Margate Soul Festival 2018 Early Bird tickets on sale now for Thanet residents only

Arrested Development at this year's festival

The first wave of Weekend Early Bird tickets for Margate Soul Festival 2018 are now on sale.

These are available only to residents in the CT7 – CT12 area  from now until 10am on November 30, and must be picked up from Margate Winter Gardens with photographic identification including proof of residence.

Any customers who purchase a Local Early Bird ticket/s and do not reside in a CT7-CT12 postcode, will not have their booking honoured. That customer will be refunded their money less a £5per ticket administration fee.

The second wave of Weekend Early Bird tickets will be released to everyone else at 10am, Thursday, November 30.

The number of tickets is limited, and once they have all been sold, the first allocation of full-price General Weekend tickets (Stage 1) will be released.

Locals Early Bird tickets are collectable in person only from Margate Winter Gardens, Fort Crescent, Margate, CT9 1HX. Call 01843 292795.

Festival info

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.

This year Margate Winter Gardens will open on Friday and Sunday as part of the opening and closing parties.

Dates and times

August 3-5 2018

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

Ticketed outdoor stage

The Sunset Stage on Fort Lower Promenade at the rear of The Wintergardens.

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 Saturday and Sunday from 12pm – 6pm.

Indoor venues

Winter Gardens
Olby’s Soul Cafe
The Lighthouse Bar
Imperial Lounge
The Crescent Victoria

General ticket sales

2017 festival

Once the Stage 1 general weekend tickets have been sold out, Stage 2 will go on sale.

Day tickets will go on sale in February 2018.

For Group Bookings of 10+ Please call 020 8694 0551 

Ticket Prices:

Local Early Bird Weekend ticket £49 (Max. 2 tickets per booker)

General Early Bird Weekend ticket £49 (Max. 4 tickets per booker)

General Weekend ticket Stage 1 £69

General Weekend ticket Stage 2 £75

General Weekend ticket (from 5pm on Friday 3rd August) door price £80

Friday Day ticket £27.50

Saturday Day ticket £44

Sunday Day ticket £44

Saturday/Sunday door price £49

Book here

Find out more about the festival here