Bat For Lashes to headline Margate's By The Sea Weekender

plus Eagulls, Kagoule, Gang, Our Girl, Fuoco, Ray Gun, and Dreamweaver

By Scott Williams | Published: Fri 1st Jul 2016

Bat For Lashes

Friday 30th September to Saturday 1st October 2016
Dreamland Margate, Oldtown, Margate, Kent, CT9 1XJ, England MAP
£67.50 weekend
Daily capacity: 4,000
Last updated: Thu 4th Aug 2016

Bat For Lashes is the second Saturday night headlining act to be announced for By The Sea Weekender taking place in the newly-refurbished Ballroom, in Dreamland Margate, an amusement park located in Margate, Kent, and held on Friday 30th September and Saturday 1st October 2016.

The news coincides with the release of Natasha Khan's new concept album, The Bride, which is out today, Friday 1st July, and sees her assume the role of a woman who learns at the altar that her groom has died in a car crash on his way to their wedding. The tragic events prompt her to take off in their honeymoon car, thus embarking on a journey through notions of love, loss, grief, acceptance and celebration.

Also added to the bill across the weekend are Eagulls, Kagoule, Gang, Our Girl, Fuoco, Ray Gun, and Dreamweaver

The first acts to be announced for this year are Friday headliners Super Furry Animals, and Wild Beasts, Wolf Alice headline Saturday night, plus Mystery Jets, Jagwar Ma, Joe Goddard (Hot Chip), Ibibio Sound Machine, Anna Meredith, Let.s Eat Grandma, The Big Moon, Bill Ryder Jones, Meilyr Jones, Dreller, and Sink The Pink Ballroom Takeover.

To see who is playing on which day as available see the By The Sea Weekender line-up page.

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The early bird offer has ended. Weekend tickets are priced at £67.50

Day tickets priced at £37.50 will go on sale at 9am Friday 27th May, with very limited £30 early-bird tickets available from 9am Thursday 26th May.

Tickets include full access to Dreamland theme park across day & night, and unlimited rides including: Scenic Railway, Big Top, Helter Skelter, Hurricane Jets, Dodgems (with DJs), Monotopia, and many more.

Plus there's a Vintage Arcade Room, Independent Label Market, Margate Museum Acoustic Sets, Fringe Programme through Margate Old Town, after-parties and other late night take-overs + more still to be announced.

This a non-camping event.

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