Fans wanted for Download Festival memoir book

Ian Carroll, author of The Reading Festival: Music, Mud and Mayhem, is looking for your favourite Download Festival stories to publish in his new book.

The writer needs your best stories, memories, standout performances, moments, photos and tales about meeting famous people in the crowd to for his Donington memoirs.

The book, From Donington to Download: The Official History of Rock at Donington Park, already features over 300 artist and band anecdotes, tells tales and praise for one of the greatest rock festival on the planet.

Fans can submit anecdotes of any size with most submissions so far between 150-300 words, but some are as little as 20 words and others as big as 2000.

To be considered for inclusion in the book, just send your name, town/city and story or photos to

The book will be published next year and unveiled at Download Festival 2010.

Thanks to Zena Gardner from The Better Festival Group for this story.