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How to collect your pre-ordered Carlsberg cold beer and cider cans

It’s almost time for Reading 2018! A massive thank you to everyone who made use of our cold cans service sponsored by Carlsberg. All orders are now closed.

To make sure you get to enjoy your cold beer or cider in the campsite, we’ve put together some essential info below which includes everything you need to know to collect your well-deserved cans.


The Carlsberg cold cans collection point will be open from Wednesday, 22nd August until Saturday, 25th August. Please see the opening times below:

Wednesday 12:00 – 21:00

Thursday 10:00 – 21:00

Friday 10:00 – 21:00

Saturday 10:00 – 17:00

Sunday – closed

The Carlsberg cold cans collection point will be located in the Orange campsite village near Orange Camp G.

Please see a map of the location below or check the full festival map here.

Cold Cans Map


1. You will need to present the confirmation email for your order(s) either printed or on your phone.

2. Your age will be checked on collection, so please bring ID (proof of age).

3. You will need to pay for your order by cash or card on collection.


  • Each order has to be collected in full including all cases listed on the order. You cannot collect individual cans, only complete cases.
  • If you have placed multiple orders, you can collect each order separately if you like.
  • Additional cold cans purchases outside of pre-orders are not possible.
  • The on-site staff can refuse to serve you if you seem too drunk, cannot provide the required documentation, have ordered too many cases, there is an issue with your order or for any other reason.
  • Cans are not allowed inside the festival Arena, only in the campsite.
  • There is only one collection point as listed above.
  • You need access to the campsites (i.e. hold a camping ticket) to collect your order.
  • Cold cans are subject to availability.

We’re looking forward to seeing you at the collection point. Enjoy Reading Festival The Danish Way with Carlsberg!

If you have any questions, please contact

Please drink responsibly. You can find out more about the legal guidelines around alcohol consumption here.