ARTICLES BY: Verity Harris

Verity Harris

We can’t believe it’s over for another year – thank you

Posted:Sunday | 12:48 AM

Important message from twenty one pilots

Posted:Sunday | 11:29 PM

Post Malone x Billie Eilish

Posted:Sunday | 8:18 PM

Stay hydrated, please use the free water points in the Arena

Posted:Sunday | 6:53 PM
Can you recognise the Foo Fighters video from the screenshot?

Can you recognise the Foo Fighters video from the screenshot?

Posted:Sunday | 6:51 PM

It’s times like these you need to amuse yourself with a quiz, amirite?

While you wait for Foo Fighters set tonight – why not test your Foo Fighters knowledge below? Let’s see how close you were paying attention to some of their most iconic videos.

SWMRS have got it going on for Dave Grohl…

Posted:Sunday | 5:33 PM
Can you get 10/10 in this Foo Fighters quiz?

Can you get 10/10 in this Foo Fighters quiz?

Posted:Sunday | 4:34 PM

You can’t fake your way through this quiz.

If you can get 10/10 on this quiz, we’ll dip our bucket hat to you. Let us know how you get on @OfficialRandL

Please familiarise yourself with our help map

Posted:Sunday | 4:20 PM

If you’re in need please find the nearest available facility to help.

Help-Map

View Sunday’s BSL Schedule at Reading Festival

Posted:Sunday | 12:59 PM

British Sign Language interpreters will be roaming the festival site and available at the below performances today.

BSL-Reading

Please bring a reusable bottle and fill up at the free water points

Posted:Sunday | 12:58 PM

We allow empty metal and plastic reusable bottles of any size into the Arena.

Bottle-restrictions

You may also bring in sealed water/soft drinks which are 500ml or less.

Please familiarise yourself with our free water points in the campsite and Arena on the map below.

map-reading-festival

Bag restrictions will be in place when entering the Arena

Posted:Sunday | 12:57 PM

Please help us by bringing as little as possible and remember we do not allow bags larger than A4 into the Arena.

Bag-restrictions-reading

READING! Here are your Saturday highlights, what a day! #RandL19

Posted:Saturday | 12:41 AM

Prepare to cry at Avengers: Endgame tonight in the Cinema Tent

Posted:Saturday | 12:17 AM

Need to take some time out and sit down?

Take the weight off your feet and settle down in The Pit/Lock Up where we’ll be showing some of the biggest and best movies late into the night.

Cinema-tent

The party’s never over when Billie Eilish is here!

Posted:Saturday | 11:20 PM
Quiz: Which Post Malone are you?

Quiz: Which Post Malone are you?

Posted:Saturday | 6:46 PM

It’s time to ‘Go Flex’ and find out which Post Malone you’re truly channelling today.

Take one of our world-famous* quizzes below to find out which Posty you are. Are you sad Posty? Baller Posty? Chicken nugget lover Posty? The list is endless.

*definitely not world-famous, but still pretty awesome.

Please bring a reusable bottle and fill up at the free water points

Posted:Saturday | 6:43 PM

We allow empty metal and plastic reusable bottles of any size into the Arena.

Bottle-restrictions

You may also bring in sealed water/soft drinks which are 500ml or less.

Please familiarise yourself with our free water points in the campsite and Arena on the map below.

map-reading-festival

Please familiarise yourself with our help map

Posted:Saturday | 6:42 PM

If you’re in need please find the nearest available facility to help.

Help-Map
Find out which Post Malone tattoo you are

Find out which Post Malone tattoo you are

Posted:Saturday | 5:58 PM

In honour of Posty’s headline performance tonight, we created this totally pointless quiz for you to waste your life on. Seriously, there’s nothing you’re going to want to do more than take this quiz while you’re supposed to be working… how did we even get this job?

Do you feel like you vibe with his iconic Always Tired tattoo? Or are you one of the more understated, slightly hidden ones? There’s no time like now to find out, is there?

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for Reading… Billie Eilish hits the Main Stage

Posted:Saturday | 5:47 PM
Can you score 100% on this Billie Eilish quiz?

Can you score 100% on this Billie Eilish quiz?

Posted:Saturday | 3:12 PM

Come out and play this quiz…

We don’t care if you’ve got a ‘bellyache’, there’s really no excuse not to take this. We’ll stop with the puns, but let us know what you get over on @OfficialRandL – there aren’t any prizes, just the satisfaction of knowing you’re not a failure.

Update: Catch Aitch on the BBC Radio 1 Stage

Posted:Saturday | 1:47 PM

View Saturday’s BSL Schedule

Posted:Saturday | 10:28 AM

British Sign Language interpreters will be roaming the festival site and available at the below performances today.

Reading-BSL

Bag restrictions will be in place when entering the Arena

Posted:Saturday | 10:27 AM

Please help us by bringing as little as possible and remember we do not allow bags larger than A4 into the Arena.

Bag-Restrictions-Reading-Festival

Please be patient while we carry out our security checks and searches, which take place at the campsite gates, the Arena entrance and may also happen at any time at any location onsite.

Our security staff are there for your safety – please cooperate with them as they work to keep us all safe and sound. Some are covert, but most are obvious by their green or white tabard. Always go to them if you need help. The medical tent is fully staffed, open 24/7 and located on Baker Lane in the Yellow Campsite.

There are security measures you will see and of course ones that you can’t. The whole site is monitored throughout by staff on the ground along with an extensive CCTV system watched round the clock by a team of monitors in a fully staffed Event Control.

Your Saturday BBC Radio 1 Signing Tent times are here!

Posted:Saturday | 10:26 AM

What’s better than coming to Reading and having a sick time with all your mates?

Meeting some celebrities to up your Insta game too. Don’t even lie about it.

Find out who’s in the BBC Radio 1 Signing tent today, and don’t forget to favourite them in the app so you get a handy reminder 15 mins before. That gives you enough time to run over and get in line.

Saturday

18:00 – Bexey

17:00 – Aitch

15:00 – PVRIS

And that’s it for Day One… Who’s ready for Day Two?

Posted:Friday | 10:13 AM

The 1975’s FIRST EVER live performance of People

Posted:Friday | 12:04 AM

Please bring a reusable bottle and fill up at the free water points

Posted:Friday | 6:11 PM

We allow empty metal and plastic reusable bottles of any size into the Arena.

Bottle-restrictions

You may also bring in sealed water/soft drinks which are 500ml or less.

Please familiarise yourself with our free water points in the campsite and Arena on the map below.

map-reading-festival

Please familiarise yourself with our help map

Posted:Friday | 4:39 PM

If you’re in need please find the nearest available facility to help.

Help-Map
Find out what % Matt Healy you are in this accurate quiz

Find out what % Matt Healy you are in this accurate quiz

Posted:Friday | 4:11 PM

Poison me daddy, it’s time to see how much you relate to The 1975’s Matt Healy.

It really is a question that’s been keeping us up late at night recently. Just how similar are we to the creative genius that’s Matty Healy? That’s why we’ve come up with this quiz we’re going to lie to you all and say is accurate, when in fact, that couldn’t be further than the truth.

So… fancy trying your luck at it? Settle Down with the quiz below. You know we want to see what results you get over on @OfficialRandL.

We live for this sh*t.

Iconic moment from Charli XCX on the Main Stage

Posted:Friday | 3:59 PM

Bag restrictions will be in place when entering the Arena

Posted:Friday | 3:30 PM

Please help us by bringing as little as possible and remember we do not allow bags larger than A4 into the Arena.

Bag-Restrictions

Please be patient while we carry out our security checks and searches, which take place at the campsite gates, the Arena entrance and may also happen at any time at any location onsite.

Our security staff are there for your safety – please cooperate with them as they work to keep us all safe and sound. Some are covert, but most are obvious by their green or white tabard. Always go to them if you need help. The medical tent is fully staffed, open 24/7 and located on Baker Lane in the Yellow Campsite.

There are security measures you will see and of course ones that you can’t. The whole site is monitored throughout by staff on the ground along with an extensive CCTV system watched round the clock by a team of monitors in a fully staffed Event Control.

View Friday’s BSL Schedule at Reading Festival

Posted:Friday | 2:15 PM

British Sign Language interpreters will be roaming the festival site and available at the below performances today.

Reading-Festival-BSL
Quiz: Which Joji are you?

Quiz: Which Joji are you?

Posted:Friday | 1:38 PM

So you want to find out which Joji you are? Well, you’re in the right place.

Joji’s contemplative, trap-infused R&B has been spinning on the regular here and we’re stoked to have him play the BBC Radio 1 Stage on Friday.

Take the quiz below to find out which Joji you are, we’re warning you. It’s pretty accurate.

What % Charli XCX are you? Take our quiz and find out now

What % Charli XCX are you? Take our quiz and find out now

Posted:Friday | 12:30 PM

Lock it, lock it, got the key can you unlock it?

Ever wondered how similar you are to Charli XCX? It’s something we do daily. Wonder no more, friends. We’ve concocted a highly scientific quiz which determines how similar you are to the queen herself.

Don’t spend too long thinking about your answers, go with your gut, your instinct.

Charli brings the party to the Main Stage later today.

We’re ready for you….

Posted:Friday | 12:29 PM

Take the weight off your feet at the Cinema Tent tonight

Posted:Friday | 12:01 PM

Thanks to Film Oxford, you’ll be able to learn some of the best insults from Deadpool 2 tonight at the Cinema Tent. Just head to the The Pit/Lock Up and settle down for a few hours – you deserve it.

Cinema-tent-times

Meet You Me At Six, Pale Waves, Hayley Kiyoko and more at the BBC Radio 1 Signing Tent today

Posted:Friday | 11:59 AM

Feast your eyes on this year’s schedule below and don’t forget to favourite them in the app so we can send you a handy reminder 15 minutes before. Trust us, you’ll never miss out on anything again.

Friday

18:45 – Hayley Kiyoko

17:00 – Hobo Johnson

16:00 – The Wombats

15:00 – You Me At Six

14:15 – Pale Waves

Thank you for an unforgettable Reading Festival 2018

Posted:Sunday | 11:59 PM

From Kendrick Lamar slaying the Main Stage, to Brendon Urie’s killer back flip – Fall Out Boy’s epic singalongs and pyrotechnics attached to bass guitars, Kings of Leon’s soaring riffs and too many campsite memories to count.

We’re bloody knackered, but it was all worth it.

Thank you

Same again next year? Tickets for 2019 go on sale this Friday!

We’ll see you there.