House of Fun Weekender 2011

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th November 2011
Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH, England MAP
from £149 per person (based on four people sharing)
daily capacity: 6500
last updated: Thu 10th Nov 2011

House of Fun Weekender curated by Madness will be held from Friday 25th until Sunday 27th November 2011 at Butlins Resort, Minehead, in Somerset.

Line-up

As well as live bands, there will be DJs, comedy, and films specially picked by Madness. The line-up includes Madness, Beardyman, Paul Heaton, Dan le sac v Scroobius pip, The Cuban Brothers, The Whip, The Correspondents, Man Like Me, Missing Andy, The Milk, Barry Peters, Brass Roots, Wagon Tales, Jerry Dammers DJ set with Dennis Alcapone, Roger Beaujolais, Harry Brown & Damian Hand, Rob da Bank, Mr Scruff, Norman Jay, Jaguar Skills, Andrew Weatherall, Craig Charles funk and soul show, Greg Wilson, Don Letts, Toddla T & MC Serocee, Doorly, Justin Robertson, Marc Roberts, Squeaky Hill, Bob Mills, Ben Norris, Nick Wilty, Marcus Birdman, Al Barrie, Gordon Southern, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Smiley, Junior Simpson, Abandoman, Darts, Wayne Mardle, and Peter Manley.

Tickets

Early bird tickets are no longer available. Tickets are priced from £149 per person (based on 4 people sharing a silver self-catering apartment) for the full 3 night break, including accommodation, ticket to the main event, and access to all the venues for the entire weekend. To buy tickets, click here.


Accommodation

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.

On site

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.

There'll be more information here when available.

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th November 2011
Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH, England MAP
from £149 per person (based on four people sharing)
daily capacity: 6500
last updated: Thu 10th Nov 2011


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