The New Inn are unable to take part this year due to repairs taking place after a recent fire. The New Inn have been amazing supporters of the festival over the years. We wish them well and look forward to them reopening very soon.


Angie’s Bar

1 Bull Ln, Gloucester GL1 2HG

Angie’s aims to provide a relaxed, classy venue for those who appreciate quality products in an easy-going environment. The ground floor of Gloucester’s smallest bar is a refreshing place to meet, enjoy good company and make stimulating conversation. Upstairs, Angie’s Lounge is a sizeable chillout zone where customers can relax over a bottle of wine, play games including chess, cards and backgammon, or simply sit back and soak up the ambience.


Cafe René

31 Southgate St, Gloucester GL1 1TP

Situated within Greyfriars, Café René is the perfect place for this prestigious summer event in Gloucester, with not only a fabulous indoor venue but with an outdoor stage in a natural amphitheatre, perfect for performances.


Cross Keys Inn

Cross Keys Ln, Gloucester GL1 2HQ

The Cross Keys Inn is in an early to mid-sixteenth century Grade II listed timber-framed building which was originally three cottages. It appears in licensing records by 1720, but the name suggests possible older origins: in medieval times, the sign of the cross keys meant that the inn was supplied by a nearby monastic house.  Now probably the smallest pub in Gloucester, it has a cosy atmosphere and stocks real ale.


The Dick Whittington

100 Westgate St, Gloucester, GL1 2PE

The Dick Whittington is a historic pub located in Gloucester’s city centre. Built as a 13th Century townhouse the original owner of the building was the uncle of the famous Dick Whittington, who went on to become mayor of London. It was here that Elizabeth I allegedly stayed when she visited the city in 1574, to this day the paintings which were used to decorate the house in preparation for recieving the queen are still hung in the managers lounge.


The Fountain Inn

53 Westgate St, Gloucester GL1 2NW

Run by three generations of the same family, this 16th century brew-house is one of the oldest in the city. With their timber framing and courtyard, live music thrives.


Gloucester Brewery

Fox’s Kiln, West Quay, Gloucester GL1 2LG
Award winning craft brewery based in the heart of Gloucester’s historic Docks.



The Old Bell

9a Southgate St, Gloucester GL1 1TG

As one of the most unique places to go to in the city, The Old Bell resides in a stunning 17th century Victorian building. It takes centre stage on its street as it looks almost identical to when it was built, providing another great location for live music and festivities.

Peppers Cafe

2 Bull Ln, Gloucester GL1 2HG

This hidden gem cooks all home made, organic and natural foods using local Gloucester produce. They are located in Gloucester City Centre. They host live music every other Friday as well making it a great location for the Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival.

The Tall Ship

134 Southgate St, Gloucester GL1 2EX

Public House serving home-cooked food, with an emphasis on seafood. Situated next to Gloucester Docks.




12 – 14 Llanthony Rd, Gloucester GL1 2EH

Situated in the heart of Gloucester Docks, Tank is a specialist craft beer bar run by the team behind Gloucester Brewery. The weekly Acoustic Tuesdays and Live Music Thursdays offer the perfect chance for gig-lovers to discover a host of local bands spanning a range of genres, while sampling some of the 50 plus unique beers available at Tank.