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Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival

Add Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival to your Itinerary


Various City Centre Venues

Tel: +44 (0)1452 207020

Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival

Guide Prices

All venues are FREE admission



  • On-Site café/restaurant

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Event

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) – Please use one of the city centre car parks.

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the North: Get off the M5 at Junction 11, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A40 (signposted Gloucester/Cirencester). At Elmbridge Court roundabout take the 4th exit (signposted Ross). At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A38 and then at the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A417 (St. Oswald's Road). At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A417. Keep left around Westgate Island and take the first left into Westgate Street. Follow the road around into Upper Quay Street and then turn left into Bearland. Continue forward on to Longsmith Street, there is a multi storey car park just to your left. Come out of the car park and turn left, walk up Longsmith Street until you come to the end of the road. Slightly to your right inside you will see an archway.Cafe Rene is located trought the archway on your left handside. From the South: Get off the M5 at Junction 12, at the roundabout take the first exit onto the B4008. At the Cross Keys roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A38. At the next roundabout continue forward. At the traffic lights continue forward (stay in the left hand lane, signposted Ross) onto the A430, Secunda Way. Continue forward on this by pass until you come to a roundabout, stay in the right hand lane and take the 2nd exit (on to Hempstead Lane). Turn right into St. Ann Way and continue forward at the next 2 sets of lights. At the major cross road turn left into Southgate Street. Follow Southgate Street and continue on to Commercial Road. Take the first right onto Ladybellegate Street and then the 2nd right into Longsmith Street. There is a multi storey car park just to your left. Come out of the car park and turn left, walk up Longsmith Street until you come to the end of the road. Slightly to your right inside you will see an archway.Cafe Rene is located trought the archway on your left handside.

Public Transport Directions

Cafe Rene is approximately a 5 minute walk from the Bus or Train Station. From the Train Station cross Bruton Way and go through the Bus Station. Proceed out of the Bus Station through the archway onto Station Road. Continue forward on to Clarence Street and at the end turn right into Eastgate Street. Follow Eastgate Street until you see st Michael Tower. Cafe Rene will be located throught the archway on the left inside.

Opening Times

Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival 2019 (27 July 2019 – 4 Aug 2019)
Day Times
Monday 12:00 *
Tuesday 12:00 *
Wednesday 12:00 *
Thursday 12:00 *
Friday 12:00 *
Saturday 12:00 *
Sunday 12:00 *

Dates and times marked with a ‘*’ are provisional and may be subject to change


Cafe Rene Pub & Restaurant, Gloucester

Dick Whittington, Gloucester

Peppers Cafe and Take Away, Gloucester

The New Inn, Gloucester

The Fountain Inn, Gloucester

The Tall Ship Public House, Gloucester

The Old Bell – Tiger's Eye, Gloucester

Tank, Gloucester

Gloucester Brewery, Gloucester

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