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‘Download Pilot’ Round Up – 3 Day Festival in Phase 2 Government Scientific Event Research Programme


The very first major camping event of its kind since lockdown, the specially created Download Pilot three-day festival took place as part of the second phase of the Government’s scientific Events Research Programme, this weekend over 18 – 20 June 2021. The event was hailed a resounding success with organisers confident that the event proved 100% that events will be able to go ahead from this point onward.

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FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR DOWNLOAD PILOT 10,000 CAPACITY THREE-DAY CAMPING ONLY TEST EVENT


Festival Republic have today announced the line-up for the ‘Download Pilot’. The 10,000 capacity, camping only festival will take place on 18-20 June 2021 on the hallowed grounds of Donington Park, as part of the Government’s scientific Events Research Programme. Testament to the depth of talent and strength of the UK’s world-leading rock scene, 40 acts all of whom are UK based have been revealed with headliners Frank Carter & The RattlesnakesEnter Shikari and Bullet For My Valentine as well as a host of the hottest names in rock, including Neck Deep, While She Sleeps, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Sleep Token, Creeper and many more across two stages. Tickets go on sale for Download Festival 2022 ticketholders on Tuesday 1 June with general sale starting Thursday 3 June at 12pm via www.downloadfestival.co.uk/download-pilot

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Download Pilot 3-Day Camping Festival Announced in Phase 2 of Government Scientific Event Research Programme


Festival Republic today confirm that a three-day, 10,000 capacity, camping only festival will take place this June as part of the second phase of the Government’s scientific Events Research Programme. In the true spirit of rock, the ‘Download Pilot’ will take place on 18-20 June 2021 on the hallowed grounds of Donington Park, the home of rock and metal since 1980. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday 1 June for the longstanding loyal existing Download Festival 2022 ticket holders, before general on sale on Thursday 3 June. The full line-up will be announced Friday 28 May.

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