Leeds and Reading Festival Boss Says He is Confident They Will Happen This Year

Supreet Cheema 0

The boss of the legendary UK Leeds and Reading festival Melvin Benn said today in an interview with the BBC’s Radio 1 that with the fast roll out of the UK Government’s vaccine program and announcement of the ‘Roadmap’ out of lockdown, that he was confident that the two events could take place this year.

In an official Twitter post today came the news that we had all been waiting for; the time to start planning for a summer of dancing and partying in fields to live music is NOW!

Should the event go ahead as planned you can expect to see Stormzy, Liam Gallagher, Queens of the Stone Age, Mabel, AJ Tracey and Doja Cat amongst the line-up. Previous years participants have been treated to performances by The Prodigy, Kendrick Lamar and Post Malone.

This year the events at Richfield Avenue in Reading and Bramham Park in Leeds are expected to attract around 200,000 people.

The dates and location given for Leeds festival this year are: 27th-29th August, 2021 – Bramham Park, Leeds, United Kingdom


The dates and location given for Reading festival this year are: 27th-29th August, 2021 – Richfield Avenue, Reading, United Kingdom

How much are tickets?

While some prices still have not been released, we have used available prices and the prices from last year to give you an idea of what you can expect to pay for a day, weekend, or weekend & camping ticket.

Reading Festival Ticket and Camping Prices
*Update – 26/02/2021 – Tickets SOLD OUT!

Day Ticke/t (Friday & Saturday) – Around £80 (INR 8,190)

Day Ticket – (Sunday Only) – Around £80 (INR 8,190)

Camping only (tickets for festival entry must be bought separately)

Tent For Up To 2 People – £260 + Booking Fee (INR 26,600)

Tent For Up To 4 People – £480 + Booking Fee (INR 49,000)

Classic Ridge Tent for 6 – £1400 + Booking fee (INR 1,43,000)

Thursday to Sunday WITH Camping and Early Entry – £420 (INR 43,000)

Leeds Festival Ticket and Camping Prices
*Update – 26/02/2021 – Weekend & Saturday Tickets SOLD OUT!
Limited Friday & Sunday Tickets Available – Here

Weekend Camping Tickets (Festival Entry & Bring Your own Tent Camping) – Around £270 (INR 26,700)

Day Ticket (Friday & Saturday) – Around £90 (INR 9,200)

Day Ticket – (Sunday Only) – Around £95 (INR 9,700)

Camping only (tickets for festival entry must be bought separately)

Tent For Up To 2 People – £200 (Total Price) (INR 20,000)

Tent For Up To 4 People – £400 (Total Price) (INR 40,000)

Luxury Tipi For 4 – £1350 + Booking Fee (INR 1,38,000)

How much does it cost to travel to Leeds and Reading Festival from India?

Here we have found some of the best deals from major cities in India to the UK in the United Kingdom in the month of August when Leeds and Reading takes place.

Delhi (DEL) – London Heathrow (LHR) £427 – Round Flight
Bangalore (BLR) – London Heathrow (LHR) £438 – Round Flight
Mumbai (BOM) – London Heathrow (LHR) – £475 – Round Flight
Hyderabad (HYD) – London Heathrow (LHR) – £435 – Round Flight

So if taking an average price of the four flights mentioned above, and the price of a Weekend Camping ticket which includes entry to the festival, you can expect to pay between £713 (INR 72,000) and £863 (INR 88,000) for flights and festival tickets.

Supreet Cheema

Exceptionally passionate about music especially Electronic Dance Music. Freelance Disc-Jockey. Writer at GrapeVineOnline.in and various other platforms.