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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15 hours ago

Download Festival

Did you make any new #DLbestmates at Download this year?! 🤘🤘 ... See MoreSee Less

Did you make any new #DLbestmates at Download this year?! 🤘🤘

 

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Pero Anđelić and Ron Mcgill

5🖕⚰🤛

James Tanner and Jamie Rebecca Tanner! Mairi Stewart and Ellie Josey are our #dlbestmates from last year x

Dan Williams Margot Williams van Riel we met Opie!

Keiron Luty Liam Leash Jake Jacobs Owen Trott Luke Daniel Brock

Chris Holmes

Mark McGuiggan

DL 2014 I met an amazing bird Tanya Scatty Breach who is now my fiance and we go every year as our anniversary

Laura we will reunite!

Alice Jardine Jack Ryland-Smith Jonathan Davies Craig Thompsett 🤘🏽🤘🏽🤘🏽🍻🍻

Jacqueline Cole

Kerry Ann Cavanagh 😘😘

Ste Corcoran ❤

Dave Anthony there were a few "stunning" mates 😂😂😂

Scott Scooter Gartland Tony Davies Ben Cowley Gavin Battson Luke Pendleton Oh hell yeah.

I met my husband at download 2009

Yep I made several . Samantha Sturdy Lisa Allinson Daisy Timms Mark Markieboy Mcadam Holly Monger Alex Nolan Justin John Ashman Sean Clarke and few more that aren't on Facebook.

Martha Richmond Matt J. F. Robinson Next year I'll join ya camping ✌🏻

Yes

Mollie 😘 the things you find while drunk and bollock naked in a field eh? 🖤💜

Stewart Hill , Charlene Waller & Michael Waller 😘👌🏻❤️

Kelly Sykes Jonnie Allman Jakey Souter Charlie Pownall Oj Smith Declan Sumner

Made a few more friends in Camp Loner this year 😀

Yes and we reunite at stone sour in december

Oscar Withers

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2 days ago

Download Festival

Travelling by noble steed or train? The spiritual home of rock is closer than you think! 🤘 po.st/DL2018 ... See MoreSee Less

Travel to Download 2018

 

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Greig Burnett

Callum Gledhill...! X 🤓

Loughborough 15 mins drive with short cuts 😃😃😃

I'm sure most of us know this....what we would like to know is who's playing.

What happened to Cornwall and the rest of Scotland?!

Thomas Smith

Daniel Montague

Aberdeen was 7+hours drive lol.

Please remind me, who are the headliners? 🤔

Ibstock - 20 mins! 😂 Thomas Sollars

Harley Sanderson two days 😂

I shall be traveling by horse for 2 days

2 days by Horse?.. Easy and done!!

Alicia Spurdon-Taylor

21 hours 16 minutes by car from where I live... 😒🇸🇪

Erin Prothero

Sinéad Perry 3 days by horse man

From the very tip of the Cumbrian Bellend it's about 4 hours

Aaron Mc Poland

LorraineMacNiven we shall travel by noble steed for 5 days😂 x

Jess Mcdonald

15 minutes from my front door! 🙂

These times are defo underestimating. I come from Leeds and its takes me 2hrs +

You know there are people north of Edinburgh right?

Didn't realise horse was an option. Does download have stables?

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