50 more for BLOC weekend 2016

Goldie, Altern8, Speedy J, DJ Bone, Space Dimension Controller, & more

By Scott Williams | Published: Wed 18th Nov 2015


Friday 11th to Sunday 13th March 2016
Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH, England MAP
early bird from £139 per person
Daily capacity: 5,000
Last updated: Mon 18th Jan 2016

Not long after the first wave of acts were announced 50 more names have been added to the line-up for next year's BLOC Weekend happening at Butlins Resort, Minehead, in Somerset from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th March 2016.

The latest additions are Speedy J, DJ Bone, Goldie, Space Dimension Controller, Lory D, Carlos Souffront, Peverelist & Kowton, Vril, dBridge, Ansome, DeFeKT, Slackk, Ceephax Acid Crew (live), Stanislav Tolkachev, Intergalactic Gary, Altern8, Marcus Intalex, John Heckle, EDMX, Sunil Sharpe, Billy Nasty, Andrea Parker, Om Unit, Appleblim & Second Storey, Alex.Do, Datassette, Simon Lynch, Logos, Jerome Hill, Mr Mitch, Posthuman, Leif, Volte Face, Jubei, Automatic Tasty, Marco Bernardi, Gateway to Zen, Ed Chamberlain, Joe Hart, TR-One, Flint Kids, Placid, Kenny Hanlon, Lyre, Leah Floyeurs, Debonair, Dan Beaumont, Dolan Bergin, Rubin, James Tec, Luke Handsfree, and Skunkrock.

They join the first acts confirmed, who are Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, Four Tet, Jeff Mills, Floating Points – live, Carl Craig – Modular Pursuits, Ben Klock, Nina Kraviz, Omar-S, Evian Christ, Holly Herndon, Rødhåd, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Trade ft. Surgeon & Blawan, Ben UFO, Steve Davis, Tama Sumo, Lakuti, Andrew Weatherall, Optimo, Steffi, Magic Mountain High ft. Move D, Juju & Jordash, Bicep, Daniel Avery, Helena Hauff, Ugandan Methods ft. Regis & Ancient Methods, Midland, Jimmy Edgar, Fast Eddie, Lone, Objekt, Daniel Miller, Demdike Stare, Powell, ItaloJohnson, James Ruskin, Laurel Halo, Lakker, Dasha Rush, Fatima Yamaha, Rrose, Dom & Roland, Sandrien, Kahn, d:Bridge, Shanti Celeste, Ø [Phase], Aurora Halal, Jane Fitz, DJ Skirt, JoeFarr, and Steevio & Suzybee.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

There's self-catered, heated chalet accommodation on site, with ensuite and equipped with beds, kitchen, showers, and all mod cons. Butlins Minehead looks out across a sandy beach. The site is equipped with a supermarket, newsagent, cash points and restaurants.

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Tickets are done per chalet. Tickets have to be bought in groups of multiple berths according to the size of the apartment wanted - 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8 berth. Standard chalets are like adjoining hotel rooms, with their own bathroom and TV but no kitchen or lounge. The early bird price is £139 (+ booking fee) per person, including all-arena passes.

There are also chalets that have a kitchen and lounge priced at £179 (+ booking fee) per person, including all-arena passes. 'Gold' chalets also have a kitchen and lounge but are a bit posher and have a microwave and stuff like that and are £219 (+ booking fee) per person.

Top of the range is a Ultra Gold apartment, priced at £239 per person (+ booking fee). These apartments also feature a kitchen and lounge, with with a more luxury feel than the rest and are situated closer to the arenas. They also feature a fully equipped modern kitchen, 100% Egyptian-cotton bedlinen, widescreen TV and DVD, a second TV in the master bedroom, shower rooms with towels included, hairdryer and personal safe.

Onsite facilities include a Splash Water World - a sub-tropical environment that has a wave pool, a swimming pool, 3 flumes and also a flume based raft ride, plus 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.

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