$355CDN gets you 3 nights accommodation, and a festival pass. you'll still need your plane ticket, >passport, cause we're going to Minehead, Somerset UK<, and extra spending cash, oh and towels... they don't have any on site :P
now read through the bottom, it just gets better...
Line Up: CURATED BY MELVINS & MIKE PATTON
FANTôMAS PERFORMING THE DIRECTOR'S CUT »
FARMERS MARKET »
NEIL HAMBURGER »
BERNARD PARMEGIANI »
BUTTHOLE SURFERS »
J.G. THIRLWELL'S MANOREXIA »
BOHREN UND DER CLUB OF GORE »
KILL ME TOMORROW »
THE DIRTBOMBS »
BIG BUSINESS »
THE LOCUST »
THE BLACK HEART PROCESSION »
THE DAMNED »
WHITE NOISE »
SOULSAVERS FEATURING MARK LANEGAN »
STOCKHAUSEN'S KONTAKTE W/ STEINBERG/WINANT/WOLF »
BOSS HOG »
DOUBLE NEGATIVE »
TEENAGE JESUS AND THE JERKS »
TWEAK BIRD »
OS MUTANTES »
MEAT PUPPETS »
JOE LALLY (FUGAZI) »
TARAF DE HAIDOUKS »
The event takes place over three days, from Friday 5th December to Sunday 7th December (Check out Monday), at Butlins holiday resort in Minehead.
Butlins Minehead looks out across a superb sandy beach. The new site not only has a supermarket, newsagent and cash points, it also has Burger King, Pizza Hut, Finnigan's fish and chips, Sun and Moon, Skyline Cafe and Yacht Club Dining room. Onsite facilities include a cinema, Splash Water World - a sub-tropical environment that has a huge 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 (some of these subject to availability but most usually operate during the weekend).
Self Catering accommodation is in 4 berths and offers private bathroom, full kitchen facilities and separate lounge area with TV. (£160 + booking fee per ticket)
4 BERTH SELF CATERING £704.00 = 1,407.35 CAD /4 =$352 per person
.. see how that works? :D
All tickets include a 3-day festival pass and 3 nights accommodation. Ticket includes performances starting from mid-afternoon, with around 40 acts set to play live across the weekend. There are four pubs and DJ sets through till late, plus three nights in a self-catering chalet or room only accommodation all with private bathroom suites and TV's.
Butlins Holiday Resort Minehead, Somerset , TA24 5SH is located near Taunton.
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. Butlins is signposted from the M5 and from Bridgwater and Taunton.
By train or rail If you are 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.
Butlins Resort facilities are fully accessible, specific information on each venue/bar/restaurant is detailed below:
- Centre Stage has a lift for those with mobility issues. Please observe the weight limits as some of the big mobility scooters may be too heavy, if this is the case Butlins can provide alternative scooters for guests. There are Disabled Toilets inside.
- Reds has ramp access and disabled toilets.
- Crazy horse is single level access and has a disabled toilet.
- Jaks has ramp access and a disabled toilet.
- Irish Bar has a single level access but no disabled toilet.
- Sun& Moon has single level access and a disabled toilet.
- The whole of Skyline is totally accessible on same level and with ramps to Skyline Cafe. There are disabled toilets in Skyline.
- All the guest restaurants have disabled access, same level and either toilet facilities in them, or near by.
"The only reason you wouldn't come is if you a. don't like music, or be. you prefer not to have a good time."