It’s no secret the Danes love their music, which is why Carlsberg has once again joined forces with Download this summer. Part of the exciting line-up will be Carlsberg’s Danish Pilsner, rebrewed for a crisper, fuller taste. Worth a try? Probably.



Somersby are excited to be the official cider partner of Reading Festival. Best served thirsty. This delicious cold-filtered cider has no artificial flavours or sweeteners, simply bucket-loads of great apple taste. That’s real refreshment.


Co-op is coming to Reading Festival and we couldn’t be more excited to be returning to the heart of festival communities this summer. Similar to 2018, you’ll be able to buy your essential items directly from the Co-op shop in the campsite, including food, water, beer, wine and toiletries. We’ve made a lot of positive changes to the store for 2019, and we look forward to welcoming you back again this summer. Our store will be open daily until 3am and our popular in-store DJ will also be making a return, delivering a unique shopping experience like never before.


Barclaycard – official payment partner of Reading Festival.

Your Barclaycard is your pass to perks – pay for Food & Drink* on site with your Barclaycard and get 5% off. T&Cs apply.

Find out more: Barclaycard Entertainment.



Smirnoff, the world’s most popular vodka brand, is proud to be the official vodka partner of the biggest festivals across Europe this summer including Reading Festival. To celebrate this year’s epic festival season, make sure to try the NEW Smirnoff Infusion drinks which come in two refreshing flavours – Orange, Grapefruit & Bitters or Raspberry, Rhubarb & Vanilla.

Follow us on Instagram @SmirnoffEurope or on

Facebook, for all of the latest festival news and gossip from around Europe and some exciting ways to get involved this summer!

Pepsi max

As an official sponsor of some of the greatest UK festivals, Pepsi Max takes a bold approach to bringing people together through music. Pepsi Max are a long-standing partner of Live Nation and look forward to creating more musical moments together. This year Pepsi MAX is bringing the ultimate festival experience to Reading with the Pepsi MAX tower. Look out for it and get a chance to experience the light booth, recording studio, Pepsi MAX bar and even a chance to view stage acts from the top!


Big Green Coach is the largest festival coach travel provider in the UK and is the official and exclusive coach travel partner to Reading and Leeds. Operating return coach travel from 80 locations around the UK directly to the festival, Big Green Coach is making getting to Reading and Leeds easy.

Choose coach only or package with festival ticket.


Chilly’s mission is to accelerate the adoption of reusable products without compromising on style or high-performance technology. They are looking forward to working with Reading Festival this summer to set the new standard for sustainability at festivals by moving towards reducing and removing single-use plastic at live music events. Chilly’s will bring innovative activation spaces and bespoke product to Reading Festival which will ensure easy, plastic-free hydration throughout the festival season.

Charge Candy

Charge Candy – You have the Power

This year we have teamed up with Charge Candy, Europe’s biggest festival phone charge company.

These power mad people will be exclusively providing the portable chargers at the event and will keep your phones juiced up all festival long.

How it works:

Hire a portable charger, you take the power with you. The weekend option allows you to exchange the empty charger for a full one every day.

You can buy special discounted advance weekend wristbands online now,

Be sure to record your memories and don’t lose your friends, buy it now before it’s too late.

Find out more here.


Free your festival experience with Nordic Spirit – the official nicotine pouch partner of Reading Festival. Nothing should interrupt your moment and the Nordic Spirit 100% tobacco-free, smoke-free and device-free nicotine pouches provide a convenient way to get your full-strength nicotine experience – Anytime, Anywhere.

Head to their festival stand for a uniquely Nordic Spirit experience and the opportunity to sample and win prizes!

Learn more ahead of the festival at

18+ Contains Nicotine. Nicotine is an addictive substance.