Leeds Festival

Leeds, A City With Art In Its Heart

Solange Berchemin | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Solange Berchemin

This month Leeds will provide its usual vibrant festive experience but there is an added bonus: an arts trail conceived to guide you around the city center's major spots. The trail features artworks by local artists. It's a journey of arts and magic reflecting on modern issues, ancient beliefs and .....lights.

Reading & Leeds Festival Artists With Style We Love

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Style

The Reading & Leeds Festival line up is a scorcher this year (fingers crossed the bank holiday weekend weather will be too). But it’s not the just...

DJ 'Caged' As Leeds Festival Security Mistake Him For Gatecrasher

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 30.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

A performer at this weekend's Leeds Festival was made to sit in a cage after being mistaken for a gatecrasher as security staff refused to believe his...

5 Reading & Leeds Festival Bands With Style We Love

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Style

The Reading & Leeds Festival line up looks set to be a scorcher next bank holiday weekend (even if the weather isn't). The annual festival is about...

If Reading Festival Was Only Female Artists, It Would Look Like This

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The annual Reading and Leeds Festival is one of the biggest events in a hardcore music fan's calendar, seeing headliners such as The Who, Oasis, Pixie...

Fans Question If Mumford And Sons Are Right For Reading And Leeds

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

The Reading and Leeds 2015 line-up announcement was met with mixed reactions on Monday evening, when organisers Festival Republic revealed that Mumfor...

Festival-Goers Prove Yet Again They're Not The Best At Cleaning Up After Themselves

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK

Revelers brought the Leeds Festival to a fiery close Monday after many campers set their tents alight, putting other festival-goers at risk and creati...

Hope You Enjoyed Saturday's Sunshine, Cos That's Your Lot

PA | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK

People with plans for their three-day weekend will have to make the most of the the sunshine today before rain moves in tomorrow evening bringing what...

Reading and Leeds 2014: A Modern Flavour to the Veteran Festival

Olly Hunter | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly Hunter

It's the pinnacle of summer. The final bank holiday hurrah for the U.K. A chance for many to bid farewell to their barbeques, paddling pools and take their tops off in public one last time. For over 150,000 people though it's the annual celebration of getting rowdy in a field to one of the biggest bills of music in the world at Reading and Leeds Festivals. What is often forgotten is that it's been this way for over 30 years.

52 Acts Added To Reading And Leeds Line-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Over 50 acts have been added to the Reading and Leeds Festival line-up, including the likes of Twin Atlantic, Band Of Skulls and The Orwells. With...

The Current State of the Great British Festival 2014

Olly Hunter | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly Hunter

Glastonbury has, to the surprise of two cows on Worthy Farm, announced Arcade Fire as the first headliner for 2014. As much as I love Arcade Fire, they've already proven themselves at this level. The meat and veg of this set, therefore, will be the performance of new album Reflektor.

Why Biffy Clyro Are the Most Important Band of the 21st Century

Olly Hunter | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly Hunter

They played out of their skin at Reading, bringing not only massive production of flames, fireworks and a simply beautiful stage set, but they delivered an overwhelmingly powerful performance musically.

Talented Student Dies After Collapsing At Leeds Festival

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student who was a talented musician and had plans to go to Manchester University has died after collapsing at Leeds Festival last weekend. Teenag...

It's Raining For August Bank Holiday (Of Course)

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

What's that noise? It's the squeak of brand new bank holiday barbecues being wheeled back into the garage... It's been a somwhat soggy start to the...

Six Hundred Pound Tents, Introducing the Peak of Festival Fashion

James Peckham | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
James Peckham

What was the last item you bought for over £600? A car, computer or even a very, very special item of clothing? How about a roof to put over your hea...

More Big Names For Reading And Leeds Festival

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Biffy Clyro are set to play Reading and Leeds Festivals this year. The Scottish rock trio, whose new album Opposites is top of the UK charts, will ...

Reading Return For The Cure

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Foo Fighters, The Cure and Kasabian are to headline this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals. The bands will take it in turns to perform at both loc...