Wed 27th

Wednesday 27th July Riverside 2016 will be getting ready to rumble!


11am – 5pm the cafe will be open for hot drinks and late breakfast and we will be serving hot food all day too. The bar will be open at 12pm. Grab a sofa, a drink and a programme and plan your festivities!

The stage will be open for anyone who wants to take to it! Just roll up! Amplification available between 3pm and 5pm.

Arty Farty Kids will also be there to entertain the little ones – and there’ll be face-painting!

Between 5pm and 9.30pm we will be busy with a private VIP preview event for businesses – see below – but the cafe and bar will still be open, so sit in the evening sunshine and then…

9.30pm – We open up again with Open Mic Hour

10.30pm :The Blackjacks – York’s Skiffle and Rockabilly duo top off the first day of Riverside.


7 – 9.30pm: Preview Event – Invitation Only


The launch of The Arts Barge Collective – a new venture providing bespoke music packages for corporate events, weddings and parties. an event for local businesses and cultural sector organisations.

This event is invite only – if you are interested and would like to request an invitation, please email