Wickham Festival News

1st Acts for Wickham 2015

We’re delighted to announce the first confirmed artists for our 2015 Wickham Festival (August 6th – 9th, 2015):

  • The Proclaimers
  • 10cc
  • Billy Bragg
  • The South
  • Seth Lakeman
  • Eliza Carthy Big Band
  • Kathryn Tickell & The Side
  • Show of Hands
  • Edward II
  • Martin Carthy
  • Huw Williams & Maartin Allcock
  • The Spooky Mens Chorale
  • The Askew Sisters

With many more to come!

Earlybird season tickets are now on sale. You can save £20 on every 4-day adult ticket by booking before the end of March. Please download a booking form from our Festival homepage.

Luxury Camping at Wickham

Fancy some luxury camping at Wickham?  For 2014 we’ve teamed-up again with the lovely people at Festival Glamping to offer you the chance to camp in luxury Touareg Canvas tents that sleep up to four people, have large doors, full head room, netted ventilation flaps and come equipped with airbeds, rugs, solar lights and other little luxuries that make them so much more comfortable than camping on rock hard ground.  Have a look at their website www.festivalglamping.com for booking details and prices.  If you’ve already paid £25 for a camping ticket at Wickham, Festival Glamping will give you a £25 discount if you upgrade to a luxury Touareg Canvas tent.  Plus… everyone booking Festival Glamping will also receive exclusive backstage VIP tickets for the whole Festival giving access to the exclusive backstage VIP bar, side-of-stage VIP viewing area and, most important, luxury loos!  And the Glamping Field will have its own ‘Posh Wash’ Showers and Luxury Loos with washing facilities in 2014.

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    We're delighted to announce that 16-times GRAMMY Award winner Jerry Douglas, one of the world's finest dobro & lap steel guitar players, will be at this year's Wickham Music Festival on Sat. 3rd Aug. Day & Weekend tickets selling fast! www.wickhamfestival.co.uk/tickets
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    He's played & recorded with Paul Simon; Eric Clapton; James Taylor; Alison Krauss; Elvis Costello and The Transatlantic Sessions. You can read about this remarkable musician here: jerrydouglas.com/bio/

    Astonishing.

    Wow, that's made my evening .. so looking forward to the festival....well done!

    Never heard of them but now I will get a chance to hear just what has made them a 16 times Grammy winner. Cool. 😎

    Congratulations on another amazing coup. Top man in his field - and a musician's musician.

    What a wonderful eclectic line up you have booked. Cannot wait!

    You really have to see this guy,along with the other musicians he will be bringing along...World Class stuff....

    Fabulous news. We look forward to hearing him. We’d have also liked to see award winning blues guitarist Dom Martin in the lineup. Hopefully one year.

    Wow !!!🤩 Wow !!!

    Fab. I don’t know him so looking forward to this! 🙌

    Fantastic! Stu is gobsmacked to have him at Wickham! Bravo

    Great news!

    Great stuff! Seen Jerry Douglas a few times, latterly with the Transatlantic Sessions tour. He is a Dobro/slide NewGrass giant. Introduced to his music in the late 90’s by a Dobro player I was in a band with. He gave me an audiotape of ‘Skip, Hop and Wobble’ (Jerry Douglas, Russ Barenburg and Edgar Myers’s). Still one of my top albums.

    Fantastic news, well done for booking him.

    With the number of Grammys.mentioned thought it might be Alison Kraus until I read male

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    We're delighted to announce that 16-times GRAMMY Award winner Jerry Douglas, one of the world's finest dobro & lap steel guitar players, will be at this year's Wickham Music Festival on Sat. 3rd Aug. Day & Weekend tickets selling fast!

    After announcing the great American singer Curtis Stigers for the Wickham Music Festival yesterday we'll be announcing another great American musician this evening (Tuesday). A clue. He's a 14-times Grammy Award winner. Any guesses?

    We're delighted to announce that the great American singer & jazz musician Curtis Stigers will be at this year's Wickham Music Festival on Sunday 4th August.

    Day & weekend tickets now onsale http://www.wickhamfestival.co.uk

    Newly confirmed. Widely regarded as one of the world's finest exponents of Scottish Harp (clarsach) Rachel Hair accompanied by guitarist Ron Jappy will play Wickham Friday 2nd August joining @Suzi_Quatro @SethLakemanNews Day & weekend tickets now onsale http://www.wickhamfestival.co.uk

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    Change-of-date. 17-year-old Irish country blues sensation Muireann Bradley will now appear on Friday 2nd Aug. instead of Sunday 4th Aug. Anyone wishing to change day tickets please email eastfest@talk21.com

    Top Scottish Celtic-rock bands @ManranOfficial @RURAband award-winning singer-songwriters @KatherinePriddy @jimmoray shanty singers @TheLongestJohns & 17-year-old Irish country blues singer Muireann Bradley are among the latest artists confirmed for this year's #WickhamFestival.