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Down by the
Riverside Festival

Friday 1st & Sat 2nd June 2018

Down By The Riverside is a Unique Festival set on the banks of the River Wyre in the beautiful heartland of Bowland, the ancient hunting ground of the Kings. We deliver all the usual festival goodies with Live Music Stages, DJ’s, Craft Ales, Cocktails, Foods from around the world, Funfairs, Activities, Workshops, camping & Glamping, but what sets us apart is our stunning Outdoor Theatre & Riverside beach with Mermaid.

Each year we change the Theme that runs throughout the festival & for 2018 we are bringing you “GIANTS”

Friday from 6pm
Saturday from 12pm

Live Music

With bands from Tytania and Longy through to great solo artists like Danny Liptrott and Dan Bererton we really have a great lineup set up for you on our main stage. For more information on the this exciting lineup please take a look at whats’ on the main stage.

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Theatre Themed Festival

The Legend of the Giants

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Stay with us!

It’s all about camping with the family. You can pitch up a tent, use one of our glamping huts or custom made camper vans for a bit more luxury. When you purchase your Weekend camping ticket for just £15 you will get FREE Entrance to the Friday night Giant Spotting Party

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Purchase Tickets

Tickets are available to purchase online. There are a wide range of activities available so please choose the ticket that suits you. If you are not sure on which one to choose then please contact us for further information on the different acts and options available to the whole family.


Funfair & Sideshows!

Funfair, Sideshows and pop-up performances to keep the whole family entertained!

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Media Partner

We’re proud to work with multi-award-winning radio station Ribble FM for the first time in 2018. They’ll be at the festival on the day and covering the run-up across the Ribble Valley on 106.7FM or online at ribblefm.com

Charity Partner

Ataxia is the term for a group of disorders that affect co-ordination, balance and speech, and Ataxia UK is the national charity fighting for a cure for all ataxias.

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