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Niki, Mole, Girth and Neil are pleased to announce MonuMENTAL Soul on Sea weekend 5 on 2nd - 4th August 2013

As before, we are on the Seafront at The Comfort Hotel. It has 50 guest rooms of a good standard, two bar areas, large patio area, car park and restaurant. The function room has parquet wooden floor throughout and opens out onto a private patio area - perfect for an August summer weekend of SOUL.

The weekend will start at 4pm on Friday 2nd August through to 6pm on Sunday 4th August, with 3am finish on Friday and Saturday nights.

We are also pleased to announce that our special guest DJ this year will be the one and only ARTHUR FENN joining your regular MonuMENTAL DJs on rotation:

Bully, Gareth Donovan, Neil "Nelly" Forbes, Niki Golding, Mark Houghton, Andy Jones, Mole, John Pearson, Andy "Tats" Taylor, Mark "Binsy" Taylor, Paul Thrower, plus guest collectors**

Bookings are now being taken to reserve your rooms for next year. Our numbers increase year on year, so the rooms as always will sell out very quickly! We have a very limited number of single rooms, that are first come first served. Weekend and day passes are available.

We have kept the cost the same as last year, at a recession busting:-

£100 weekend pass with two nights accommodation at The Comfort Hotel including full english breakfast

£40 weekend pass no accommodation

£20 day pass

£20 deposit per person secures place.

Phone/text: Niki: 0207 538 5503 or 07960 953008

Email: info@monumentalsoul.co.uk to reserve your room/s.

Cheques or BACS are preferred. We will accept PayPal but unfortunately there will have to be a small booking fee for this - sorry.

**If you would like a collectors spot please send us a separate email to register your interest. We will draw names from a hat if there are more requests than spots available. We would like to see a few new faces doing guest spots this year - but you must have been to a MonuMENTAL event before to qualify!

Record sellers welcome at no additional charge, please reserve a space.

We hope all our MonuMENTAL friends can join us for what promises to be another memorable summer weekend of great soul music and great company at a great venue....

Niki, Girth, Mole & Nelly

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Dearest Mental Soul People,

First the good news! Monumental Soul-On-Sea 5 will be taking place on 2nd, 3rd and 4th August 2013 with all the superb DJs, fantastic music and fabulous friends you have come to know and love. We are also delighted to announce our special guest DJ for this event will be the one and only Arthur Fenn, plus of course your regular Mental DJs (on rotation) and the famous Guest Collectors!!

Now the not so great news... As you may already know, The Comfort Hotel in Clacton went into administration a couple of months ago. We didn't do anything immediately as we were hopeful that we could continue the event with the hotel's new owners. Unfortunately The Comfort is still closed and does not look like it will be re-opening again any time soon.

Very reluctantly, we now feel obliged to make alternative arrangements and will be moving the event along the sea-front to The Esplanade Hotel — another hotel that is under new management and undergoing refurbishment. Whilst The Esplanade is clean and comfortable and the venue and outside space will be fine for us - the standard of accommodation is rather more dated than we have been used to. Please check out the website at http://www.esplanadehoteluk.com. Also due to space limitations for the dining area we won't be offering breakfast as part of the package this time. We will be reducing the "with accommodation" price to £80 per person accordingly.

If anyone would prefer to arrange alternative accommodation we will be happy to refund any deposits. Please bear in mind that we now only have 29 rooms available at the venue hotel, and as a consequence of The Comfort Hotel and others closing, there are less hotel rooms available in Clacton. Our event is in high season — please book your accommodation early.

Alternative hotels:

The Ocean - http://www.theoceanhotel.co.uk/

Chudleigh - http://www.chudleighhotel.com/

Sandrock - http://www.sandrockhotel.com/

The Langtry - http://thelangtryhotel.com/

Travelodge, Clacton Central - http://www.travelodge.co.uk/hotels/405/Clacton-on-Sea-Central-hotel

Cheers all!

Niki, Nelly, Mole & Girth


MonuMENTAL Soul-On-Sea 5

Esplanade Hotel - Clacton-on-Sea

August 2nd to 4th 2013

Special Guest DJ: Arthur Fenn plus MonuMENTAL DJs (on rotation): Bully, Gareth Donovan, Neil Forbes, Niki Golding, Mark Houghton, Andy Jones, Mole, John Pearson, Andy "Tats" Taylor, Mark "Binsy" Taylor, Paul Thrower, plus guest collectors and more....

Weekend Pass including 2 nights Room only accommodation at The Esplanade Hotel £80

Weekend Passes £40

A summer weekend by the sea of great soul music and great company!


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We are pleased to announce that for the 5th consecutive year, Starpoint Radio will be broadcasting the entire Soul weekender. From 4pm on 2nd August until 6pm on 4th August on www.starpointradio.co.uk, you won't miss a single record played. 

You'll get to hear all the regular DJ's, our Guest Arthur Fenn and all of the Collectors spots too!!

The usual Starpoint programming will go out on the .com platform

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Due to cancellations, we have a single and a twin room now available at the Esplanade for the MonuMENTAL Soul weekend. It's available on a first come, first served basis at £80 per person including your weekend pass. Please pass this on to anyone, who may be interested. Thanks!

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Dear MonuMENTAL People,
We are only two weeks away from the MonuMENTAL event of the year. If you haven't yet booked your weekend passes, don't think about it for a moment longer... come on down to Clacton on 2nd August and join the friendliest crowd you could wish to meet and hear some truly amazing SOUL music in the bargain.
We will be sending separate confirmation emails to everyone who has booked rooms and/or passes. Our weekend info sheet can also be viewed online athttp://www.monumentalsoul.co.uk/2013info.pdf
There is a sneak preview of this year's t-shirt design on the Facebook group and event pages.
This is the running order for this year's event. Once again, a million thanks to all our wonderful collectors for their time and consideration. We will be broadcasting live from the venue all weekend on Starpoint Radio on their CO.UK site www.starpointradio.co.uk
DJ Times       Fri 4 Niki & Nelly's Philly Session   5 Bully   6 Gareth Donovan   7 Tats   8 Paul Thrower   9 Neil Forbes   10 Niki Golding   11 John Pearson   12 Mole   1 Arthur Fenn   2 Andy Jones       Sat 11 Chris Anderton   12 Flanny   1 Rob Hurcombe   2 Blake Helliwell   3 Rob Kay   4 Cliff Steele   5 Reg Stickings   6 Dave Blow   7 Paul Thrower   8 John Pearson   9 Mole   10 Andy Jones   11 Gareth Donovan   12 Arthur Fenn   1 Tats & Bully   2 Tats & Bully       Sun 11 Steve Lloyd   12 Michael Daniel   1 John Stubbs   2 Geoff Green   3 Paul Collins & Kev Oxberry   4 Neil Forbes & John Pearson   5 Niki Girth & Mole      
Thanks everyone. See you there.... :)
Niki, Nelly, Girth & Mole


MonuMENTAL Soul-On-Sea 5
Comfort Hotel - Clacton-on-Sea
August 2nd to 4th 2013
Weekend Passes £40
A summer weekend by the sea of great soul music and great company!

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The whole weekend will be broadcast on www.starpointradio.co.uk from 4pm


We've got a family room booked at the Clacton Travelodge - in case of emergencies. We have had a few (emergencies) (!!) But can offer the room out now. £80 for the room for 2 nights plus passes. If anyone is interested text Niki on 07960953008


If anyone wants to turn up for both or either nights, passes can be bought when you arrive.

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Thanks to Niki, Neil, Mole, etc for a great weekend. I really enjoyed it, good to meet up with some friends I don't see that often. A wide variety of music was played, including some great slower records in the afternoon sessions.


Also thanks to the Wakefield guys and gals for letting me play at their after party. I'll put my playlist up later.


I hope this weekender continues and goes from strength to strength.

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As Geoff and Dave have said - great weekend - top music, top people! I thoroughly enjoyed it!!

Big thanks to Niki and the boys for putting this on.

My playlist from Sunday afternoon now posted in Events:Playlists

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