Download: Festival fan makes gift bags for other 'mini moshers'

2023-06-09 05:16:56  • 3 mins

By Caroline Lowbridge

BBC News

A four-year-old rock fan whose parents became a couple at the Download festival has made gift bags to hand out to other young festival-goers.

Layla decided to make the bags after attending the event at Donington Park, Leicestershire, for the first time last year and making lots of friends.

She now loves Download as much as her mum and dad, who got engaged and celebrated their honeymoon there.

Layla's mum wants other people with young children to come and say hello.

"I think she's more excited than us this year," said Becky, of Worthing, West Sussex.

"I hope she can make people smile. She's an amazing kid with a huge heart and we are so proud of her."

The four-day festival, which is marking its 20th anniversary, is taking place until Sunday and is hosting four headline sets for the first time.

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