Festival-goers brave the elements for the Download Festival

Festival flags brighten up the cloudy backdrop Credit: Rajiv Popat

Thousands of revellers are braving the elements at the UK's biggest rock and metal festival

Tents are erected despite the wet weather Credit: Rajiv Popat

Organisers have delayed opening the arena by two hours whilst they ensure the site is safe after severe rain falling on the land.

Hundreds of people take shelter in their tents Credit: Rajiv Popat

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Tenth Download Festival

The tenth Download Music festival comes to Leicestershire this weekend and Birmingham band Black Sabbath will be headlining Sunday night.