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The Reading Rock Festival.
Richfield Avenue. 
August 28-30th 1983.

Gallery 2 : Anvil and Heavy Petting.

1983 festival

Photogallery 6

Heavy Petting.

Dry ice and bare torsos, must be Reading again .... © Don Murphy


© Don Murphy


© Don Murphy

Lee Aaron © Don Murphy

Playing der geetar mit der dildo ! © Don Murphy

Desite heavy dildo useage onstage , the inevitable bottling commences © Don Murphy

Even constant head thrashing didn't work- in fact , that brown bottle in the centre looks like its made of glass... ouch !

© Don Murphy

1983 festival

Photogallery 6

Can we get a witness ?

We need more info on this and the other Reading festivals, we are now in the curious situation of having better documentation on some of the earlier festivals, so c'mon headbangers, get yer photos out and fire up whats left of the aging braincells .Send your recollections and scans to us NOW ! !! Contact us

Reading in the 80s to date- Fat Regs excellent site covers Reading from 1982 onwards

The early festivals.

You can find out the complete line ups of the first festivals if you follow the links below .

Festivals 1965-1990

Most of these have fairly complete documentation .But new contributions of any sort are always welcome regarding any of the festivals.
Richmond 1965
Windsor 1966
 Windsor 1967
Sunbury 1968
Plumpton 1969
Plumpton 1970
Reading 1971
Reading 1972
Reading 1973
Reading 1974


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