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Down by the
Riverside Festival

Friday 1st & Sat 2nd June 2018

The Giants

Every 5 years In the magical land of Bowland ‘The Giants’ gather Down By The Riverside. Sharing their legends and tales, honouring the beauty of nature.

Only a handful of Humans have ever seen this amazing spectacle …. Will you be one of them?

The Gallery

Take a look at what happened last year Down At The Riverside Festival

Main Stage

TYTANIA

A young and exciting 4-piece live band from Leeds, UK. Tytania delivers an anthemic assortment…

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LONGY

Appearing out of nowhere at the end of 2013, anonymous busker LONGY has whipped up a frenzy …

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BISCUITHEAD

Imagine the subversive surrealism of Vic Reeves, the splendid chappery of the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band…

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OCCASIONAL RASCUEDOS

Lancashire’s most horticulturally clued-up cult band…

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THE FLATLANDERS

The Flatlanders are a 5 piece rock band, playing locally at public & private events…

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JOE PLATT

Joe Platt & The Peacekeeper. The soft psychedelic indie dream pop solo project of Joe Platt…

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OLA MALIIKA – SINGER

Ola is a singer-songwriter hailing from the south but migrated to the north, she finds…

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AMBER
SUNS

Performing their own brand of original music…

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Small Corner Festival

Small Corner arrives at Down By The Riverside Festival 2018. The Small Corner experience offers an intercultural extravaganza, it’s a festival within a festival bringing the world to you.

Small Corner DJ’s will be taking you on a journey from Balkan Beats to Sizzling Salsa, Asian Aromas to Sublime Samba, Curious Cuban to Alluring Afrobeat as well as Reggae Regulars and so much more. Steve’B (Glocal), RichT (Almost Jamaica, Fusion Fridays and Other Worlds) and Global Outlaw – Buzz Bury to name a few.

JENNIE WHITE

Living for the last 7 years between Brooklyn…

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DAN BERERTON

Another new addition to the DBTR Festival…

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HAYDEN SORRENSON

Hayden is new to the DBTR festival lineup…

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DANNY LIPTROTT

We are delighted to welcome Danny Liptrott to the mix for DBTR Festival 2017. What a great…

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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.

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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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