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Pack less and party more with Co-op at Reading Festival

Summer may be coming to an end, but we’ll be going out with a bang at Reading Festival.

Co-op will be on-site at both Reading and Leeds, bringing you all the essentials you need including breakfast supplies, water, sandwiches, salads and snacks, wine, beer, spirits, ice, toiletries and medicines. Gluten free and vegetarian options are also available.

There’s also no need for cash as you can pay with a tap, using a wide variety of contactless payments.

You’ll find Co-op in the Orange Campsite at this year’s Reading from the following times.


Campsite opening time – 2am

Thursday to Sunday

7am – 2am


7am – 12pm

Co-op Reading Festival

We know that plastic pollution is a big problem so the Co-op festival store will be home to two Deposit Return Reverse vending machines. Any plastic bottles you buy can be recycled in return for a voucher to use at the shop, or you can choose to donate the voucher to the Co-op Foundation charity. Best of all, returned bottles will find a new life as Co-op water bottles.

Here are some festival essentials you can find in the pop up store:

  • £4.50 lunchtime meal deal to keep energy levels up
  • Ponchos… it wouldn’t be a festival without one
  • Big bags of ice for chilled festival vibes
  • Sun lotion because the UK’s gone tropical this year
  • Fruit for healthy snacking
  • Ice creams to be in the cool crowd
  • Wine to get the party started