FAQs

GETTING HERE

How do I get to festival?

The festival is located at Dreamland, Margate.

Dreamland’s entrance is on Marine Terrace, Margate, CT9 1XJ; the entrance to the Amusement Park is just to the side of the cinema on Hall By The Sea Road.

The closest rail station is Margate which is a 10 minute walk to the venue.

Is there parking available?

Around the corner from Dreamland is Arlington Car Park, located on All Saints Avenue, Margate, CT9 5QH. The parking is £7 for one day and can be booked in advance here. Arlington Car Park cannot accomodate coaches due to height and weight restrictions.

VENUES/TIMINGS

When will my favourite Funk & Soul acts be on at the festival?

Day splits for Friday, Saturday and Sunday have been announced and can be viewed on the line-up page of our website here.

What time does the festival run?

The festival runs on all three days. Dreamland will be open from 12pm til late. The after-party venues will be open from 11pm til late.

What is the accessibility like at the venue?

All of Dreamland’s restaurants and shops are accessible for wheelchairs. Accessible Toilets are available throughout Dreamland park. Please note that some of these facilities are fitted with a Radar Key, you are therefore advised to bring your own key to avoid unnecessary waits.

Most of the area is paved with flat surfaces and paths. If you require additional assistance do not hesitate to ask a member of the Dreamland Team.

Hearing Loops are provided when requested.

Please note wheelchairs are not available to hire at Dreamland, we therefore advise you to bring your own. Any further questions can be directed to the Dreamland Guest Experience Team (office@dreamland.co.uk).

TICKETS

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets are available via the link on the top of this page or on the Dreamland website here.

I haven’t received my tickets yet. How do I obtain entry?

Don’t panic! If you haven’t received tickets and you think you should have, make sure you’ve contacted your ticket seller before notifying us.

I need to bring a personal assistant or carer. Can they get a ticket?

No problem! Tickets for entry with a carer can be purchased on the Dreamland website here.

If you require a carer, proof of eligibility will need to be supplied on entry at the event alongside your ticket. You will need to provide one of the following forms of documentation:
– A certified NHS letter from your doctor or consultant clearly stating why you are eligible for a carer ticket
– A letter from a professional body (eg Nurse, Bupa Healthcare Advisor etc) clearly stating why you are eligible for a carer ticket
– A DLA, DWP or PIP letter stating you are entitled to a carer ticket
– A valid Max Card
– Blue Badges are not accepted

More information can be found in the Dreamland FAQ Section of their website.

GENERAL

Can children come to the Funk and Soul Weekender?

Friday 29th and Saturday 30th May – strictly 18+
Sunday 31st May – All ages are welcome. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.

I can’t wait for the festival – what can I get up to in the meantime?

Our Soundcrash Funk & Soul Weekender launch party series will continue in 2020 at locations across the UK. These parties are hosted in collaboration with the best Funk, Soul & Disco party-starters, featuring festival favourites and our most exciting partners.

Keep an eye on our social channels for announcements of launch (and after!) parties coming soon.

In the meantime check out soundcrash.com for upcoming Soundcrash events near you!

What else will I be able to get up to during the festival in addition to all the music?

In a nutshell – loads! Dreamland offers a wide range of vintage rides and guess what – they’ll be all free for the weekend! You’ll also find street food, art & even a roller disco!

Is there food and drink available?

On the festival site, there will be plenty of food & drink facilities to satisfy your cravings in between acts, including soul food and craft beer bars.

How can I stay updated?

There are lots of ways to keep on top of all the amazing things happening ahead of the Funk & Soul Weekender. You can join our mailing list, or like us on Facebook as the best ways to stay up to date with everything Funk and Soul.

For all other questions, please contact info@funkandsoulweekender.com

Signup