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Springstock is our one day outdoor festival of live music, now in its second year, taking place in half an acre of our very own pub garden.
We had six amazing rock and blues bands of the highest quality over 10 hours, this year from 1pm till late, climaxing with the truly brilliant Mercury, the top Queen tribute band currently celebrating 20 years of touring.


To read all about this year's great bands, download our pdf flyer here

Incredible Spring Band at Springstock 2019
The pub's own house band kicks off this year's festival playing an unusual blend of blues and rock covers

Steve Morano at Springstock 2019
Steve returns by popular demand with a new 5-piece, performing his self-penned songs influenced by country, folk and Americana
Storm Warning at Springstock 2019
Voted Best New Band at the Great British Blues Festival 2018, one of the classiest blues-rock bands in the UK
Xander and the Peace Pirates at Springstock 2019
All the way from the North-West, XATPP have been resident band at the Cavern Club for 5 years, supported Joe Bonamassa, Bon Jovi, Manfred Mann and more. Their songs are a unique blend of blues, country and soul
Stanley Dee at Springstock 2019
An 11-piece band from Hertfordshire with full horn section, backing singers and great musicians reverently recreating the brilliant Steely Dan
Mercury at Springstock 2019
The finest Queen tribute band, endorsed by Freddie's mum, performed for Roger Taylor and Brian May and at Freddie's memorial. Mercury have been performing for 20 years and put on a great show. The best.

To read more about these great bands, download our flyer here

See 98 photos of Springstock 2018 in our Gallery. Photos from Springstock 2019 will be added soon.

All facilities at Springstock are laid on outside in the garden so the pub itself is closed.

We will have racks of cask ales from Tring Brewery in our large beer tent plus Amstel on draught and Dorset Orchards Apple Bee cider on draught plus a range of real ciders, bottled beers, wine, soft drinks and water.
Hot food will be served from lunchtime through to early evening including a barbecue. We'll have choices of meat, gluten-free and vegan meals, of course. Food is reasonably priced.

Car parking is limited. We encourage everyone to arrange other ways of getting here. Get a lift, a taxi, car-share, walk or come by bike! If you need directions, check out our Where We Are page.

We will have temporary outdoor toilets in the garden and there is also an outdoor accessible loo with hand washing facilities.
The live music strikes up around 1pm and the festival winds down around 11:30pm at the end of the headline act's performance. We ask everyone to leave the premises promptly, quietly and safely.
Finally, don't forget to dress up hippy style to really get into the spirit of Springstock!
It's going to be fabulous!

If you have questions, please give us a call on (0118) 9699878.
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The Flowing Spring, Henley Road, Playhatch, Oxon RG4 9RB     Telephone 0118 969 9878      Email