Download Festival 2010

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th June 2010
Donington Park, Leics, England MAP
£140 weekend (with 5 nights camping + £40)
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Wed 9th Jun 2010

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Three days of heavy rock music over three stages at Donington, the spiritual home of rock!

Download returns for a eighth year, held over the weekend of Friday 11th to Sunday 13th June 2010. Download Festival, which this year has a capacity of 111,000 (making it the second largest festival in the UK), will return to Donington Park once again away from the racetrack.

Download 2009 crowd

Line-up

AC/DC, Rage Against the Machine, and Aerosmith all headline, with Them Crooked Vultures, Bullet For My Valentine, Motorhead, Deftones, Stone Temple Pilots, Volbeat, Stone Sour, Billy Idol, 30 Seconds to Mars, Lamb Of God, Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth, Coheed & Cambria, Airbourne, HIM, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Cinderella, Steel Panther, We Are The Fallen, 36 Crazyfists, and more also confirmed. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Tickets

Weekend arena tickets with 3 nights camping were priced at £170 and have sold out, a five nights camping weekend ticket is still available priced at £180, and a weekend only ticket without camping is priced at £140. Lockers in the campsite are priced at £11 with car parking £10 in advance, £20 on the day. A campervan supplement is £40. There will be an additional £10 charge to enter the campsite either on the Wednesday or Thursday.

Kids aged 12 or under are expected to be eligible for concession rate tickets. These will only be available on the day from the on-site Box Office and there will be unlimited availability. A kids weekend arena ticket will be priced at £75, and a kids 5 night camping ticket will be priced at £15. Day tickets are priced at £75 each.

To buy tickets, click here.

Expect the campsite to open at noon on Wednesday 9th June and to close at noon on Monday 14th June.

Late night entertainment

The bars stay open after the entertainment has finished, and running until 2am (Friday to Sunday) they'll be an after-hours Campsite Entertainment Zone, which has a café, beer stall, funfair rides, various shops, and a cinema..

Flag ban

Due to an overwhelming number of complaints from people from 2009, Download will be banning flags on sticks in the main arena in 2010.

Food and drink

You can bring your own alcohol with you if you are camping, though it will not be permitted in the music arena. Remember, no glass bottles are allowed anywhere on site, but cans of drink are fine in the campsite only. You will only be permitted to take in soft drinks in to the arena and these must be in plastic bottles no bigger than 500ml. Food can be taken in to the arena, though not in a glass container.

Markets include a variety of food from around the world, as well as clothes, jewellery, massages, piercing & tattoos, organic foods, souvenirs, merchandise, chairs, and other stuff.

Small children

We do not recommend you bring small children with you to Download. Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Changes

One change that all festival-goers travelling to Donington should be aware of, is a BAN ON GAS CANISTERS. In the main campsites, ticket holders will not be able to bring in gas canisters or petrol fuelled cookers. Anyone found in possession of a gas cylinder or petrol may be asked to leave.

Coach travel

Coach travel can be purchased online, with or without combined festival tickets. To buy coach tickets, click here.

Shuttle Buses

Shuttle Buses will run from Derby and East Midlands Parkway stations regularly with a shuttle bus running from the airport at well.

More information

For detailed information about various aspects of the festival see the Download Information (includes detailed info on camping, travel, food & drink, and more).

More details will be here when available.

around the festival site (1)

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th June 2010
Donington Park, Leics, England MAP
£140 weekend (with 5 nights camping + £40)
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Wed 9th Jun 2010


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