The Reading Festival is an annual music festival that takes place in Reading, UK, typically over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The festival first began in 1961 as the National Jazz Festival and has since evolved to include a range of genres such as rock, indie, punk, metal, and electronic music.
The festival is known for its diverse lineup and attracts thousands of music fans from across the UK and the world. Many famous acts have performed at Reading over the years, including Nirvana, Arctic Monkeys, Radiohead, Eminem, Foo Fighters, Metallica, and many more.
In addition to music, the festival also features a variety of other activities such as comedy shows, film screenings, and a funfair. Camping is available on site, with different options available for those who want to bring their own tent or book a pre-pitched option.
The Reading Festival has become a cultural staple for many music fans, with its long history and reputation for delivering an unforgettable weekend of music and entertainment.