Download Festival 2018

Guns n Roses

Last weekend saw the Download Festival 2018 at Donington Park, and my annual visit to the circuit to listen to rock music rather than motor racing that usually takes me to the circuit. This year, the festival clashed with the BTCC round at Oulton Park, so rather than my normal three days at the festival, […]

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Download Festival 2016

Floor Jansen performs as Nightwish play Download 2016

Last weekend saw a different type of entertainment at Donington Park as motor racing made way for the Download Festival 2016. Donington has been home to heavy rock festivals since August 1980 when seven bands made up the first Monsters of Rock festival. The annual event has been known as Download since 2003, and this […]

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Download Festival 2015

Last weekend saw the Download Festival 2015, the rock music event in the Leicestershire village of Castle Donington, held at Donington Park.  Donington has hosted such festivals for many years now, being home to the Monsters of Rock festival, which was the reason I first visited the village, for Monsters of Rock 1996.  19 years […]

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