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Riverside Rascals – Childrens Activities

Riverside Rascals
Riverside Rascals

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 musical magic with Saltbox, Mr Myles Music and African drumming.

Charlbury’s newest community interest company Little Wild Things want to see if they can make 100 things with a stick in the weekend. Let your children use their imagination – make a wand, a sword, a walking stick or puppet. Also you can let your children build and explore the wicker maze; play in the hobbit den and, follow the nature trail to learn about the birds and the trees.

This year we are introducing a safe place for babies and mums to chat with the Chipping Norton midwifes – come knit, natter and yarn swap.

Refreshments and home-made entertainment will be available at the ‘Punch and Juicy’ bar serving up amazing, delicious and scrumptious juice cocktails. Or, you might prefer tea and cake at the pre-school tea tent. Plus, for a lucky few (if you come early), we have some limited places at the children’s high table for fine dining. Please do come early to make your own animal placemat and hat.

Riverside Drumming
African Drumming
Riverside Storytelling
Story Telling


Riverside Wicker maze
Wicker Maze
Riverside Saltbox
Saltbox Music

Saltbox Music
Mr Myles Music
Little Wild Things
Chipping Norton Midwives

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We are super excited to see everyone return to Charlbury Riverside Festival in July!! Make sure you check out Quickfix Recordings, their line up for the weekend is already out and looks awesome, we will have the main stage out shortly!! First up though!!!We are looking for some awesome volunteers to steward at the festival. Roles include monitoring gates and bridges, helping backstage on two stages, working the bar and roaming. We promise you will be well looked after and you will have a fantastic time! Click on the link to sign up, post below or send an email to #charlburyriversidefestival #oxfordshire #oxfordshiremusicscene #volunteers ... See MoreSee Less
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Keep Riverside free

Riverside is a FREE festival organised by a small team of enthusiastic volunteers. The festival is funded entirely by sponsorship, donation and pitch fees.

If you would like to help with a contribution to Riverside, you can now send a donation safely & securely by PayPal.

100% of your donation goes towards keeping Riverside FREE!

Thank you for your continued support.

The Riverside Crew x