Charlbury's free music festival

Riverside Festival Charlbury

Saturday 20 July 2019 – 12 noon-10pm

Sunday 21 July 2019 – 11am-8pm

Riverside Festival is Charlbury’s free music festival

Going from strength to strength, and much loved by all, Riverside has become a major fixture in Oxfordshire’s music calendar, with more than 30 acts playing across three 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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  • Riverside Poster 2019 Here it is in all it’s wonderful colourful glory!! Share it with all your friends, and their friends too. Facebook it, Tweet it, Instagram it, Snap it, share it everywhere!! And we’ll see you all soon on the Mill Field, 20/21 July x
  • We still need YOUR help… We still need your help – just a small donation of £5 or £10 can make all the difference and help us to keep going as a FREE festival. Please donate now at this link Thank you, The Riverside Crew x
  • Bring on the Pixies! Pixies are invading Riverside Festival this year in homage to US alternative rock band Pixies, popular with ‘cool kids’ in school for over 30 years. The Pixies dynamic loud-quiet offbeat style has been a major influence on British rock music, inspiring bands such as Blur, Nirvana and Radiohead and, of course, Riverside performers throughout the 24 years the festival has ...
  • Please help to support Riverside. Can we please ask for a few moments of your time to read this, and ask for your support. We are a FREE family-friendly music festival in an idyllic riverside setting with more than 40 acts playing across four stages, with all kinds of music from rock, indie and folk on the main ...
  • Riverside 2019 We’re back! It might be cold wet and windy outside right now, but down at Riverside HQ we’re busy making plans for Riverside 2019. A full weekend of brilliant live music, lovely beers, gin & fizz, or even the odd Pimms, there’ll be great tasting food, and lot’s to do for the little festie goers in ...