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Craft Theory 2021

Craft Beer & Music Festival presented by The Grumpy Goat & South Street

New dates: Fri 16th & Sat 17th April 2021

In response to government advice regarding COVID-19, this event has been re-scheduled from 12th & 13th June 2020 to Friday 16th & Saturday 17th April 2021.

If you have tickets you do not need to do anything, all tickets remain valid for the new date. If you can no longer attend, please email the Box Office on to request a refund by the end of June 2020. You can also choose your refund in the form of a credit to your Reading Arts Account that can be used towards any future booking. Your credit will be valid for an extended period of 3 years giving you even more opportunity to enjoy a fantastic show with us in the future.

As you will be aware, this is a very difficult time and our staff are fielding an unprecedented number of enquiries, so please bear with us. If you haven't received your refund after 30 days please re-contact the box office.

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Our annual craft beer and music festival returns showcasing some of the most exciting independent breweries in the UK & abroad, all presented in a fantastic atmosphere fuelled by a top line up of DJs and artisan food stalls.

Session 1 (trade & public): Friday 16th, 11am - 4pm ("time at the bars" 3.45pm)
Session 2: Friday 16th, 5 - 11pm ("time" 10.45pm)

Session 3: Saturday 17th, 11am - 4pm ("time" 3.45pm)
Session 4: Saturday 17th, 5 - 11pm ("time" 10.45pm)

Ticket price includes an exclusive festival glass to take home.

50p from every ticket will be donated to our charity partner Reading Refugee Support Group.

Adults only - except Saturday early session (11am-4pm).