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Download Festival

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Festival crowd

Fri 10 Jun - Sun 12 Jun 2016

Download Festival takes place each year at Donington Park and is a must visit for any rock music fans.

Some of the top rock and metal music acts will fill the four stages over the three-day event. Headlining Download Festival this year are:

  • Rammstein
  • Black Sabbath
  • Iron Maiden

Other acts on the bill include:

  • Deftones
  • Billy Talent
  • Twin Atlantic
  • NOFX

 Before packing your car ready for the weekend, check the Donington Park weather.

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Monday (23 January 2017)
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Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 16:33 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (24 January 2017)
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Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 16:35 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (25 January 2017)
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Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 16:37 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (26 January 2017)
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Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 16:39 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (27 January 2017)
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Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 16:41 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Saturday (28 January 2017)
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Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 16:43 Moon phase: New
Sunday (29 January 2017)
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SSW 8 14 SSW 8 15 SSE 9 16 SSW 10 19 SSW 11 21 SW 14 25 SW 13 23 SW 14 25
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95% 95% 95% 94% 92% 83% 84% 85%
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Sunrise: 07:54 Sunset: 16:44 Moon phase: New
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10-12 June - Check the Donington weather forecast before heading to Download Festival.

Since 2003, the festival has seen some of the world's top heavy rock and metal bands take to the stage, including:

  • Metallica 
  • Guns N' Roses
  • Iron Maiden
  • Marilyn Manson 
  • Slipknot

Festival-goers will be looking for a warm and dry weekend to get the most out of the festival.

For further information about getting to the festival visit the Download Festival official website.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

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