Contact Us

  • Can I bring my dog?

    Dogs are welcome on site.

    However, the event can be noisy and there is limited shelter, so discretion is advised.

  • Where does the event take place?

    King's Meadow in Reading, off of Napier Road. It is a short walk from Reading Station.

  • How do I book a marketplace pitch?

    Our information pack is available in the spring and booking is generally open between March and August.

  • Can I bring my children?

    Yes, we are a family friendly event and encourage everyone to come along. We do ask that young children are supervised at all times.

  • When is the event?

    This year's event will take place on {EVENT_DATE}.

  • How can I volunteer?

    Reading Pride is entirely run by unpaid volunteers and we need your help to make Pride happen!

    Click Here to find out more on what roles are currently available.

  • How much does it cost to enter?

    Reading Pride is a FREE event but we encourage a donation of £2 to help keep it free.

    If you enjoyed your time at the event, then please donate what you can.

  • What do you get in the VIP Enclsoure?

    Our VIP Enclosure offers covered seating, dedicated bar service, unrivalled views of the stage and much more. Click Here for more details in the run-up to Pride.

  • Are there any age restricted areas?

    The sale of alcohol is strictly over 18s and we operate a Challenge 25 policy.

    In the past we have considered age restricted areas so if this is something you are interested in running, then please get in contact with us.

  • Are there any other Reading Pride events throughout the year?

    We run fundraising awareness events throughout the year to promote the festival and collection donations.

    Please visit our events page to find out what is coming up and sign up to our newsletter to get updates.

  • What should I wear?

    There is no dress code but as it is difficult to predict the weather we suggest comfortable clothing. If you wish to dress according to our theme then this is encouraged.

  • I would like to perform on your stage at Pride?

    We are keen to support local talent on our stage - please contact us via our contact form.

    No agencies please.

  • Can I bring my own food and drink?

    Yes, you can bring personal supplies of food and soft drinks in sealed containers.

    Alcoholic drinks cannot be brought onto the site. We perform checks on entry and reserve the right to confiscate anything we consider to contain alcohol or drugs.

  • When can I book tickets for the VIP Enclosure?

    You can purchase tickets for the VIP Enclosure in the run-up to the event.

    Please sign up to our Newsletter and check back as the big day approaches.

  • I heard they are developing on King's Meadow, does this affect Reading Pride?

    This year the main enterance is located on the opposite side of the field. Please walk down the Thames tow path via King's Meadow Road.

  • How do I take part in the parade?

    The Parade starts outside Reading Station's new south enterence.

    To register your organisation please visit our Parade page for more information.

By Post

Reading Pride, 21 South Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4QU

By Phone

Due to our volunteers work commitments outside of Pride it is not always possible to answer the phone. Please use the contact form to request a callback or alternatively leave us a voicemail.

General Enquiries
0844 357 0124
Media & Marketing Enquiries
0843 886 3181

Calls to these numbers will cost 7p per a minute, your telephone provider (including mobiles) may add an additional access charge.