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River Stage 2019

Free outdoor festival of arts and entertainment

Every weekend from 5 July – 4 August

National Theatre

River Stage 2019

The National Theatre's free outdoor festival of arts and entertainment returns in 2019 and promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Each weekend our River Stage partners take over the stage and offer a full line-up of events for all ages: from family workshops and theatre, to club nights and DJs. And it's all free!

In 2019 our partners will be The GloryShubbak Festival, National Park City FestivalFrantic Assembly and a finale closing party with the National Theatre.

Discover our range of pop-up bars and food offerings on the South Bank alongside River Stage. View the Pop-Ups.

River Stage weekend takeovers

Summer pop-ups

The Other Study bar with customers

Apothecary Cocktail Bar

Our pop-up cocktail bar returns, using the best regional produce from across the UK.

Apothecary cocktail

River Stage Festival Gallery

2019 sponsors

White Light logo      Ambersphere logo      Avolites logo      Ayrton logo      Chauvet Professional logo      GLP logo white      Martin Logo

Image (The Glory) by James Bellorini.