This afternoon, the Licensing Panel of Reading Borough Council have granted an increase in capacity to 80,000 including guests for this years Carling Weekend: Reading Festival from last years capacity of 66,500 including guests. It is anticipated that the additional tickets that have now become available will be claimed by those who pre-registered for extra tickets on the festival website at www.readingfestival.com. The people on the waiting list will need to respond to an email, currently being sent out by SEE Tickets, by 9am on Tuesday 20th June in order to take advantage of their reserved allocation. Any unclaimed reserved tickets will go on release at 9am on Tuesday morning, 20thJune.
Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds Festivals, the UKs largest festival, takes place from Friday August 25th to Sunday August 27th with headliners Franz Ferdinand, Muse and Pearl Jam heading a line-up of over 150 bands plus cabaret and comedy performers.