The festival season’s here! Where are you going this year?

Summer’s on the way, and this year there are more festivals, fairs and street parties around Reading than ever. How about trying some of these?

Monday 30 May, Prospect Park: Reading Carnival – come along and enjoy the atmosphere, with a preview of some of the colourful costumes for this year’s Notting Hill Carnival.

Saturday 4 June, Victoria Recreation Ground, Tilehurst: Summer fete organised by the League of Friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital. This year the event will be themed around the Euro 2016 finals in France.

Saturday 5 June, Saturday 11 June & Sunday 12 June: Big Lunch street parties, all around Reading. Look out for one near you!

Saturday 11 June, Forbury Gardens & the River Kennet: Reading Water Fest and Reading Green Fest. Enjoy a celebration of Reading’s waterways and boats with activities for all the family, along with a festival of everything sustainable around the Town Hall square.

Sunday 19 June, Palmer Park: East Reading Festival. Expect plenty of live music, entertainment and a colourful mix of all the many cultures of East Reading.

There are plenty more events scheduled for July – stay tuned for details!

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