Reviews: Southport Weekender Festival 2018 | Finsbury Park London  | Sat 9th June 2018

Southport Weekender Festival 2018 tickets

Finsbury Park in London

Saturday 9th June 2018

12:00pm til 10:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

After hosting our very first London festival last year, we return to London's Finsbury Park for a celebration of house, soul, R&B, garage and disco.

 

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

Had a brilliant day.... The highlight was the gospel house choir.... Ronnie Herel also killed it, as well as Shorty Blitz with their hip hop and RnB Anthems... Loved seeing Leroy Burges... Was just a shame some things clashed as I wanted to see everything, altho I made sure I sampled every "room".... Jazzy Jeff was the weak link tho... Was sending me to sleep. Otherwise a fantastic day 😊

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

good atmosphere friendly crowd, brilliant to see some class djs...beer prices a little steep but all in all a cracking day 👍

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

Absolutely brilliant!! Great vibe, great people...

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Overall rating: 4

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 3

not even half as good as last year. no atmosphere and bad stage production

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

Fantastic event, see you next year!

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 3.5

Yes it was good. Nice crowd, variety of music. Wasn’t too keen on all the pre paid drink nonsense but guessing it made it quicker for the bar staff. Good variety of music tents. Nice atmosphere. Good day/evening out for any keen music lover. Tickets should be no more than 30! VIP area not necessary! Nicer for true festival style to have everyone together with perhaps some inclusive chill out areas. Toilets got a bit grim as usual at any big event. Would recommend.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

2nd time was even better than last year despite being obviously busier.
This is now definitely a date for the calendar every year. Not to be missed if you love Soul Funk & House.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 3.5

The event was ok. As a first timer to Southport, i was disappointed with the set up of paying for drinks and food. They charge a fee for putting money on this risk band. This is totally wrong because people had no other option but to use that service. It is like I was blackmailed into using the service. Secondly, you could not split payments with your friends which was annoying. Simply card contactless payment would have been less stressful. Added to that, there were no notices by the card top up booth warning you of the processing fee. Also, no instructions on how to get money left back from the risk band. It was terrible experience.
The music was good otherwise. Lots of cool people. Tents were too close together.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

Outstanding day. Will definitely be back

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

SPW family!!! Vibes, music and no ques!!! Had the best time... thanks for making it such a good day guys...see you next year☆☆☆☆☆

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We arrived at 19:30 and they wouldn’t let us in. We had no idea the gates would close, we’d driven all the way from Wales and ot was a birthday treat for my partner.

Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

This is our first Southport Weekender Festival and won’t be our last.
We booked the VVIP tickets which are definitely worth the price. No queue, no hassle! Friendly staff everywhere. All security staff were helpful and in good spirits. We felt very safe in there (not like we were expecting anything to happen that is).

We purchased drinks/food vouchers prior to the event (mainly for the free drink). The system went down and we was having to wait to activate our wristbands however, we was given free drinks for our patience which was great. Got the queue smiling! The lady behind the desk who I think was in charge was doing a great job under the circumstances.

All in all a beautiful sunny, amazing day and we made lots of amazing memories.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5

Always fantastic & music on point the only downside is the price of drinks but the atmosphere & friendliness of the people is brilliant. Will definitely be going back next year

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4 Verified review

Great event but drinks & food way to expensive

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5

The best event for the 40+ in this genre

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5

A great day spoilt by a few things .
Firstly why advertise doors open at 11 and keep them shut till 12 unless your VIP.
Secondly what a nightmare the cashless wristbands were , advised to buy vouchers before event to save time so it could be added straight away when you get your band.
Friend managed to buy credit there and get a drink before we had moved a couple of places in the queue so not impressed. In all took over 40 minutes to get it sorted.
Another friend got charged twice for one drink so all day long you were having to keep a check on the credit on your wristband.
Last year with tokens it was so much easier let’s hope they go back to tokens for next year.
The rest of the day was AMAZING with so many top DJ’s playing some great tunes that you didn’t want it to end.
Let’s hope they sort out the small problems before next year as I can’t wait to go again.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

Only thing was the choice of drinks were limited. No Bacardi or white rum! The rest was as usual well organised and slick.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 3.5

amazing time but missed the main outdoor stage

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5

Felt that there were too many tents, crammed into a small space. You could often hear music from adjacent tents.
In the Power House towards the end of the evening the sound quality was awful, really not sure what was going on.
Selection of food on offer for Vegans was lacking, except for chips.
VIP was great, especially for the toilets with hot running water and soap.
All staff working there were friendly and polite, especially Gina and Charlie in Medical Centre. Who looked after my medication, whilst I had a good time.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

Another fantastic day at SPW festival ❤

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

Excellent day out!

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

the sound systems were an improvement on last year.

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Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

Sound system in a couple of the arenas weren't great (powerhouse arena)

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Overall rating: 5 Verified review

AMAZING... had the best time

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Overall rating: 4 Verified review

Overall really great experience , would love to see you again next year x

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

For my ever first festival. It was brilliant

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

Fantastic day all round.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4 Verified review

Really enjoyed everything.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

Top day out. Southport is always vibes

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

Well organized event.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4

Bar prIces very expensive trying to get your money back isn’t easy either.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

Great festival, great vibes, good music

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

Fantastic festival, well organized, safe, prices typical, great venue. Outstanding line up and most importantly the everlasting Southport Family LOVE ❤

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 3 Verified review

Went to the Southport Weekender and was properly fleeced.

It seems like this music event was more interested in ripping people off.

Cashless for ‘Our convenience ‘ So you get your wristband to top up and when you do they take 1 for what? and nowhere did they mention this hidden fee.

If you’ve topped up prior to the event you had to take out a 1.50 refund protection policy to get your money back if you couldn’t make it. IT DIDN’T SAY THAT on the ‘Official Site’ it just said that you’d be refunded any money you didn’t spend, more misleading f**keries and then to charge you 2.50 to get a refund on any of YOUR OWN money you didn’t spend on your wristband and that had to be claimed back within 48 hours. Why the time scale?????

So much for a free loving, nice vibing music festival. You robbing bastards. As you probably gather I will not be attending next year.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5

Freindliest party in the world

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

Toilets could have been maintained better.
There was no where to sit outside as the grass had been vomited on in several places.
Great event as usual

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4

NOT HAPPY!! I have always loved the brand of Southport Weekender , having been to over 20 such events. Its has always been a value for money event , however I feel on this occasion my friends and i been ripped off , and will certainly not be re attending unless things change. I traveled from Preston with my 15 friends , booked a hotel , etc, topped up with 75 each person as instructed , Cashless for ‘Our convenience ‘ So you get your wristband to top up and when you do they take 1 for what? and nowhere did they mention this hidden fee.

If you’ve topped up prior to the event you had to take out a 1.50 refund protection policy to get your money back if you couldn’t make it. IT DIDN’T SAY THAT on the ‘Official Site’ it just said that you’d be refunded any money you didn’t spend, more misleading f**keries and then to charge you 2.50 to get a refund on any of YOUR OWN money you didn’t spend on your wristband and that had to be claimed back within 48 hours. Why the time scale?????

This has marred a fantastic music festival , with horrendous drinks prices (25 for a bottle of white wine , and no red wine!) , no red wine and NO apology when things went wrong. The system crashed on our arrival. I will of course be taking this to social media to show my disgust, and to recommend avoiding this type of cashless event. This seems like a massive SCAM! As you probably gather I will not be attending next year. A COMPLETE RIP OFF!!

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

This years event was fabulous and we can't wait for next year 💋

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 5

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Overall rating: 2.5 Verified review

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4

Southport Festival is amazing but would be a lot better if they used a venue that doesn't have sound restrictions. It's such a shame as the sound level is the only negative when it comes to this festival.

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

Amazing atmosphere, brilliant music and beautiful people,❤

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Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

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Review of Southport Weekender Festival 2018

Overall rating: 3

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