Summer Festivals in Oxfordshire

Searching for things to do in Oxfordshire this summer? Take a look at our top choices of festivals in the area.


Henley Festival – 11th – 15th July 2018, Henley

Expect to see greats such as Nile Rogers and Grace Jones take to the stage at Henley Festival this year, as well as Rita Ora and the English National Opera. Boasting emerging talent and the greatest stars, no other festival offers such a blend of music. Money raised from the event enables young adults and children from all walks of life to benefit – this year the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and the Teenage Wilderness Trust will be beneficiaries. Tickets start from £10 – £130.


Beacon Festival – 15th June 2018, Watlington

Beacon Festival welcomes 50 bands performing across 3 stages every single year. Not to mention the regions finest gourmet and gastronomical offerings. Expect real ale, local cider and cocktail bars within walking distance of each other, as well as a creative shopping experience and workshops. The fun-filled children’s zone makes this festival the perfect family-friendly outing. Beacon Festival is a not-for-profit event which aims to benefit the local community. Ticket prices vary depending on release, so book now to save.


Wilderness Festival – 2nd – 5th August 2018 Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire

Offering areas full of feasting revellers, theatre and the arts, comedy and variety, workshops and above all, excellent music, Wilderness Festival isn’t just a festival – it’s an experience. Prices vary depending on your chosen camping style, but with meadow and quiet options available, you’ll feel closer to nature whatever you choose.


Cornbury Music Festival  13th – 15th July 2018 The Great Tew Park, Oxfordshire

The 15th Cornbury Festival boasts an international cast. You will see Alanis Morissette, UB40, Jimmy Cliff, Deacon Blue, Lissie and Amy Macdonald to name just a few. Offering such an eclectic mix of talent, Cornbury is great for music connoisseurs and those wishing to discover new sounds alike. Tickets start from £75 for a day ticket to £310 for a VIP weekend.


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