Reading/Leeds organiser Melvin Benn has made good on his promise to giveaway free beer to this year’s festival-goers after a tough few months for the UK summer season has seen numerous festivals being forced to postpone their 2012 events.
With the tough financial climate hitting festivals hard during 2012, Benn made a promise earlier this year to give something back to the fans who have forked out the best part of £200 for a weekend ticket to Reading and Leeds, and has now confirmed a free pint and breakfast bap will be given away for free on each morning of the weekend.
“Beer and Burger has become Beer and Breakfast Bap,” Benn has said of the plans. “Of course it was never intended to be only beer as soft drinks were always going to be on offer and that will remain.”
“The mechanics are simple. For the food element every weekend ticket holder will receive their food vouchers at the same time as their ticket, with a per day voucher that can be redeemed at specially created ‘Food for Campers’ locations in the campsite, offering either a bacon, sausage or a scrambled egg and mushroom bap.”
The Reading and Leeds twin festivals will be headlined this year by The Cure, Kasabian and the Foo Fighters between August 24th-26th.Just Published:
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