Butlin's announces legendary acts to headline Big Weekenders

Crowds of people at Butlin's Big Weekender
-Credit: (Image: Paul Underhill)

A star-studded entertainment line-up for the 2025 season has been announced by Butlin's for its three holiday resorts, including Minehead. The legendary Matt Goss and Charlie Simpson will be performing on selected Big Weekenders events next year.

Matt Goss is set to headline popular multi-era Replay and Ultimate 80s breaks, while Charlie Simpson will be delivering a DJ set on Back to the 2000s and Replay breaks.

Matt Goss, a platinum-selling artist, first gained international fame as the lead singer of English pop sensation 'BROS'. With over 17 million records sold worldwide, he became the youngest artist to sell out and headline Wembley Stadium, playing to a crowd of more than 77,000 fans.

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Fresh from his recent Masked Singer victory, Busted band member Charlie Simpson will be transitioning from family audiences to headline adult-only Big Weekenders. His new DJ set will be a highlight on selected breaks next year.

With these additions, here's a roundup of just some of the acts performing on various Big Weekenders in 2025

  • Matt Goss

  • Charlie Simpson DJ Set

  • B*Witched

  • Boyzlife

  • Peter Andre

  • David Essex

  • Eternal

  • Wet Wet Wet

  • Blue

  • Louise

Butlin's Big Weekenders are set to offer three nights of top-notch live music, featuring big-name headline acts, entertainment, comedy and much more. The fun doesn't stop at the music, with daytime activities adding an extra layer of enjoyment.

Pool parties, silent discos, Bingo Bango and the Fancy Dress Ball are all included in the price, and the best part is that everything is conveniently located on the resort.

With a variety of dance, decade and dedicated Big Weekenders lined up for next year, breaks start from just £59pp. The 2025 calendar is brimming with diverse breaks.

Whether it's Soul or Garage weekenders hosted by DJ Spoony, PDC Darts or the Multi-era break, Replay, which brings together the best of the 80s, 90s and beyond, there's a break to suit everyone.

Mike Godolphin, Entertainment Director at Butlin's, commented: "Our Big Weekenders are all about letting your hair down and having the best time with your mates. With the addition of Matt Goss and Charlie Simpson as headline acts for next year, we are continuously elevating the Big Weekender experience.

From 80s legends to the best names in dance music, next year is already shaping up to be a big one. Guests can look forward to incredible new live performances, thrilling DJ sets, and an amazing atmosphere that you'll only find on a Butlin's Big Weekender.

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