About us Ataxia UK news Down by the Riverside Festival Arran Rigney, the co-ordinator of our Preston Support Group is co-running the wonderful Down by the Riverside Festival – a huge art, music and outdoor theatre festival based just outside of Lancaster - and has chosen Ataxia UK as the festival's charity partner. The festival has something for everyone including live music, creative workshops and food/drink running throughout the event. It has everything from a treasure hunt, to Donkey rides to keep the kids amused! Taking place Friday 1 and Saturday 2 June, this year’s fantastic family festival is back and bigger than ever! Ataxia UK is the festivals official charity partner of the year and if you purchase tickets to the event using the code ‘ATAXIAUK,’ we will receive £1.50 commission. We will also be there on the Friday and we can’t wait to see you too! For more information about the festival, and to purchase tickets, please visit the official website.