Show Marketing

We look forward to welcoming you to the Forum theatre in Billingham, a warm and intimate venue in the heart of the North East. This page is designed to provide you with all the information you on our promotional asset requirements and show marketing options.

Please note – we do not accept paid marketing requests sent directly to members of the team or the marketing inbox. Please complete the form at the bottom of this page in all instances and ensure you have read the information thoroughly before submitting.

With so many artists coming through our doors each year, we can only achieve the best results for you if shows and promoters works with us to ensure our collective efforts are as impactful as possible.

Brochure Information

Advertising within the season brochure is the most effective way to promote your shows. All artwork and copy must be submitted before our deadlines.

Spring/Summer brochure deadline 1st September. Autumn/Winter brochure deadline is 1st April.

Artwork and Copy Specifications

Artwork – 60mm (width) x 90mm (height) and 70mm (width) x 90mm (height) – size depends on the page placement

Copy – 120 – 140 words

Required Digital Assets

TV Screens

Digital Screens displayed within the theatre.
1080 x 1920px (portrait)

Website & Booking

1920 x 1080px (banner for desktop) <1mb required for website. 1080 x 1080px (square for mobile) <1mb required for website. We will also use these elements for email (where applicable).

Video

YouTube link - this will be displayed on the website show page and used on social media.

Required Print Assets

A5 Leaflets

We can only accept A5 portrait leaflets (x300 for one night shows, x1,000 for longer runs).

Our delivery address is Forum Theatre, Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees, TS23 2LJ

Posters

A0 x1 (We can print - £40 per sheet)
A2 x3 (We can print - £20 per sheet)
A3 x4 (We can print - £4 per sheet)
A4 x6 (We can print - £2 per sheet)
Pop up banner x1
For shows longer than one night please add x1 to the above.

Overprint details

www.forumtheatrebillingham.co.uk
Box Office: 01642 552663
If you are mentioning specific ticket prices on any publicity material, the words ‘Booking Fees Apply’ must be included to comply with ASA regulations. This should be in a smaller font than other elements.

Using Our Logo

Please use the links below to download a suitable version of our logo. Please do not distort or modify our logo in any way.

Logo Dark Background

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Logo Light Background

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Additional Marketing

Organic Social Media

Once your show goes on general sale, we will announce it on our social media platforms and post further content in the run-up to the show.

Paid Social Media

We can run paid Facebook and Instagram ads through our Meta account. Please use the marketing request form below.

Competitions

Please note that we do not run competitions on our social media channels.

Email

We can create a solus email for £100 sent to our database of over 40,000 subscribers (targeted school options are also available), please use the marketing request form below. Shows may also feature in a combined email free of charge.

Leisure Centre Advertising Screens

Access a network of large advertising screens strategically positioned in high footfall locations within several busy leisure venues (+2 million visits each year). Please email [email protected] to request more info.

Leaflet & Print Distribution

If you would like to carry out local leaflet distribution we recommend using Famous Flyers Leaflet distribution - [email protected]

Exit Leaflets

Exit leafleting can be carried out for £50. Please specify your chosen show or alternatively our team can advise. Subject to availability.

Press & Media Enquiries

Teesside is home to a thriving live music and entertainment scene and our media outlets are keen to share information about upcoming shows, including ticket giveaways and cast interviews. Below you will find some of our industry contacts – please feel free to reach out to them.

Radio

BBC Tees David Llewellyn - [email protected]
BBC Tees Donna Haynes - [email protected]

Local News

Gazette Live (Reach PLC) - [email protected]
Hartlepool / Stockton & Billingham Life - [email protected] / [email protected]
Northern Echo (Newsquest Media) - [email protected]

Marketing Activity Request

If you would like additional marketing support for your show please complete the form below. We will send you proofs for sign off and a member of the team will be in contact with any queries.

IMPORTANT: Due to resource allocation, we cannot guarantee that requests to begin within 10 working days of submission can be fulfilled. If your submission is for an immediate start, we will create and send your content for approval and aim to start as close to the requested date as possible.

We will contact you about your requests nearer to live date, and therefore we politely ask that direct email requests for ongoing updates are limited as this may delay actions for your show and others.

We want every show to perform as best as it possibly can so if you would like to discuss any ideas that are not listed below, please email [email protected] and a member of the team will be in touch.

IMPORTANT: A copy of this form will be sent to the sender. Please check this has been received, as it might mean your form has not been successfully submitted.

Technical Information for Visiting Companies