Heavenly Planet Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Reading, England, UK
Festival Contact Information

Reading Borough Council
Civic Centre
Reading RG1 7AE England UK
Phone: +44 0118 939 0900
Online email only

Festival Description

The Reading Borough Council in accordance with Heavenly Planet UK Festivals is working up plans for a new festival to replace the WOMAD festival that previously took place in Reading. The Heavenly Planet Festival’s organizers envision the moderately sized event to be a world music celebration featuring an international line-up of musicians. The event is intended to draw a youth and family-oriented crowd and whose aim is to evoke optimism and global awareness. The festival will take place at Little John’s Farm in Reading and feature two big top tents to accommodate two stages. There will be camping available in addition to a food vendors offering a variety of foods and beverages.

Festival Dates July 10 - 11, 2009
Festival Links


Other Sources:

Articles and Reviews:
  • Festival entrance fee is scrapped (BBC News, February 20, 2009)
  • Reading to get new music festival (BBC News, September 30, 2008)


Practical Info:

Entrance 2009:
  • The 2009 festival will be FREE this year!


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