With a capacity of 10,000...

Download Festival is set to return as a government test event.

The rock and metal weekender had initially been called off, due to fears over the pandemic.

Now in a new move, Download will go ahead in reduced form as part of the government's test schemes.

All fans will be required to test COVID-19 tests before and after the festival, with proof of a negative test a necessity for entry.

There will be no day tickets, with all fans required to camp on-site for the duration of the event.

It's heartening news, however, with 10,000 fans now able to seek out tickets for the much-loved event.

In a statement organisers said there would be no social distancing on-site, and "moshing will be allowed".

Download runs between June 18th - 20th.

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