Giants Of Rock will be held from Friday 29th January until Monday 1th February 2016 at Butlins Resort, Minehead, in Somerset.
The first acts confirmed for the festival's 4 music venues are Ian Hunter and the Rant Band, Procol Harum, Nazareth, Big Country, Michael Schenker's Temple of Rock, Wishbone Ash, Graham Bonnet, Snakecharmer, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Deborah Bonham, These Wicked Rivers, Maverick, Blood Orange, Eventual Fate, Skam, Trident Waters, No Glory, Madam Guillotine, Seven Sisters, Skarlett Riot, The Raven Age, and Jupiter Falls.
Tickets are priced from £129 per person based on four people sharing, for 3 nights.
Room Only accommodation offers either double, single or bunk beds with private bathroom and TV, but no kitchen facilities or lounge, more like a hotel room. Self Catering accommodation offers private bathroom, full kitchen facilities and separate lounge area with TV. Tickets are selling fast, and Room Only accommodation is available in 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 berth rooms, and Self Catering accommodation is also available in 4, 6, and 7 berths.
Butlins Minehead looks out across a sandy beach. The site is equipped with a supermarket, newsagent, cash points and restaurants. Onsite facilities include a cinema, Splash Water World - a sub-tropical environment that has a wave pool, a swimming pool, 3 flumes and also a flume based raft ride - Ten-pin bowling and amusement arcade. Sports include Archery, Football, Basketball, Darts, Petanque, Fencing, Kwik Cricket, Netball, Rounders, Table Tennis, Outdoor Bowls and Crazy Golf.
Getting There by Road
Heading north the simplest route is to take the M5 to Taunton (Junction 25), then take the A358 and A39 to Minehead. Heading south on the M5, you can follow the signposts for the A39 from junction 24. Butlins Minehead Holiday Camp is just half a mile along the seafront road from Minehead town centre.
Getting There by Train
If travelling by train, the nearest main line station to Minehead is Taunton. A bus transfer service is operated by Southern National between Taunton Station and Minehead. This service is available at an additional cost. On Mondays to Saturdays, there's approximately an hourly service, with the last bus leaving Taunton Railway Station at 10:15 pm. On Sundays and Bank Holidays services run every 2 hours from 9:35 am - 9:35 pm. For general information call Southern National on 01823 272033. Please note that National Express coaches stop inside the main entrance.
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For more information and to book tickets, see the Giants Of Rock website.
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