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On The Mount at Wasing, Reading

Getting to the concert

Arranged approaching the venue, please follow event signage for Wasing Concerts.

The address for entry to the concerts is Pavilion Gate, Wasing Lane, Aldermaston, RG7 4LY. The Pavilion Gate entrance is approximately ½ a mile from Aldermaston village. The exact location can be viewed at the What3Words location https://what3words.com/outline.essays.apartment

If coming from the M4, whether coming from the East or the West, please leave the M4 at Junction 12.

If coming from the North, leave the A34 at the M4 J13 Chieveley junction and take the M4 East. Leave the M4 at Junction 12.

If coming from the South, leave the M3 at Junction 6 (Basingstoke) and take the A339 North then take the A340 through Tadley.

Theale is 7 miles
Newbury is 9 miles
Reading is 12 miles
Basingstoke is 11 miles
London is 50 miles
Swindon is 37 miles
Oxford is 32 miles
Southampton is 42 miles
Portsmouth is 55 miles
Windsor is 30 miles
Farnborough is 30 miles
Didcot is 28 miles

Pick up and Drop off:

If you are being dropped off or picked up by friends, family or a taxi please follow the signage to the dedicated pick up and drop off point. Please do not get dropped off in other locations as the route may be unlit and uneven ground and a risk of conflict with vehicles. We wish to ensure our audience have a safe journey to and from the concert.

Nearest Train Stations

Midgham is 2 miles
Theale is 7.5 miles
Newbury is 9.5 miles
Reading is 11.5 miles
Basingstoke is 11 miles

Reading / Train Station / Queen Elizabeth Line (trains to London until 2am)

Basingstoke / Train station (trains to London until 00.05)

Aldermarston Train station 3 miles from site – 12 mins from Reading Station (last train 23.50)

Nearest Airports

London Heathrow (38 miles)
Southampton (44 miles)
London Gatwick (72 miles)

Entry Information:

The amphitheatre is accessed via a beautiful woodland trail which is a 5-10 minute walk from the car park.

Please ensure you are wearing suitable footwear for undulating woodland. This is a rural site. Please ensure you leave enough time to access the amphitheatre and to undergo security checks

Age restrictions:

We advise that the event may not be suitable for young children, especially those under 2yrs of age. However, if you do arrive with a non-ticketed child under 2yrs old, please report to the box office where an attendant will provide a complementary ticket. All children 3yrs and older will need to have a purchased ticket and be accompanied by an adult.

Buggies and necessary care bags will be permitted, but please be advised that additional security checks may take place.

General Admission Entry Gate:

There is one public entrance which audiences will be directed to by stewards from the car parks.

Accessible Entry Gate:

Please follow the same entrance instructions as provided in the ‘getting to the concerts’ section. Upon entry, further instructions will be provided.

Car Parks

Please follow event signage on approach to the venue and once through either the West Gate Entrance or the East Gate Entrance, please follow instructions from the car parking stewards.
Car parking is in a grass field.

The car park will be open from 4.30pm.

To save time please book your parking ticketing prior to your arrival, tickets will be available online up to 24 hours before the event at £10 per parking space. Tickets will be available to buy on arrival to the car park at increased cost – £15 card only.

Car Parking Tickets can be booked in advance through this link

Amphitheatre Timings:

The car park will open at 4.30pm.
The box office will open at 5pm.
Access to the woodland trail to the amphitheatre will open from 5.30pm, subject to sound checks.
Last entry will be at 8pm.

Our bars and food outlets will remain open after the show for you to enjoy a final refreshment before heading home.

There is no readmission after entry.

Please make sure you have your tickets saved to your iPhone or Android wallet as reception in the area may be intermittent. This will save time when entering the amphitheatre and avoid any queues at the box office.

Prohibited items:

You are not allowed to bring umbrellas to Wasing concerts. As we cannot always rely on British weather, please make sure you have appropriate clothing fit for rain or shine.

The amphitheatre is set within a natural environment with grass underfoot so please ensure appropriate footwear is worn – leave your high heels at home!

Seats and chairs of any kind are not permitted into the events. This includes seat sticks and inflatable seats. You are permitted to bring a blanket to sit on, although you may be asked to pack this up when the show starts

Food and drink bought from outside of the amphitheatre is not permitted however there will be a range of delicious food and drink traders inside the amphitheatre. Vegan and vegetarian options will be available. Free drinking water is available so please do bring an empty reusable bottle or 1x sealed 500ml plastic water bottle.

Glass is not allowed into the amphitheatre.

Please note that smoking is not permitted anywhere on site, unless in a dedicated, signposted smoking area

It is strictly prohibited to bring into the venue any weapons, knives, guns, sharp objects, alcohol, illegal substances, legal highs, fireworks, pyrotechnics, sparklers, fires, BBQs, smoke bombs, confetti canons, air horns, lasers or flares.

Bags larger than A3 will not be permitted. All bags will be searched at dedicated security points. Personal searches may also be conducted at this point.

Animals, with the exception of assistance dogs, are not permitted.

Drones are strictly prohibited.

Commercial or professional photography, videography or dronography is not permitted.

Tickets provide access to the event listed on your ticket only. Access to any other area of the Wasing Estate or any other event taking place on site is not permitted.

Please place any rubbish in the bins provided or take it away with you.