Are You Listening? Festival hit Reading last weekend, and it looked like this – photos

Are You Listening? Festival is a gem in the calendar. Raising money for Reading Mencap, it takes place every year across a bunch of the town’s various venues and performance spaces, featuring a whole heap of awesome new, emerging and established talent.

Celebrating its 10th birthday in 2023, last Saturday’s (6th May) saw an especially plentiful batch, including Black Honey, Thomas Headon, Dream Wife, Coach Party and loads more. We had two intrepid snappers – Jamie MacMillan and Jon Mo – on hand to capture the action.

Black Honey

Butch Kassidy

Coach Party




Dream Wife



Lambrini Girls

Opus Kink

Panic Shack

Prima Queen

Public Body

Saloon Dion

Shelf Lives

Tayo Sounds

Thomas Headon