Download Festival 2011

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2011
Donington Park, Leics, England MAP
£145 weekend (with 5 nights camping + £35), or £75 for a day ticket
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Tue 7th Jun 2011

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

Download returns for a ninth year, and will be held over the weekend of Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2011. Download Festival, will return to Donington Park.

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Def Leppard, System of a Down, and Linkin Park will headline, with Pendulum, Korn, Alter Bridge, Disturbed, Frank Turner, Bring Me The Horizon, Bowling for Soup, Madina Lake, All That Remains, Turisas, The Devil Wears Prada, Skindred, Biohazard, CKY, Cheap Trick, Black Stone Cherry, Thin Lizzy, Danzig, The Cult, The Gaslight Anthem, Hollywood Undead, Thin Lizzy, Black Veil Brides, Buckcherry, Twisted Sister, Down, Duff McKagans Loaded, Clutch, Bullet For My Valentine, Rob Zombie, Avenged Sevenfold, Puddle Of Mudd, Times Of Grace, Evile, Your Demise, and more, with new acts still to be announced. For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available please click here.


Weekend arena tickets with 3 nights camping will be priced at £170, a five nights camping weekend ticket will be priced at £180 and offers access to the Download camp site from midday Wednesday June 8th 2011, and a weekend only ticket without camping is priced at £145. Day tickets are priced at £75 per day. Lockers, car parking, campervan supplements, and VIP packages are also available.

To buy tickets, click here.

Expect the campsite to open at noon on Wednesday 8th June and to close at noon on Monday 13th 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

Download has banned flags on sticks in the main arena.

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.

Coach travel

Coach travel can be purchased online. 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.

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Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2011
Donington Park, Leics, England MAP
£145 weekend (with 5 nights camping + £35), or £75 for a day ticket
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Tue 7th Jun 2011

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