Forum Waterford, The Glen, Waterford, X91 AH24.

FORUM BINGO, under 'LEVEL 2' of the Government's 'COVID-19' guidelines, which Waterford is currently under, can have increased numbers attending so every TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY & SUNDAY, bookings in advance is NOT necessary, as there will be enough space for all who turn up each night. NB: A one-way system, the wearing of masks on the way in and out and social distancing must be observed at all times while on the premises. All customers must also agree to give their name and a contact number for tracing/tracking purposes.


Now open with the following safety procedures in place:

  • Forum Bingo is on 4 nights a week – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays with currently no need to book in advance
  • Numbers allowed in will be restricted to whatever Government guidelines allow at the time.
  • Queuing will have to be done within Social Distancing guidelines
  • Doors open: 7pm, Eyes Down: 8pm and it will be over around 9.30pm
  • The lift and toilets have restricted numbers allowed in at any one time
  • Customers must wear face-masks at all times, except when seated
  • All staff will have temperature test done every night
  • Staff in contact with customers will wear face-shields
  • A ‘one-way’ system is in operation and must be observed
  • All books/sheets/handhelds must be purchased at the sales counter before bingo or during the interval. No sales at all will take place in the Bingo Hall during the night
  • Credit/Debit cards will be in use, including in the shop, as well as cash
  • All tables are separated by perspex screens (back of seats and in middle of rows/tables)
  • All tables have hand sanitisers for patrons use
  • All customers must sit in the same seat during bingo
  • Tracing contact details will be taken from every customer
  • New safety signage is in place, both inside and out the premises
  • Prize-money will be adjusted  (full details will be displayed)
  • Link Games, if on, prize-money will be reduced, as Clubs have limited numbers and some are not back at all
  • All Specials, Birthday nights, Jackpots, Free Draws, etc. will be suspended
  • No points given or claimable during the restrictions period
  • Initially all nights will be the same games
  • Air conditioning is filtered drawing in fresh air from outside
  • An extra cleaner has been taken on with a thorough cleaning regime in operation
  • All handhelds, pongo boards & tables, etc. used will be disinfected after each night’s use

Patrons must observe the new rules or, if not, will be asked to leave the premises.