Entertainment and Venues in Barrow-in-Furness:

Hollywood Park

Offers a wide choice of leisure facilities including  Nuffield Health & Fitness and Apollo Bingo. It has McDonalds, Pizza Hut and KFC restaurants. Nearby is Fuzzy Eds with its indoor play area and family restaurant and also a Brewers' Fayre and Frankie and Benny's.  Hollywood Park has the Vue cinema, one of largest cinemas in Cumbria. For the latest film information, local listings, reviews & competitions visit http://www.myvue.com/home/cinema/barrow.

The Forum

An award-winning multi-purpose Arts Centre which offers theatre, variety, regular popular shows, concerts and dancing. The cafe, licensed restaurant and booking office are open Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday 9 am to 4 pm.  Box office (01229) 820000.

Web site www.theforumbarrow.co.uk.

Art Gene Gallery

Art Gene Gallery is an independent artist led initiative exhibiting a quality programme of (international contemporary art exhibitions, and hosting high profile artists residencies from it's extensive studios. Tel: (01229) 825085 for current exhibition opening times. Closed between shows. Disabled access. http://www.artgene.co.uk/.

The LazerZone & PlayZone

The Custom House Barrow's exciting and futuristic lazer tag facility. A combination of sport and modern technology Tel: (01229) 823823. http://1abbeyroad.co.uk/. 


Barrow is renowned for its nightclubs.  

The Nines, Dalkeith Street Tel (01229) 821301 is a cabaret club, bar and entertainment venue.

Manhattan's Nightclub and Maddisons Sports Bar in Cavendish Street.

Many of the local pubs host live music, especially at weekends.