V & Reading Festival Essentials

V & Reading Festival Essentials V and Reading Festival are fast approaching - two amazing line ups, we want you to be prepared by providing you with the essentials for a great festival experience.

Camping and BBQ Equipment 

Create your very own home from home to enjoy the full festival experience.

Lafuma Reclining Chair Head Rest

The Lafuma Reclining Chair Head Rest is fantastic for camping trips or lounging on the beach. It features an adjustable a moulded headrest, high ergonomic back rest and the chair is adjustable to 5 positions using armrests.

Portable Camping Chair
Beru AG Portable Camping Chair

the Beru AG Portable Camping Chair is a camping essential. This 'executive' style camping chair, provides great value for money, comfort and durability. The steel frame and polyester fabric seat are lightweight and fold with ease into the the carry bag.

Milestone Camping Festival Cooking Set

We think this Milestone Camping Festival Cooking Set is great for both festivals AND quick camping trips. Each easy-to-clean mess tin is lightweight and they stack inside each other for easy storage. Also, the handles all fold in, which makes it even more compact… ideal for when you’re packing everything into a rucksack. The set includes a mini stove and twelve fuel blocks, perfect for cooking and quickly heating some great camping meals.


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Draper Backpack Picnic Set
Draper Backpack Picnic Set for Four People

This Draper Backpack Picnic Set for Four People picnic backpack has been manufactured to high quality standards and offers fantastic value for money. There are a number of useful features to improve the backpack. This bag comprises of picnic items and a rug, insulated food compartment, external bottle holder, one storage compartment and various holding straps. Easy to carry and use, this bag would be perfect for a picnic at the beach on a sunny afternoon or for use on a walking picnic in the countryside. To keep your food and drink extra cool, we recommend using Thermos Freeze Boards.

YOUR Pillow by SHO

We love this funky self-inflating travel pillow - lightweight, compact and comfy. A must for camping trips and festivals this summer. YOUR Pillow by SHO has an original design that's bang on-trend and will make you stand out from the crowd - but best of all, it will make you feel like you’re sleeping in your own bed. The premium pillow inflates with a twist of the nozzle to provide a soft and comfortable pillow in under one minute. When you’re done, you can fold away the pillow in seconds - it packs down to a compact size and the carry sack will easily slip into your backpack. If that wasn’t enough, SHO offer a lifetime warranty and money back guarantee - no questions asked. So take a look at YOUR Pillow and say goodbye to restless nights. Happy camping.


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Picnics4fun Large Cool Bag
Picnics4fun Large Cool Bag

Picnics4fun Large Cool Bag. This fantastic cooler box on wheels by Picnics4fun comes with thermafoil insulation and will help to keep your food and drinks well preserved and fresh. Perfect for a picnic, lunch int he park, a day at the beach or even shopping, you can be guaranteed that your food and drinks will remain fresh and cool. This brilliant cool bag is finished in blue with tasteful candy stripes in woven, easy to clean canvas. For best results, use with Thermos Freeze Boards

Decorative Tealight Lantern (set of 5)

These beautiful tealight lanterns are a wonderful addition to your outdoor dining experience; especially as the nights draw in as we head towards winter. The set comes with a total of 5, white metallic lanterns each with their own unique design to add to their charm. The classic perforated design protects your tea light candle from the elements and can add a real sense of romance to your autumnal picnic or fireworks party.

TaoTronics LED Camping Lantern Light

This versatile lamp is a big hit at PicnicShop HQ. It’s lightweight, powerful and looks the part too! The TaoTronics LED Camping Lantern Light comes in handy for so many uses - camping, hiking, fishing, outdoor adventures or in power cuts and emergency situations. We’ve found it’s great when you’re on-the-go, as it collapses down to just 2 inches in height - just pop it in your coat pocket or backpack. Easy! Its energy-saving and durable LED is super-bright and the water resistant casing is extremely durable - a must if you’re taking it on some outdoor adventures. It really is built to last, with no filament or mercury it won’t need to be replaced and lasts an incredible 100,000 hours! There lantern has 3 modes - strong, weak and strobe and only requires 3 x AA batteries for up to up to 50 hours of light, whenever you need it.

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Picnic Hampers and Baskets

Take the weight off your wellies and enjoy a picnic with PicnicShop while the stage play your favourite summer hits.

The Totterton Food Hamper
The Totterton Food Hamper

We love the The Totterton Food Hamper. This fantastic food and wine hamper has been hand woven to the highest standard in traditional English willow, with leather handles and strap fastenings adding a touch of class. Contained inside are bottles of red and white wine, delicious fruit cake, chocolates, butter sultana biscuits, smoked salmon pate, rhubarb & ginger preserve, cheese straws, sea salt & black pepper flatbreads, oat pudding, mixed nuts, shortbread biscuits, sundried tomato & balsamic chutney, breakfast coffee and a blueberry & blackcurrant preserve. This hamper offers great value and would make a perfect gift for a loved one on a wedding day, anniversary or birthday. Enjoy your picnic in the great outdoors in style!

Twin Flap Treat Hamper
Twin Flap Treat Hamper

This fantastic Twin Flap Treat Hamper has been hand crafted in traditional willow and allows easy access to contents via two opposing flaps. Packed with treats, this hamper contains a fruit cake, Scottish oat pudding with a delicious topping, apricot & peach preserve, organic lemon melt biscuits, cheese straws, sweet onion relish and after dinner coffee. This food hamper has been gift wrapped and would make the perfect wedding, anniversary or birthday gift!


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Beer and Snacks Picnic Hamper
Beer and Snacks Picnic Hamper

This fantastic Beer and Snacks Picnic Hamper comes in a quality woven wicker and has been packed with treats. Included within the hamper are delicious toffees, mixed nuts, highland oat cakes, double Gloucester cheese, white chocolate pastilles, plain milk chocolate pastilles, a giant chocolate chip cookie, an oat cookie, two Budweiser beers and one Peroni premium Italian beer. This is the perfect Father's Day present or it would make a great picnic accompaniment for afternoons in the countryside, at the beach or even just in the back garden on a sunny day.

Simply Cornish Foods Picnic Hamper
Simply Cornish Foods Picnic Hamper

What a treat! Check out the Simply Cornish Foods Picnic Hamper. This lovely cream tea picnic hamper means you don't need to be in Cornwall to enjoy the delicious taste of an authentic Cornish cream tea!Inside this fantastic gift box are scones, Cornish clotted cream, Sisley's strawberry jam, Original Fairings spiced crunch biscuits, traditional clotted cream shortbread and clotted cream fudge. A perfect birthday treat for a cream tea lover, the contents of this gift box would be perfect for a cream tea picnic on a camping trip in the country.

Sweet & Savoury Gift Picnic Hamper
Sweet & Savoury Gift Picnic Hamper

Buying gifts for Dad can be tricky some times. There are only so many pairs of socks you can buy your dad before the irony (and the socks themselves) wear thin. Introducing the Sweet & Savoury Gift Picnic Hamper; a fantastic little gift picnic hamper that has been hand woven to the highest standard making it perfect for food and wine presentation. This gift hamper is aimed squarely at men and therefore makes the perfect gift for brother, father, grandfather or, indeed, husband. The contents of this gift hamper include: A bottle of Las Condes Chilean Merlot red wine Roasted cashew nuts with black pepper Rolled oat fruit flapjacks MacAllen whisky marmalade Plus a selection of luxury Belgian chocolates. This gift hamper is perfectly suited for men of all ages. It would make a perfect Father's Day present or a birthday gift for lovers of red wine.


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