Barfly stands out thanks to the predominant quality of the live acts, in spite ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 14 minutes from The Forum
Not the easiest of places to find yet Camden Proud has quickly found a place in the hearts of many. This art gallery by day becomes ... More
 
 
 
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Dingwalls
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 14 minutes from The Forum
This small Camden venue, known as Dingwalls, has a bar at the back, a stage at the front and room for a couple of hundred people ... More
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Forum

Near The Forum
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub
London > Entertainment > Theatres
51 Camden Park Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from The Forum
The Theatre Collection above the Lord Stanley pub in Camden was founded by Victor Sobchak and Shaban Arifi who between them have produced over 100 productions ... More
 
 
 
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Roundhouse
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 14 minutes from The Forum
It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pleasance Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | 17 minutes from The Forum
The Pleasance Theatre opened in 1995 and quickly became one of the best fringe venues in London. The building was a former timber store for the ... More
 
 
 
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Kid Ink
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 7pm
The Forum, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | Same location as The Forum
Los Angeles-based rapper performing numbers from his seven-track EP, Missed Calls, as well as other material....More
 
 
 
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Idlewild
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 26th April 2019 - 7pm
The Forum, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | Same location as The Forum
Scottish indie-rock quintet led by Roddy Woomble performing in support of their first album in four years, titled Interview Music....More
 
 
 
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Like You Hate Me
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd April to 4th May 2019 - 7.30pm
The Forum, 42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 6 minutes from The Forum
Fight or Flight Productions present a work that examines love and loss. Directed by Jess Barton....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Forum

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Forum
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176 Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
176 Prince of Wales Road, NW5 | 12 minutes from The Forum
A welcome addition to the North London arts scene which, until 176 opened, was not overwhelmed with great galleries. This is the new home of the ... More
 
 
 
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Painted Earth
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 14 minutes from The Forum
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
 
 
 
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 20 minutes from The Forum
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopened on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a £10 million transformation which brought the collections of the Jewish Museum and the ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Forum

The best shops and markets near The Forum
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Dots
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
132 St Pancras Way, Camden Town, NW1 | 11 minutes from The Forum
Just a couple of minutes from Camden Town tube station this harmonic haven is a convenient stop-off when faced with any dissonant difficulties. The staff are ... More
 
 
 
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Escapade
London > Shopping > Hire Shops
45-46 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from The Forum
Excellent costume shop for buying and hiring all manner of outlandish gear. This place is highly recommended by our readers. The staff are friendly, it's fairly ... More
 
 
 
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
158a Camden Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 14 minutes from The Forum
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Forum

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Queen of Sheba
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
12 Fortess Road, NW5 | 1 minute from The Forum
Ethiopian cuisine.... More
 
 
 
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Kentish Canteen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
300 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 2 minutes from The Forum
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Pane Vino
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
323 Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, NW5 | 2 minutes from The Forum
You might need a little motivation to trek all the way up to the dreary top end of Kentish Town Road, so how does a great ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Forum

Near The Forum
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 19 minutes from The Forum
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 24 minutes from The Forum
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 24 minutes from The Forum
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Forum

The Forum gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from The Forum
Originally a point of defense for troops loyal to parliament during the English Civil War, Parliament Hill (previously known as Traitor's Hill) is now a favoured ... More
 
 
 
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Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 6 minutes from The Forum
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ... More
 
 
 
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Parliament Hill Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
Parliament Hill Fields, Gordon House Road, NW5 | 13 minutes from The Forum
The gorgeous unheated Parliament Hill Lido on Hampstead Heath (also called 'Hampstead Heath Lido') was upgraded not so long ago when it had a generous £2.9million ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Forum

The best pubs near London The Forum.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pineapple
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
51 Leverton Street, NW5 | 3 minutes from The Forum
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The Junction Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
101 Fortess Road, NW5 | 4 minutes from The Forum
Having been voted North London pub of the Year 2008 by CAMRA - the Campaign for Real Ale for those of you who don't know your ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vine
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Highgate Road, NW5 | 5 minutes from The Forum
Gastropub with a large fireflace and patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Forum

The Forum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 9 minutes from The Forum
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from The Forum
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
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Near & Far Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
48 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from The Forum
The third Near & Far from the group behind The Magic Roundabout and The Good Mixer is the biggest. This Camden ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Forum

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Forum.
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 14 minutes from The Forum
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 29 minutes from The Forum
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 32 minutes from The Forum
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
 

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Spiritual Records Spring Festival 2019
Concerts | On 22nd April 2019 

The Monarch 13 minutes walk from The Forum

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Wonderfest Rooftop
Wonderfest Rooftop
Seasonal | Until 28th September 2019 

Fest Camden 14 minutes walk from The Forum

Taking inspiration from the likes of Woodstock and Glastonbury, FEST Camden transforms its rooftop into the Wonderfest Rooftop for a ...More

 
Tom Rosenthal: Work-In-Progress
Comedy | Until 24th April 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 17 minutes walk from The Forum

Intelligent social commentary from the star of Plebs, Friday Night Dinner and Drunk History....More

Samiam - 30th Anniversary Show
Concerts | On 22nd April 2019 

Underworld 18 minutes walk from The Forum

Touring punk band from California....More

London Community Gospel Choir
Concerts | On 22nd April 2019 

The Jazz Cafe 18 minutes walk from The Forum

The choir performs a selection of gospel tunes and other songs....More

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Outdoor dining doesn't come much better than sitting out on the terrace at Parrillan....More

 
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Creating superior Spanish tapas in London since 2007, Barrafina Coal Drops Yard, opened in 2018, ...More

 
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Morty & Bob's
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After the huge success of their first restaurant in Hackney, Morty & Bob's, named after ...More

 
Ballroom London
Ballroom London
Dining 

Italian meatballs are the hero dish in the New York styled Ballroom which comes with ...More

 
Gold
Gold
Dining 

On the site of the Portobello Gold pub, Gold is a neighbourhood restaurant and late-night ...More

 
Suzi Tros
Suzi Tros
Dining 

Greek neighbourhood restaurant Suzi Tros covers the whole of Northern Greek cuisine....More

 
Flamboree
Flamboree
Dining 

Bringing a taste of Alsace to London, Flamboree offers a contemporary spin on this quintessential ...More

 
O ver St James's
O ver St James's
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Launched in 2016 by Mauro Palomba, 'O ver is a Neapolitan street food restaurant which ...More

 
Hello Darling
Hello Darling
Dining 

A restaurant by 2013 Masterchef winner Natalie Coleman, a botanical bar and theatrical event spaces....More

 
No.5 Social
No.5 Social
Dining 

In spring 2019 Jason Atherton's Little Social, on this Mayfair spot since 2013, closed to ...More

 
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Theatre | From 7th May 

Norman's Coach & Horses

Soho institution Norman's Coach & Horses becomes a theatre in a stand against Fullers by ...More

 
The Comedy Of Errors
Theatre | From 6th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The Lord Chamberlain's Men present Shakespeare's most riotous and farcical play, in which merchants, masters, parents, servants and a long-suffering wife find themselves comically entwined. Staging The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's Globe presents one pair ...More

Pericles
Theatre | From 4th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, is forced to flee his own kingdom and wander the world in Shakespeare's romance. Shakespeare's Globe presents Pericles as one of a trio of plays exploring the themes of refuge and ...More

The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Theatre | From 17th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Shakespeare's well-known comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor, is about Sir John Falstaff setting about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. Staged at ...More

Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
Concerts | On 14th July 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

Ed Sheeran comes to London this July to ...More

 
The May Fair
The May Fair
Kids Events | From 5th May 

Grosvenor Square

Bringing the seaside to London, The May Fair will take over Grosvenor Square for two ...More

 
BBC Music Introducing Live
BBC Music Introducing Live
Exhibitions | From 31st October 

Tobacco Dock

Pitched towards anyone aspiring to get into the ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

 
 
 
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