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Reading Children's Festival
Event time 9.00am - 8.00pm
Event cost Free

This year's festival celebrates its 28th anniversary with three fun packed weeks of events and activities for children all over the borough. The festival gets off to an action packed start with Forbury Fiesta on Saturday 13 May, where there will be something for everyone to get involved with on the day. Reading's Children's Festival promises to bring plenty of fun, mayhem and madness.

From sport and music workshops to fun days with art and craft sessions, take your pick from the many exciting events taking place at venues across Reading.  
Make sure you don't miss out on any of the fun, and remember many of these activities are free!

If you would like to take part in the festival or have a stall at Forbury Fiesta please click on the following links.

Children's Festival application

Forbury Fiesta stall application

For more information please call 0118 937 2771 or email lucy.daniels@reading.gov.uk

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