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See the venues taking part in this year’s Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival, and view our archive of venues from festivals past.


THE FOLLOWING VENUES have confirmed FOR THE 2024 FESTIVAL.

Pendle Hippodrome Theatre

New Market Street, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 9BJ

The Pendle Hippodrome Theatre is a Limited company providing a service with a professional standard to the local community. Owned by the Pendle Hippodrome Theatre Company who perform two shows per year. We can accommodate for most needs such as full stage musicals, plays, pantomimes, stand up and even music videos.

EXCHANGE PROJECT

Exchange Project, St John’s Methodist Church, 3 Albert Road, Colne, BB8 0RY

‘The Exchange’ is a community project within St. John’s Methodist Church. We aim to serve local people. We want to offer opportunities for the community to meet together

COLNE

LITTLE THEATRE

River Street, Colne, BB8 0DH

‘The Little Theatre in Colne is the home of Colne Dramatic Society. The theatre is also an increasingly popular and respected venue available for hire, providing an eclectic mix of both contemporary and traditional theatre in the Pendle area.

Boyce’s Barrel

7 New Market Street, Colne

Colne’s first micropub offering an ever changing range of real ales and real cider. A dark ale is always available. Plenty of banter and occasional live music.
Tastefully styled with tall polished wooden sleeper tables, it’s reminiscent of a rail staging post.

MOJO’S OF COLNE

9 New Market Street , Colne

Independent live music venue in Colne, Lancashire. Home of UK blues.

Colne & Nelson RUFC

Holt House, Harrison Drive, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 9SJ

One of the original and best loved Fringe Venues, the Rugby Club also hosts the camping facilities.

An absolute must for anybody visiting The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival.

COlne Town Hall Bar

Albert Road, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 0AQ

Colne Town Hall is the home of Colne Town Council and Colne’s very own clocktower which can be seen from miles throughout Colne. 
The Town Hall is available for weddings in either the Council Chambers or the Mayor’s Parlour, dependant on the number of guests at the wedding. There is also a function room available for hire which is perfect for courses, celebrations or even meetings/interviews. 
If you want to discuss hiring the Town Hall for a wedding, event or function then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. 

The Dressers’ Club

2-4 Hall Street, Colne, BB8 0DJ

Officially the Warp Dressers Club & Institute this social club is well known for music during The Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival but welcomes non members all year round. Locally brewed Reedley Hallows beers are a permanent fixture.

Market Street Tavern

8 Market Street, Colne

A multi-room interior with big screen sports, log burner and outdoor area. Children are welcome until 6pm. A friendly atmosphere, with a good range of music every weekend.

Bee’s Knees

1 Church Street, Colne, United Kingdom, BB8 0EB

Located in the heart of Colne’s high street , Bees Knees Colne offers something for everyone; showcasing a great sports bar atmosphere during the day with live football & PPV boxing events alongside a vibrant night time experience with our cocktail menu featuring favourites like The Bullfrog and The Berry Mojito! We also have a Shuffleboard Table and a Pool Table.

Riley’s

76 Albert Road, Colne, BB8 0AG

A lively wine bar specialising in cocktails. As well as its bar offering, the first-floor function room at Riley’s is used to host a range of events, including christenings, wakes, baby showers and wedding receptions. Popular with younger, social media-conscious customers.

Tubbs of Colne

82 Albert Road, Colne, BB8 0AG

Tubbs is a restaurant and bar in the centre of busy Colne.
We offer quality, flavourful food as well as bespoke wines, beers and spirits while providing you with an unrivalled experience.

THE CROWN HOTEL

94 Albert Road, Colne, BB8 0QD

The Crown is large limestone building and former coaching inn opposite the railway station. Internally it is split into two completely separate bars, one with a live stage and a outdoor drinking area, the other with a more relaxed restaurant serving a range of good quality food and bar area. This bustling pub serves as a great base for many visitors with its B&B accommodation.

THE DUKE OF LANCASTER

3 Church Street, Colne, BB8 0EB

Sports bar/pub with many flat screens and two big screens with the emphasis being on sport and late night entertainment. Wide range of drinks at unbelievable prices.

THE VENUE

105 Albert Road, Colne

A modern open-plan bar with regular live music and big screen sports. Sky & BT sport shown on numerous big screens. There is a dedicated gaming area which includes 4 pinball machines, pool and bar football.

Unbound Brew Co.

UNIT 4 Calder Mill, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 8EU

Colne’s very own micro-brewery promises to push the boundaries of independent, craft beer in as ethical and sustainable way as they can.

The brewery hosts pop-up events on a monthly basis.

WE HAVE CONFIRMED THE FOLLOWING VENUES FOR THE 2023 FESTIVAL.

Pendle Hippodrome Theatre

New Market Street, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 9BJ

The Pendle Hippodrome Theatre is a Limited company providing a service with a professional standard to the local community. Owned by the Pendle Hippodrome Theatre Company who perform two shows per year. We can accommodate for most needs such as full stage musicals, plays, pantomimes, stand up and even music videos.

EXCHANGE PROJECT

Exchange Project, St John’s Methodist Church, 3 Albert Road, Colne, BB8 0RY

‘The Exchange’ is a community project within St. John’s Methodist Church. We aim to serve local people. We want to offer opportunities for the community to meet together

Bee’s Knees

1 Church Street, Colne, United Kingdom, BB8 0EB

Located in the heart of Colne’s high street , Bees Knees Colne offers something for everyone; showcasing a great sports bar atmosphere during the day with live football & PPV boxing events alongside a vibrant night time experience with our cocktail menu featuring favourites like The Bullfrog and The Berry Mojito! We also have a Shuffleboard Table and a Pool Table.

Boyce’s Barrel

7 New Market Street, Colne

Colne’s first micropub offering an ever changing range of real ales and real cider. A dark ale is always available. Plenty of banter and occasional live music.
Tastefully styled with tall polished wooden sleeper tables, it’s reminiscent of a rail staging post.

MOJO’S OF COLNE

9 New Market Street , Colne

Independent live music venue in Colne, Lancashire. Home of UK blues.

THE VENUE

105 Albert Road, Colne

Newly refurbished bar with a fantastic atmosphere and host to great live music acts. Sky & BT sport

The Dressers’ Club

2-4 Hall Street, Colne, BB8 0DJ

Market Street Tavern

8 Market Street, Colne

Riley’s

76 Albert Road, Colne, BB8 0AG

Colne & Nelson RUFC

Holt House, Harrison Drive, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 9SJ

COlne Town Hall Bar

Albert Road, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 0AQ

Colne Town Hall is the home of Colne Town Council and Colne’s very own clocktower which can be seen from miles throughout Colne. 
The Town Hall is available for weddings in either the Council Chambers or the Mayor’s Parlour, dependant on the number of guests at the wedding. There is also a function room available for hire which is perfect for courses, celebrations or even meetings/interviews. 
If you want to discuss hiring the Town Hall for a wedding, event or function then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. 

Tubbs of Colne

82 Albert Road, Colne, BB8 0AG

Tubbs is a restaurant and bar in the centre of busy Colne.
We offer quality, flavourful food as well as bespoke wines, beers and spirits while providing you with an unrivalled experience.

THE CROWN HOTEL

94 Albert Road, Colne, BB8 0QD

THE DUKE OF LANCASTER

3 Church Street, Colne, BB8 0EB

Sports bar/pub, many flat screens and 2 big screens. Wide range of drinks at unbelievable prices.

Unbound Brew Co.

UNIT 4 Calder Mill, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 8EU

To push the boundaries of independent, craft beer in as ethical and sustainable way as we can. To grow and invest in people and technologies and push for a better future. 

The Union Exchange

 63 Market Street, Colne, BB8 0LL

This is one of the best known, most iconic town centre pubs in Colne.  Always pivotal to the community – The Union Exchange is forever enthusiastic in their support of local events and the spacious function room is perfect for all your family celebrations.
Until recently, The Union Exchange, Colne was looking tired, even exhausted – recently refreshed, the bar now provides a modern and welcoming environment, appealing to everyone. Well loved by the locals, The Union has now ‘upped its game’.

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