Book online or call: 01904 717 362 Open 8am - 10pm, 7 days a week

Tunbridge Wells Forum the 'best small venue in the UK'

Date Posted: 10/05/12

Tunbridge Wells Forum the 'best small venue in the UK'

Music magazine NME has named the Tunbridge Wells Forum as Britain's Best Small Venue, making it a great place to go on short breaks to see your favourite bands.

To celebrate the accolade, Enter Shikari will play an intimate one-off show at the venue on Tuesday, June 5th.

The 250-capacity former public toilet opened its doors to music fans in January 1993 and has nurtured fledgling acts before they went on to become household names with widespread success.

Adele, Stereophonics, Keane, Green Day and Coldplay are just a few of the thousands of the big names that cut their teeth at the Tunbridge Wells Forum.

Next year the venue will be celebrating its 20th anniversary and will no doubt have some exciting events lined up for music fans in the south-east.

The judging panel for the award consisted of singer-songwriter Frank Turner, music promoter Geoff Ellis, Reading and Leeds organiser Melvin Benn, BBC Radio 1's Huw Stephens and three NME employees.

Other notable venues that were fighting for the honour included the Brudenell Social Club in Leeds, the Thekla in Bristol, Stoke's Sugarmill and the Norwich Arts Centre.

Posted by Becky Spence

UK Destinations News

Last Minute Deals

Last Minute Deals

Not booked your next short break yet? Our last minute deals page will have just the thing...

Dinner Deals

Dinner Deals

The perfect ready-made break, these great two night deals include dinner on the first night of your stay!

Theatre Breaks

Theatre Breaks

We're famous for our theatre breaks! Check out our great West End and regional theatre breaks here...

Attraction Breaks

Attraction Breaks

Check out our great attraction breaks and theme parks right across the country - great for a family day out!

Hinckley Island Family Offer

Hinckley Island Family Offer

Take advantage of this terrific family offer - stay on a half board basis at Hinckley Island from just £109 per family per night!

SuperBreak uses a secure server to encrypt and protect all communication of personal details and credit card information between yourself and the SuperBreak reservation system. Our secure server is authenticated and certificated by GlobalSign.com, making your booking 100% secure. Your details are also protected under the Data Protection Act. If you have any questions with regard to the use of your personal data, please email marketing@superbreak.com.

Travel Aware - Staying Safe and Healthy Abroad

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office and National Travel Health Network and Centre have up-to-date advice on staying safe and healthy abroad. For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information check www.gov.uk/travelaware and follow @FCOtravel and Facebook.com/FCOtravel

Keep informed of current travel health news by visiting www.travelhealthpro.org.uk

The advice can change so check regularly for updates.

Eboracum Way
Artemis House
York
North Yorkshire
YO31 7RE
GB

Project=Concert-and-Events-2017

Version=1001836 @ 18/04/2018 08:16:30

Last rendered @ 22/04/2018 00:17:18

Last rendered @ 22/04/2018 00:17:18

x-forward-port: ""

X-Forwarded-Proto: "https"

Is Secure? True

Is Mobile? False

Machine: VWEB13

Controller: News

Action: NewsItem

View: ~/Views/News/NewsItem.aspx

Firebug

 

Please enter a destination or hotel name to search for.