Charlbury's Free Music Festival

Riverside Festival Charlbury


Saturday TBC July – 12 noon-10pm

Sunday TBC July – 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 Festival 2022
    !! SAVE THE DATE !! Riverside Festival 30/31 July 2022 Happy New Year everyone!!! It’s the start of a new year so what better time to announce the return of Riverside 2022! Plans are well under way, and we can’t wait to get back to it – we’ve really missed the fun of the festival, all the live ...
  • Riverside With A Roof
    20/6/21 ** CANCELLED ** DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES WE ARE SORRY TO REPORT THAT THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED. LIVE MUSIC!!! Riverside in association with Windrush Radio are proud to present Riverside With A Roof. For one day only, Saturday 31st July 2021, live music at the Langdale Hall in Witney. Tickets are £5 on the door, subject to ...
  • Riverside Festival 2021
    Organisers of Oxfordshire’s popular Riverside Music Festival have decided not to hold the festival this year. Festival director, Andy Pickard says: ‘Riverside Festival has always been a fantastic free weekend event for families to enjoy the very best of local music in a safe environment. In these uncertain times, not only is the safety of our ...
  • Riverside Rhythms
    Fergus McVey Have you listened to Riverside Rhythms yet? You should! Tune in to Windrush Radio on alternate Tuesdays at 8pm, for two hours of music and chat with our own musical polymath Mr Fergus McVey! You’ll be guaranteed a very eclectic playlist, showcasing new music from local artists, lots of obscurities, and always a deep delve ...
  • A Throwback to Happier Times!
    The Oxford Mail ran an article today on happier times at Riverside – times when we could all get together on the Mill Field and enjoy great music, good food, and the odd drink or two with family and friends! Let’s hope that things improve over the coming months and we can have something to look ...