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Download Festival 2018  was filled to the brim with the best entertainment, stalls, food & drink and a whole load of surprises that kept DL’ers entertained between sets. Here is a run down of some of the non-music activities that happened across the festival. Download 2019 non-music activities to be announced.

Where is it?

Download happens on the sacred site that is Donington Park, next to East Midlands Airport. Donington Park lies where the three counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire meet – the ley lines of ROCK!

Download has excellent connections by road, rail, bus and plane.

Please note: There will be no Pedestrian access to the Festival from Melbourne Lane

Age Restrictions

Children under 5 (Aged 4 or below) are not permitted at Download 2019. Child Tickets (5-12 years old) can be purchased with at least one adult ticket. Teenagers aged 13-15 years must have an adult ticket. Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 years or over.

If you are 16 or over you can attend alone.

We do not accept any parental or supervisory duty of care or liability for any under 18’s on site.

Valid ID

A valid form of ID may be needed throughout the event.  We have a Challenge 21 Policy on site and the following are accepted as ID on site for the bars and cigarettes:

A Passport (Not a photocopy)
Full Driving Licence or Provisional Licence
A Proof of Age Card bearing a PASS hologram
A Ministry of Defence identity card
A National identity card issued by an EU member state

Address: DE74 2RP Derby, United Kingdom * Click on the address to launch google maps.