Maverick Sabre, and Baxter Dury for House Of Fun

final additions for Madness at Minehead Butlins Weekender

published: Mon 19th Sep 2011

Baxter Dury

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

Maverick Sabre, and Baxter Dury complete the line-up for the Madness curated indoor festival - The House of Fun Weekender which will be held from Friday 25th until Sunday 27th November 2011 at Butlins Resort, Minehead, in Somerset.

Baxter Dury
Baxter Dury
Maverick Sabre brings his collision of Reggae, Hip-Hop and Soul including debut single 'Let Me Go'. Also joining the bill for the inaugural House of Fun Weekender is indie musician Baxter Dury (the son of Ian Dury) who is currently enjoying critical acclaim for his third album, 'Happy Soup'.

Camden's own Nutty Boys are taking over Butlins Minehead this November, curating a line-up of bands, DJs and comedians handpicked by the magnificent seven themselves. The House of Fun Weekender will showcase the hottest up-and-coming acts, alongside old favourites across three-days of festival fun by the sea.

With their tenth album currently in the works, Madness will be playing a career-spanning extravaganza over the weekend, with a few extra-special surprises up their sleeves. eFestivals will have an interview with lead singer Suggs online soon.

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, and Abandoman. There's also the Bowling Disco, a special Madness Pool Competition, and darts with darts players Wayne Mardle & Peter Manley.

Event curators Madness will perform a one-off gig at Butlins in a standing indoor arena that holds 6,500 for music lovers.

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.

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.

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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