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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Festival, Sat 1 - Sun 2 Jun 2019

Riverside Festival Leicester

Riverside Festival Leicester


Bede Park & Western Boulevard,


Bede Park will feature family activities including a fun fair, food stalls, arts & crafts, beer tent, acoustic music stage and lots of join in activities, whilst on the Piazza area our large music stage will feature great live bands and music for all ages.

Western Boulevard sees the return of the hugely popular street market with arts, crafts, tasty street food plus the Ride Leicester cycling area. River Soar & Mile Straight hosts the colourful narrow boat rally, boat trips, canoes, boat rides, demonstrations and the opportunity to view and buy work from local artists at Art on The River.

Castle Gardens includes children's activities with an eco and environmental focus and after last year’s success the return of the Broken Records Swing Festival.

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Jun 2019

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Jun Leicester Riverside Festival


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors


Leicester Riverside forms an eight mile corridor through the heart of Leicester and includes many acres of nature reserve and other public amenity land. It is served by many paths of all types of construction including steps and ramps scattered throughout the site. In general, people will find some parts more suitable for their needs than others.


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Map reference: SK 587040  Lat: 52.63059 Long: -1.13414