Festivals in Reading

World Yoga Festival

The World Yoga Festival, which is the main fundraising event for The Arsha Kula Foundation (UK Registered Charity No. 1171708), is bringing together the most revered collection of teachers in yoga, meditation and wisdom gathered together in one glorious 3-day open-air festival on 19-22 July 2018 in the grounds of Child Beale Trust near Reading, UK.

Reading Festival

The Reading and Leeds Festivals are a pair of annual rock music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds in England. The events take place simultaneously on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the August bank holiday weekend, sharing the same bill. The Reading Festival is held at Little John’s Farm on Richfield Avenue in central Reading, near the Caversham Bridge

The Reading Festival, the original and senior of the two, is the world’s oldest popular music festival still in existence and has hosted many of the UK’s most famous acts over the years, including The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, The Kinks, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, The Who, Cream, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Genesis, Iron Maiden, The Jam, The Police, Status Quo, The Pogues, Blur, Pulp, Muse, The Cure, Radiohead, Biffy Clyro and Oasis plus top overseas names such as Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Metallica, Guns n’ Roses, Eminem, Nirvana, Hole, Foo Fighters, blink-182, Green Day and Red Hot Chili Peppers. It has had various musical phases over the years, as detailed below. In the twin-site era, rock, alternative, indie, punk and metalhave tended to dominate.