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Address: The Common, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8YU, England
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Blockheads

Absolutely brilliant venue, small buzzing and best of all close to the act, in this case the Blockheads.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Steve P
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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london
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've seen a few bands here, it's a cool place for a gig with a great atmosphere. Can't get passed the smell though..

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant venue, small buzzing and best of all close to the act, in this case the Blockheads.

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Thank Steve P
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nowhere else is like it. Fabulous, intimate venue where you really get up close and personal with the band. Have had a few great evenings here. Recently The Smyths and at Christmas, Tom Chaplin (of Keane) who did a fabulous pre-Christmas gig before he departed for his US tour. Seeing The Sherlocks here on Wednesday and can't wait. The bar... More 

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Wokingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a chance to see a band here, just go! Also a great place for a birthday party, assuming you have friends in a band who'll play

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's a little bit like walking back in time, into a small, dark venue that is a little rough around the edges but this is absolutely perfect for a lot of the music showcased here. Great covers bands, Punk, Country/Folk Rock and some big names too. Capacity for only 250 people makes this an intimate venue allowing you to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Quite a small venue for up to 250 people, I actually really liked it as I am so used to much larger venues. It has a nice little bar that has a good variety of alcoholic drinks and soft drinks, toilets are clean and tidy. 😀

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The crowd was fun, accepting all who were there, a great atmosphere for Live Music. I had a ball dancing to one of my favourites; The English Beat who came to a similar venue in the US back in the day. Drinks are a bit pricey but the evening was well worth it. The opening acts were exceptionally good and... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I've been going to The Forum for many, many (many many many!!) years! For gigs, parties etc...always wonderful. My friend Nicole's 4th last year though was the best! Wonderful professional staff from when my friend booked it to the evening itself. We all had a brilliant night. Thank you Forum! Can't wait for another night off "Mummy duties" to visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great place to go for many different kinds of music. It is quite basic but that is part of it's charm. Have seen many fantastic bands play here and there's room for dancing! The outside garden area lends it's self to acoustic music and is a little oasis on a Sunday afternoon. All things from DJ'S, poetry and table tennis... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Went to see Moose Blood who were brilliant! The venue is small and was VERY hot - but to be fair it was a very hot day. Friendly staff and well priced bar. Lots to do around the area in the Pantiles. Would certainly go again.

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