Download 2018 tickets are on sale this week!

Source: Download Festival 2017 Event News We know you’re still living in the moment of #DL2017, but be prepared to rock in 2018. Download’s back and it’s going to be more metal than ever. Year after year Download is an unforgettable experience and they couldn’t do it without you, DLers. That’s why the festival wants to let you know you don’t have long to wait to secure your tickets for next year’s festival. Keep your eye on their website and socials this week to find out when they go on sale. \m/ Disabled Access customers can also buy festival tickets, applications for PA/Carer tickets will open next year. For more info and to subscribe to Access updates please email access@downloadfestival.co.uk Just got […]

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Let Charity Concierge help you with your Download luggage

Source: Download Festival 2017 Event News Charity Concierge will be on hand to carry you and your luggage to the Download campsite by shuttle bus, ensuring there’s no need for you to walk with heavy bags all the way from the car park! Festival Republic and Child.org have worked together for years to transform the lives of thousands of children living in poverty in Africa. To be a part of this and help more children to stay healthy and receive an education, we would love you to make just a £3 donation for your ride to the campsite, 100% of which will go to Child.org. The money you have donated in the past has launched ground-breaking large-scale programmes in Kenya, which […]

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Download 2017 FAQs

Source: Download Festival 2017 Event News When will stage times be released? Stage times are available NOW on the line up section of the website and within the official Download app. Can I upgrade my Arena or Day Ticket to camping 3 Day or 5 Day? Yes! You can upgrade your Arena Ticket to 3 night camping for £30, or 5 night camping for just £40. If you’ve got 3 day camping, you can upgrade to 5 night for just £15. Just visit the Box Office on site to upgrade your tickets. My tickets, locker or Zippo lighter hasn’t arrived. What now? Don’t panic, please contact your ticket provider regarding your tickets. They will be able to assist tracking them […]

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Important information for Download 2017 ticket holders

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 […]

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The Dog Blog: June 5, 2017

Source: Download Festival 2017 Event News IT’S SO CLOSE, WE CAN ALMOST TASTE IT. After months of planning and improvements, Download is only a matter of days away. We’ve finalised our line up, announced our set times and even let you know food vendors so you can plan your meals. But before you pack your things and join us at Donington, we wanted to share some behind the scenes photos of our site build – including that all important new drainage system. We’ve added over 3,000 meters of drainage, which is quadruple the amount in previous years. An additional 1,115 metres of new ditches have also been added to take water away from the site. Take a look at Donington Park being […]

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Only days left to book your coach travel

Source: Download Festival 2017 Event News BIG GREEN COACH ARE ONCE AGAIN THE OFFICIAL AND EXCLUSIVE COACH TRAVEL PARTNER TO DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2017. Ticket & Travel options on sale NOW! BOOK NOW AS THERE ARE LIMITED SEATS LEFT ON ALL ROUTES! We will have coach services arriving from all over the UK on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. All coaches return for home on Monday. Our coaches arrive and depart in the official festival coach park. Choose from 74 locations across the UK, there must be somewhere near you! Forget that long drive home Monday morning, you can sleep all the way. Get together with 50 other festival goers and start the festival experience the minute you get on board! BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW

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Your Download 2017 Set Times are Here

Source: Download Festival 2017 – Line-Up News READY, SET… GO! IT’S TIME TO PLAN YOUR PERFECT WEEKEND AT THIS YEAR’S DOWNLOAD. Take a break from the packing and head to the line up page, because Download have revealed set times across the board for their music stages. Grab a pen, or your phone – they’re available in our super handy app, and get planning the best weekend of the year. The team have loaded up the Main Stage, Zippo Encore Stage, Avalanche and The Dogtooth Stage with your all important music set times. Looking for something else? The Side Splitter Stage will offer laughs into the night while the entertainment in the Village will make you never want to leave. Once you’ve got your schedule worked out, […]

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Download’s 2017 Food Guide

Source: Download Festival 2017 Event News FORKS, KNIVES AND BARE HANDS AT THE READY! TAKE A LOOK AT THIS YEAR’S FOOD OPTIONS AND TRY NOT TO GET ANY DROOL ON YOUR SCREEN. Check out this map of the Download site marking all of this year’s good eats and a corresponding guide with a list of vendor names. You’ll find burgers, pizza, fish and chips, hotdogs, donuts… the list goes on. For you veggies and vegans, they’ve got loads of options for you, too. Take a look at the guide and pick out where you’ll be getting your breakfast, lunch, tea and snacks in between.

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Fan Focus: Part Two

Source: Download Festival 2017 Event News DOWNLOAD ARE BACK WITH ANOTHER EDITION OF THEIR FAN FOCUS FEATURE. IT’S NOT ONLY GREAT ALLITERATION, IT’S A CHANCE FOR THEM TO TAKE A LOOK AT THEIR LOYAL DLERS, THEIR BEST MEMORIES AND LOOK FORWARD TO THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL. THIS WEEK, THEY’RE TAKING A LOOK AT CLAIRE’S STORY. NAME  / LOCATION / FAVOURITE IMAGE TAKEN AT DOWNLOAD Claire Allatt and I live in Nottingham. The photo was taken just before the Boardie BBQ in 2016. My boyfriend in the white glasses, me in the middle, my friend Rosie on the left and my other great friend Kat, on the right. HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU ATTENDED DOWNLOAD? 2017 will be my 13th year! BEST LIVE SET […]

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There’s only a few days to go until the world’s biggest rock and metal party

Source: Download Festival 2017 Event News So you’ve got your tent, you’ve packed your sleeping bag, and you’ve set your alarm; it’s time for Download! Whether it’s your first festival or your fourteenth, phone charging always seems to be an extra angst on the weekend’s fun. Well never fear, Music Angel Mobile Charging are on hand with two major goals in mind: to keep you topped up with power and to provide families in Africa with clean, sustainable light sources. For just £20 you can bag yourself a Music Angel Social Power battery and an unlimited wristband, meaning you can bring back your empty battery and swap it for a full one as many times as you want! The battery is then […]

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