Get your tickets for By The River with Classic FM

26 March 2018, 09:33

By The River with Classic FM

Join some of the world’s greatest classical performers for an inspiring and magical programme of the nation’s favourite music.

A glorious riverside meadow, indulgent experiences, beautiful music and stunning performances. Nestled next to the tranquil waters, a stone’s throw from Henley-on-Thames, By The River is a unique musical experience - taking place on August 11th.

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Line up
- Alfie Boe
- Sir Karl Jenkins
- Milos
- Laura Wright
- The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
- London Voices
- The Royal Marines Marching Band

And it'll be hosted by Classic FM's John Suchet and Margherita Taylor!

Plus more acts to be announced…

Enjoy the finest that the British summer has to offer in a picture perfect meadows on the banks of the Thames. Relax and indulge yourself By The River in the company of some of the world’s finest musicians and performers. Why not treat yourself to a selection of indulgent experiences, including fine dining, exclusive VIP gardens at the water’s edge, private cabanas with waiter service, premium picnics and more?
VIP Experience
Our VIP tickets give you a premium experience at a brilliant price. VIP ticket holders gain entry to the event via fast-track entrance to beat the queues. Join us in a beautiful, private, waterside garden area, with complimentary bar and buffet BBQ hosted by our attentive hospitality team. VIP ticket holders can enjoy the show with perfect views from our VIP grandstand and spacious reserved picnic space.
Premium Hospitality
Why not make it a day to remember by joining our Premium Hospitality experience? Join us via your own private entrance for fizz and canapes on arrival, followed by three-course dinner prepared by our award winning chefs in our exclusive hospitality structure. With complimentary food and drink throughout the day, the best view on site from our Hospitality Terrace, and perfect audio from its own dedicated sound system, you’ll enjoy the finest By The River has to offer.
Gold Hospitality
Make a weekend of it with our top-level hospitality offering, for the ultimate musical experience. Stay overnight in luxury at the finest hotels in Henley-On-Thames, with private chauffeur and river taxi to the event. At the event you’ll be able to call on butler and concierge services through the day, with complimentary premium wine, spirits and champagne. Enjoy our premium view from a special space on the Hospitality Terrace, make the day truly special with access to our side-of-stage viewing platform, and top the night off with a private meeting with the stars of the show.
Private Cabanas
Create your own unique experience for friends and family with one of our private cabanas for up to ten guests. Your own private structure and garden, sited with a brilliant view of the stage. Our cabanas are brilliant for audiophiles - take our Hi-Fidelity Upgrade to hear every note perfectly with your own private sound system. We’ve a range of options to suit every taste and budget, including premium picnics, waiter service, comfortable furnishings and more.
Premium Picnics
Rest those arms and relax in the knowledge that a traditional picnic hamper of fine foods and wine awaits you on site. Our award-winning chefs create the perfect British picnic, with a range of options to suit your budgets and taste - a glorious summertime treat.
Premium Parking
Make your journey easier with a reserved parking space. Our Premium Parking is the closet you can park to the site.
River Taxi
What better way to arrive at By The River than by by boat? River taxis will run to and from the site throughout the day from Henley-On-Thames. With glorious views of Henley and the surrounding countryside, a trip to the event by river taxi is sure to make it a day to remember.


Food & Drink
Kick off your shoes, feel the lush grass beneath your feet, relax and enjoy the perfect summer’s day with the finest food and drink from an array of award-winning caterers.
Premium Picnics
Rest those arms and relax in the knowledge that a traditional picnic hamper of fine foods and wine awaits you on site. Our award-winning chefs create the perfect British picnic, with a range of options to suit your budgets and taste - a glorious summertime treat.
Boutique catering
We’ve hand-selected from the finest street food and event caterers to ensure your every whim is catered for, with a range of food on offer for all tastes and diets. We’ll have artisan coffee, barbecues and food from around the world, plus Pimms, Prosecco and drinks and wines from a wide selection of bars.
Champagne Garden
Treat yourself to the ultimate summer tipple and join us is in our indulgent champagne garden for fizz, frolics and strawberries & cream. With a wonderful view of the stage, comfortable seating and the finest bubble the Champagne Garden is the perch place to lose yourself for a few indulgent hours.
Craft Beers & Real Ales
Browse our curated selection of the finest beers and ales from around Britain and the world. What better way to while away a lazy summer afternoon?
Farmers' Market
Hand-pick your own picnic from the best of British seasonal fare at our Farmer’s Market. The Farmer’s Market has a tempting range of the freshest organic produce from local farmers and producers, from rare-breed cured meats to artisan breads, luscious salads and more.
World Food Village
Take a culinary trip around the world at our World Food Village. Place your order at one of our hand-picked specialists, grab a drink at the World Bar, take a seat and wait for your meal to be cooked to order.