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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


We're currently finalising the running order for our music this year. However, we can tell you that the following acts will be performing.

Generation Jones : the mellow sound of acoustic guitar and tight, smooth vocal harmonies - influenced by the work of James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, John Martyn, and Lennon and McCartney.

Charlbury Morris : (off stage) enjoy traditional Cotswold Morris style that is based on dance traditions from villages and towns as recorded by the legendary Cecil Sharp in the early 20th century.

Torrin : not-to-be-missed winner of The Voice Kids 2021.

The Shakedown Prophets : possibly Oxfordshire's hardest-working R&B band.

Knights of Mentis : nine piece band based out of Oxford playing roots, folk, country and americana.

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

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.

Thank you to our culture tent sponsor


We're pleased to annouce our Clutre Club programme for CBF 2022, 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!

2.00pm : The Choirs of Charlbury Primary School, led by Jennie Grierson, sing a selection of their favourite songs.

2.45pm : Oxford University: Stories from the Archives with Alice Blackford Millea, Assistant Keeper of the University Archives at Oxford’s Bodleian Library.

3.30pm : Dresden: Destruction, Renewal and Post-War Reconciliation with Marcus Ferrar, Chair of the Dresden Trust

4.15pm : A conversation with Professor Catherine Merridale, internationally renowned authority on Russian history, and winner of the prestigious Wolfson Prize for History for her book about the Kremlin, Red Fortress: The Secret Heart of Russia’s History (time to be confirmed)

5.00pm : The Drink Map of Oxford. Stuart Ackland of the Bodleian Library’s Map Room will talk about what this historic 19th century map tells us about the drinking habits of the city’s former residents. He’ll also ask what a present-day ‘Drinks Map of Oxfordshire’ might look like – all ideas welcome!

Timings and line-up subject to change. Keep checking for news of more guests.

Thank you to our children's tent sponsor

The Glasgow Family


Details of the children's tent is being finalised at the moment.