The 52nd Southport Weekender takes place at Butlins Minehead Resort, from Friday 8th until Sunday 10th May 2015.
Weekender 52 will in fact be the last Weekender.
Latest additions are Lalah Hathaway, Peven Everett, Jocelyn Brown, Tony Remy & Reel People Music Sound System featuring Tony Momrelle & Portia Monique, The Rebirth, and Michael Watford.
Live acts Jarrod Lawson, Swindle, and Shaun Escoffery, plus Masters at Work (Louie Vega & Kenny Dope Gonzalez) as The Sunday Powerhouse Finale, Henrik Schwarz, Deetron, Nightmares on Wax, Louie Vega, David Morales, David Rodigan, Trevor Nelson, Kerri Chandler, Dimitri From Paris, Sandy Rivera, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Miguel Migs, Osunlade, DJ Spen, Reverend P, Groove Assassin, Neil Pierce & Ziggy Funk, Bontan, Simon Schooly, Mr Thing, Ryan Peake, Natasha Kitty Kat Probert, Luis Radio, Sam Divine, Noah Ball, Paul Stuart, souldynamic, Lil Stevie, Mark Stone, Rob Oxley & Pete Wharrier, Afro.Co, Gavin Kendrick, Jonny Miller, Master D, Steve Harrington, Steve Rogers, Kev Beadle, Bob Jeffries, Andy Davies, Steve Wren, Bigger, Shortee Blitz, Steve Butler, Nick Blow, Ben Brophy, Gran Reserva, Joey Negro, DJ Nature, Grant Nelson, Lefto, Rainer Truby, Djeff Afrozila, Andrew Ashong, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Floating Points, Tony Humphries, Black Coffee, Culoe de Song, DJ EZ, Seven Davis Jnr, Mistajam, The Reflex, Mr Mendel, Sadar Bahar, Kyodai, Rich Medina (Hip Hop set), and Ron Trent.
The Weekender tickets are available for a £70 per person deposit. There are several types of apartment available, from 2 double or twin, 3, 4, 5 and 6 person rooms, plus self catering in 4, 6, 7 and 8 person rooms. Self catering with extra lounge & kitchen area's or non self catering apartments, with separate bedrooms, tv, tea and coffee making facilities & bathroom for 2 nights and 3 days are available. Tickets are priced at £195pp room only, £215pp self catering, and add £25pp for the after parties.
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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