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Reading Festival

Richfield Avenue, Reading RG1 8EQ, England
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Appauling customer service. No telephone number provider. I purchased a ticket in error and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NickH41
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London, United Kingdom
Something For Everyone

Rock? Tick. Dance? Tick. Rap? Tick. Something for everyone, with some great up and coming bands... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Tom M
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The Reading Festival is a music festival that takes place simultaneously with the Leeds Festival every August. The festival takes place on a farm in the centre of Reading. Lots of international pop, indie and metal acts are attracted to the...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Appauling customer service. No telephone number provider. I purchased a ticket in error and immediatley attempted to get a refund as is due under Consumer Contracts Regulations. No communication or resolution.

Thank NickH41
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Rock? Tick. Dance? Tick. Rap? Tick. Something for everyone, with some great up and coming bands (and big headliners!)

Thank Tom M
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I have been to a few festivals over the years, but this was my first visit to Reading. The festival site is close to the town centre, the first day we walked (took about 40mins), the next two days we caught the shuttle bus to...More

Thank RandRH
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Our first time at Reading Festival. On arrival , we had no idea where to go, as a day pass visitors . We Walked miles trying to find out - following the only signs we saw. Which we found out later -are for cars and...More

2  Thank Happy T
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

While the festival was amazing and the tickets worked fine, the customer service of festicket is absolutely terrible. I bought the tickets four months before the festival from the site where it was clearly written that the tickets would be sent to me home address...More

4  Thank Nicola F
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

If you are camping the conditions are awful. But I suppose that is what is expected of a camping festival these days. The campsite toilets are pits with seats that get emptied everyday. There are water stations to fill up your bottles from with an...More

4  Thank mhurley_01
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

i would 100% recommend this to any youngster who wants a good time. you sleep in tents with all your friends near by. the food was very expensive however there was a tesco down the road if you wanted to go. you were allowed in...More

Thank louispateman
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great music but load of 17 year old and younger off there faces on drugs. Poor security. More water points needed. More food vans needed in camps. White camps food van was poor quality. Apart from that great artist and great music.

Thank Chloe G
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I have been to both Reading and Leeds and many other festivals in the UK. Reading used to have a reputation as being a naughty festival, with drugs and violence. I'm not saying that doesn't happen but they have definitely worked hard to combat this...More

1  Thank Ava H
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Starting with the positives the music and vibes were great during the night. They had very good acts this year and I enjoyed every performance which is the main reason I enjoyed the trip. However there were some downsides like the camping.... incredibly dirty litter...More

3  Thank Hannah R
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