The Social 2016

Friday 9th to Saturday 10th September 2016
Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7SU, England MAP
£78 for the weekend, or £105 with camping
Last updated: Fri 5th Aug 2016

The Social, returns for a fourth year. The one day dance festival is held in Maidstone on two days this year on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th September at Mote Park.


Headliners Sasha back to back with John Digweed on Friday, and Carl Cox on Saturday. Plus Laurent Garnier, Andrew Weatherall, Bicep, Guy Gerber, Eats Everything, Goldie, Jake Hillery, Loco Dice, Nastia, Nic Fanciulli, Elias, Simon Shaw, Dubfire, Caruana, Gerd Janson, Mur, Hot Since 82, Joseph Capriati, Nic Fanciulli, Adriatique, Agoria, Andhim, DJ Zinc, Ellen Allien, Enzo Sitagusa, George Fitzgerald, High Contrast, Icicle, Jasper James, Joey Daniel, Jon Rundell, LTJ Bukem, Marco Faraone, Mark Fanciulli, Mind Against, Monkey Safari, Pan-Pot, Patrick Topping, Paul Kalkbrenner, Richy Ahmed, Roni Size, Sailor & I, Solomun, Tom Trago, and Paranoid London.


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Weekend tickets are priced at £78, or £105 with camping, a day ticket is priced at £44.50 with VIP options also available. Plus booking fees.

This event is for over 18s only.

Brainchild of house and techno veteran and founder of Saved Records Nic Fanciulli, The Social represents a diverse mix of internationally acclaimed DJs in the picturesque setting of Mote Park.

The festival returns with fairground rides and street food sampling cuisine from all around the world.

Camping will be available at The Social Festival 2016. You will be allowed to bring your own camping equipment to the campsite but all equipment will be searched upon entry. The campsite opens on Friday 9th September at 9am and will close on Sunday 11th September at 1pm.


This year’s event is raising money for The Quest School, which is dedicated to helping children with autism lead happy lives. Saved Records boss and The Social’s main man Nic Fanciulli is behind this project, along with his brother Mark plus Rumors boss Guy Gerber.

The Quest School in Kent is an ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) School which helps children overcome difficulties, reach their full potential and enable them to get the most out of their childhood and help them live a full, happy, healthy and productive life.

As well as donating a share of the takings from the festival themselves, The Social are asking for donations via Go Fund Me ( The target is £10,000 and they already on their way to reaching that target.

The aim is to really bring recognition for the school and raise awareness about autism and autism education because it affects ever larger numbers of young people.

More information will be here when available.

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