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The Great British Alternative Music Festival

The festival season isn't quite over yet. Here at Butlin's Skegness, we'll be hosting The Great British Alternative Music Festival. Celebrating some of the best acts in punk, ska and new wave, find out more here!

This October, we’re bringing The Great British Alternative Music Festival to Butlin’s Skegness. Celebrating some of the best acts in punk, ska and new wave, you won’t want to miss this.

Our festival weekend isn’t like any other. After a day filled with live music from some of the nations most popular alternative artists, you can retire to warm and welcoming accommodation including hot showers and comfy beds! The festival will be taking place across our resort, so you can dance the day away without worrying about the great British weather.

Headlining the weekend will be artists including:

The Boomtown Rats

Being one of the biggest bands of the late 70s and 80s, their list of iconic hits and platinum albums has earned them numerous Brit Awards and Grammys over the decades.

New Model Army

Since their formation in 1980, New Model Army have had an eventful journey to this day. Recognised as one of the most influential bands of the ‘post-punk’ and ‘folk-rock’ genres.

The Wildhearts

From their classic debut album ‘Earth Vs The Wildhearts’ to their self-titled album in 2007, The Wildhearts have remained at the forefront of the British rock scene.

The Blockheads

In the late 1970s, The Blockheads were one of the most popular groups of the new wave era. Their unique music was influenced by a range of genres, including jazz, rock & roll, funk and reggae.

Bad Manners

After 11 Top Twenty hits and more than 25 Top Of The Pops appearances, Bad Manners have been crowned one of the nation’s best ska bands ever. Their unique performances are bound to put a smile on your face.

The Great British Alternative Music Festival also has headliners The Lambrettas, Hands of Gretel, Dirt Box Disco and Hung Like Hanratty. Plus Jack the Lad, Blue Carpet Band, Desperate Measures and many more.

 


 

Additionally, the price of your break includes access to all live music venues, accommodation throughout your stay, access to resort bars, restaurants and facilities, access to Splash Waterworld and the seaside right on your doorstep!

Our Great British Alternative Music Festival will take place on the 5th October to the 7th October. To book, click here.

 

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