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Lancaster, Lancashire

It might be a county steeped in history, but Lancashire has a thoroughly alive, kicking – and dancing – side to it, hosting the Great British R&B Festival.

The Great British R&B Festival has been voted Europe’s number one R&B festival, taking place in August each year. Hundreds of Blues musicians will perform at eight different venues across Colne, around 50 miles (80 km) from Lancaster. Some of the big names set to entertain during the -day festival include Tom Attah & The Bad Man Clan, Wolfpack, King King, The Kaz Hawkins Band, Jo Harman, Janiva Magness, Steve Nummo Trio and Jonne Shaw Taylor.

Lancaster is 2 hours 30 minutes from London by train.

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LLancaster Castle at night © Nick Dagger

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