Festival Republic have announced that the first line-up announcement for this year's Reading and Leeds Festival will take place on March 12th, with tickets going on sale directly after the announcement at 7:15pm.

A few new initiatives have been announced for the festival too, with an instalment plan now possible for ticket purchases, and a 12-month apprenticeship (as well as 3 week placements) to get to know all the aspects of the legendary festivals.

For more information, please head to www.readingfestival.com or www.leedsfestival.com