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Everything you need to pack ahead of Reading Festival 2017

Festival season is well underway, but are you prepared for Reading Festival?

When it comes to packing the difference between taking what you want and taking what you need becomes pretty blurred.

You will inevitably carry your stuff a fair distance to where you decide to set up camp ...

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Reading Festival weather forecast for August bank holiday 2017

Believe it or not, there is currently no rain forecast for Reading Festival.

Don't get carried away though, it's always best to pack a poncho just in case!

The Met Office is predicting a dry August Bank Holiday weekend, with light cloud covering the sun for most of ...

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Reading Festival weather forecast for August bank holiday 2017

Believe it or not, there is currently no rain forecast for Reading Festival.

Don't get carried away though, it's always best to pack a poncho just in case!

The Met Office is predicting a dry August Bank Holiday weekend, with light cloud covering the sun for most of ...

yesterday 19:13 open_in_new
These are the items banned from Reading Festival

Bringing any of the items below into the Reading Festival site could land you in trouble.

There's strict rules about what can end up in your tent during the festival in late August.

And this year's festival sees a very unusual item on the naughty list for Leeds and Reading ...

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These are the items banned from Reading Festival

Bringing any of the items below into the Reading Festival site could land you in trouble.

There's strict rules about what can end up in your tent during the festival in late August.

And this year's festival sees a very unusual item on the naughty list for Leeds and Reading ...

yesterday 19:13 open_in_new
A guide to the campsites at Reading Festival

This year's Reading Festival is just a few short weeks away.

Tens of thousands of music fans will soon descend on Reading to watch their favourite acts perform at the world-famous festival.

Many of them will be ditching their comfortable beds to spend the weekend camping out in the ...

yesterday 19:13 open_in_new
A guide to the campsites at Reading Festival

This year's Reading Festival is just a few short weeks away.

Tens of thousands of music fans will soon descend on Reading to watch their favourite acts perform at the world-famous festival.

Many of them will be ditching their comfortable beds to spend the weekend camping out in the ...

yesterday 19:13 open_in_new
Reading Festival 2017 line-up and stage times: Who's playing on which stage?

The Reading Festival line-up is already shaping up to be one of the best yet, with big name acts including Muse, Eminem and Kasabian on the bill.

Liam Gallagher has also been confirmed to join the roster of stars, gracing one of the stages at this year's event.

But who's performing ...

yesterday 19:13 open_in_new
Reading Festival 2017 line-up and stage times: Who's playing on which stage?

The Reading Festival line-up is already shaping up to be one of the best yet, with big name acts including Muse, Eminem and Kasabian on the bill.

Liam Gallagher has also been confirmed to join the roster of stars, gracing one of the stages at this year's event.

But who's performing ...

yesterday 19:13 open_in_new
Check out these apprenticeships on offer after collecting GCSE results

Year 11s getting their GCSE results on Thursday have decisions to make as to what they want to do until they turn 18.

Since 2015 young people have to stay in education, training or volunteering until they are 18.

If you're not quite thrilled with the prospect of two more years at ...

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Early birds arrive for Reading Festival

Music fans have been arriving into town as early bird ticket holders set up camp at Reading Festival .

Festival-goers were seen streaming towards the site right near the River Thames with their tents and beer in hand.

Some were struggling with thier luggage, while more ...

yesterday 18:07 open_in_new
Early birds arrive for Reading Festival

Music fans have been arriving into town as early bird ticket holders set up camp at Reading Festival .

Festival-goers were seen streaming towards the site right near the River Thames with their tents and beer in hand.

Some were struggling with thier luggage, while more ...

yesterday 18:07 open_in_new
Pride of Reading: Meet the man bringing cutting edge comedy, theatre and music to town

An artistic director who “works tirelessly weekdays and weekends” to bring the “best, cutting-edge” performances to the town has been nominated for a Pride of Reading Award .

The spotlight has fallen on a shining light in the Reading Arts world with a nomination for South Street ...

yesterday 18:07 open_in_new
Pride of Reading: Meet the man bringing cutting edge comedy, theatre and music to town

An artistic director who “works tirelessly weekdays and weekends” to bring the “best, cutting-edge” performances to the town has been nominated for a Pride of Reading Award .

The spotlight has fallen on a shining light in the Reading Arts world with a nomination for South Street ...

yesterday 18:07 open_in_new
Check out these apprenticeships on offer after collecting GCSE results

Year 11s getting their GCSE results on Thursday have decisions to make as to what they want to do until they turn 18.

Since 2015 young people have to stay in education, training or volunteering until they are 18.

If you're not quite thrilled with the prospect of two more years at ...

yesterday 18:07 open_in_new
Advice for parents on a child's first day at primary school

The first day at school is a milestone in your child's life, but it can be daunting for children as well as parents.

As well as a learning a new routine, for the most part it is the first time children will spend long periods of time away from their parents.

But with a little ...

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Keep the night going at the Reading Festival 2017 after party

If you're looking to avoid the mayhem of Reading Festival on Sunday night there's another way to end your weekend with a bang.

Coalition is holding a soundclash night at its venue in Gun Street, Reading on Sunday, August 27.

Doors will be open from 10pm with the Reading Festival ...

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Keep the night going at the Reading Festival 2017 after party

If you're looking to avoid the mayhem of Reading Festival on Sunday night there's another way to end your weekend with a bang.

Coalition is holding a soundclash night at its venue in Gun Street, Reading on Sunday, August 27.

Doors will be open from 10pm with the Reading Festival ...

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What does the new GCSE grading system mean?

Pupils across Berkshire will receive some of their GCSE results under the new grading system on Thursday, August 23.

The way GCSEs are scored is changing after the Government introduced a number grading scale.

Three subjects will be graded using the new system as it is phased in, ...

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What does the new GCSE grading system mean?

Pupils across Berkshire will receive some of their GCSE results under the new grading system on Thursday, August 23.

The way GCSEs are scored is changing after the Government introduced a number grading scale.

Three subjects will be graded using the new system as it is phased in, ...

yesterday 17:01 open_in_new
A survival guide to GCSE Results Day 2017 for students and parents

The climax to years of hard work and high expectations for year 11 pupils is just around the corner.

Results day is often full of emotions for parents and students who can also face huge pressure if their next step is heavily reliant on results - and then there are family expectations to ...

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