Rock, alternative, indie, punk, metal, with big names, breaking acts, and exclusive performances Reading Festival has it all.
The dates for the 90,000 capacity Reading Festival are confirmed as on the bank holiday weekend, from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th August 2017 at Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire.
The headliners are confirmed, Muse, Kasabian, and Eminem. Also confirmed are Major Lazer, Bastille, Two Door Cinema Club, Korn, Flume, Fatboy Slim, Circa Waves, Jimmy Eat World (UK Festival Exclusive), The Amity Affliction (UK Festival Exclusive), Tory Lanez, At The Drive-In, Architects, Glass Animals, Andy C, Danny Brown, Against the Current, While She Sleeps, and more.
Expect a line-up of big names from the rock, alternative, indie, dance, punk and metal scenes.
For the latest line-up details see the Reading Festival line-up page.
Weekend tickets are priced at £205. A Wednesday early entry permit is priced at £20, a campervan pass is £75, and a locker is priced at £16, and a car park pass is priced at £10. Prices do not include booking fees.
Day tickets: £65
(Saturday is already sold out).
Children under 13 (12 and under) are admitted free but MUST be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Please note there is no separate children's area at this event, and eFestivals considers this an event not really suitable for small children.
Note: Tickets will not be on sale at the gate. There will be no box office of any kind. All tickets will be sent out to customers. Overseas customers will need to pick up tickets from The Hexagon.
Festival Republic produces a guide to Disabled Access and Facilities for all it's festivals, which includes details of the 2-for-1 ticket scheme. Please request a booklet and application form on 020 8961 5490. For disabled attendees, the 2 for 1 scheme will open in the Spring. To be eligible for the scheme, you will need to buy your own ticket in advance. You will need your booking reference number in order to apply for a free ticket for a carer or PA. Further information including all conditions of the scheme will be on the website from Spring 2016 and the application form for the 2 for 1 scheme will be available then too.
Conditions for camping
No aerosols (over 250ml) or gas canisters. Those wanting to cook need to bring disposable BBQs, trangias or solid fuel stoves. Anyone seen with canisters or cylinders will be ejected from site. The caravan and campervan ticket holders in white campervan field only will be permitted to bring in gas containers up to the limit of 3kg.
Only small, clean, campfires only are allowed in the campsites they must be kept below knee height and less than one pace wide. They will be monitored and extinguished if otherwise. A new policy started last year is expected to be reintroduced this year whch means that ALL campfires will be extinguished after 8pm on Sunday. There will be a firewood trader onsite to buy clean wood for your small campfires - clean firewood will be on sale until 6pm Sunday evening.
Once again this year no flags will be allowed to be taken into the festival arena, as they obstruct the view of people behind.
There will be an on site supermarket can be found near the arena entrance in the Village. It will sell convenience foods, snacks, pies/pasties, chilled drinks, fresh daily bread and milk, newspapers, beer/lager/cider, toiletries, pharmacy, general grocery, fresh sliced meats, bacon, sausage, butter and cheeses, deli counter, and cigarettes. The supermarket will offer a card payment facility (minimum purchase £5) with cashback. Other on site facilities include: Bars, Cash Points, First Aid & Paramedics, Food & Non Food Stalls, Information.
More information will be here when available.
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