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Is Reading Festival taking place?

Is Reading Festival taking place?

The event was called off in 2020, but will the pandemic get in the way this year? A year after Reading Festival was cancelled, ticketholders were concerned that the event may be called off yet again. Despite the ongoing risk of coronavirus, the festival is still going ahead.

Is Reading Festival Cancelled 2021?

The annual festival is making a return after being cancelled in 2020. Reading Festival 2021 is set to go ahead for the 50th anniversary of the Berkshire music festival.

How old do you have to be to go to Reading Festival 2021?

We welcome all ages to the festival. However, there are entry restrictions for under 16s and we do advise not bringing young children. Anyone 15 and under must be accompanied by a ticket holder over 18 years old at all times. Children under 13 years are admitted free.

Can you camp anywhere at Reading Festival?

Unless you’ve booked luxury camping you’re able to choose which area you camp in, as long as there’s enough space.

Is Reading Festival Safe?

After being cancelled last year, because of the pandemic, Reading Festival has returned with a number of Covid-safe measures. But there is concern that Covid infection rates could rise significantly following the 3 day event after, thousands of new cases were linked to other festivals with similar measures.

Will Reading Festival happen 2021?

Reading and Leeds Festival: 27-29 August 2021- CONFIRMED This year will see a whopping SIX headliners perform, including Liam Gallagher, with organisers promising no stage clashes for bill-toppers.

How old do u have to be for reading?

Age Restrictions Anyone 15 and under must be accompanied by a ticket holder over 18 years old at all times. Children under 13 years are admitted free. ID may be required upon entry to the event.

Is there free water at Reading Festival?

There are tested drinking water points throughout the Arena which are free to use.

Can you get hot water at Reading Festival?

For a small donation, we’re happy to fill up your Pot Noodles (other brands are available!) with hot water. We also have a small stock of blankets, sleeping bags, tents and socks that we can hand out if needed.

How do you sneak alcohol into a Festival?

How to sneak alcohol into a festival without getting caught

  1. Bring a jacket with big pockets.
  2. Put it in Capri Sun pouches.
  3. Hide it in baby food pouches.
  4. Hide it in a big tub of Sudocrem.
  5. Put it in water bottles without breaking the seal.
  6. Hide it in a hollowed out loaf of bread.
  7. Wrap it up in your sleeping bag.

Why is Reading is important?

When you read, you exercise your comprehension abilities and your analytical abilities. It fires up your imagination and stimulates the memory centers of your mind. It helps recall information as well as stabilize your emotions. The importance of a reading habit is that it strengthens mental muscles.

Is there parking at the Reading Festival site?

If you are travelling by car, parking is available at the festival site, but you have to pre-book parking tickets. The festival site is around a 20-minute walk from Reading Train Station, and direct trains run to Reading from all over the country including London Paddington – visit the National Rail website for more information.

Where was the Reading Festival of Arts held?

It was part of the town’s Festival Of Arts at the end of June that year in which many other events were held including a procession of floats through the town centre. The site was further to the east than today, occupying the field which is now home to Rivermead, Toby Carvery and Premier Inn.

Where are Leeds and reading music festivals held?

The Leeds event is held in Bramham Park, near Wetherby, the grounds of a historic house. Campsites are available at both sites and weekend tickets include camping. Day tickets are also sold. The Reading Festival, the older of the two festivals, is the world’s oldest popular music festival still in existence.

When is the Reading Festival 2019 in Berkshire?

Every year, the music extravaganza takes place in Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire with the 2019 event running from Friday, August 23 to Sunday, August 25. Since the four headliners The 1975, Post Malone, Twenty One Pilots, and Foo Fighters were announced, festival goers have been prepping for the August Bank Holiday event.