Source: Download Festival 2017 Event News

WITH JUST A FEW DAYS TO GO UNTIL THIS YEAR’S DOWNLOAD, PACKING PREPARATIONS ARE IN FULL SWING. TICKET? CHECK. TENT? CHECK.  FRIDAY FANCY DRESS? CHECK, CHECK, CHECK!  BEFORE YOU PICK UP YOUR BAGS AND HEAD OFF, FAMILIARISE YOURSELF WITH DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL’S NEW SAFETY AND SEARCH PROCEDURES.

Your safety is the festival’s priority and they’ve put in place all necessary measures to maximise public safety, working closely with authorities at the very highest level. DLers can also play a part in keeping the festival safe and secure, so please take note of the message below, pack accordingly and stay strong together.

PLEASE PACK LIGHT

All tickets holders will be subject to extra searches of their vehicles, bags and their person at this year’s festival. Please be patient if there are longer queues than normal, and please cooperate with any security requests and searches.

There will be plenty of trained security staff and Dog Squad members around the festival site if you have any queries or concerns, please don’t hesitate to speak to them.

BAG SEARCHES AT THE ARENA ENTRANCE

Download strongly advise you do not bring a bag into the Arena at Download as there will be long queues while all bags are searched. All bags over 10 litres will be searched – this is roughly equivalent to 12cm width x 21cm length x 40cm height. We also reserve the right to search any size bag at any time.

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By downloading our official app, you’ll be the first to get the very latest news and updates when you’re on site.

Stay safe, stay vigilant and most of all, have the best weekend filled with metal and lifelong memories.

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Download Festival

After a break from performing in the UK, Alexisonfire are making a huge return! We've listed EXACTLY why we're excited to have them at Download '18! 🔥🔥👉 downloadfestival.co.uk/news-features/reasons-love-alexisonfire/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Floating round in a lifeboat at Leeds festival 😂😂😂 Classic!!!

The only band ever 🤘🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻

Stephie

Wow! 👎👎👎 So any Rock bands being announced???

Lee Manners

plleeeeaassee just say what day they're playing?

Kyle Marinacci

Adam King and we ain’t going

Dominic Marc Benwell

So excited to see you Guys can not wait 😁🤘🤘

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3 days ago

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What Parkway Drive track are you hoping to hear at Download '18?! ... See MoreSee Less

Parkway Drive - Download '15

 

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Ffs

Anthony Shaw Nigel J P Mark 😂👍

James Scott 👀

Kayleigh Price🌚🌚🌚

Holly Lett mate they went off at DL a few years back

Ashley Peach

Deliver me and karma 💪

Breaking Point

Set to destroy!

Carrion

Well if I were going, Boneyards or Crushed....or both!

Robert Pole Joseph Large

Blue and the Grey

Josh Hanks this stage? 👀👀👀👀

'...now snap your neck to this!'

Mutiny!!!!

All of them

Bottom feeder ! Snap your neck to this !!!!🤘

Carolin des hobi gmoand 😍😍😍

Noooo!!!!!!! 😬🙉Lol

Sleepwalker

Chloe Leigh Kennett

Unrest, wreckage

All of them, full discography set 🤘🏼

Matthew Watt none of them

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