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Rewind Festival South 2021

20 August to 22 August

Rewind Festival South 2021 at Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

About Rewind Festival South 2021

Rewind Festival South is the biggest 80’s music festival in the world. It is a spectacular event, packed full of fun, laughter, great (and terrible!) costumes and friends. All your favourite 80s icons will be at Rewind Festival South 2021, so get your tickets now and join the biggest party of the summer.

Rewind Festival South 2021 line-up

The festival will be opened by a unique show celebrating over 50 years since the formation of one of the world’s greatest rock bands – Queen.

Queen Symphonic features a full symphony orchestra, a fantastic rock band and four soloists from the international productions of the musical We Will Rock You performing some of Queen’s greatest hits including We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, We Are The Champions, A Kind Of Magic and many more.

Specially created for the Rewind Festivals, Saturday night will close with Jimmy Somerville’s Big Band-Tastic Boogie – a hit-packed show with a massive big band with brass, strings and special effect including the world’s biggest party popper, as well as special guest - Sarah Jane Morris - recreating their 1986 #1 single “Don’t Leave Me This Way”.

Sunday night will be headlined by the legendary Wet Wet Wet, making their Rewind Festival debut. Wet Wet Wet have sold more than 15 million singles and albums to date, featuring in the official UK charts for over a colossal 500 weeks, and their albums have been certified 20x platinum in the UK alone.

Sunday night will conclude with a fantastic firework display – what better way to end the weekend than with the skies being lit up with a stunning display.

Rewind Festival South 2021 venues

You’ll never get bored at Rewind. With multiple venues, ranging from the legendary silent disco – to the pop-up pubs with live sing-a-longs, there really is something for everyone.

Main stage

Where the biggest and best 80s music magic happens! Over the years a variety of musical icons and legends have graced the Main Stage, creating unforgettable memories for festival-goers.

The Pink Flamingo Club

Brand new for Rewind Festival South 2021, The Pink Flamingo Club is a fun-packed mega-club under a massive big top tent. Included in the festival ticket price, you can expect the evening’s entertainment to feature live performances, special guests, a bespoke stage set, 80s-inspired decor, special effects and, of course, a full bar… so you can continue the party into the night.

The Silent Disco

The Silent Disco is the place to get down. Situated in the same big top as the Electro Picture Lounge, party into the night with your friends, soundtracked by 2 DJ’s battling to have their tracks heard most, switch between playlists to hear your favourite 80s tracks.

The Inflatable Church

The Inflatable Church is where anything and everything can happen.. think blaring tunes, fancy dress and much more.

The Riverside Stage

Unique to Rewind South is the Riverside Stage, situated along the beautiful bank of the River Thames, where you can enjoy listening to a range of talented musicians across the weekend. Grab yourself a pint, take in the views and show off your moves.

New for Rewind Festival South 2021 is the Electro Picture Lounge

Open Saturday and Sunday, the Electro Picture Lounge is located in the same big top tent as the Silent Disco. This is a place where you can chill out during the day, nursing your head from the night before watching classic 80s music videos, documentaries and classic 80s film footage.

Cocktails & Dreams

Enjoy a variety of festival-themed cocktails at the charming Cocktails & Dreams bar exclusive to Rewind South.

Rewind Festival South 2021 festival extras


Turn a great weekend into an even better one, and be treated to a little bit of luxury. The VIP is the perfect way to experience Rewind Festival with some amazing extras for your weekend, such as:

  • A private bar area
  • Boutique food offerings
  • Seating areas with picnic benches, sofas and bean bags
  • Spacious areas with views of the main stage
  • Luxury loos
  • Free face painting and glitter
  • Free festival lanyard

Boutique camping

Pink Moon are here to cover all your Boutique Camping needs. Their three-tiered structure ensures you can enjoy all the Pink Moon Village has to offer, no matter what your budget may be. With luxury toilets and showers, pamper stations, round the clock security and more, the Pink Moon Village is how to enjoy your Rewind in style.

Campervans and caravans

Campervan and caravan pitches are available to those who have purchased weekend camping tickets. You can also purchase a power Hook Up for both your Campervan and Caravan.

Luxury toilets

When Nature Calls are back for Rewind 2021! Each toilet will be cleaned after every single use. Each cubicle includes a sink with hot running water, mirrors, paper hand towels along with hair washing facilities, GHD hair straighteners, professional hairdryers and makeup benches.


The Moorings on the beautiful banks of the Thames is the most unique way to enjoy a weekend at Rewind. If you don’t have your own boat, you can still arrive in style by taking a River Taxi ride down the Thames to the entrance gates.

Rewind Festival South 2021 food & drink

Forget any preconceptions you had about festival food! At Rewind, there is a wide variety of food and drink to make sure everyone is catered for.

Running times

All times are subject to change.


Noon - Car Parks Open
Noon - Box Office Opens
2:00pm - Campsite Entrance Opens
6.00pm - Arena & Day/Weekend Entrance Opens

Saturday & Sunday

9.00am - Car Parks Open
9.00am - Campsite Entrance Opens
11.00am - Box Office Opens
Noon - Arena & Day/Weekend Entrance Opens


Noon - Campsite Closes
2.00pm - Car Parks Close

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20 August
22 August
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Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 3DB
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