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Live Music at Charlbury Beer Festival


You didn't just come drink! We have a range of entertainment to suit all tastes. There's live music, culture tent, and a children's tent.

Thank you to our live music sponsor


The following is our intended running order.

12:45pm: Charlbury Children's Choir and Evenlode Voices : Coming together for the first time ever, Charlbury Children's Choir and Evenlode Voices perform a selection of their favourite songs

2.00pm: The Rollright Stones : Four-piece band playing rock and pop covers from the likes of Simple Minds, U2, The Killers, Faithless, and Peter Gabriel

3.30pm: Boe-Jigge : Highly-original five-piece band (cello, harp, fiddle, guitar/mandolin, bodhran), kind of folky, kind of classical, with elements of catchy childish humour - a unique musical experience!

5.00pm: The Dust Dogs : Eclectic blues and rock! Toe-tapping music from ZZ Top to the Record Company with a few originals thrown in the mix.

6.30pm: The Seven O'Clock Junkies : Two bands in one! Originals and covers of classics from the likes of REM.

8.00pm: Hope and Glory : Ska mad! Back by popular demand! Expect a roof raising set of ska and rude boy classics from this amazing seven-piece band.

All day: Mingus Tree : Roaming the festival, bringing their jazzy vibes where they go

Thank you to our culture tent sponsor

The Glasgow Family


We're pleased to announce our Culture Club programme for CBF 2023, complete with workshops, talks and performance.

12.00pm-2.00pm : Family-friendly printmaking workshop with local artist Anthony Lloyd. Suitable for all ages and abilities – it’s free, so just drop in!

2.15pm : Kris Butler, TravelSips blogger and past president of the Boston Map Society, on Drink Maps in Victorian Britain

3.15pm : Dr Mick Donegan MBE 2024 BAFTA winner and founder of the gaming charity Special- Effect, on helping people with severe physical challenges to communicate, learn, and enjoy life more, through technology, video games and telepresent robots.

4:15pm : Jane Robinson, Senior Associate of Somerville College Oxford, on Barbara Bodichon: The First Feminist to Change Our World

5.15pm : Fergus Butler-Gallie and John Partington: Two Vicars Take a Flight. Don’t know what a beer flight is? You will now!

Timings and line-up subject to change.

Thank you to our children's tent sponsor


The Charlbury Preschool will be back this year at the Charlbury Beer Festival, running the ever-popular Children's Tent together with Little Wild Things and the Chipping Norton Theatre. Join us and experience fun and engaging activities for children of all ages and learn more about how these incredible organisations support families and young children in and around Charlbury. This year's activities will include:

  • Build a mini sandcastle or decorate a crab/shell
  • Make your own "Ice cream" cone (not edible)
  • Face painting
  • Bracelet making
  • and more!

Kevin’s Community Circus will be coming to town, with all sorts of fun equipment to entertain, amuse and educate all ages.