Reading the Riot Act: Reading Festival 22-24 August 2014

Heading to Reading for the music festival this weekend? Sure, there are plenty of amazing acts lined up, from Queens of the Stone Age to Vampire Weekend and the Arctic Monkeys. But sometimes the most amusing entertainment isn’t on the stage; it’s in the fields around you.

My Chemical Romance....viewed from outer space.

Here’s a peek at some of my favourite examples of Reading Festival freakiness.

Mexican wrestling masks = plausible deniability.

Mexican wrestling masks = plausible deniability.

Everyone sing along! Well, okay, except the mimes.

Everyone sing along! Well, okay, except the mimes.

Dirty Bunny hits rock bottom.

Dirty Bunny hits rock bottom.

Don't forget your toothbrush, deodorant, spare socks...and your toy rocking horse.

Don’t forget your festival essentials: toothbrush, deodorant, spare socks…and toy rocking horse.

And your Cheeky-Ta Banana outfit, of course.

And your Cheeky-Ta Banana outfit, of course.

And that, boys and girls, is how Smurfs are made.

And that, boys and girls, is how Smurfs are made.

I really don't even want to know.

You really don’t want to know.

Satan escapes the hellish heat with a cold one. (He needs it more than most).

Satan escapes the hellish heat with a cold one. (He needs it more than most).

Thirsty?

Thirsty?

How about some toilet water to wash down those donuts, then?

How about some toilet water to wash down those donuts, then?

Nothing to see here. Just a dude taking his balloons for a walk.

Nothing to see here. Just a dude taking his balloons for a walk.

Not your average hairdresser.

Not your average hairdresser.

Welfare housing...apparently.

Welfare housing…apparently.

I don't know what this is about, and I was afraid to ask.

I don’t know what this is about, and I was afraid to ask.

The aftermath.

The aftermath.

The aftermath, Part II. I was tempted to poke this person with a stick, just to make sure he (she?) was alive. (I didn't).

The aftermath, Part II. I was tempted to poke this person with a stick, just to make sure he (she?) was alive. (I didn’t).

Homeward bound. Mush!

Homeward bound. Mush!

And a rainbow for the road...

And a rainbow for the road…

HIGHLIGHTS FROM GLASTONBURY 2014: http://amylaughinghouse.com/?p=3064

MORE INFO ON READING FESTIVAL 2014: http://www.readingfestival.com

 

 

2 Comments

  1. Charles says:

    Cheeky look at the world.

  2. Chuckles says:

    We enjoyed this. A side of life that we never had the opportunity to experience.

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