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Even More Names Announced For Reading & Leeds Festival 2015



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This year’s lineup expands with acts including:
Mariachi El Bronx, The Bronx, Shura, Young Thug, No Devotion, Sunset Sons, Bo Ningen, Baroness
Twin Peaks and many more!

With a huge bill topped by festival headliners Metallica, Mumford & Sons and The Libertines plus a supporting cast of some of the world’s biggest names in music including Kendrick Lamar, Alt J and Bring Me The Horizon, the already bursting Reading & Leeds Festival lineup is now bolstered by even more incredible names.

With the Main Stage lineup already providing a huge number of must-see acts across this summer’s bank holiday weekend, Mariachi El Bronx return to the prestigious opening slot to bring festival crowds their signature brand of traditional mariachi and feel good pop for a set that is sure to bring the sunshine. The LA punks, The Bronx, will also play The Lock up Stage.

Taking the NME/BBC Radio 1 Stage on the Friday at Reading and Saturday at Leeds, The Struts will be making their R&L debut this year; treating crowds to their potent mix of indie and glam rock as found on last years ‘Everybody Wants’ LP. Having played support to The Rolling Stones last year, they are truly a worldclass rock act.

Since forming in 2009 Chicago, Illinois natives Twin Peaks have continued to build on the buzz surrounding their furious brand of garage punk. Heading for Reading on the Saturday and Sunday at Leeds, theirs is a set not to be missed.

To say that British songwriter and producer Shura has a bright future ahead of her would be a complete understatement. With standout headline shows under her belt and armed with tracks like the smooth electro-pop of recent Radio 1 championed single ‘2Shy’, expect huge crowds on Sunday at Reading and Friday at Leeds.

Dance music enthusiasts can once again rejoice as the BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage once again brings onlythe finest acts from across the world together under one roof.

Joining this year’s lineup are Australian hit maker Hayden James, German deep-house wizard Ferdinand Weber, a very special live set from DJ Fresh, Irish favourites Riptide Movement, live electronic duo Maribou State, pop starlet Petite Meller and The Six.

A host of exciting new names have been announced for The Lock Up/Pit stage, including The Bronx and Progressive metal legends Baroness. Japanese noise-mongers Bo Ningen will bring their visceral, undeniably unique sound to a mid-afternoon slot on Friday Reading / Saturday Leeds. Earlier in the day the gloriously destructive God Damn will be proving why so much hype has surrounded them in recent months. Vant will also be opening proceedings with Skinny Lister. Elsewhere throughout the weekend, No Devotion and As It Is join a mammoth lineup on Saturday Reading / Sunday Leeds, further proving why The Lock Up / Pit Stage is one of the festival’s most exciting, diverse areas on site.

The Festival Republic Stage remains the area of the festivals with a focus on both emerging and established alternative talent. Having appeared on the BBC Sound of 2015 longlist earlier this year, Sunset Sons‘ fresh brand of beachside indie has built a huge fan base who will no doubt pack out the tent Friday Reading / Saturday Leeds. Scottish synth-poppers Neon Waltz play Saturday Reading / Sunday Leeds having drawn critical acclaim from blogs around the world whilst Spring King fuse visceral indie with modern pop charm.

Seether and The Last Internationale complete the current announcement, rounding off an incredible stage lineup that features the best alternative talent the world has to offer.

Further proving the vital place of Hip Hop and Urban music at R&L, more names have also been added to the hugely popular BBC 1XTRA Stage. Bringing together 80’s pop hooks with a 60’s aesthetic, Brighton’s Remi Miles will open the stage Saturday Reading / Sunday Leeds.

Fresh after collaborating with Jamie XX, unlikely rap hero Young Thug will also be making a rare appearance Friday Leeds / Saturday Reading, bringing a barrage of hits that prove impossible not to shout along to.
Sibling production / DJ duo Star.One also join the lineup, perfectly encapsulating the diverse and ground breaking nature of both the BBC 1xtra Stage, and Reading and Leeds as a whole.

Tickets for Reading & Leeds 2015 are on sale now.
Weekend tickets £205.00 plus £8.00 booking fee + postage ● Day tickets Friday / Saturday / Sunday
£59.50 plus £7.00 booking fee + postage ● Early entry permits £20 ● Campervan permits £75.00 ● Lockers
£16.00 ● Reading car parking £10.00 ● Camping is included with weekend tickets only

Securing your ticket is even easier with the £50 instalment plan. To save a spot at Reading & Leeds 2015, simply put down £50 to bag your place, then pay the balance in monthly instalments.
Tickets are strictly limited to a maximum of four per person/address/payment card for those booking by telephone or online.
Credit Card line: 0871 231 0821
Calls cost 10p per minute plus standard network charges.

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Children 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.


Reading Comic-Con is back for it’s 4th year in 2019!!




A return to our traditional weekend date in November and loaded with an all new lineup of Guests from TV & Film as well as from your favourite Comics. New props & attractions will be also on hand as well as our always popular Cosplay & Gaming Zones plus a few more surprises that we are keeping under our hats for now.

Saturday November 23 – Sunday November 24
10:00 AM
Rivermead Leisure Complex and Gym
Richfield Avenue, RG1 8EQ Reading, England

Buy tickets now

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Squash & Pumpkins Festival | 29th Sept 2019




Tolhurst Organic is a vegetable growing farm, just outside the village of Whitchurch-on-Thames in south Oxfordshire. We sell through a local Box Scheme, Farmers’ Market and in our local veg shed.

Autumnal Dress Parade
Children’s entertainment
Live music
Bouncy Castle
Giant Pumpkins Competition
Food & Drink
Admission £4.00/person. Children come free.

2, West Lodge, Hardwick Road
Reading, England

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Reading Town Meal | 28 September




Reading’s community festival of food returns to Forbury Gardens: food grown in local gardens and allotments, turned into a delicious meal by Reading College and served free in Forbury Gardens. Plus food-related activities for all the family, live music, local food traders and community groups.

A free meal cooked by Reading College students, served free to 1000+ Live bands, stalls, community stalls, workshops, activities and local food market. Held in Forbury Gardens on Sat 28th September

Reading Town Meal aims to celebrate and promote home grown and locally produced food. Food4families developed Reading Town Meal as apart of its broader vision for a significant increase in the amount of food grown locally and more sustainably. This embraces a broad approach to sustainability, incorporating economic, health and well-being, community capacity and resilience, and carbon reduction aspects.


1] Food4families–a BIG lottery funded project managed by Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC)

2] Reading international Solidarity Centre–the BIGGEST Development Education Centre in the UK

3] Reading College–A long tradition of education and training, with their Hospitality, Travel&Tourism department contributing their expertise and use of kitchen facilities to prepare and serve the Town meal

4] Reading Borough Council

5] True Food Community Co-operative– Offers a complete range of general groceries, including organic whole foods, local fresh fruit and vegetables and environmentally friendly household products.

28 September
Reading Town Meal
Sat 12 PM · Forbury Gardens · Reading, England

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