The Society Weekender

Last week we featured a piece on Cleethorpes very own Glastonbury being held at Society Café:Bar on the High Street, it talked a good game of what it had planned but as it starts to announce its “Line Up’s” we take a look closer and pick apart our favourite must sees.

Thursday sees Cleethorpes very first Boozy Bingo, a favourite night for those living in nearby cities it mixes lots of drinks offers, your classic game of bingo mixed with a music intro’s twist as well as lots of opportunity to win yourself a prize. In keeping with the Glastonbury theme, Society have themed the music intro’s with all the artists playing at this year’s official festival added street food (see below) and are providing £500 worth of prizes. Games cost from £1 to £5 with once again a donation going to Inspire TCI their chosen charity. Not your thing? The 80sqft cinema screen outside will be playing a This Is England marathon with our very own Thomas Turgoose, a Grimbarian through and through starring to keep the event all about local.


A true local celebration was promised by Brett when we caught up with him last week and well, we can hardly pick apart his intentions here. Over 50 local artists, bands, businesses, people grace the event from Thursday 27th – Sunday 30th and it really does seem like a nod to the greatness of the area he so often speaks of.

To name a few, Docks Beer, Message In A Bottle, Forward, Unit One, Social Burger will be there throughout the weekend presenting their own features, 30+ local musically talented people will be playing to the crowds cushioned between live performances from Glastonbury itself and if you fancy just chilling out and watching a film then they are playing in their cinema courtyard that holds an 80sqft viewing screen anything from Beauty & The Beast for the children on Saturday morning to Wolf Of Wall Street, Jurassic Park and Back to The Future.

We delved deeper into each day but really couldn’t decide what we could and couldn’t miss. Thursday mentioned above would consist of Bingo, Food, This is England ( popping in and out to not miss out ) and trying these only to be described by Brett as, ‘filthy foot-long hot dogs with more topping than dog’.

Friday, we are going to try fit in a bit of everything so as well as having a giggle to American Pie while eating popcorn we will be looking out for Bastille & The Lumineers live from Glastonbury on their numerous TV’s & big screen before listening to local acts ‘Stompin Steve’, ‘Lola & The Cosmic Getaway’ before snacking on a Riverhead Coffee sandwich and topping ourselves up on 24 £10 cocktails before local project Trinity Sounds play us into the night.

Are we getting up early enough for Chantelle Dean HIIT or Unit One Box Fit at 9am and 10am respectively? If not I am taking my family to watch Beauty & The Beast at midday where some of them will be bound to choose preferably to watch The Proclaimers, Gerry Cinnamon and Jonny Marr live from Glastonbury before gorging on a Social Burger loaded cheese Burger and a Cronut! What’s a Cronut I hear you say, check out their profile to find out all about the flavours of these Croissant turned Donut filled delights.

15+ live acts fill up Saturday before Liam Gallagher, The Courteeners, The Chemical Brothers & Hot Chip come live from Glastonbury. DJ Guy Keeble, Alternative 80’s & Saturday Social play us into the night where to be quite honest we are stuck for what to eat and or drink from the fabulous range available

Sunday we are absolutely not doing Pilates but we wish Karen Webster all the best turnout in the world, as we are being helped out with stamina by Riverhead Coffee, supping on some wonderful craft ales supplied and or made by Message In A Bottle and Docks Beer while wearing our Forward Meggies t-shirt we bought in the wrong size the night before (I’m sure they’ll swap it for us)

If we eat more food then I’ll be surprised but it will be difficult to avoid and why would we with 6 back to back films that day ending with a Leo Di Caprio double in Wolf of Wall Street & Inception and 5 further live acts in Edan-Rae Lake, the popular Rob Bywater and The Solace Club.

Sorry, we almost forgot we cant miss live performances from Langa Methodist Church Choir and or Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra before Kylie Minogue, The Streets & The Cure see us out


I wonder if my boss will give me Monday off?


Check out the full times, line ups & goings on at and or see their Events Page with a daily breakdown of just how fabulous this array of local talent & collaboration is going to be

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