Butlins Big Weekends, Minehead 2017

Rock the Boat - Music Cruise
For something completely different why not try
Rock the Boat Music Cruise.  Not Butlin's, but a cruise
with great acts from the 60's, 70's and 80's.

2017    2018

Butlin's Minehead: Music Weekends for adults. Whether you like music from the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's or for the first time this year the 2000's, there is a Big Weekend for you. Also, throughout the year there are specials such as the Giants of Rock, Disco Weekender, Soul Weekenders, Shiiine On Weekender, the Halloween Ball and the Bootleg Ball.  Plus there are two top darts tournaments

What you get for your money:

  • Access to all live music venues
  • Accommodation throughout your stay
  • Access to the resort's bars, restaurants and facilities
  • Access to Splash Waterworld
  • Seaside location
  • No kids! (Over 18s only)

Please see the following for who's appearing. Unfortunately, these can change and hence cannot be guaranteed.

Minehead Butlins Big Weekends aka Butlins Music Weekends 2017

Dates Big Weekends Who's Appearing
12 May Soul Weekender

Heatwave, The Real Thing, Jimmy James and the Vagabonds
Ray Lewis (Formerly of The Drifters), Junior Giscombe, Kenny Thomas, Thelma Houston

Plus Diana Ross Tribute; Barry White Tribute; Whitney Houston Tribute; Luther Vandross Tribute

09 Jun 90s Reloaded

Kenny Thomas, Vanilla Ice; 911; Pato Banton; Glamma Kid; Club De Fromage

Plus Oasis Tribute, Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute, Jamiroquai Tribute, George Michael Tribute, U2 Tribute, Tribute to Robbie Williams

16 Jun Ultimate 80s

Go West; Paul Young; The Sugarhill Gang; Chad Jackson (DJ Set); Jive Bunny; Bucks Fizz ft. Bobby Gee

Plus Madness Tribute; Whitney Houston Tribute; George Michael Tribute; Freddie Mercury Tribute; Duran Duran Tribute; Status Quo Tribute; Madonna Tribute; Bon Jovi Tribute; George Benson Tribute

8 Sep Ibiza Legends

Judge Jules; Alfredo; Alex P; Brandon Block; K-Klass (DJ Set); Capella, Marshall Jefferson, Seb Fontaine, Kissy Sell Out

Plus Bon Jovi Tribute, Ministry of Sound, Cream Tour, Cafe Mambo, Pukka Up, Eden, Kisstory

22 Sep Absolute 80s Weekender

Jason Donovan, Jocelyn Brown, Mike, Cheryl and Jay formerly of Bucks Fizz, Pat Sharp, Hazell Dean, Sonia, Nathan Moore of Brother Beyond, Katrina (formerly of The Waves), Altered Images, Bobby Davro, Comedy with Mick Miller

Plus Madness Tribute; Prince Tribute; George Michael Tribute; The Jam'd - Tribute to The Jam; Fancy Dress Competition; Opening and Closing Parties; Film Screenings; Big Screen Sports; Comedy; Karaoke; Silent Disco; Pool Party

6 Oct We Love the 70s

The Commodores founder Thomas McClary and his band, Mud II, Brotherhood of Man

Plus Abba Tribute; Tribute to The Carpenters; Fancy Dress Competition; Film Screenings; Big Screen Sports

27 Oct Absolute 80s  Halloween Ball

Doctor & The Medics; Musical Youth; T'Pau; Tony Hadley; The Comedy Club

Plus Fancy Dress Competition; Opening and Closing Parties; Film Screenings; Big Screen Sports; Karaoke; Comedy; Silent Disco; Pool Party

10 Nov Shiiine On Weekender Happy Mondays, Levellers, The Wonder Stuff, The Farm, The Wedding Present, Pop Will Eat Itself plus many more
17 Nov Madness House of Fun Weekender Madness
23 Nov PDC Darts Players Championship Finals  Also 4 nights option (starts Thursday)
1 Dec 90s Reloaded on the Decks

Headliners not yet announced

Big Screen Sports; Opening and Closing Parties; Pool Party; Silent Disco

Minehead Butlins Big Weekends aka Butlins Music Weekends 2018

Dates Big Weekends Line-Up 2018
19 Jan Festival of the 60s

The Searchers; Marmalade; Herman's Hermits, Con & Dec - The Bachelors; Animals & Friends

 26 Jan Giants of Rock Fran Cosmo; Bobby Kimball; Hawkwind; Larry Carlton; Those Damn Crows; Welcome Back Delta; Killit
 02 Feb

D.I.S.C.O. Weekender

 23 Feb Absolute 80s Weekendeer  
 02 Mar Darts UK Open Final  
 09 Mar Bootleg Ball  
16 Mar 90s Reloaded: On the Decks Judge Jules; N-Trance (DJ Set); Junior Jack
23 Mar We Love the 70s  
20 April Soul Weekender

Heatwave; The Real Thing; Jimmy James and the Vagabonds; Ray Lewis (Formerly of The Drifters); Junior Giscombe; Kenny Thomas; Thelma Houston

Plus Diana Ross Tribute; Barry White Tribute; Whitney Houston Tribute; Luther Vandross Tribute; Big Screen Sports

08 Jun 90s Reloaded  
15 Jun Absolute 80s Weekender  
07 Sep 90s Reloaded  
21 Sep Pete Waterman Presents Hit Factory Live: Ultimate 80s  
05 Oct We Love the 70s  
26 Oct Ultimate 80s Halloween Ball  


So we can give you the information you need, please let us know your party size and the type(s) of accommodation you would be interested in. (Location and dates are useful too ?. )

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