Charlbury's Free Music Festival

Terms and conditions

  • TICKETS: No tickets are required for Riverside. However, in the event of reaching the licensed site capacity, we can not guarantee entry
  • GLASS: We operate a NO GLASS policy. Due to Health & Safety restrictions we cannot allow ANY glass on site. Please do not bring bottles or glasses on to the site. ALL glass items can be confiscated
  • ALCOHOL: Due to licensing laws, no alcohol can be taken into the Riverside Festival. However, there will be a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments available on site at very reasonable prices.
  • No alcohol will be served to persons considered to be under the age of 18 without proof of age We operate an ID system at all times.
  • Persons considered to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs trying to gain admission to the site will be refused entry.
  • PARKING: There is no parking available on the Festival site. Limited parking facilities are available at other points in & around Charlbury, however we strongly recommend that you use public transport. There are regular bus services to & from Charlbury, and the GWR railway station is just a few minutes walk from the Festival site.
  • Fires, BBQ’s and camping stoves are not allowed on site.
  • No dogs are allowed on site, except Assistance Dogs
  • Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.
  • Riverside Festival does not accept any responsibility for damage or theft of personal possessions.


Charlbury Riverside Festival is in Charlbury.
Charlbury Riverside Festival
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Charlbury Riverside Festival is at Blenheim Palace.
Charlbury Riverside Festival
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Charlbury Riverside Festival is at Charlbury Riverside Festival.
Charlbury Riverside Festival
Wow what a weekend! Thank you so much to all the bands, volunteers and visitors for making Riverside 2023 so memorable! Xx Pic by @aldoesgigs .#riverside #riversidefestival #oxford #oxfordshiremusicscene #charlbury #cotswolds ... 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