Charlbury's free music festival

Riverside Festival Charlbury

Saturday 26 July 2014 – 12 noon-10pm

Sunday 27 July 2014 – 11am-8pm

Riverside Festival is Charlbury’s free music festival.

Having come of age last year, celebrating its 18th year, Riverside has become a major fixture in Oxfordshire’s music calendar, with more than 30 acts playing across two stages. Despite the cost of putting on an event of this size, it is still entirely free to enter, and that is down to the astonishing community effort that goes into staging the festival.

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  • Dates for announced 2014 So, here it is, we’re pleased to confirm that the dates for Riverside 2014 are 26th & 27th of July, 2014 (subject to the usual licensing approvals etc.). We’re working on a great line up again this year, and we’ve had hundreds of applications from bands and artists to play. More details will be announced as ...
  • Children’s area activities and workshops This year’s children’s activities are in the dedicated Kids Arena and as well as FREE workshops will also include cupcake decorating and bunting making. There are also whacky science experiments with Physics in the Field, hip-hop DJ lessons, Bushcraft survival skills training, outdoor games, a bouncy castle and the Mill field model village which will ...
  • Just a few more days! We’re just about ready, are you?? With less than a week to go before Riverside, all the plans are coming together. We’ve got an amazing line up of music with the db Band, featuring Mick Quinn of Supergrass fame, the outrageuos Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band, Millionfaces, and Oxfords best hip hop boys, Death of HiFi. Our ...