EARLY BIRDS SOLD OUT

EARLY BIRDS SOLD OUT

STANDARD TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE
4th - 6th August 2017

4th - 6th August 2017

THE UKS BIGGEST AND BEST SOULFUL FESTIVAL
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Tickets From £27.50 - £66

EARLY BIRD TICKET – SOLD OUT

STANDARD TICKET – FULL WEEKEND – £66
Access to all ticketed arenas indoors and out throughout the whole weekend Friday to Sunday inclusive of closing parties.

DAY PASS FRIDAY – £27.50
Access to all ticketed arenas indoors Friday only.

DAY PASS SATURDAY – £44
Access to all ticketed arenas indoors and out including Margate Winter Gardens Saturday only.

DAY PASS SUNDAY – £44
Access to all ticketed arenas indoors and out including closing party Sunday only.

For Group Bookings of 10+ Please call 01843 292795. All tickets listed form part of the complete range of tickets available for Margate Soul Festival 2017.

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FESTIVAL INFORMATION

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YOUR TICKET INCLUDES
The ultimate soulful festival experience:

  • Access to to all participating venues:  .
  • The Sunset Stage..
  • Winter Gardens.
  • Olby’s Soul Cafe (3 Rooms Inc The Black Cat Club and Main Venue).
  • The Lighthouse.
  • Imperial Lounge.
  • And more to be announced…

You will be required to present your weekend or day pass wristband.

Accommodation

Thanet has a range of accommodation options available, from B&B’s to 4 star hotels. Central Margate gets booked up early for this event so we recommend you book your accommodation in a nearby town, just a short taxi ride from the festival area. We run free shuttle buses from Ramsgate and Minster and taxi’s are reasonably priced and very reliable if you are further afield. 

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Timings

DATE: 4th – 6th August 2017

TIMINGS:

Friday 2pm – 3am
Saturday 12pm – 4am
Sunday 12pm – 3am

The Margate Soul Festival is spread over several venues and outside areas in Margate Old Town, Margate Harbour and Margate Winter Gardens.  All venues are a short walk away from each other and will operate on individual time schedules so do check the event programme for exact itineraries.

The Management reserve the right to refuse admission please read our entry policy.

Shuttles and Parking

Our new and improved Boogie Bus service will run between Ramsgate and Minster for 2017.

BOOGIE BUS PICK UP LOCATIONS & TIMES

Route 1 Ramsgate 

1. Premier Inn

2. Comfort Inn

3. Canterbury Bell (Margate Rd) 

4. Travel Lodge (Westwood Cross)

5. Margate Piazza

6. Winter Garden Main Venue car park (turnaround point)

 Route 2 Minster  

1. Premier Inn

2. Holiday Inn

3. Two Chimneys Holiday Park (Birchington)

4. Margate Piazza

5. Winter Garden Main Venue car park (turnaround point)

 

TIMES TO BE CONFIRMED.

Outdoor Stages

For the last ten years the sun has always shone bright on Margate and our outside stages will be at the very heart of the festival once again.

TICKETED OUTDOOR STAGE

The Sunset Stage –  Introduced in 2016, the amazing Sunset Stage will be bigger, better and open later for 2017.
 

FREE ACCESS OUTDOOR STAGES

The Piazza – Zero Radio Stage.
Market Place – Mi-Soul and Revenge of the Soulboy Stage.
Fort Hill – Original Carnival Soul Sounds.

Stages will be open on Sat 5th & Sun 6th from 12pm – 6pm.

 

Food & Beverages

Margate has a plethora of cafes bars and restaurants situated within our site location, however in addition to this we have invited an eclectic mix of food, drink and family friendly concessions to ensure as much choice as possible is available to our visitors.

Margate Soul Festival DJs

The regular Margate Soul Festival DJs include:
GORDON MAC, RONNIE HEREL, DJ BIGGER, BOB MASTERS, PATRICK FORGE, BOB JONES, CALVIN FRANCIS, STRETCH TAYLOR, MIKE VITTI, MELVO BAPTISTE, IAN READING, MERV GRIFFITHS, PETE COLLINS, TONY MATTHEWS, FITZROY, CJ CARLOS, RHYTHM DOC, JONNY LAYTON, GRUMPY GAVIN PAGE, GINO BILL, GRANT NEIL HANRATTY, ANDY DAVIES, ANDY JACKSON, MICKY B, GRAHAM THE HAT, RONI O’BRIEN, PAUL FRENCH, JAH B, ROBBIE STYLES, FROSTIE, TONY FERNANDEZ, JASPER MARK, MESSENT, MATT BIGG, IAN HOLMES, DERRICK PATTERSON.
Listen out for line up news and special guests for 2017.
 

Thanet

The Isle of Thanet’s three resorts, Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate are home to a plethora of pop up stalls, micro bars and vintage, collectible outlets, not to mention miles and miles of sandy beaches.

Dotted around Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and the villages, you’ll find tempting boutiques, artists’ and jewellers’ studios and lots more. Margate Old Town is full to the brim with independent antique, vintage, junk and nostalgic retro shops which pride themselves on offering unusual and original goods. The addition of The Turner Gallery adds award winning design to the backdrop of Margate Harbour and it’s breathtaking sunsets.

FAQs

What Time Does The Festival Open?

Friday 4th August 2017 at 2pm.

What Time Does The Festival Close?

Sunday 6th August 2017 at 3am.

Where Is The Festival?

Margate Soul Festival takes place in and around the creative quarter, known as Margate Old Town. We take over the .streets, specific venues harbour, seafront and Winter Gardens for the whole weekend.

How Can I Get There?

Please use our route planner on the website, enter your location, select travel method then click ‘Get Directions’.

Where Can I Find Information On Accommodation?

Thanet has a range of accommodation available for your stay from B&B’s to 4 star hotels. More information in Event Facilities

Is There A VIP Ticket For 2017?

No. Everyone is a VIP for 2017.

Is There Car Parking?

You will find plenty of parking options in and around central Margate.

Are There Any Facilities For The Disabled?

The accessible facilities onsite are for festival goers with permanent disabilities or impairments as stated in the Equality Act 2010. Broken legs, recent injuries or pregnancy do not qualify for these facilities.

Site Layout and Ground Conditions is accessible to visitors with mobility impairments as the site is mainly level access with a few slight inclines.

Are Dogs Allowed On Site?

With the exception of guide dogs, no animals are allowed on the ticketed festival arena sites.

Can I Bring My Own Food And Drink?

No food or drink can be taken into the main festival ticketed site, but don’t worry we have lots of great food and drink bars on site.

Can I Bring Chairs, Blankets And Gazebos Into The Main Festival Site? 

Fold up chairs and blankets are permitted, however if you intend to bring them into the arena we request that they are not used in the space between the stage and the mix tower.  
Note: Gazebos and large parasol type umbrellas are not permitted as they restrict other festival goers’ views.

Can I Bring My Camera?

You may bring a “domestic” camera however anything deemed professional (i.e. with detachable lenses etc.) is prohibited unless authorised by management in the ticketed areas.

Are Children Allowed?

On our free to access sites children and families are welcome as long as their accompanying adult(s) remain in full supervision of the children. This will be monitored by our stewards and security and any breaches to these conditions may result in you being asked to leave the site.

In our ticketed event arena a child or children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult aged 21 yrs or older ID must be provided and both must be in possession of a valid pass or will be refused entry to the ticketed event space. Once inside the event space the child(ren) must remain under the supervision of an adult at all times.

In the interests of safety and security, Margate Soul Festival reserves the right, in its absolute discretion to change the age restrictions referred to in this condition, without any prior notification.

Is There Anything I Shouldn’t Bring To The Margate Soul Festival?

Illegal Drugs. The sale or use of legal highs is also banned within the festival ticketed areas. Please keep all of your valuables safe.

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Rules and Safety

Margate Soul Festival is expecting thousands of visitors over the festival weekend. During your stay in the town please be aware of those who live nearby, and help us to keep it clean and protect the environment.

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SUNSET STAGE

The Sunset Stage will be bigger, better and open longer for 2017. We want everyone to experience the amazing location, breathtaking sunset and balearic atmosphere.  Hosted by Mi-Soul Radio, it will feature live performances both on Saturday and Sunday alongside an unbelievable line up of DJs..
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Mi-Soul is a soulful music radio station, broadcasting live on DAB Radio, online or through our mobile phone apps. 

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FESTIVAL CONTRIBUTORS

Essex based Zero Radio headed by Merv Griffiths and Ian Reading have been a part of Margate Soul Festival since 2012 and have been instrumental in its growth to date. Join them in the new arena and at Westcoast Bar over the duration of the weekend.

Event Location

  • Event Location
    Margate Winter Gardens Fort Crescent, Fort Lower Promenade Margate, Kent, CT9 1HX
  • Call Us
    020 8694 0551
  • Email Us
    [email protected]

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