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Fat Harry’s Tops the Reading Festival Alfresco Awards 2022

Fat Harry’s Tops the Reading Festival Alfresco Awards 2022

A catering company serving smoked frankfurters and fresh watermelon has won the 2022 Gold Alfresco Award for food hygiene and best managed food outlet at this year’s Reading Festival. Fat Harry’s, owned and managed by Chris and Alison Haritakis, (Cornucopia T/A Melon Heaven) were located in the main arena and won the accolade after scoring […]

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Reading Festival Returns For 2021

Reading Festival Returns For 2021

Reading Festival rolls into town next week and local residents are being reminded to plan ahead as shops, public transport and roads will be a lot busier than usual. Reading Festival Returns For 2021 After A Year Absence After an absence of a year, the Festival Republic’s Reading Festival returns from Friday 27 August through […]

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Reading Festival 50th Anniversary Exhibition

Reading Festival 50th Anniversary Exhibition

Museums Partnership Reading is delighted to announce its latest unique exhibition, ‘The 1971 READING FESTIVAL: For the First Time’ at Reading Museum marking 50 years since the first Reading Festival. Fittingly launching on Thursday 26 August, coinciding with the return of this year’s Reading Festival, this fascinating exhibition tells the story of the very first […]

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Reading Festival – Say No to Single Plastics and Take Your Tent Home, say Festival Organisers

Reading Festival – Say No to Single Plastics and Take Your Tent Home, say Festival Organisers

Reducing the impact on the environment will be a key theme of this year’s 2019 Reading Festival. More than 105,000 revellers will descend on St John’s Farm this year for what will be the biggest ever festival event in Reading. The Council is joining forces with Festival Republic to urge festival goers to take action […]

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Woodwards Farm Burger Shack Tops the Reading Festival Alfresco Awards 2018

Woodwards Farm Burger Shack Tops the Reading Festival Alfresco Awards 2018

Woodwards Farm Burger Shack A catering company serving gourmet beef burgers has won the 2018 Gold Alfresco Award for food hygiene and best managed food outlet at this year’s Reading Festival.   Woodwards Farm Burger Shack, managed by Belinda Ayres and located in the main arena, won the accolade after scoring top marks in the […]

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Reading Festival Travel Advice

Reading Festival Travel Advice

Reading Festival Travel Advice Nearly 100,000 revellers will descend on Reading Festival this year and local residents are being reminded to plan ahead so they don’t get caught out by the festival jams.  A total of 100,000 festival-goers are likely to attend this year’s event. About 80,000 weekend tickets have been sold.     Roads […]

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Reading Festival Ticket Tout Fined

Reading Festival Ticket Tout Fined

Reading Festival Ticket Tout Fined   AN ILLEGAL ticket tout operating during last year’s Reading Festival has been hit with a financial penalty of over £1,000.   Mr Leonard Ernest Scott, of St Asaph in Wales, was found guilty in absence at Reading Magistrates’ Court on 9th March 2018 of ticket touting during the festival. […]