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Special offers

Date: 02 Mar - 05 Jun 2015

The Arensky Chamber Orchestra appear at The Forge for a trio of concerts, spanning works from Mahler to Bach. Enjoy a 17% discount when you book all three concerts for just £30 per person.


February 2015

Category: Talks & Workshops
Date: Friday 27 February 2015 At: 10:00AM

The Incorporated Society of Musicians is pleased to present this inspirational training event for music teachers led by renowned music educator and author, Paul Harris. Explore a range of innovative music teaching techniques that will embrace imagination, diligence and practicality.

Prices: £10.00 to £60.00

Category: World
Date: Friday 27 February 2015 At: 7:30PM

For all lovers of Senegalese music and those waiting to explore African music, The Forge presents an evening with Senegalese singer and songwriter Biram Seck, with a voice truly unique for its raw husky quality and deep emotion.

Prices: £10.00

March 2015

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 3 March 2015 At: 8:30PM

The ACO make their debut at The Forge with Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 The Titan. A journey into this extraordinary piece with excerpts, short performances and thoughts about Mahler’s life and times followed by a gripping performance of Klaus Simon’s beautiful arrangement of the symphony.

Prices: £12.00

Category: Contemporary
Date: Wednesday 4 March 2015 At: 7:30PM

Wednesdays at The Forge: the highly successful cutting edge monthly series presents contemporary music group Dark Inventions and cellist, performer and composer Zoë Martlew.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Saturday 7 March 2015 At: 8:00PM

Join us for a new monthly club celebrating ska, soul, rocksteady, 2tone and beyond until 1am.

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 8 March 2015 At: 1:00PM

Join Reggae Roast at The Forge for their monthly bass-fuelled serving of reggae, rum and delicious Jamaican roast dinners. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Contemporary
Date: Wednesday 11 March 2015 At: 7:30PM

Performances from Royal Academy of Music students of works by young composers, and new animations from Bristol animators with live scores expertly performed by the fantastic ANIMA ensemble.

Prices: £7.00 to £10.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 15 March 2015 At: 2:00PM

Join us for an authentic Cuban party featuring music from rumba master Gerardo De Armas and DJ Javier “La Máquina de Cuba” plus delicious Cuban food! FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Tuesday 17 March 2015 At: 8:00PM

London based Cigdem Aslan, currently one of the most sought after Rebetiko singers, performs Rebetiko Music for voice, guitar and bouzouki with Pavlos Melas and Pavlos Carvalho.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Contemporary
Date: Wednesday 18 March 2015 At: 7:30PM

Rubato is a three-piece ensemble from East London that sounds like nothing you have ever heard before. It explores the limits of contemporary musicianship, combining classical piano composition with pulsating rhythms and atmospheric electronics.

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Category: World
Date: Thursday 19 March 2015 At: 8:00PM

A wacky burlesque punky rock band, Yiddish music meets the Marx Brothers! Wherever the eight musicians from Tel Aviv appear, things get wild, cheeky and surprising. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Friday 20 March 2015 At: 8:00PM

Andy Mittoo, the new voice in reggae, presents his debut album for the first time in the UK. The album brings a fresh sound with classic reggae influences as Andy showcases his versatility and his undeniable vocal skills. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Date: Saturday 21 March 2015 At: 8:00PM

DJs Keb Darge and Cherrystones play rock n roll, wild rockabilly, obscure and savage surf, nasty sixties garage and punk with a dash of contemporary hybrids. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Sunday 22 March 2015 At: 6:00PM

Remember those warm and inviting soul cuts, the kind that get better with time? Well we do too! That’s why we’ve created a place and space to experience cathartic, beautiful, mid tempo grown-folks’ Sunday soul music. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 24 March 2015 At: 7:30PM

Keys & Cocktails: Join us for a new monthly series teaming classical music and classic cocktails. With pianist Ammiel Bushakevitz and bass-baritone Andrew Mahon.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Date: Wednesday 25 March 2015 At: 7:30PM

The Crick Crack Club presents: The Forbidden Door; performance storytelling by Daniel Morden & The Devil's Violin Company. Temptation, curiosity and inglorious human fallibility collide in this night of grown-up fairytale.

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Category: World
Date: Saturday 28 March 2015 At: 10:00AM

Join us for a monthly event celebrating the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro; an informal day where everyone is welcome to participate in classes, music, dance and workshops. With traditional and delicious Brazilian food.FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Saturday 28 March 2015 At: 7:00PM

Join us for a monthly event celebrating the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro; a fun and informal event where everyone is welcome to sing, dance and enjoy the music of Brazil. With traditional and delicious Brazilian food.£10 / £8 students

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Date: Sunday 29 March 2015 At: 2:00PM

A new monthly event for vinyl connoisseurs to share their collection of records, 45s, LPs and 78s. All are invited to come, share and express themselves in great company. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Date: Tuesday 31 March 2015 At: 7:00PM

£10 online, £12 on the door. Out-Spoken invites the UK’s leading poets, rappers, and musicians to share their art at a monthly showcase.

Prices: £10.00

April 2015

Category: Contemporary
Date: Wednesday 1 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Wednesdays at The Forge: the highly successful cutting edge monthly series presents London chamber group Ensemble Amorpha and contemporary vocal trio JUICE.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Tuesday 7 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Contemporary jazz duo Joanna Wallfisch (vocals) and Dan Tepfer (piano) play an intimate concert at The Forge to celebrate the release of their album The Origin of Adjustable Things.

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Category: Folk
Date: Wednesday 8 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

In a one-off unique pairing, eclectic alternative-folk group Tir Eolas and outstanding jazz quartet Olivia’s Owls come together to perform in what promises to be a thrilling and beautiful event.

Prices: £6.00 to £8.00

Category: World
Date: Friday 10 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Hotly-tipped artist and producer Silvastone presents a night showcasing his much acclaimed multi-genre Transitions EP alongside his live band, a host of collaborators and some very special guests.

Prices: £6.00 to £8.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Sunday 12 April 2015 At: 6:00PM

Remember those warm and inviting soul cuts, the kind that get better with time? Well we do too! That’s why we’ve created a place and space to experience cathartic, beautiful, mid tempo grown-folks’ Sunday soul music. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Date: Tuesday 14 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

The first installment of the capital's newest literary salon is headlined by legendary poet, novelist and filmmaker Iain Sinclair. With Heather Phillipson, Chimene Suleyman and Tom Bolton. £8 advance / £10 on the door

Prices: £8.00

Category: Contemporary
Date: Wednesday 15 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

rarescale presents three internationally renowned new music performers in a varied programme of recent works. The combination of Xenia Pestova, Carla Rees and Heather Roche has been described as a ‘supertrio’, and this performance, marking their London debut as a trio, alongside acclaimed electronic...

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Folk
Date: Thursday 16 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

This five-piece folk band are rapidly becoming known for their uplifting and wholesome sound. Inspired by UK folk heritage, the band fuses traditional jigs, reels and folksongs with rich harmonies, instrumental virtuosity and compelling upbeat rhythms.

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Date: Saturday 18 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

DJs Keb Darge and Cherrystones play rock n roll, wild rockabilly, obscure and savage surf, nasty sixties garage and punk with a dash of contemporary hybrids. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 19 April 2015 At: 2:00PM

Join us for an authentic Cuban party featuring music from rumba master Gerardo De Armas and DJ Javier “La Máquina de Cuba” plus delicious Cuban food! FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 21 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Keys & Cocktails: Join us for a new monthly series teaming classical music and classic cocktails. Featuring Andrew Brownell and The Laefer Quartet.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Folk
Date: Wednesday 22 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

Award-winning acoustic duo Tinderbox make a welcome return to London after a number of years touring nationally and internationally. Support will be provided by the excellent Gareth Lee and Annie Baylis. £8 advance / £9 on the door

Prices: £8.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Thursday 23 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

British contemporary singer Natalie Duncan has been compared to Alicia Keyes, Joni Mitchell and Nina Simone. Natalie returns to The Forge with her deeply powerful songs and new material from her forthcoming EP. £10 advance / £12 on the door

Prices: £10.00

Category: World
Date: Friday 24 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Feferity presents: Son Yambu, red hot rhythms from the streets of Santiago de Cuba. Get immersed in the intoxicating fusion of African and Spanish rhythms that originated on the streets of Eastern Cuba.

Prices: £5.00 to £10.00

Date: Saturday 25 April 2015 At: 10:00AM

Join us for a monthly event celebrating the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro; an informal day where everyone is welcome to participate in classes, music, dance and workshops. With traditional and delicious Brazilian food.FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Date: Saturday 25 April 2015 At: 7:00PM

Join us for a monthly event celebrating the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro; a fun and informal event where everyone is welcome to sing, dance and enjoy the music of Brazil. With traditional and delicious Brazilian food.£10 / £8 students

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Date: Sunday 26 April 2015 At: 2:00PM

A new monthly event for vinyl connoisseurs to share their collection of records, 45s, LPs and 78s. All are invited to come, share and express themselves in great company. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Date: Tuesday 28 April 2015 At: 7:00PM

£10 online, £12 on the door. Out-Spoken invites the UK’s leading poets, rappers, and musicians to share their art at a monthly showcase.

Prices: £10.00

Date: Wednesday 29 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Crick Crack Club presents: The Seven Princesses, or Haft Paykar of Nizami. Xanthe Gresham and Arash Moradi return to The Forge with a night of wild Persian fairytale - a labyrinthine epic of secret rooms, impatient passions, witty reposts, and a prince who wrestled ...

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

May 2015

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 5 May 2015 At: 8:30PM

In the Arensky Chamber Orchestra’s second concert at The Forge, you’ll find yourself immersed in a unique performance of Bach's The Art of Fugue and Strauss's Metamorphosen.

Prices: £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Sunday 10 May 2015 At: 6:00PM

Remember those warm and inviting soul cuts, the kind that get better with time? Well we do too! That’s why we’ve created a place and space to experience cathartic, beautiful, mid tempo grown-folks’ Sunday soul music. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Date: Saturday 16 May 2015 At: 8:00PM

DJs Keb Darge and Cherrystones play rock n roll, wild rockabilly, obscure and savage surf, nasty sixties garage and punk with a dash of contemporary hybrids. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 17 May 2015 At: 2:00PM

Join us for an authentic Cuban party featuring music from rumba master Gerardo De Armas and DJ Javier “La Máquina de Cuba” plus delicious Cuban food! FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Classical
Date: Wednesday 20 May 2015 At: 7:30PM

Grammy award nominee Eduardo Martin joins forces with his former pupil Ahmed Dickinson. Their thrilling guitar duets seamlessly blend classical, jazz, Latin American, contemporary and Cuban languages gaining great acclaim from both the critics and public.

Prices: £12.00

Date: Tuesday 26 May 2015 At: 7:00PM

£10 online, £12 on the door. Out-Spoken invites the UK’s leading poets, rappers, and musicians to share their art at a monthly showcase.

Prices: £10.00

Date: Wednesday 27 May 2015 At: 7:30PM

Crick Crack Club presents: The Liberty Tree - Robin Hood & Other English Radicals. Performance Storytelling by Hugh Lupton and Nick Hennessey. Enter the secret, dappled heart of Sherwood, and the ancient tradition of English dissent.

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Category: World
Date: Saturday 30 May 2015 At: 10:00AM

Join us for a monthly event celebrating the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro; an informal day where everyone is welcome to participate in classes, music, dance and workshops. With traditional and delicious Brazilian food.FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Saturday 30 May 2015 At: 7:00PM

Join us for a monthly event celebrating the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro; a fun and informal event where everyone is welcome to sing, dance and enjoy the music of Brazil. With traditional and delicious Brazilian food.£10 / £8 students

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Date: Sunday 31 May 2015 At: 2:00PM

A new monthly event for vinyl connoisseurs to share their collection of records, 45s, LPs and 78s. All are invited to come, share and express themselves in great company. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

June 2015

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 2 June 2015 At: 8:30PM

In the final concert of the ACO’s Spring Season at The Forge, intrigue, extra-marital activities and ultimately true love are on the menu in Richard Strauss’ two light-hearted operas.

Prices: £12.00

Category: Contemporary
Date: Wednesday 3 June 2015 At: 7:30PM

Wednesdays at The Forge: the highly successful cutting edge monthly series presents award-winning chamber ensemble Notus Winds and solo pianist Eliza McCarthy.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Saturday 6 June 2015 At: 8:00PM

Join us for a monthly club celebrating ska, soul, rocksteady, 2tone and beyond until 1am.

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 7 June 2015 At: 1:00PM

Join Reggae Roast at The Forge for their monthly bass-fuelled serving of reggae, rum and delicious Jamaican roast dinners. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Thursday 11 June 2015 At: 7:30PM

In a unique collaboration, She’Koyokh & Veda Slovena Bulgarian Choir combine the fiery panache of klezmer and Balkan music with the timeless beauty of Bulgarian voices.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Sunday 14 June 2015 At: 6:00PM

Remember those warm and inviting soul cuts, the kind that get better with time? Well we do too! That’s why we’ve created a place and space to experience cathartic, beautiful, mid tempo grown-folks’ Sunday soul music. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Wednesday 17 June 2015 At: 8:00PM

Melissa James' music fuses her love of blues, folk, country and jazz bundled in a package of soul. Combined with the velvety power of her delivery, expect a performance which will leave your spine tingling.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Date: Saturday 20 June 2015 At: 8:00PM

DJs Keb Darge and Cherrystones play rock n roll, wild rockabilly, obscure and savage surf, nasty sixties garage and punk with a dash of contemporary hybrids. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 21 June 2015 At: 2:00PM

Join us for an authentic Cuban party featuring music from rumba master Gerardo De Armas and DJ Javier “La Máquina de Cuba” plus delicious Cuban food! FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Wednesday 24 June 2015 At: 8:00PM

The quartet present works from their most recent release Cathy's Summer, new compositions, audience favourites and some ever-popular Dave Brubeck music.

Prices: £15.00

Date: Sunday 28 June 2015 At: 2:00PM

A monthly event for vinyl connoisseurs to play their collection of records, 45s, LPs and 78s. All are invited to come, share and express themselves in great company.

Prices: £0.00

Date: Tuesday 30 June 2015 At: 7:00PM

£10 online, £12 on the door. Out-Spoken invites the UK’s leading poets, rappers, and musicians to share their art at a monthly showcase.

Prices: £10.00

July 2015

Date: Friday 3 July 2015 At: 8:00PM

The boss vintage weekend of the year. A full weekend of original 60s reggae and soul played out on an authentic valve-powered sound system. £16 for FULL WEEKEND TICKET

Prices: £16.00

Category: World
Date: Saturday 4 July 2015 At: 8:00PM

The boss vintage weekend of the year. A full weekend of original 60s reggae and soul played out on an authentic valve-powered sound system. £16 for FULL WEEKEND TICKET

Prices: £16.00