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Tees Active

In April 2023 Tees Active took over the operation of the Forum theatre from Riverside Leisure. Tees Active is a leading charitable trust providing sport, leisure and wellbeing services to communities in partnership with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. Tees Active have an excellent track record in venue management, partnership working and, in the delivery, and marketing of innovative and accessible leisure activities for the whole borough of Stockton-on-Tees and the wider Tees Valley. As a non-profit-distributing social enterprise, Tees Active combine the principled ethos of the public sector with the commercial agility of the private sector to provide a supportive, successful and sustainable service for future generations.

Tees Active’s Venues

Tees Active operates seven leading leisure destinations including Forum Theatre Billingham. Choose a venue to find out more information or explore some of Tees Active’s popular brands, Activ8 Health & FitnessAir TrailGoClimbForum Ice ArenaForum Theatre BillinghamNorthShore Watersports retail shop and watersports at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre.

Billingham Forum


IB Leisure


Stockton Splash


Tees Barrage International White Water Centre


Thornaby Pavilion


Thornaby Pool


Forum Theatre’s Vision

Our vision is to be nationally recognised as an exceptional theatre, rooted in the local community and home to vibrant live theatre and participatory experiences.

Forum Theatre’s Mission

Our mission is to preserve and maintain the theatre for future generations of audiences and to create an entertaining and diverse programme of events and activities which are relevant, inclusive, and accessible to all, and which complement the cultural offer of the Tees Valley.

Core Values

Our vision is underpinned by these values which are shared across the whole Tees Active community.


We inject energy and passion into everything we do.. We drive innovation and embrace change to spark passion, inspire creativity and motivate everyone to accomplish their goals.


We stand for collaboration, trust, and transparency.


We strive for excellence and aim to exceed expectations, every time.

Our Customer Commitment

We try to treat all our customers fairly, equally and with respect and courtesy.