The Venues & Map
Clitheroe Rugby Club
We have a lovely clubhouse that is used by many sports groups and by RV Jazz & Blues for their club gigs.
In addition to its sporting use, our facilities are used by a number of local community groups, which include the police, weight loss groups and a growing bike club as well as being booked out regularly for parties and other celebrations. We have a large room seating in exces of 100 people together with a well-stocked bar.
If you'd like to know more about what we can offer then please call Phil Isherwood, the Club Secretary on 07957 355245
The Grand Theatre
The multi-million-pound auditorium is a superb state-of-the-art venue with great acoustics. Also home to a professional recording studio offering world-class equipment plus contemporary dance rehearsal rooms, and a relaxed café.
Ribble FM broadcast from the basement studios so don't miss the Jazz Show on Wednesday evenings from 9pm to 11pm. www.ribblefm.com
As well as our jazz gigs there's a full programme of events from theatre to music to exhibitions.
The Grand Theatre, 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL Tel: 01200 421 599
Clitheroe Cricket Club
Chatburn Road, Clitheroe BB7 2AS Tel: 01200 422896
Great staff, excellent bar prices, accessible with easy and ample parking.
Lots of comfortable seats and tables with good sound quality. Enhanced with ambiance thanks to Lorraine!
SMSJ Old School RoomsLowergate, Clitheroe BB7 1AG | Tel: 01200 423073
The Old School Rooms, formerly St Michael's & St John's (hence SMSJ), has a huge "Assembly" room which can hold up to 200 people. We've previously had Soft Machine and the Hackney Colliery Band playing here to packed audiences. A great place with great atmosphere, great staff and terrific bar prices. There's also a bar open to all with a big screen TV, snooker table, darts and a piano for those who like a late nite jam!
Parking opposite in the car park which is free in the evening.
Home to the Bowland Beer Hall and possibly the longest bar in Britain and so it's a great place to meet up and have a jazz jam. We've been holding free monthly Jazz Jam sessions featuring local musicians. Please let us know if you are planning to turn up. Contact details on each gig listing.
A former textile mill has been brought back to life as a food, drink and leisure hub. Having Bowland Brewery and a minimum of 24 cask ales on their big bar you’re sure to be spoilt for choice. Listen to live music in the atmospheric Engine Room and have a hearty meal, enjoy a cappuccino then pop into the food hall for the area’s fabulous local produce. Very soon there'll be gym, pool and urban spa with an amazing hotel!
Holmes Mill, Greenacre Street, Clitheroe BB7 1EB Tel: 01200 401035
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle is the perfect setting for a relaxing Sunday Jazz Session while enjoying a Sunday Roast! Please call 01200 441202 to reserve a table.
It's an attractive coaching Inn nestling within the Forest of Bowland. On one side of the building flows the River Ribble, on the other are the remains of the C12th Cistercian Sawley Abbey. The dining room has delightful views and serves delicious award winning food and, with one of the loveliest function rooms in the area and seven luxury bedrooms, the Spread Eagle is a jewel in the crown of the Ribble Valley! Why not stay for the weekend?
The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley, Near Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 4NH Tel: 01200 441202
The Shireburn Arms
The Shireburn Arms is an historic 17th Century inn of great warmth and character at the heart of the Ribble Valley and home to the Tolkien Trail. Now delighted to bring you cool jazz, a relaxing atmosphere and excellent food.
With stunning landscapes and grounds - a relaxing atmosphere and beautiful surroundings, there's no better place for ultimate relaxation than Shireburn Arms.
With plenty to do and lots of sights to see, around the Ribble Valley and beyond there is no better time to explore, so pack your walking boots! Why not explore the famous Tolkien Trail then head back to Shireburn Arms to relax and enjoy the delicious the two-course meal on offer. Finish your stay with a hearty full breakfast.
Enjoy the one night midweek offers or Summer Getaway and Walkers Lunch. To book please call: 01254 826 678
Whalley Road, Hurst Green, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9QJ Telephone: 01254 826 678 Website: www.shireburnarmshotel.co.uk
Atrium Café Bar
The Atrium Café Bar is at the top of the hill beside the castle with great views of the Ribble Valley. It is a stunningly modern venue, that during the day serves food and drink for visitors to the park, castle museum and art gallery and, in the evening, transforms into an intimate venue for lively jazz music.
Chef-patron, James Harper's kitchen produces exceptional fine dining. Starters, mains and puddings are available before the jazz from 5pm to 7.30pm. All dietary requirements are catered for and they have a daily selection of gluten and dairy-free products. Please call The Atrium on 01200 442630 to book your table and to ask for menu details as it changes for each event. Draught Heineken, cold bottled beers, wine, fresh coffee and soft drinks available.
The Atrium Cafe Bar, Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA Tel: 01200 442630
Here's all our venues on Google maps just in case you need directions.
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