The Most Celebrated Event in the Inland Empire

The Riverside Dickens Festival

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2016 Riverside Dickens Festival will take place on February 27th – 28th!

Please visit this site often for information on the upcoming 2016 Dickens Festival
as well as other Dickens-related events throughout the 2015 calendar year!

Dickens Festival News!

  • Riverside Dickens Festival Middle School Essay Contest 2015-2016

    The festival this year is once again sponsoring an essay contest for middle school writers (grades 6-8). Prizes of $100, $50, and $25 are available for entries judged worthy of an award. The essay contest is intended to encourage literacy through reading Dickens’s A Christmas Carol with thought and relating his work to our current culture and events.

  • Riverside Dickens Festival High School Essay Contest 2015-2016

    The festival this year is once again sponsoring an essay contest for high school writers. Prizes of $100, $50, and $25 are available for entries judged worthy of an award. The essay contest is intended to encourage literacy through reading Dickens with thought and expression on the relevance of his works to a larger historical context for social issues. The high school essay is based on the reading of the novel Martin Chuzzlewit.

  • Directors Wanted!

    The Riverside Dickens Festival Inc., a nonprofit corporation, is in need of a qualified individual or organization to produce and direct two one-act plays to be performed during our 2016 festival to be held February 27 and 28, 2016. The same individual/organization may bid on just one play or both, depending on their capacity. The […]

  • Without our generous donors this outstanding Festival would not happen. Planning is underway for the 2015 Festival, and you can become a supporter by making a tax deductible donation. Use our convenient PayPal Donate button below.
     






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