Charlbury's Free Music Festival

Main Stage Line Up announced…

The Main Stage Line Up is now complete, take a look at the Music page to see in full. We think it’s a brilliant line up of great summery festival music, and we hope you really enjoy it.


Riverside Rascals – Childrens Activities

There are plenty of activities going on for your Riverside Rascals this year, so they can enjoy the music and fun as much as you. Let them get creative with clay, glue, stickers and colours. We also have workshops running on the hour every hour, so get comfy on hay bales and unleash your child’s …Continue reading


Something’s brewing at Riverside!

Name Riverside’s festival ale and win beer for a year! Come up with a good name for Riverside’s special Festival ale and you could win a year’s worth of beer. Oxfordshire’s favourite craft brewer Wychwood is once again producing an exclusive handcrafted traditional bitter for the Riverside Festival in Charlbury, Oxfordshire. To christen the glorious …Continue reading


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 …Continue reading


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 …Continue reading


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 …Continue reading


Riverside Fringe Stage

Don’t forget to stop by and check out the Riverside Fringe Stage. Last year’s experimental Fringe was such a big success, so we decided to do it again, bigger and better. This year on the line up we have everything from song and dance acts to performance poets and you really must not miss the …Continue reading


Download your own copy of the Riverside 2013 Poster

Now you can download and share your own copy of the Riverside 2013 poster. Featuring The Epstein, db Band, The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band, Death of Hifi and more. Just click on the image and Right Click to save!


Nightshift July 2013 – Staying Out For The Summer…

“What makes Riverside unique is the fact that it’s completely free…”


Oxford Times article -16 May 2013. Riverside is an anomaly…

Nice little write up in the Oxford Times, a feature on local festivals.

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