The black tie event Henley Festival billed as 'The UK's Most Magical Summer Party' returns to Henley On Thames bringing music, visual arts, fashion, street theatre, comedy and fine dining for 5,000.
The 36th festival by the Thames takes place from Wednesday 11th until Sunday 15th July 2018, culminating in a firework spectacular.
The main music headliners are confirmed as Rita Ora, Grace Jones, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scotts Big Band Present 'Sinatra At The Sands', and the English National Opera.
For the details including day and stage splits please see the line-up page .
Tickets are priced from £55 for each day.
Wednesday (Rita Ora) is SOLD OUT.
Friday (Nile Rodgers & Chic) is SOLD OUT.
There is also a programme of comedy, as well as Digital Cabaret & Street Theatre.
The festival is not just for grownups, over the weekend Henley Festival turns into a huge playground for families and kids of all ages. In the daytime on Sunday, families can enjoy festival site and interact with children’s entertainers, musicians, comedians and street entertainers as well as taking part in crafting sessions and making art, while parents can relax in the stunning festival grounds.
There are also late night DJs keeping the festival dancing each night as soon as the headline act finishes on the floating stage.
BBC Radio Berkshire will be broadcasting performances and interviews of artists in the Bedouin Tent including Ed Gooddale, Cecil and Lucina.
There will be champagne vending machines near the stages and four champagne fountains located at the festival's restaurants and lawn.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
With events in five venues, the Henley Festival offers an unprecedented opportunity to experience great performance in a magical Thames-side setting. The gates open at 6pm nightly, and 6.30pm on Sunday.
As well as world-class musical performances on the floating stage, the Henley Festival offers Michelin starred dining. Black tie guests can enjoy a candlelight dinner from award-winning chefs at their atmospheric riverside restaurant. Food is also offered elsewhere with six restaurants on site offering multiple culinary choices.
All net profits go to the Henley Festival charitable projects. In 2018 Henley Festival will be supporting two local charities The Teenage Wilderness Trust & Charlie Waller Memorial Trust.
More information will be here when available.
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