Bar Staff – Reading Festival

23rd - 25th August 2019
8 Stadium Way, Reading RG30 6BX, UK
Number of Days Available: 4
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We require Paid Bar Staff for Reading Festival, which while previously known as a right of passage rock festival, has now embraced other genres and welcomes artists from the worlds of grime and hip-hop, house and techno, and jungle and drum and bass.

2019’s headliners include the Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Malone and Twenty One Pilots, as well as Billie Eilish, Blossoms, Bastille and Chvrches.

The bars will be busy throughout the event therefore you must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment.

Shifts will be 8-14 hours long (exact shift times TBC)

All Bar Staff at Reading Festival must be over 18 years of age, due to licensing requirements.

You will be provided with food during your shift.

Pay Rate

18-20 £7.45ph (£6.65 + £0.80 holiday pay)

21-24 £8.63ph (£7.70 + £0.93 holiday pay)

25+ £9.20ph (£8.21 + £0.99 holiday pay)

Fancy more work in South East England? Check out Cool Britannia Festival here! 

Reading Festival Official Website 

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This is a camping festival. Anyone camping will need to bring a tent, roll mat, toiletries and extra warm clothing. You will camp in the staff campsite.


FREE return staff transport will be available from BIRMINGHAM, LONDON AND MANCHESTER. You can also make your own way to and from the event.

Staff parking will be available, please car share where possible.


Uniform – Staff must wear plain black, casual clothing. Minimal branding and comfortable footwear.


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