Charlbury's free music festival

The Riverside stage at Cornbury Music Festival

The Sound of the Shire is back… This year’s Riverside stage at the Cornbury Music Festival will, once again, feature the very best acts that Oxfordshire has to offer. After their show-stopping conga-causing debut last year, tonic-suited, flat-topped ska bandThe Inflatables are back by popular demand. And giving them a run for their money on the …Continue reading


Riverside comes of age…

Riverside Festival reaches that landmark age of 18 this summer and my hasn’t it grown! From early days as a jazz picnic for friends the Festival now attracts thousands to its idyllic riverside setting on Charlbury’s Mill Field and yet, astonishingly, it is still completely free to enter.   …and gets engaged! Riverside is famed …Continue reading


Congratulations to Teresa & Tim!

Congratulations to Teresa & Tim! On Saturday 16th March, we joined the families and many friends to help celebrate Teresa & Tim getting married. In true festival style, the weather did a bit of everything! Many of you will know Teresa, who for many years has been a Riverside regular, keeping our books, and getting …Continue reading


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Cornbury Festival reveals first act of this year’s line-up

Chipping Norton Battle of the Bands’ winner secures a place on the Riverside Stage at Cornbury Festival Four-part vocal group, False Alarm, became the first band announced for this year’s Cornbury Festival (5, 6 & 7 July), after a tense Battle of the Bands competition at Chipping Norton School on Wednesday evening (6 February) secured …Continue reading


Riverside dates announced

Riverside 2013 – 27 & 28 JULY Now coming in to its 18th year, Riverside has become a major fixture in Oxfordshire’s music calendar, with more than 30 acts playing across two stages. But despite the cost of putting on an event of this size, it is still entirely free to enter and that is …Continue reading


Get involved

If you would like to get involved with Riverside please get in touch. You can email us from the contacts page, or tweet us. We’d love to hear from you. If you’d like us to keep in touch with you, you can now subscribe to our mailing list – don’t worry, we won’t inundate you …Continue reading

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