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2009's Bloc Weekend is bringing the eclecticism to Minehead on the 13th - 15th March.

Wait now. Stop the press. This year's most eclectic festival line up has just popped into the DJmag inbox. Bloc Weekend is held in the...

Get your hands on two tickets and weekend accommodation...

With tickets selling out at lightspeed, we're offering DJ Mag readers a chance to win two tickets to Bloc Weekender and a chalet for the...

Fatboy Slim announces new festival featuring Idris Elba, Groove Armada, DJ Paulette, more

Fatboy Slim is hosting a new festival in Somerset this November.


Called All Back To Minehead (a reference to Norman Cook's 2020 mix LP in...

Techno legend joins the redcoats, well almost...

Bloc has announced a grand return to Butlins Minehead for its first weekender in three years.

From March 13-15th 2015, the crème de la...

Southport Weekender returns...

Southport weekender has just announced their first release of acts and it's a big one. The Southport weekender is now into it's Fifty Second edition...

Teaser sign emerges of round two for disastrous London version of festival

An image on Bloc's Facebook, directing users to a new URL – bloclondon.com – has hinted that the festival, which fell from grace at the now liquidated London Pleasure Gardens site after moving from Butlins Minehead last summer, is cooking up a return.

What a line-up!

Butlins Minehead is giving its red coats a break and gearing up to host a who’s who of techno, house and electronic music next March...

Scottish Soul Weekender expands for second edition

Conjured and curated by ex-DJ Mag contributor Yogi Haughton, SSW made its mark on the northern festival circuit last year. Stepping into the gap left...

Blag your way into the essential electronica weekend

For the third year running our mates Fenchurch are sponsoring the rather fantastic BLOC Weekend, and to celebrate they are giving away a fully stocked...

Fatboy Slim Derry Girls

Fatboy Slim features in the finale of Channel 4's acclaimed Northern Ireland-set comedy Derry Girls. The sixth episode of the show's third series aired on...

Justin Robertson's first gig!

"I think my first DJ 'gig' was when i was a student in Manchester, it was classy 'Snakebite & Speed' kind-of affair. I got asked to play as i had the most records and a 12-inch of 'Jack The Groove'. The 'booth' was two ironing boards, and the system was two separate music centres [remember those?].

New date and venue announced

More than 4000 people battled through hail and snow, braved hazardous icy roads, to get to Butlins Minehead last January. Not for a seaside holiday...

Bloc Weekend eyes up new Central London location

Bloc is the quintessence of the British underground dance scene. Exploring household greats and emerging starlets subverting the electronic waves at its yearly home, Butlin's...

From grave to rave! Bloc rose to return to its spiritual home for its first festival since its infamously ill-fated attempt in 2012. So how...

It’s the wee small hours of a Monday morning in March. As most of Britain sleeps in preparation for what will probably be another mundane...

Rebuilding the Bloc brand

The chaotic evacuation of Bloc 2012 last summer touched many. However, many remain in the dark about the factors causing the festival's premature closure. In light of Bloc's recent return to London to a specially licensed East London venue last month, we sat down with Bloc's George Hull to hear the full story and more about the new series...