Reading Festival is one of the world's most iconic festivals. Held since 1955, it's the longest-running music festival in existence, with many UK and international performers gracing its stages. Book your Reading Festival accommodation and catch some incredible bands at this three-day event in August.
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How to Get to Reading Festival
Reading Festival is held at Little John’s Farm on Richfield Avenue, accessible from Reading's town centre.
Reading train station is a 15 to 20 minute walk from the festival site, with regular services during the weekend.
2. Shuttle Bus
The festival runs shuttle buses from Reading's town centre to the site.
Reading can be reached by various roads, including the M4 and A33. Car parks are available for both weekend and day ticket holders.
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Music at Reading Festival
Reading Festival attracts the biggest names in rock, hip-hop, dance, and comedy, across several different stages.
1. Huge Headliners
The Main Stage has hosted bands including The Rolling Stones, Metallica, Arctic Monkeys, Oasis.
2. Discover New Music
Head to the BBC Radio 1 Stage to see the latest new bands.
3. The Pit/The Lockup
Catch the very best punk and metal bands at this intimate tent stage.