FAQs

Here are the questions we are most frequently asked.

If you still have a question about any aspect of the Weekender, please don’t hesitate to drop us and email or give us a call.

 

T: 0844 879 7210
T: +44 (0)1207 549 223
F: +44 (0)1207 549 224
E: info@southportweekender.co.uk

 

When do photos, names and addresses need to be sent by?
One month after you book, this info is in the confirmation pack you will be sent.

 

When is the deadline for final balance payments?
Balances can be paid any time but must be received by Friday 7th February at the very latest.

 

Can name changes be made to names in our party?
Yes.

 

How close to the event can these changes be made?
You can change a name up to one calendar month before the event at a cost of £25 per name.
We can not change names to bookings after this date, or on the day of the event.

 

Do we sell passes without accommodation?
Licensing restrictions means we can not sell any passes without accommodation.

 

What is the nearest airport to Minehead?
The nearest airport is Bristol.
There is a regular coach service from the airport to the festival site on Friday, and back to the airport on Monday.

 

How far from Bristol is Minehead?
Approximately 1.5 hours.

 

Are there coaches going to the Weekender?
Yes, coaches are organised from the following areas:

London / SE: call Frostie on 07703 352 302
West London: call Clifford Irving on 07961 822 924
Birmingham: call Des on 07795 176 282 or email thebig50@live.co.uk
Leeds / Bradford: call Raphael Primus on 07973 328 552
Southport, Liverpool and Manchester: call Nick Connolly on 07986 263 032

For coach transfers between the festival site and Bristol airport, please e-mail nick@southportweekender.co.uk

 

Can we choose what accommodation we are allocated on site?
Accommodation is allocated on a first come, first served basis.

 

When is the line up announced?
Soon! Sign up to our mailing list to be the first to know.

 

Can we make suggestions for DJs and live acts?
Yes please do! Email us on suggestions@southportweekender.co.uk.

 

Who gets the Sunday stop over and after party tickets?
After party tickets are available to the first 3,000 people who book and request them.

 

Do I get a discount if I book Southport Weekender and SunceBeat tickets early?
Yes – we have early bird discounts for both events.

 

Can we pay to stay on Sunday even if we don’t have after party tickets or stop over passes?
No.

 

Can we pay to stay on the Monday night too?
No – Butlins holiday makers arrive on Monday lunchtime.

 

Who do we speak to on site if we have queries during the Weekender?
There is a customer services desk in the main Butlins site.

 

Can I buy a VIP pass?
Everyone is a VIP at the Southport Weekender!